Which Scottish island to visit?
There are so many Scottish islands to chose from and a wealth of self-catering properties too so the choice can be very hard! The Outer Hebrides (Lewis, Harris, North and South Uist, and Barra) have amazing white sandy beaches and vast skies and seascapes. You will hear Gaelic spoken everywhere, which adds to the island holiday experience. Each island is different: impressive mountains and lush glens characterise Arran, making it a haven for walkers and climbers from all over the world. Mull, the second largest of the Hebridean islands is also a popular choice for a west coast self-catering family holiday and is easily accessible from Oban. Skye, Tiree, Coll and Colonsay are also very popular Scottish islands for a holiday as is staying in .
A Scottish island holiday is so memorable for many reasons. The islands of Scotland are some of the most enchanting places on earth and even the tiniest of them has its own individual character and charm. Dramatic sunsets, spectacular scenery, amazing food and a traditional Scottish island welcome are just a few of the things that await you.
Boarding a ferry is part of the magic of an island holiday (the smell of the sea mingling with bacon frying on the Cal Mac ferries is very evocative of the start of the holiday) and many families return year after year to the same island self-catering cottage. Choose from a range of selfcatering cottages and houses and experience life on a Scottish island. varies greatly - a thatched cottage on Uist, a former blackhouse on Harris, luxury cottages on Skye, houses on Mull beaches - you will find a superb choice of island self-catering cottages here. You may just want to stay!