Scottish Islands

There are over 900 separate islands in Scotland, unbelievable I know!  Many of the larger islands are populated by hardy Scots looking to make a life for themselves away from the busy cities.  The islands are truly stunning with white sandy beaches and turquoise water.

All of the articles here related to the Scottish Islands in some way.
Visit Carraig Fhada Lighthouse on Islay: A Monument of Love

Discover Carraig Fhada Lighthouse on Islay, a unique square tower built in 1832 as a tribute to Lady Ellinor Campbell.

Ailsa Craig, a unique island found on the Ayrshire Coast.

Ailsa Craig, a magical island in the Firth of Clyde. Explore its geological wonders and its role as a maritime landmark.

Exploring the Isle of Barra: Scotland's Hidden Gem

Discover the captivating Isle of Barra in Scotland. Immerse yourself in its rich history, unique geography and vibrant culture.

Skye Bridge: The Iconic Gateway to the Mystical Isle of Skye

Discover the history and impact of the Skye Bridge, a crucial connection between the Isle of Skye and the Scottish mainland.

A guide to Scottish heather, one of Scotland's most famous plants

Discover the rich cultural and ecological significance of Scottish heather in this article. Learn about its history and traditional uses.

Are there palm trees in Scotland? The answer is yes!

Do palm trees really grow in Scotland? Lets look at this interesting tree which can be found in west Scotland.

Uig Tower on the Isle of Skye, linked to the Highland clearances

Stories about the Highland clearances rarely end positively, but the people of Skye united against a wealthy landowner in 1884.

Lealt Waterfall on the Isle of Skye, Scotland

One of Skye's lesser known waterfalls found on the Trotternish Peninsula, Lealt Falls is something special.

Visiting Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

John and Margaret Luckwell take us on a trip to Stornoway, the largest town on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland.

Is Scotland an island? The geography of Scotland.

An article looking at the island of Great Britain and the countries within it. We also look at the islands and Caledonian Canal.

Which is the best Scottish island to live on?

Lets take a look at some of the loveliest Scottish Islands, what would be the best one to live on?