Lewis & Harris - ultimate, awesome & timeless wild nature - Hebridean Escapade on Scotland's largest island

Good Friday 18 April - EASTER Mon 21 APRIL 2025

4 days

4 day tour price pp £135 per person (less up to 25% off for any applicable multi-day tours early booking & student discounts - "view tour" for all discount options)

Tour summary & highlights

Highlights of the Isle of Harris

  • Scarista & Luskentyre beach
  • the serenity of wide open spaces between the sea, heaven & earth
  • spring awakening, flowers, lambs
  • the road to Huisinis
  • the views along hundreds of miles of coastline
  • the golden road with new stunning coastal views around every new corner
  • North Harris mountains & Loch Seaforth
  • lots more


Highlights of the Isle of Lewis

  • the journey into the northwestern Highlands towards the ferry port of Ullapool
  • the ferry journey past many isles and through Loch Broom across the Minch
  • Stunning great many crystall clear lonely vast many beaches on the conjoined Isles of Harris and Lewis

 

the Callanish Standing stone circle

  • the seacliffs on Western Harris
  • dramatic seacliff walks
  • hundreds of miles of coastline on the conjoined islands of Harris and Lewis with new spectacular views around every corner
  • lots of nature walks
  • wildlife spotting

Dun Carloway Broch


, Gearrannan Black house village


Dalmore beach


, Lewis – Stornoway harbour, Lews castle & island museum


Lewis – Tiumpan head lighthouse

with often the best views across the Minch to the spectacular peaks of Northwest Highlands on the Scottish mainland – great spot for whalewatching as well


Lewis – Tolsta beach


Lewis – north of Tosta – path towards Port of Ness


Lewis – Tolsta head walk


 

Lewis – Bhaltos peninsula

 


Lewis – Westcoast walks


Isle of Lewis – South lochs

 

Tour itinerary
  • Stunning Highland journey to Ullapool
  • Caledonian MacBrayne ferry across the Minch to Stornoway/Isle of Lewis/Outer Hebrides
  • Tour of all the highlights of the Isle of Lewis & Harris plus a lot more
  • Great wild, spectacular nature, coast, beaches, cliffs, mountains & wildlife

The conjoined Isle of Lewis & Harris is the 3rd largest British Isle after the island of Britain and the Island of Ireland, there is plenty on Lewis & Harris to do and see to last us for over a week, each region of the island is very different and a lot of where we wish to visit on day 1, day 2 or day 3 on the island is also group, weather & activity dependent, for example if the weather for Harris will  be best on day 2, we might visit there on day 2 / if in one part of the island the group prefers to do more coastal & beach walks, again we are looking for the best weather day in that area / so the order of when we will visit where on the Isle is left to be decided at short notice


Day 1

Good Friday, 18th April 2025

Spectacular journey from the Scottish Central belt to the Outer Hebrides /

Arrival day on the Isle of Lewis

 

Journey from Stirling (with pick ups from the Edinbugh/Glasgow/Scottish Central belt & Perth/Dundee/St. Andrews area) through Highland Perthshire – the Cairngorms nationalpark – past Inverness & the Black Isle – Rogie & Blackwater falls – Corrieshalloch gorge to the ferry port of Ullapool



During our 2 full days on the Isle of Lewis & Harris,

we will have:

  • 1 full day for the Isle of Harris – crossing the spectacular mountains of North Harris & doing the full loop of Harris with its many glorious golden beaches and the golden road, if there is time we can also include Huisinish and Scalpay.
  • 1 day to explore Lewis – the Bhaltos peninsula, Uig beaches and the Southwest glorious coastal cliffs, including some spectacular nature walks – the wild, remote & spectacular South Lochs – Stornoway, Lews castle museum, Tolsta beach & the glorious coastline beyond (& optional excursion from Stornoway to Tiumpan head – Great Bernera – Callanish standing stones, Carloway broch, Gearranan Blackhouse village, Dalmore beach, Dalbeg beach & if there is time the coast towards the Butt of Lewis lighthouse & a lot more

 



Day 2

Easter Saturday, 19th April 2025

1st day on the Isle of Lewis & conjoined Isle of Harris

 

(& Great Bernera & Scalpay)

 first full day to explore the many sights on the big Isle of Lewis & Harris

Full day on the conjoined isle of Harris & Lewis


Day 3

Easter Sunday, 20th April 2025

2nd day on the Isle of Lewis & conjoined Isle of Harris

(& Great Bernera & Scalpay)

second full day to explore the many sights on the UK’s largest conjoined island of Lewis & Harris

Full day on the conjoined isle of Harris & Lewis


Day 4

Easter Monday, 21st April 2025

 

Spectacular journey from the Outer Hebrides back down south to the Scottish Central belt / Departure day from the Isle of Lewis

ferry, incl. the vehicle space:

(based on 2024 timetable)

Easter Monday, 21st April dep. Stornoway 07.00 –  arr. Ullapool 09.40 am

 

taking a slightly different route with different stops than on the Outbound journey

(through Highland Perthshire – the Cairngorms nationalpark – past Inverness & the Black Isle – Rogie & Blackwater falls – Corrieshalloch gorge to the ferry port of Ullapool)

in reverse

 

Drop offs in the Stirling area (& along the way + Edinbugh/Glasgow/Scottish Central belt & Perth/Dundee/St. Andrews area)




 

Every year the group, the individuals, their preferences, the weather is different,

however based on last year‘s Easter 5 day tour of the Isle of Lewis & Harris, this was the daily route then:

Isle of Lewis & Harris 5 day tour
from Stirling & St. Andrews
Thu 06 – Easter Mon 10 April 2023

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Day 1
Thu 06th April 2023
Journey to the Isle of Lewis

– Picking up from Stirling & Stirling Uni – travelling along the Ochils to St. Andrews West beach & the Old Golf course & museum for our final pick up
– Start of our 5 day tour after a mini-tour of St. Andrews – crossing the Tay bridge over to Dundee. Through the city of Perth into Highland Perthshire via Birnam (Beatrix Potter exhibition) and Dunkeld & its cathedral heading up north again on the A9 through Victorian Pitlochry and the Garry bridge to Killiecrankie visitor centre for a coffee.
– Restocking our food supplies at the Inverness Tesco before crossing the Kessock bridge across the Beauly & Inner Moray Firth to the Black Isle peninsula/Ross & Cromarty/the North of Scotland.
– After a dramatic climb up the mountains of the interior into the wild and spectacular Northwest Highlands, we stop for a photo at Corrieshalloch gorge.
– We drive along sealoch Broom & Ullapool overlooking Coigach into Assynt and Inverpolly into the world UNESCO Geopark of Northwest Scotland for a few stunning photos, including of Stac Pollaidh.
– We head to Ullapool for some free time before the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry journey from Ullapool through Loch Broom, past the summer isles and across the Minch to Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis.
– After a 45 minute drive from Stornoway to the Otter bunkhouse, we finally settle into our overnight base at the Outer Hebrides for the next 4 nights.

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Day 2
Fri 07th April 2023
First of 3 day full days on the Isle of Lewis & Harris

Day excursion of West Lewis

After a frosty clear night we head towards Timsgarry Community centre with our first view of the Lewis Chessmen set before heading up the disused Aird Uig army base for a short hilltop walk for all round coastal & some cliff top views.
We go for a cliff walk at with great seastack views at Mangerstafh, before heading towards the end of the road at Mealasta with beach, islands, mountain views and sheep and Highland coos nearby.
At Uig beach we walk up the dunes-hill for an all round glorious view of beaches, mountains and the sea.

Back at the hostel we change into warm dry socks,
Before heading up from the Southwest further up to the Northwest in the afternoon:
– Callanish Standing stone circle
– Carloway broch
– A walk along Dalmore beach
– Arnol blackhouses
– The Sheiling
– Barbhas grocery shopping
– Dalbeag beach, rock & seastack view cliff walk
– Gearrannan Blackhouse village from the top
Returning back to the hostel with some in the group joining in on the nearby sunset Bhaltos peninsula circuit with Reef, Bhaltos & Cliff beaches

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Day 3
Sat 08th April 2023
Second of 3 day full days on the Isle of Lewis & Harris

Day excursion to Harris

We are setting off from the Otter bunkhouse at 08.30 am for an hour’s drive south towards from Lewis to Harris.
We drive along Loch Seaforth and cross the high mountains of North Harris.
We stop in the capital Tarbert before driving along the Isle of Harris beaches with lots of photostops.
At Scarista beach we go for a walk.
In the south of Leverburgh (ferry to Berneray on the Uists) we have a stop and go for our daily grocery shopping, before having our lunch at the Rodel pier before exploring historic St. Clements church.
We travel along the golden route and also stop at the Finsbay seals.
Via Tarbert we embark on a truly spectacular, windy and mountainous route to Huisinish, its beach, fjordwalk & welcome wooden hut with coffee – we enjoy the great wild scenery, mountains, sea, islands, wildlife, coos waterfalls and Amhuinnsuidhe Castle.
Via the North Harris Mountains & Loch Seaforth we journey back to Lewis.

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Day 4
Sun 09th April 2023
Third of 3 day full days on the Isle of Lewis & Harris

Day excursion of the south lochs seafjords & Tolsta beaches on the eastside of the Isle of Lewis

On this windy Easter Sunday, we are leaving the Otter Bunkhouse & driving to the South Lochs/southern fjords of the Isle of Lewis – Cromore, Marbhig viewpont, Grabhair fjord, Leumrabhagh & Orinsay for our picknick lunch, fjordwalk & stunning coastal, fjord, islands and sheep & lamb viewing.

Via Leurbost we head towards Stornoway & along the northern beaches with views towards the Eye peninsula with its lighthouse & the mountains of the Northwest Highlands of the Scottish mainland in the far distance across the Minch, we are heading to Tolsta beach & the seastack beach beyond during low tide surrounded on both sides by cliffs for a glorious long golden beachwalk before heading back to the Otter bunkhouse during the onset of the stormy evening rain.

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Day 5
Mon 10th April 2023
Departure day from the Isle of Lewis & Harris back to the Scottish mainland,
down south to Stirling & St. Andrews again

It’s an early 5am depart to catch the 7am ferry from Stornoway to Ullapool. After a stunning ferry ride and drive through the mountains from the Northwest to the Northeast, we go for a walk along the Silverbridge waterfalls.
In Strathpeffer with its Victorian flair and the home of the MacKenzie clan, we meet some mythological figures, before driving the Dingwall, the capital of Ross & Cromarty.
We head across the Cromarty bridge to the Black Isle peninsula, across the Kessock & the Moray & Beauly Firth bridge south again into the Cairngorms nationalpark.
After the Newtonmore Folk museum we go on a scenic drive before our Co-op shopping.
Once again in Highland Perthshire we have a photostop at the Loch Faskally bridge before getting caught up in the southbound Easter traffic at Perth.
We have a quick drive-by at the Gleneagles golf resort & hotel before saying good-bye to our tour guests in Stirling, the Uni & St. Andrews.

Tour price per person
4 day tour price pp £135 per person (less up to 25% off for any applicable multi-day tours early booking & student discounts - "view tour" for all discount options)
Extra costs & ferry info (if applicable)
Ferry
  • Ullapool to Stornoway/Isle of Lewis return ferry = £20.50

(based on 2024 prices)

Ferry times:

(based on 2024 prices)

 

  • Good Friday, 18th April 2025: dep. Ullapool 17.30 pm – arr. Stornoway 20.10 pm
  • Easter Monday, 21st April 2025: dep. Stornoway 07.00 am – arr. Ullapool 09.40 am

 


Accommodation
  • You can choose your own hotel/guesthouse/hostel accommodation

    or


  • you are welcome to opt-into our already pre-booked optional hostel for the group and if you choose to opt-in = 27.50 pp per night (£82.50 per person for 3 nights) at the Otter Bunkhouse



Food, drinks, extras, entrance fees & personal expenses
  • we will have at least 1 supermarket stop every day
  • whenever we are in Stornoway, we’ll have a chance to shop at Tesco there
  • when we are in any larger place during lunchtime, we allow for free time, so everyone is free to suit themselves – eat out/in, takeaway/fast food/fish & chips or just a have supermarket sandwich

 

4 days tour price = £135 guaranteed price per person 

for this “Scottish Islands & off the beaten track tour with a promotional per person price on blue calendar days”


Early booking discounts

for
2 – 7 day tours
Scottish Islands & off the beaten track best of Scotland (with a per person price)


Book & pay by the 18th January 2025 (3 months+ early)

15% off per person = £114

25% off per student = £99


Book & pay by the 18th February 2025 (2 months+ early)

10% off per person = £119

20% off per student = £108


Book & pay by the 18th March 2025  (1 month+ early) 

5% off per person = £128

15% off per students = £114


Book & pay by the 04th April 2025 (2 weeks+ early)  =  students 10% off = £119


Book & pay for this tour by the 10th April 2025 (8 days+ early)  =  students 5% off = £128


Book within 7 days of departure – only the already discounted promotional “Scottish Islands & off the beaten track ” per person rate applies, which is £135 per person (including students) for this tour

 

 

Early booking discounts
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2 – 7 day tours
Scottish Islands & off the beaten track best of Scotland (with a per person price)

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Closer to the travel date, we might not be able to assist you with overnight accommodation anymore
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1 day tours - Scottish islands & off the beaten track15% student discount off the per person price
Winter ½ day tours from Stirling & the Uni25% student discount off the per person price
Walks with transport from Stirling25% student discount off the per person price

Tour pick up/start & tour joining places along the route

 

Pick up / drop off locations:

  • Guaranteed pick ups from the Stirling area and depending on the tour route (which passes through Perthshire, Aviemore & Inverness) & duration generally also from places throughout the Scottish Central belt between Glasgow in the West & Edinburgh
  • Guaranteed pick ups from St. Andrews & Dundee University in the East plus additional pick up options along the tour route.
  • Edinburgh area default pick up points: Ingliston P&R tram stop before the airport, Dalmeny railway station -just 3 stops from Waverley & Halbeath P&R stop for most northbound buses), (Glasgow area default pick up for most multi-day Scottish Islands & off the beaten track tours Croy railway station
  • On this tour it will also be possible to join us at the Ullapool ferry terminal or in Stornoway on Lewis or also just for 1, 2, 3 or  4 days on Lewis & Harris.

 


 

  • plus additional pick up / drop off options along the tour route (through Perthshire, the Western Cairngorms/Aviemore, Inverness and up to the ferry port Ullapool) for example

 


 

  • it is also possible to join our tour for not the full 5 days, but only for 4, 3, 2 days or just on 1 day (space availability permitting)
  • we can also pick up/drop off from most places/accommodation on the conjoined Isle of Lewis & Harris

 

  • we can also pick you up/drop you off at the ferry ports – either Stornoway/Lewis or Tarbert/Harris or Leverburgh/Harris – or at Stornoway airport, should you decide to join us later or leave us earlier

 

  • it is of course also possible for you to stay longer on Harris & Lewis and for us to drop you off at any place of your choice at the end of the tour

 

Pick up times:

  • pick up times / drop off times will vary depending on where you are staying/from which location along the way where you wish to be picked up from or dropped off at
  • for example, if you are staying in the Stirling area, the pick up time is likely to be 9am or earlier if so discussed & agreed
  • for example, if you are staying in the Stirling area, the drop off time is likely to be 6pm or later if so discussed & agreed
Tour options
  • This tour is very flexible
  • As it is a small group tour we can tailormake and personalise it according to your interests and preferences
  • Subject to the weather and the daily route, on most days there will be places and times, when we are able to offer various different things to do and see and places to visit, which you can choose from
Free time & activities
  • This tour is very flexible
  • As it is a small group tour we can tailormake and personalise it according to your interests and preferences
  • Subject to the weather and the daily route, on most days there will be places and times, when there are some free time options.

To give you an idea of the possible route and stops for the Easter 2025 tour

based on our  2023 Easter Isle of Lewis & Harris 5 day tour:

Isle of Lewis & Harris 5 day tour
from Stirling & St. Andrews
Thu 06 – Easter Mon 10 April 2023 (so this is last year’s route and daily itinerary fyi)

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Day 1
Thu 06th April 2023
Journey to the Isle of Lewis

– Picking up from Stirling & Stirling Uni – travelling along the Ochils to St. Andrews West beach & the Old Golf course & museum for our final pick up
– Start of our 5 day tour after a mini-tour of St. Andrews – crossing the Tay bridge over to Dundee. Through the city of Perth into Highland Perthshire via Birnam (Beatrix Potter exhibition) and Dunkeld & its cathedral heading up north again on the A9 through Victorian Pitlochry and the Garry bridge to Killiecrankie visitor centre for a coffee.
– Restocking our food supplies at the Inverness Tesco before crossing the Kessock bridge across the Beauly & Inner Moray Firth to the Black Isle peninsula/Ross & Cromarty/the North of Scotland.
– After a dramatic climb up the mountains of the interior into the wild and spectacular Northwest Highlands, we stop for a photo at Corrieshalloch gorge.
– We drive along sealoch Broom & Ullapool overlooking Coigach into Assynt and Inverpolly into the world UNESCO Geopark of Northwest Scotland for a few stunning photos, including of Stac Pollaidh.
– We head to Ullapool for some free time before the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry journey from Ullapool through Loch Broom, past the summer isles and across the Minch to Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis.
– After a 45 minute drive from Stornoway to the Otter bunkhouse, we finally settle into our overnight base at the Outer Hebrides for the next 4 nights.

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Day 2
Fri 07th April 2023
First of 3 day full days on the Isle of Lewis & Harris

Day excursion of West Lewis

After a frosty clear night we head towards Timsgarry Community centre with our first view of the Lewis Chessmen set before heading up the disused Aird Uig army base for a short hilltop walk for all round coastal & some cliff top views.
We go for a cliff walk at with great seastack views at Mangerstafh, before heading towards the end of the road at Mealasta with beach, islands, mountain views and sheep and Highland coos nearby.
At Uig beach we walk up the dunes-hill for an all round glorious view of beaches, mountains and the sea.

Back at the hostel we change into warm dry socks,
Before heading up from the Southwest further up to the Northwest in the afternoon:
– Callanish Standing stone circle
– Carloway broch
– A walk along Dalmore beach
– Arnol blackhouses
– The Sheiling
– Barbhas grocery shopping
– Dalbeag beach, rock & seastack view cliff walk
– Gearrannan Blackhouse village from the top
Returning back to the hostel with some in the group joining in on the nearby sunset Bhaltos peninsula circuit with Reef, Bhaltos & Cliff beaches

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Day 3
Sat 08th April 2023
Second of 3 day full days on the Isle of Lewis & Harris

Day excursion to Harris

We are setting off from the Otter bunkhouse at 08.30 am for an hour’s drive south towards from Lewis to Harris.
We drive along Loch Seaforth and cross the high mountains of North Harris.
We stop in the capital Tarbert before driving along the Isle of Harris beaches with lots of photostops.
At Scarista beach we go for a walk.
In the south of Leverburgh (ferry to Berneray on the Uists) we have a stop and go for our daily grocery shopping, before having our lunch at the Rodel pier before exploring historic St. Clements church.
We travel along the golden route and also stop at the Finsbay seals.
Via Tarbert we embark on a truly spectacular, windy and mountainous route to Huisinish, its beach, fjordwalk & welcome wooden hut with coffee – we enjoy the great wild scenery, mountains, sea, islands, wildlife, coos waterfalls and Amhuinnsuidhe Castle.
Via the North Harris Mountains & Loch Seaforth we journey back to Lewis.

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Day 4
Sun 09th April 2023
Third of 3 day full days on the Isle of Lewis & Harris

Day excursion of the south lochs seafjords & Tolsta beaches on the eastside of the Isle of Lewis

On this windy Easter Sunday, we are leaving the Otter Bunkhouse & driving to the South Lochs/southern fjords of the Isle of Lewis – Cromore, Marbhig viewpont, Grabhair fjord, Leumrabhagh & Orinsay for our picknick lunch, fjordwalk & stunning coastal, fjord, islands and sheep & lamb viewing.

Via Leurbost we head towards Stornoway & along the northern beaches with views towards the Eye peninsula with its lighthouse & the mountains of the Northwest Highlands of the Scottish mainland in the far distance across the Minch, we are heading to Tolsta beach & the seastack beach beyond during low tide surrounded on both sides by cliffs for a glorious long golden beachwalk before heading back to the Otter bunkhouse during the onset of the stormy evening rain.

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Day 5
Mon 10th April 2023
Departure day from the Isle of Lewis & Harris back to the Scottish mainland,
down south to Stirling & St. Andrews again

It’s an early 5am depart to catch the 7am ferry from Stornoway to Ullapool. After a stunning ferry ride and drive through the mountains from the Northwest to the Northeast, we go for a walk along the Silverbridge waterfalls.
In Strathpeffer with its Victorian flair and the home of the MacKenzie clan, we meet some mythological figures, before driving the Dingwall, the capital of Ross & Cromarty.
We head across the Cromarty bridge to the Black Isle peninsula, across the Kessock & the Moray & Beauly Firth bridge south again into the Cairngorms nationalpark.
After the Newtonmore Folk museum we go on a scenic drive before our Co-op shopping.
Once again in Highland Perthshire we have a photostop at the Loch Faskally bridge before getting caught up in the southbound Easter traffic at Perth.
We have a quick drive-by at the Gleneagles golf resort & hotel before saying good-bye to our tour guests in Stirling, the Uni & St. Andrews.

 

Tour links

Isle of Lewis & Great Bernera

Isle of Lewis – link – Caledonian MacBrayne ferries

Isle of Lewis.com – info

Isle of Lewis – Scottish islands passport

Great Bernera – Scottish islands passport


Visit Scotland Isle of Lewis & Harris

Harris & Lewis – explore.co.uk


Isle of Harris & Scalpay

Isle of Harris – link – Caledonian MacBrayne ferries

Isle of Harris – Scottish islands passport

Scalpay – Scottish islands passport

 


A few photolinks of some of our past tours to the Isle of Lewis & Harris:


On our way to Ullapool before our Caledonian MacBrayne ferry journey to the conjoined Isle of Lewis & Harris

Journey north via Highland Perthshire – the Cairngorms – past Inverness & the Black Isle via Rogie Falls & Corrieshalloch gorge to our ferryport Ullapool to catch the ferry to the Isle of Lewis/Stonoway (in reverse from that facebook page, where we had come from further up via the Northcoast & the Northern Isles before)

Loch Broom, near Ullapool – Far Northwest coast – Unicorn Tours – 8 seater Highland Tours

Ullapool views from the ferry departing to Stornoway

 


Tolsta beach northside view – NE Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Tolsta head circular clifftop walk – stage 4 – Tolsta beach views – Northeast Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Tolsta head circular clifftop walk – stage 1 with Traigh (beach) Ghiordail views

Tolsta head circular clifftop walk – stage 3 – seastack views & getting closer to Tolsta beach – Northeast Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Tolsta head circular clifftop walk – stage 1 with Traigh (beach) Ghiordail views

Tolsta head circular clifftop walk – stage 2 around Tolsta head – Northeast Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Traigh Ghearadha/Garry Beach – NE Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Tolsta head circular clifftop walk – stage 3 – seastack views & getting closer to Tolsta beach – Northeast Lewis – Unicorn Tours’ videos

Tolsta head circular clifftop walk – stage 2 around Tolsta head – Northeast Lewis – Unicorn Tours

 

Land struggle memorial – Northeast Lewis (Grias & Coll raiders)

Gress beach – Northeast Lewis – Unicorn Unicorn Tours – 8 seater Highland Tours

 


 

Callanish standing stone circle – NW Lewis

Dalmore beach – NW Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Gearrannan Blackhouse village & museum – NW Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Dalmore beach – NW Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Carloway pier – NW Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Dalbeg beach – NW Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Dun Carloway

Callanish III neolithic standing stone circle – NW Lewis

Callanish III neolithic standing stone circle – NW Lewis

 


 

Seacliffs on West Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Mangurstadh walk – West Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Seacliffs along the West Lewis coastline – Unicorn Tours

Replicas of the 12th century Viking walrus ivory Lewis/Uig chessmen set

Mangurstadh coastal walk – West Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Mealasta – West Lewis with views including North Harris, Scarp & the Flannan Isles out west – Unicorn Tours

Uig beach – West of Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Aird Uig/Gallan head – West Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Views from Geisiader – West Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Einacleit – West Lewis – Unicorn Tours


 

Reef beach – Bhaltos peninsula – West of Isle of Lewis

Bhaltos – the community owned peninsula & the land struggle monument – West of the Isle of Lewis

Beach at Cliff – Bhaltos peninsula – West of Isle of Lewis

 


 

Bosta beach walk – Great Bernera (an island to the west of Lewis) – Unicorn Tours

Isle of Great Bernera via Bridge from West Lewis & Isle of Valasay via bridge from Great Bernera – Unicorn Tours

The current/old & the still being built future bridge from West Lewis to the Island of Great Bernera – Unicorn Tours – 8 seater Highland Tours


Stornoway & harbour – Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Iolaire memorial of the 181 returning soldiers after WWI drowning on 1st January 1919 in sight of homeshores 1 mile off Stornoway – Isle of Lewis

Lews castle & Island museum – Stornoway – Isle of Lewis -Unicorn Tours

Arrival into Stornoway/Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours – ( p.s.: the conjoined island of Lewis & Harris being the third largest British Island after the island of Britain and the island of Ireland)

 


Rubha Airnis/Arnish point with views of Stornoway & harbour – Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours – 8 seater Highland Tours

Grimshader – Isle of Lewis


Leumrabhagh (east) views across Loch Sealg – South Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Loch Odhairn views from Grabhair — South Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Loch Sealg from Orasaigh with views of Eilean Liubhaird & the Shiant Islands/Na h-Eileanan Mora – Southern Lewis – Unicorn Tours

More views of South Lewis

Loch Eireasort views from Cabharstadh/Cavarsta – South Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Grabhair – Loch Odhairn – South Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Loch Sealg from Orasaigh with views of Eilean Liubhaird & the Shiant Islands/Na h-Eileanan Mora – Southern Lewis – Unicorn Tours’ videos

Calbost & the old settlement – Isle of Lewis – Southern lochs – Unicorn Tours

Leumrabhagh west overlooking Loch Sealg – South Lewis – Unicorn Tours – 8 seater Highland Tours’ videos

Marbhig – Southern lochs – Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Loch Sealg views on the steep road down to Leumrabhagh & Orasaigh – South Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Cromore – Loch Eireasort – South Lewis – Unicorn Unicorn Tours – 8 seater Highland Tours

Views from Ranais across the sealochs of Loch Grimshader, Leurbost & Eireasort & its islands – Southern Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Leumrabhagh west overlooking Loch Sealg – South Lewis – Unicorn Tours – 8 seater Highland Tours

Eisgein/Loch Sealg – South Lewis – Coastal walk – Unicorn Tours

Ceann Shiphoirt/ Head of Loch Seaforth – Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours


 

Traditional sheiling – Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Port Ness – Northern Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Arnol Blackhouse – NW Lewis – Unicorn Unicorn Tours – 8 seater Highland Tours

Shawbost beach – NW Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Barvas coast – Northwest coast on the Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours


Trumpan lighthouse – An Rubha/Eye peninsula – Isle of Lewis – 10 minute sunrise before the sun disappears below low clouds – views from Cape Wrath to Coigach (Achiltinuie near Ullapool) – on a clear day covering the entire Scottish West & NW coast as far south as the Trotternish peninsula on Skye

Bayble Bay & An Rubha/The Eye peninsula – Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours

 


Final Isle of Lewis beach walk before tomorrow”s early Stornoway to Ullapool ferry


Calmac ferry from the Isle of Lewis crossing the Minch with island, mountain & coastal views of the summer isles, Ben More Coigach, Loch Broome & Ullapool along the way – Unicorn Tours

Western Isles – August 2019 – Unicorn Tours




Highlights of the Isle of Harris

  • Scarista beach
  • the serenity of wide open spaces between the sea, heaven & earth
  • spring awakening, flowers, lambs
  • the road to Huisinis
  • the views along hundreds of miles of coastline
  • the golden road with new stunning coastal views around every new corner
  • lots more..

 

North Harris & Loch Siophort/Seaforth – Unicorn Tours – May 2022

 

Tarbert – Isle of Harris – Unicorn Tours

 

Scarista beach – Isle of Harris – Unicorn Tours

Harris – Westcoast beaches – May 2022

Horgabost & Seilebost with views across to Luskentyre beach – Isle of Harris – Unicorn Tours

 

 

Leverburgh – Isle of Harris – Unicorn Tours

 

The “golden” road – Isle of Harris – Unicorn Tours

Harris – Eastcoast/Golden route – on a dreich & rainy day – May 2022

Finsbay seals at low tide – Golden road – Isle of Harris – Unicorn Tours

Rodel to Finsbay – Golden road – Isle of Harris

Isle of Harris – Unicorn Tours before the Covid pandemic

 

 


Eilean Siar – Western Isles – Eriskay – Uists – Berneray – Harris & Lewis – www.unicorntours.co.uk – June 2019

Western Isles 2019

16th to 19th July 2019 – Lewis. Harris. Great Bernera. Berneray. North Uist. Grimsay. Flodday. Benbecula. South Uist. Eriskay. Barra. Vatersay

Photos 79 = Eileanan Siar, Outer Hebrides, Western Isles tour to Barra, the Uists, Harris & Lewis + Western Ross (incl. Applecross) www.unicorntours.co.uk 5-11 April 2017

Outer Hebrides, Skye & the NW Highlands

Photos 86/II = www.unicorntours.co.uk Outer Hebrides & the NW of Scotland 18 – 22 June 2017

Skye & Outer Hebrides 2017

 

Enquiries & bookings – contact@unicorntours.co.uk

If you are interested in joining this tour, please email contact@unicorntours.co.uk

– we will then send you an online invoice, which will allow you to pay either:

  • by PayPal
  • by UK BACS bank transfer
  • by International bank transfer

To enquire about or book this tour, please email contact@unicorntours.co.uk

  • If this is a multi-day tour, we discuss with you for each night, if you prefer to choose your own hotel, B&B guesthouse or hostel accommodation at the place of each overnight tour accommodation or alternatively as we often offer on many of our Scottish islands & off the beaten track tours – if you are happy to opt into our already prebooked, confirmed and guaranteed budget, often hostel accommodation option – so as to establish if the cost we invoice you is including or excluding the accommodation

  • To book the tour, we will send you an invoice with an e-pay/online PayPal link, which allows you to pay either by Paypal, card or also by (UK or international) bank transfer
  • Once paid, we send you a tour confirmation

2-3 days before the tour departure, we will send you the tour joining instructions, incl. some tips, incl. the latest weather forecast for the day and the order of pick ups, for example:

  1. Tour guest A + B pick up from their Falkirk accommodation @ 7.40 am
  2. Tour guest C pick up from Stirling/Tesco carpark @ 8 am
  3. Tour guest D pick up from Stirling University Alexander Court @ 08.10 am
  4. Tour guest E pick up from Stirling University Beech Court @ 08.15 am
  5. Tour guest F pick up from Bridge of Allan/Co-op carpark @ 08.20 am
  6. Tour guest G + H join us along our tour route and we pick them up at the Perth Broxden roundabout @ 8.50 am

(this is just an example, every day, every tour &  route is different & our tour guests can be picked up from many more places, depending on their preferences, also the pick up times will vary depending on what tour you are going on)

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Only applicable for 2 days & longer tours
Day by day tour
itinerary & overnight accommodation:

Day 1

Good Friday, 18th April 2025

Spectacular journey from the Scottish Central belt to the Outer Hebrides /

Arrival day on the Isle of Lewis

 

Journey from Stirling (with pick ups from the Edinbugh/Glasgow/Scottish Central belt & Perth/Dundee/St. Andrews area) through Highland Perthshire – the Cairngorms nationalpark – past Inverness & the Black Isle – Rogie & Blackwater falls – Corrieshalloch gorge to the ferry port of Ullapool

 

From Stirling & the Scottish Central belt with possible pick ups in Edinburgh/Glasgow/St. Andrews, Dundee & places along the way we travel up north through Highland Perthshire, the Cairngorms nationalpark and past Inverness

– & through the spectacular journey through the Northern Highlands to the ferry port of Ullapool

with a stop at the Rogie waterfalls and the Corrieshalloch gorge

stunning ferry journey from Ullapool along the Loch Broom sealoch

past the Summer Isles across the Minch to the Isle of Lewis on the Outer Hebrides

 

ferry, incl. the vehicle space:

(based on 2024 times)

Ullapool dep. 17.30 pm – Stornoway 20.10 pm

 

 

 

1st night

Good Friday, 18th April 2025 / Saturday, 19th April 2025

                                                         —

either choose your own – 

Accommodation on the Isle of Lewis

On our  Coast, sea Highlands & Islands – Unicorn Tours multi-day tours throughout Scotland, we drop you off at your accommodation at the end of the day touring with us.

In the morning before we start our new touring day, we pick you back up from your accommodation.

or

opt into our prebooked and guaranteed hostel accommodation

Otter Bunkhouse

  • Optional pre-booked stay at the hostel for sole use of our group, next to Bhaltos peninsula with its dream beaches, close to the cliffs of Western Lewis & Great Bernera (connected by causeway) for £27.50 per person per night
  • or you are free to opt out and stay at any other hotel, guesthouse or accommodation nearby on Western Lewis
  • Our pre-booked hostel for £27.50 per person per night = £82.50 per person for 3 nights in a hostel bunkbed by the sea only a few minutes away from some stunning beaches

 

Mid-range accommodation options (B&Bs & budget hotels):

Mid-range accommodation options

  • your own private  2 bedded room room at the Otter Bothy

(right opposite from where the rest of the group is staying at the Otter Bunkhouse)


Baile-na-Cille, Timsgary,, Uig, Isle of Lewis


SCALISCRO LODGE, Uig, Isle of Lewis


 

Superior accommodation options (4-5* hotels):

Uig lodge @ Uig Sands – Isle of Lewis


 

Day 2

Saturday, 19th April 2025

1st day on the Isle of Lewis & conjoined Isle of Harris

(& Great Bernera & Scalpay)

 first full day to explore the many sights on the big Isle of Lewis & Harris

Full day on the conjoined isle of Harris & Lewis

 

2nd night

Easter Saturday, 19th April / Easter Sunday, 20th April 2025

           —

either choose your own – 

Accommodation on the Isle of Lewis

On our  Coast, sea Highlands & Islands – Unicorn Tours multi-day tours throughout Scotland, we drop you off at your accommodation at the end of the day touring with us.

In the morning before we start our new touring day, we pick you back up from your accommodation.

or

opt into our prebooked and guaranteed hostel accommodation

Otter Bunkhouse

  • Optional pre-booked stay at the hostel for sole use of our group, next to Bhaltos peninsula with its dream beaches, close to the cliffs of Western Lewis & Great Bernera (connected by causeway) for £27.50 per person per night
  • or you are free to opt out and stay at any other hotel, guesthouse or accommodation nearby on Western Lewis
  • Our pre-booked hostel for £27.50 per person per night = £82.50 per person for 3 nights in a hostel bunkbed by the sea only a few minutes away from some stunning beaches

 

Mid-range accommodation options (B&Bs & budget hotels):

Mid-range accommodation options

  • your own private  2 bedded room room at the Otter Bothy

(right opposite from where the rest of the group is staying at the Otter Bunkhouse)


Baile-na-Cille, Timsgary,, Uig, Isle of Lewis


SCALISCRO LODGE, Uig, Isle of Lewis


 

Superior accommodation options (4-5* hotels):

Uig lodge @ Uig Sands – Isle of Lewis


 

Day 3

Easter Sunday, 20th April 2025

2nd day on the Isle of Lewis & conjoined Isle of Harris

(& Great Bernera & Scalpay)

second full day to explore the many sights on the UK’s largest conjoined island of Lewis & Harris

Full day on the conjoined isle of Harris & Lewis

3rd night

Easter Sunday, 20th April / Easter Monday, 21st April 2025

either choose your own – 

Accommodation on the Isle of Lewis

On our  Coast, sea Highlands & Islands – Unicorn Tours multi-day tours throughout Scotland, we drop you off at your accommodation at the end of the day touring with us.

In the morning before we start our new touring day, we pick you back up from your accommodation.

or

opt into our prebooked and guaranteed hostel accommodation

Otter Bunkhouse

  • Optional pre-booked stay at the hostel for sole use of our group, next to Bhaltos peninsula with its dream beaches, close to the cliffs of Western Lewis & Great Bernera (connected by causeway) for £27.50 per person per night
  • or you are free to opt out and stay at any other hotel, guesthouse or accommodation nearby on Western Lewis
  • Our pre-booked hostel for £27.50 per person per night = £82.50 per person for 3 nights in a hostel bunkbed by the sea only a few minutes away from some stunning beaches

 

Mid-range accommodation options (B&Bs & budget hotels):

Mid-range accommodation options

  • your own private  2 bedded room room at the Otter Bothy

(right opposite from where the rest of the group is staying at the Otter Bunkhouse)


Baile-na-Cille, Timsgary,, Uig, Isle of Lewis


SCALISCRO LODGE, Uig, Isle of Lewis


 

Superior accommodation options (4-5* hotels):

Uig lodge @ Uig Sands – Isle of Lewis


 

Day 4

Easter Monday, 21st April 2025

Spectacular journey from the Outer Hebrides back down south to the Scottish Central belt / Departure day from the Isle of Lewis

Booked and confirmed ferry, incl. the vehicle space:

Easter Monday, 21st April 2025

(based on 2024 times)

dep. Stornoway  07.00 am –  arr. Ullapool 09.40 am

 

taking a slightly different route with different stops than on the Outbound journey

(through Highland Perthshire – the Cairngorms nationalpark – past Inverness & the Black Isle – Rogie & Blackwater falls – Corrieshalloch gorge to the ferry port of Ullapool)

in reverse

 

Drop offs in the Stirling area (& along the way + Edinbugh/Glasgow/Scottish Central belt & Perth/Dundee/St. Andrews area)

 

Isle of Lewis & Harris

4 days


Highlights of the Isle of Harris

  • Scarista & Luskentyre beach
  • the serenity of wide open spaces between the sea, heaven & earth
  • spring awakening, flowers, lambs
  • the road to Huisinis
  • the views along hundreds of miles of coastline
  • the golden road with new stunning coastal views around every new corner
  • North Harris mountains & Loch Seaforth
  • lots more

Highlights of the Isle of Lewis

  • the journey into the northwestern Highlands towards the ferry port of Ullapool
  • the ferry journey past many isles and through Loch Broom across the Minch
  • Stunning great many crystall clear lonely vast many beaches on the conjoined Isles of Harris and Lewis

 

  • the Callanish Standing stone circle

  • the seacliffs on Western Harris
  • dramatic seacliff walks
  • hundreds of miles of coastline on the conjoined islands of Harris and Lewis with new spectacular views around every corner
  • lots of nature walks
  • wildlife spotting

 

  • Dun Carloway Broch

 

  • , Gearrannan Black house village, Stornoway harbour, Lews castle & island museum

Pick up / drop off locations:

  • Guaranteed pick ups from the Stirling area and depending on the tour route (which passes through Perthshire, Aviemore & Inverness) & duration generally also from places throughout the Scottish Central belt between Glasgow in the West & Edinburgh/St. Andrews/Dundee in the East plus additional pick up options along the tour route.
  • On this tour it will also be possible to join us at the Ullapool ferry terminal or in Stornoway on Lewis or also just for 1, 2 or 3 days on Lewis & Harris.

Pick up times:

  • pick up times / drop off times will vary depending on where you are staying/from which location along the way where you wish to be picked up from or dropped off at
  • for example, if you are staying in the Stirling area, the pick up time is likely to be 9am or earlier if so discussed & agreed, which will also depend on the Calmac summer (March to October) 2023 ferry timetable from Ullapool to Stornoway
  • for example, if you are staying in the Stirling area, the drop off time is likely to be 6pm or later if so discussed & agreed

The itinerary for the Easter 2025 four day tour to the Isle of Lewis & Harris will be similar to the 2024 Easter 5 day tour to Lewis & Harris:


Day 1 – Fr. 18 April 2025

From Stirling & the Scottish Central belt with possible pick ups in Edinburgh/Glasgow/St. Andrews, Dundee & places along the way we travel up north through Highland Perthshire, the Cairngorms nationalpark and past Inverness

– & through the spectacular journey through the Northern Highlands to the ferry port of Ullapool


Caledonian MacBrayne ferry:

(based on 2024 times)

  • dep. Ullapool 17.30 pm – arr. Stornoway / Isle of Lewis / Western Isles 20.10 pm

with a stop at the Rogie waterfalls and the Corrieshalloch gorge

  • stunning ferry journey from Ullapool along the Loch Broom sealoch
  • past the Summer Isles across the Minch to the Isle of Lewis on the Outer Hebrides

 


1st night on the Isle of Lewis -18th / 19th April 2025

 

Accommodation


– either choose your own – 

Accommodation on the Isle of Lewis

On our  Coast, sea Highlands & Islands – Unicorn Tours multi-day tours throughout Scotland, we drop you off at your accommodation at the end of the day touring with us.

In the morning before we start our new touring day, we pick you back up from your accommodation.

or

opt into our prebooked and guaranteed hostel accommodation

 

  • Optional pre-booked stay at the hostel for sole use of our group, next to Bhaltos peninsula with its dream beaches, close to the cliffs of Western Lewis & Great Bernera (connected by causeway) for £27.50 per person per night
  • or you are free to opt out and stay at any other hotel, guesthouse or accommodation nearby on Western Lewis

 

  • Our pre-booked hostel for £27.50 per person per night  =  £82.50 per person for 3 nights in a hostel bunkbed by the sea only a few minutes away from some stunning beaches

 


Day 2 – Saturday, 19th  April 2025

 first full day to explore the many sights on the big Isle of Lewis & Harris

                                                                             Full day on the conjoined isle of Harris & Lewis


2nd night on Lewis – 19th / 20th April 2025

Accommodation – either choose your own –

either choose your own – 

Accommodation on the Isle of Lewis

On our  Coast, sea Highlands & Islands – Unicorn Tours multi-day tours throughout Scotland, we drop you off at your accommodation at the end of the day touring with us.

In the morning before we start our new touring day, we pick you back up from your accommodation.

or

opt into our prebooked and guaranteed hostel accommodation

or our prebooked and guaranteed hostel accommodation

 

  • Optional pre-booked stay at the hostel for sole use of our group, next to Bhaltos peninsula with its dream beaches, close to the cliffs of Western Lewis & Great Bernera (connected by causeway) for per £27.50 per person per night
  • or you are free to opt out and stay at any other hotel, guesthouse or accommodation nearby on Western Lewis

The Otter bunkhouse – one of our recommended accommodation on the Isle of Lewis. We have recommendations for hotels, guesthouses/B&Bs, hostels & campsites on Lewis, including the downtown/harbour area of Stornoway. You choose the accommodation, which you like and which suits you best. Whether we pick you up in the morning from a 5* hotel or hostel, the tour with us during the day at Unicorn Tours will be the same.


Day 3 – Easter Sunday, 20th April 2025

second full day to explore the many sights on the UK’s largest conjoined island of Lewis & Harris

Full day on the conjoined isle of Harris & Lewis


3rd night on Lewis – 20th / 21st April 2025

 

either choose your own – 

Accommodation on the Isle of Lewis

On our  Coast, sea Highlands & Islands – Unicorn Tours multi-day tours throughout Scotland, we drop you off at your accommodation at the end of the day touring with us.

In the morning before we start our new touring day, we pick you back up from your accommodation.

or

opt into our prebooked and guaranteed hostel accommodation

or opt into our prebooked and guaranteed optional hostel accommodation:

  • Optional pre-booked stay at the hostel for sole use of our group, next to Bhaltos peninsula with its dream beaches, close to the cliffs of Western Lewis & Great Bernera (connected by causeway) for £27.50 per person per night
  • or you are free to opt out and stay at any other hotel, guesthouse or accommodation nearby on Western Lewis

 


                                                                              

Day 4 – Easter Monday, 21st April 2025

travel day – return from Stornoway/Lewis on the ferry to Ullapool & south


Caledonian MacBrayne ferry:

(based on 2024 times)

  • 21 April Stornoway / Isle of Lewis / Outer Hebrides dep. 07.00 am – arr. Ullapool 09.40 am

returning back to Stirling & the Scottish Central belt

via a different route & new stops along the way through the stunning North West Highlands

     


   

  • Any questions, just ask contact@unicorntours.co.uk

 

  • Pick ups from / drop offs at the Stirling & Scottish Central belt area
  • Pick ups from Dundee & St. Andrews are possible
  • Pick ups & drop offs possible along the route
  • Edinburgh/Glasgow pick ups on request

The beauty of a 4 and 5 day tour to the Isle of Lewis & Harris is:

  • It is very similar to our 4 day tour (i.e. 2 full days on the Isle of Lewis & Harris)

Ultimate, awesome & timeless Lewis & Harris – Hebridean Escapade on Scotland’s largest island

  • the 4 day private & small group tour 4D#1

 

  • but whereas on a 4 day tour with just 2 full days on the isle of Harris and Lewis you can never see all the highlights
  • but on a 5 day tour with 3 full days on Harris & Lewis, you can cover all the highlights, beaches, cliffs, culture, nature, walks, towns, history, culture & ancient sites and also take it in at a more leisurely pace and we offer more additional stops to really experience, enjoy and to be able to discover more of this magical great islands

 


A few photolinks of some of our past tours to the Isle of Lewis & Harris:


On our way to Ullapool before our Caledonian MacBrayne ferry journey to the conjoined Isle of Lewis & Harris

Journey north via Highland Perthshire – the Cairngorms – past Inverness & the Black Isle via Rogie Falls & Corrieshalloch gorge to our ferryport Ullapool to catch the ferry to the Isle of Lewis/Stonoway (in reverse from that facebook page, where we had come from further up via the Northcoast & the Northern Isles before)

Loch Broom, near Ullapool – Far Northwest coast – Unicorn Tours – 8 seater Highland Tours

Ullapool views from the ferry departing to Stornoway

 


Tolsta beach northside view – NE Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Tolsta head circular clifftop walk – stage 4 – Tolsta beach views – Northeast Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Tolsta head circular clifftop walk – stage 1 with Traigh (beach) Ghiordail views

Tolsta head circular clifftop walk – stage 3 – seastack views & getting closer to Tolsta beach – Northeast Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Tolsta head circular clifftop walk – stage 1 with Traigh (beach) Ghiordail views

Tolsta head circular clifftop walk – stage 2 around Tolsta head – Northeast Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Traigh Ghearadha/Garry Beach – NE Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Tolsta head circular clifftop walk – stage 3 – seastack views & getting closer to Tolsta beach – Northeast Lewis – Unicorn Tours’ videos

Tolsta head circular clifftop walk – stage 2 around Tolsta head – Northeast Lewis – Unicorn Tours

 

Land struggle memorial – Northeast Lewis (Grias & Coll raiders)

Gress beach – Northeast Lewis – Unicorn Unicorn Tours – 8 seater Highland Tours

 


 

Callanish standing stone circle – NW Lewis

Dalmore beach – NW Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Gearrannan Blackhouse village & museum – NW Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Dalmore beach – NW Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Carloway pier – NW Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Dalbeg beach – NW Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Dun Carloway

Callanish III neolithic standing stone circle – NW Lewis

Callanish III neolithic standing stone circle – NW Lewis

 


 

Seacliffs on West Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Mangurstadh walk – West Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Seacliffs along the West Lewis coastline – Unicorn Tours

Replicas of the 12th century Viking walrus ivory Lewis/Uig chessmen set

Mangurstadh coastal walk – West Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Mealasta – West Lewis with views including North Harris, Scarp & the Flannan Isles out west – Unicorn Tours

Uig beach – West of Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Aird Uig/Gallan head – West Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Views from Geisiader – West Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Einacleit – West Lewis – Unicorn Tours


 

Reef beach – Bhaltos peninsula – West of Isle of Lewis

Bhaltos – the community owned peninsula & the land struggle monument – West of the Isle of Lewis

Beach at Cliff – Bhaltos peninsula – West of Isle of Lewis

 


 

Bosta beach walk – Great Bernera (an island to the west of Lewis) – Unicorn Tours

Isle of Great Bernera via Bridge from West Lewis & Isle of Valasay via bridge from Great Bernera – Unicorn Tours

The current/old & the still being built future bridge from West Lewis to the Island of Great Bernera – Unicorn Tours – 8 seater Highland Tours


Stornoway & harbour – Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Iolaire memorial of the 181 returning soldiers after WWI drowning on 1st January 1919 in sight of homeshores 1 mile off Stornoway – Isle of Lewis

Lews castle & Island museum – Stornoway – Isle of Lewis -Unicorn Tours

Arrival into Stornoway/Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours – ( p.s.: the conjoined island of Lewis & Harris being the third largest British Island after the island of Britain and the island of Ireland)

 


Rubha Airnis/Arnish point with views of Stornoway & harbour – Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours – 8 seater Highland Tours

Grimshader – Isle of Lewis


Leumrabhagh (east) views across Loch Sealg – South Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Loch Odhairn views from Grabhair — South Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Loch Sealg from Orasaigh with views of Eilean Liubhaird & the Shiant Islands/Na h-Eileanan Mora – Southern Lewis – Unicorn Tours

More views of South Lewis

Loch Eireasort views from Cabharstadh/Cavarsta – South Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Grabhair – Loch Odhairn – South Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Loch Sealg from Orasaigh with views of Eilean Liubhaird & the Shiant Islands/Na h-Eileanan Mora – Southern Lewis – Unicorn Tours’ videos

Calbost & the old settlement – Isle of Lewis – Southern lochs – Unicorn Tours

Leumrabhagh west overlooking Loch Sealg – South Lewis – Unicorn Tours – 8 seater Highland Tours’ videos

Marbhig – Southern lochs – Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Loch Sealg views on the steep road down to Leumrabhagh & Orasaigh – South Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Cromore – Loch Eireasort – South Lewis – Unicorn Unicorn Tours – 8 seater Highland Tours

Views from Ranais across the sealochs of Loch Grimshader, Leurbost & Eireasort & its islands – Southern Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Leumrabhagh west overlooking Loch Sealg – South Lewis – Unicorn Tours – 8 seater Highland Tours

Eisgein/Loch Sealg – South Lewis – Coastal walk – Unicorn Tours

Ceann Shiphoirt/ Head of Loch Seaforth – Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours


 

Traditional sheiling – Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Port Ness – Northern Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Arnol Blackhouse – NW Lewis – Unicorn Unicorn Tours – 8 seater Highland Tours

Shawbost beach – NW Lewis – Unicorn Tours

Barvas coast – Northwest coast on the Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours


Trumpan lighthouse – An Rubha/Eye peninsula – Isle of Lewis – 10 minute sunrise before the sun disappears below low clouds – views from Cape Wrath to Coigach (Achiltinuie near Ullapool) – on a clear day covering the entire Scottish West & NW coast as far south as the Trotternish peninsula on Skye

Bayble Bay & An Rubha/The Eye peninsula – Isle of Lewis – Unicorn Tours

 


Final Isle of Lewis beach walk before tomorrow”s early Stornoway to Ullapool ferry


Calmac ferry from the Isle of Lewis crossing the Minch with island, mountain & coastal views of the summer isles, Ben More Coigach, Loch Broome & Ullapool along the way – Unicorn Tours

Western Isles – August 2019 – Unicorn Tours




Highlights of the Isle of Harris

  • Scarista beach
  • the serenity of wide open spaces between the sea, heaven & earth
  • spring awakening, flowers, lambs
  • the road to Huisinis
  • the views along hundreds of miles of coastline
  • the golden road with new stunning coastal views around every new corner
  • lots more..

 

North Harris & Loch Siophort/Seaforth – Unicorn Tours – May 2022

 

Tarbert – Isle of Harris – Unicorn Tours

 

Scarista beach – Isle of Harris – Unicorn Tours

Harris – Westcoast beaches – May 2022

Horgabost & Seilebost with views across to Luskentyre beach – Isle of Harris – Unicorn Tours

 

 

Leverburgh – Isle of Harris – Unicorn Tours

 

The “golden” road – Isle of Harris – Unicorn Tours

Harris – Eastcoast/Golden route – on a dreich & rainy day – May 2022

Finsbay seals at low tide – Golden road – Isle of Harris – Unicorn Tours

Rodel to Finsbay – Golden road – Isle of Harris

Isle of Harris – Unicorn Tours before the Covid pandemic

 

 


Eilean Siar – Western Isles – Eriskay – Uists – Berneray – Harris & Lewis – www.unicorntours.co.uk – June 2019

Western Isles 2019

16th to 19th July 2019 – Lewis. Harris. Great Bernera. Berneray. North Uist. Grimsay. Flodday. Benbecula. South Uist. Eriskay. Barra. Vatersay

Photos 79 = Eileanan Siar, Outer Hebrides, Western Isles tour to Barra, the Uists, Harris & Lewis + Western Ross (incl. Applecross) www.unicorntours.co.uk 5-11 April 2017

Outer Hebrides, Skye & the NW Highlands

Photos 86/II = www.unicorntours.co.uk Outer Hebrides & the NW of Scotland 18 – 22 June 2017

Skye & Outer Hebrides 2017




Each of our tours is very personalised, depending on the interests and preferences of the tour participants,

but also the weather, the time of year (daylight hours) and also subject to any pre-bookings, such as whisky, castles, boat tours or not, so the below is purely an example and no tour will ever be the same and it is very much up to the tour guests and individuals, where there preferences lie – whisky, castle, nature, history, walks, wildlife, etc.:

 

Isle of Lewis & Harris 4 day tour
from Stirling & St. Andrews/Dundee

(sample past tour)

—-

Day 1 (sample past tour)
Journey to the Isle of Lewis

– Picking up from Stirling & Stirling Uni – travelling along the Ochils to St. Andrews West beach & the Old Golf course & museum for our final pick up
– Start of our 5 day tour after a mini-tour of St. Andrews – crossing the Tay bridge over to Dundee. Through the city of Perth into Highland Perthshire via Birnam (Beatrix Potter exhibition) and Dunkeld & its cathedral heading up north again on the A9 through Victorian Pitlochry and the Garry bridge to Killiecrankie visitor centre for a coffee.
– Restocking our food supplies at the Inverness Tesco before crossing the Kessock bridge across the Beauly & Inner Moray Firth to the Black Isle peninsula/Ross & Cromarty/the North of Scotland.
– After a dramatic climb up the mountains of the interior into the wild and spectacular Northwest Highlands, we stop for a photo at Corrieshalloch gorge.
– We drive along sealoch Broom & Ullapool overlooking Coigach into Assynt and Inverpolly into the world UNESCO Geopark of Northwest Scotland for a few stunning photos, including of Stac Pollaidh.
– We head to Ullapool for some free time before the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry journey from Ullapool through Loch Broom, past the summer isles and across the Minch to Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis.
– After a 45 minute drive from Stornoway to the Otter bunkhouse, we finally settle into our overnight base at the Outer Hebrides for the next 4 nights.

————————-

Day 2 (sample past tour)
First of 3 day full days on the Isle of Lewis & Harris

Day excursion of West Lewis

After a frosty clear night we head towards Timsgarry Community centre with our first view of the Lewis Chessmen set before heading up the disused Aird Uig army base for a short hilltop walk for all round coastal & some cliff top views.
We go for a cliff walk at with great seastack views at Mangerstafh, before heading towards the end of the road at Mealasta with beach, islands, mountain views and sheep and Highland coos nearby.
At Uig beach we walk up the dunes-hill for an all round glorious view of beaches, mountains and the sea.

Back at the hostel we change into warm dry socks,
Before heading up from the Southwest further up to the Northwest in the afternoon:
– Callanish Standing stone circle
– Carloway broch
– A walk along Dalmore beach
– Arnol blackhouses
– The Sheiling
– Barbhas grocery shopping
– Dalbeag beach, rock & seastack view cliff walk
– Gearrannan Blackhouse village from the top
Returning back to the hostel with some in the group joining in on the nearby sunset Bhaltos peninsula circuit with Reef, Bhaltos & Cliff beaches

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Day 3 (sample past tour)
Second of 3 day full days on the Isle of Lewis & Harris

Day excursion to Harris

We are setting off from the Otter bunkhouse at 08.30 am for an hour’s drive south towards from Lewis to Harris.
We drive along Loch Seaforth and cross the high mountains of North Harris.
We stop in the capital Tarbert before driving along the Isle of Harris beaches with lots of photostops.
At Scarista beach we go for a walk.
In the south of Leverburgh (ferry to Berneray on the Uists) we have a stop and go for our daily grocery shopping, before having our lunch at the Rodel pier before exploring historic St. Clements church.
We travel along the golden route and also stop at the Finsbay seals.
Via Tarbert we embark on a truly spectacular, windy and mountainous route to Huisinish, its beach, fjordwalk & welcome wooden hut with coffee – we enjoy the great wild scenery, mountains, sea, islands, wildlife, coos waterfalls and Amhuinnsuidhe Castle.
Via the North Harris Mountains & Loch Seaforth we journey back to Lewis.

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Day 4 (sample past tour)
Third of 3 day full days on the Isle of Lewis & Harris

Day excursion of the south lochs seafjords & Tolsta beaches on the eastside of the Isle of Lewis

On this windy Easter Sunday, we are leaving the Otter Bunkhouse & driving to the South Lochs/southern fjords of the Isle of Lewis – Cromore, Marbhig viewpont, Grabhair fjord, Leumrabhagh & Orinsay for our picknick lunch, fjordwalk & stunning coastal, fjord, islands and sheep & lamb viewing.

Via Leurbost we head towards Stornoway & along the northern beaches with views towards the Eye peninsula with its lighthouse & the mountains of the Northwest Highlands of the Scottish mainland in the far distance across the Minch, we are heading to Tolsta beach & the seastack beach beyond during low tide surrounded on both sides by cliffs for a glorious long golden beachwalk before heading back to the Otter bunkhouse during the onset of the stormy evening rain.

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Day 5 (sample past tour)
Departure day from the Isle of Lewis & Harris back to the Scottish mainland,
down south to Stirling & St. Andrews again

It’s an early 5am depart to catch the 7am ferry from Stornoway to Ullapool. After a stunning ferry ride and drive through the mountains from the Northwest to the Northeast, we go for a walk along the Silverbridge waterfalls.
In Strathpeffer with its Victorian flair and the home of the MacKenzie clan, we meet some mythological figures, before driving the Dingwall, the capital of Ross & Cromarty.
We head across the Cromarty bridge to the Black Isle peninsula, across the Kessock & the Moray & Beauly Firth bridge south again into the Cairngorms nationalpark.
After the Newtonmore Folk museum we go on a scenic drive before our Co-op shopping.
Once again in Highland Perthshire we have a photostop at the Loch Faskally bridge before getting caught up in the southbound Easter traffic at Perth.
We have a quick drive-by at the Gleneagles golf resort & hotel before saying good-bye to our tour guests in Stirling, the Uni & St. Andrews.



While each of our Hebridean islands tours are different, the group/the individuals of a private tour group have different preferences/interests/priorities, the season and the weather is different, this is a summary of one of our recent Hebridean 6 day tours (which in addition to the Isle of Lewis & Harris also included the Uists further south, so for the purpose of the Lewis & Harris tour itinerary, please ignore 1/2 of day 4 and day 5 and day 6 which on that tour included the Uists further south:

Day 1 / – Journey from the Scottish Central belt to Stornoway via the ferry at Ullapool

* Pick up # 1-  Edinburgh
* Pick up # 2 – outside Glasgow

Travel past Stirling with views of Stirling castle & the National Wallace monument in the distance on to the Gleneagles golf resort – through Victorian Pitlochry – Loch Faskally & its woods (which hosts the Enchanted Forest each autumn) – Killiecrankie – stop at the House of Bruar – passisng through Highland Perthshire & “Big tree country” on to the Cairngorms nationalpark – stop at the Inverness Tesco – crossing the Kessock bridge over the Beauly & Inner Moray Firth to the Black Isle peninsula / Ross & Cromarty / Northern Scotland – driving through Dingwall – stopping in Strathpeffer (Victorian railway station, wood carvings of Strathpeffer’s history – Celtic & Nordic mythological figures – Black waterfalls – crossing the mountain pass + passing Corrieshalloch gorge to Ullapool & for some Tesco shopping (everything closed on the Isle of Lewis on a Sunday) – catching the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry from Ullapool to Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis – dropping off Irene at the Stornoway B&B & Sonia at the Otterbunkhouse in Western Lewis

Day 2  – a rainy, wet, dreich Sunday on the Isle of Lewis

From West Lewis via Stornoway starting the tour with a photostop by the busy church carpark with views across the fjord in coastal Crossbost before heading to the South Lochs overlooking Marbhig, Calbost, Grabhair fjord, Leumrabhaig & Orinsay.

After another stop at the Ravenscraig communal hostel we head to West Lewis:

We have a quick stop at the Otterbunkhouse before heading along the cliffs to Mealasta at the end of the road with its beautiful beaches.

We stop on top of Uig beach and for a photo of the Lewis chessmen and on to Aird Uig on top of the cliffs.

We drive along the Bhaltos peninsula stopping at Cliff and Reef beach before ending this wet & rainy day.

Day 3 – an active day with short walks on the Isle of Lewis

Our first stop is the Callanish standing stones circle & its visitor centre – Carloway broch with its fabulous great all round view & the gift shop with the Lewis chessmen – Carloway pier – Gearrannan black house village – Dalmor beach – Dalbeag beach & the cliffs – the Sheiling  – drive across the moors to the NE beaches towards Tolsta – Tolsta beach road closure (due to the beaching of 55 pilot whales) – beach stop south of Tolsta – past Stornoway airport on to the  Tiumpan head lighthouse for a walk and great views as far as east to the Scottish mainland along the Far NW coast of Scotland/
We end the day with a walk to the Iolaire disaster memorial & a stroll through Stornoway with fish & chips for dinner.

Day 4  – from Lewis via Harris to the Uists

We are leaving the Isle of Lewis when passing Loch Seaforth sealoch, which divides Lewis from Harris, which are both conjoined on the same island..

We cross the mountains of North Harris and stop at the capital Tarbert in the village by the ferry port.

After leaving Tarbert we continue our tour of the Isle of Harris and in the distance we see the Scalpay bridge and the Golden route, before heading to the beaches of West Harris – opposite Luskentyre, past Seilebost and eventually overlooking Scarista beach.

Leverburgh we leave Harris and head to Berneray, where we walk along the glorious West beach, before heading via the village agnd Gaitliff Trust Hebridean style hostel for a walk along the East beach of Berneray.

After crossing the causeway we leave the Isle of Berneray head to to the Isle of North Uist, where we drive past many beaches before climbing up the radar station viewpoint  hill – with views ranging from St. Kilda and Hirta across the Atlantic in the West and  across much of the Isles of the Outer Hebrides and beyond.

We are leaving North Uist for the Isle of Grimsay and are checking in at the Creelyard.

Over the causeway to the Isle of Benbecula we go shopping and later in for a beach walk and enjoy the coastal views out west to the Mo nach Isles and south to South Uist before settling into our Grimsay Creelyard pods

Day 5  – 2 ferries – travelling from the Isle of Grimsay to the Isle of Coll via many islands

Leaving the Isle of Grimsay early – traversing the Isle of Benbecula and over the causeway to the “Catholic Isles of South Uist, Eriskay, Barra & Bhatersay” – crossing over to South Uist with its Madonna figures – driving to Loch Sgioport and its ponies to the stunning coastal fjord & island view – passing the birthplace of “the French MacDonald” & “Flora MacDonald” before stopping outside the Kildonan South Uist museum – we cross the long causeway to Eriskay before having a photostop from St..Michael’s church down to the island – via the Politician restaurant & a viewpoint stop of Eriskay’s “whisky galore beach” we head down to the pier, where we await the Calmac ferry from Barra.

After a spectacular crossing to the Isle of Barra, Don the international walking group leader from Wales joins us for 1/2 hour  – unfortunately the famed Ardmhor cafe is closed – Barra airport viewpoint stop –  parking at Barra airport and saying goodbye to Don – before crossing the road for a walk along Barra’s most glorious beach – we visit the historic church & pier with its turquoise colours of the sea glistening in the golden sands – before we head to back Barra airport to witness the arrival of the flight from Glasgow to Barry’s low tide beach airport.

We head to Castlebay and have a couple of photostops down across to Castlebay.

While Irene explores more of the town of Castlebay, Sonia explores more of the Isle of Barra.

We embark on our 4 hours sunny ferry from Barra via Tiree to Coll.

After settling into the Coll bunkhouse we head to East Coll and meet Katerina and Slavia for a couple of stunning short coastal & Islands” beautiful evening viewpoint walks.

Day 6 / Thursday, 20 July – after a morning on the Isle of Coll we are travelling on the ferry via Oban back to the Scottish Central belt

After checking out of the Coll bunkhouse,.we meet Slavia & Katerina again for a wee morning tour of West Coll – we start our walk across Hogh Bay from the Project Trust and end up at the Totronald RSPB  – before seeing our 2 companions from Slovakia off in Arinagour.

After a coffee we head to the ferry to Oban – we enjoy great views towards Mull, Ardnamurchan, Rum & beyond. The ferry makes its way through the Sound of Mull towards Oban.

After a quick viewpoint stop on top of the McCaig’s Folly “colosseum” we head inland via Loch Awe & Loch Lomond with a stop in Luss, travelling on across the River Clyde on the Erskine bridge towards Greater Glasgow before saying goodbye to Irene and Sonia at the end of this Hebridean Islands tour

 



Price calculation based on the private & small group rates (8 passengers’ vehicle + driver/guide – 10 hour day):

  • Standard season (March/April/Oct) £300 per day
  • 5 day tour x £300 = £1200 – less 15% (= 4 day tour discount) = £1080
  • divided by 8 passengers, cost per person for a 4 day tour = £135
  • £135 per person for this Scottish Islands & off the beaten track 4 day tour to the Isle of Lewis

More pick up options for this tour

* Pick up from the Stirling & Uni area * * Pick up from Alloa & places across the Forth Valley * Pick up from across the Central belt between Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee/St. Andrews * Edinburgh area default pick up points: Ingliston P&R tram stop before the airport, Dalmeny railway station -just 3 stops from Waverley & Halbeath P&R stop for most northbound buses * Glasgow area default pick up for most multi-day Scottish Islands & off the beaten track tours Croy railway station * Pick up from places along the tour route on day 1 is possible and drop off on on our return on day 5 at the same place (Perth - Pitlochry - Aviemore - Inverness - Ullapool)

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Private, personalised small group tours (maximum 8 passengers)

best suited for groups of friends of 5 to 8 people as the price is set during each season and you pay per vehicle/driver/guide day and share the cost among yourselves in your private group

– individuals, couples and friends – for example 1 – 4 people are still welcome to book their own private tour, but the cost per person will be higher

3 day tours

1 day tours (short)

1 day tours

4 day tours

2 day tours

5 day tours

Cities

Aberdeen

Aberdeen - Harbour

Aberdeen - Old Aberdeen, Kings College, St. Machar, Duthie Park, Bridge of Balgownie & Bridge of Don beach

Aberdeen Esplanade, Footdee & Harbour

Dundee

Dundee - Discovery Point

Dundee - Frigate Unicorn

Dundee - Law (viewpoint)

Dundee - V&A Design Museum

Dundee - Verdant Works (Jute)

Edinburgh

Edinburgh - 3 bridges/South Queensferry to Crammond tidal island coastal/beach walk

Edinburgh - Arthur's Seat & Holyrood Palace & Park

Edinburgh - Calton Hill

Edinburgh - Castle

Edinburgh - Colinton Tunnel Murals

Edinburgh - Dean Village & Leith River walk (from Leith to Balerno in the Pentland Hills)

Edinburgh - Grassmarket, Greyfriar's & Heriot School

Edinburgh - Holyrood Palace, Abbey & Holyrood Park

Edinburgh - Johnnie Walker Experience

Edinburgh - Leith

Edinburgh - Leith - the Royal Yacht Britannia

Edinburgh - Musselburgh

Edinburgh - National Museum

Edinburgh - New Town

Edinburgh - Princess Street & Gardens

Edinburgh - Royal Botanic Gardens

Edinburgh - Royal Mile

Edinburgh - Scotch whisky experience

Edinburgh - South Queensferry

Edinburgh - South Queensferry & the 3 Forth Bridges

Edinburgh - St. Giles cathedral & the Thistle chapel

Edinburgh - Tartan weaving mill

Glasgow

Glasgow - C - George Square & Buchanan Street

Glasgow - C - Merchant City

Glasgow - E - Barras

Glasgow - E - Glasgow Green

Glasgow - E - St. Mungo's cathedral, the Necropolis & Tennents' Brewery

Glasgow - Football Stadiums - Ibrox/Rangers, Celtic & Hampden Park (with the national football museum)

Glasgow - River Clyde, Transport Museum, the Tall Ship & the Govan Viking Hogback Stones

Glasgow - W - Botanic Gardens

Glasgow - Westend - Glasgow University & Ashton Lane

Glasgow - Westend - Kelvingrove Park, Museum & Art Gallery & Kelvin River Walk

Inverness

Inverness - Caledonian canal end (Beauly Firth)

Inverness - Carnac point (where the River Ness meets the sea) coastal - Kessock bridge view, old ferry, end of the Caledonian Canal & River Ness circular sunset - walk

Inverness - River Ness & River islands

Inverness - South Kessog (Beauly Firth) - Old ferry terminal

Perth

Perth - Kinnoul Hill

Perth - River Tay circular via River Island & North Inch walk

Perth - Scone Palace

Stirling

Stirling - Bannockburn Heritage Centre

Stirling - Cambuskenneth Abbey & Riverside/Old Harbour walk

Stirling - Castle, incl. the Royal Palace, the Great Hall & the Argyll & Sutherland Highland musuem

Stirling - National Wallace Monument

Stirling - Stirling Castle Back Walk/Gowan Hill with views of the Ochils & the Wallace Monument

Stirlingshire - Dunblane (smallest Scottish city)

Coast – East Coast

- Eastcoast - from Berwickshire to Aberdeenshire & Moray as far as Inverness/Kessock bridge (start of Northcoast500) ___________________________________________

Aberdeen - see "Cities" section

Aberdeenshire - East & Northeast Coast

Aberdeenshire - E - Balmedie beach country park

Aberdeenshire - E - Bullers of Buchan

Aberdeenshire - E - Cruden Bay

Aberdeenshire - E - Dunnottar Castle

Aberdeenshire - E - Fraserburgh & lighthouse museum

Aberdeenshire - E - Newburgh beach & seals

Aberdeenshire - E - Peterhead & harbour

Aberdeenshire - E - Stonehaven

Aberdeenshire - N/E - Crovie

Aberdeenshire - N/E - Pennan

Aberdeenshire - N/E - Troup Head cliffs & RSBP nature reserve

Angus

Angus - Angus coastal path

Angus - Arbroath

Angus - Ferryden, Scurdie Ness & Montrose

Angus - House of Dun & the Angus Folk museum & walled gardens

Angus - Lunan Bay Beach

Berwickshire

Berwickshire - Berwick-upon-Tweed (England)

Berwickshire - Coastal path

Berwickshire - Coldingham

Berwickshire - Cove

Berwickshire - Eyemouth

Berwickshire - Pease Bay

Berwickshire - St. Abbs, Harbour & St. Abbs Head Cliffs National Nature Reserve

Dundee - see "Cities" section

East Lothian

East Lothian - Coastal Path

East Lothian - Dirleton Castle

East Lothian - Dunbar

East Lothian - Gullane Beach

East Lothian - North Berwick - the Scottish Seabird Centre & Berwick Law

East Lothian - Preston Mill (on route to the coast)

East Lothian - Scottish Flag Centre (Athelstaneford)

East Lothian - Tantallon Castle

East Lothian - Taprain Law

East Lothian - Yellowcraig's Beach

Fife

Fife - Aberdour Beach & Castle

Fife - Anstruther, Harbour & Scottish Fishing Museum

Fife - Burntisland

Fife - Crail & harbour

Fife - Crombie Point (Firth of Forth)

Fife - Culross, Abbey, Palace & Historic "Outlander setting"

Fife - Culross, Dunimarle castle, St. Serf's chapel & the West Kirk

Fife - Dalgety Bay

Fife - Dysart harbour

Fife - East Neuk Fishing Villages, Fife Ness, Beaches & Coastal Path

Fife - Elie, Earlsferry & Beaches

Fife - Falkland

Fife - Fife Coastal Path

Fife - Kinghorn

Fife - Kingsbarns - beach & distillery

Fife - Limekilns & Charlestown (& views of the Forth Bridges)

Fife - North Queensferry & the 3 Forth Bridges

Fife - Ravenscraig castle

Fife - Scenic River Tay Drive

Fife - St. Andrews - San Salvator's college & chapel

Fife - St. Andrews, University, Golf & Beaches

Fife - Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve & Beach

Fife - Wemyss caves, West & East Wemyss & castles

Fife/Dundee - Tay Bridge

Moray - Lossiemouth

Northumbria (England)

Northumbria - Bamburgh Castle

Northumbria - Lindisfarne & Holy Isle (tidal)

West Lothian - Blackness Castle

Coast – West Coast

- Westcoast - from the Mull of Galloway to the Skye Bridge/Kyle of Lochalsh___________________________________________

Ardnamurchan - Acharacle & Kentra

Ardnamurchan - Ardgour

Ardnamurchan - Ardgour - Corran Ferry (to mainland Lochaber - Glencoe & Fort William)

Ardnamurchan - Castle Tioram

Ardnamurchan - Fascadale

Ardnamurchan - Glenborrodale, Ardnamurchan distillery & visitor centre

Ardnamurchan - Lighthouse

Ardnamurchan - Morvern

Ardnamurchan - Sanna Bay Beach

Ardnamurchan - Strontian (Sunart)

Ardnamurchan - Sunart

Ardnamurchan - West Ardnamurchan

Ardnamurchan, incl. Ardgour, Morvern & Sunart

Argyll

Argyll - Ardfern

Argyll - Ardouaine Subtropical Garden & Coastal View

Argyll - Argyll forest park

Argyll - Bridge over the Atlantic to the Isle of Seil (& onward to the Isles of Easdale & Luing)

Argyll - Castle Stalker

Argyll - Connel Bridge & Falls of Lora

Argyll - Cowal

Argyll - Cowal - Ardentinny Beach

Argyll - Cowal - Benmore Gardens

Argyll - Cowal - Blairmore pier

Argyll - Cowal - Castle Lachlan/Inver

Argyll - Cowal - Dunoon

Argyll - Cowal - Holy Loch

Argyll - Cowal - Kilmodan Stones

Argyll - Cowal - Kyle of Bute views

Argyll - Cowal - Loch Eck

Argyll - Cowal - Loch Fyne

Argyll - Cowal - Loch Striven

Argyll - Cowal - Lochgoil - Carrick Castle

Argyll - Cowal - Lochgoil - Lochgoilhead

Argyll - Cowal - Otter ferry

Argyll - Cowal - Puck's Glen

Argyll - Cowal - Toward Point Lighthouse

Argyll - Cowal - Views over to the Isle of Arran

Argyll - Cowall - Tighnabruaich

Argyll - Craobh Haven

Argyll - Crinan Canal

Argyll - Dunadd ( historic Dalriada)

Argyll - Inveraray & Castle

Argyll - Kilberry peninsula

Argyll - Kilmartin Glen & Standing Stone Circle

Argyll - Kilmory peninsula

Argyll - Knapdale/Tayvallich

Argyll - Loch Awe & Kilchurn castle (on route to the Westcoast)

Argyll - Loch Etive

Argyll - Oban

Argyll - Oban - Ganavan Beach

Argyll - Oban - Views from McCaig's Tower

Argyll - Tralee beach

Ayr

Ayrshire - Ayr

Ayrshire - Culzean Castle & Country Park

Ayrshire - Dunure

Ayrshire - Girvan beach & harbour (with views of Aisla Craig)

Ayrshire - Largs & Vikingar

Ayrshire - Maidens

Ayrshire - Prestwick Beach

Ayrshire - Robert Burns Birthplace museum

Ayrshire - Varyag Russian cruiser monument

Clyde Coast & Sealochs

Clyde Coast - Dumbarton/Rock & Castle

Clyde Coast - Gare Loch

Clyde Coast - Inverclyde

Clyde Coast - Inverkip & Cloch Point Lighthouse

Clyde Coast - Kilcreggan

Clyde Coast - Loch Long

Galloway (Galloway extends to the West & Southwest coast & into the Southern Upland region)

Galloway - West & SW coast - Rhins & Mull of Galloway

Galloway - Westcoast - Portpatrick

Kintyre

Kintyre - Campbeltown

Kintyre - Carradale & Harbour

Kintyre - Machrihanish/Westport Beach

Kintyre - Mull of Kintyre & Southend

Kintyre - Saddle & Abbey

Kintyre - Skipness & Castle

Kintyre - Tarbert

Kintyre - Tarbert castle

Kintyre - West Loch Tarbert

Loch Duich (sealoch/fjord) & Eilean Donan Castle

Lochaber

Lochaber - Ballachulish Bridge

Lochaber - Corran ferry

Lochaber - Fort William

Lochaber - Knoydart (peninsula, ferry via Mallaig)

Lochaber - Loch Leven & Kinlochleven

Lochaber - Nevis Range (Aonach Mhor) mountain gondola

Lochaber - North Ballachulish

Lochaber - Road to the Isles

Lochaber - Road to the Isles - the golden sands of Morar, Loch Morar, Arisaig & Mallaig

Lochaber (Westcoast region)

Lochalsh (West & NW coast region)

Lochalsh - Westcoast - Eilean Donan Castle & Dornie

Lochalsh - Westcoast - Glenelg & Loch Hourn

Lochalsh - Westcoast - Kintail

Moidart

Highlands (S, E, W & central)

Aberdeenshire - Crathes Castle

Aberdeenshire - Glen Tanar

Angus - Glens (Clova, Doll & Prosen)

Cairngorms - Aviemore

Cairngorms - Cairngorm Mountain (ski) resort

Cairngorms - Carrbridge

Cairngorms - Dalwhinnie distillery

Cairngorms - East - Glenshee

Cairngorms - East - Royal Deeside

Cairngorms - East - Royal Deeside - Ballater

Cairngorms - East - Royal Deeside - Balmoral

Cairngorms - East - Royal Deeside - Banchory & the Falls of Feugh

Cairngorms - East - Royal Deeside - Braemar

Cairngorms - East - Royal Deeside - Muir of Dinnet national nature reserve

Cairngorms - East/Angus - Glenprosen

Cairngorms - Kincraig/wildlife park, Loch Insh & Leault working sheep dog farm

Cairngorms - Kingussie

Cairngorms - Loch Morlich

Cairngorms - Lochan Uaine & Ryovan pass (walk)

Cairngorms - N - Tomintoul

Cairngorms - Newtonmore

Cairngorms - North - The Lecht, Corgaff & Cock Bridge

Cairngorms - Reindeer

Cairngorms - Rothiemurchus estate (near Aviemore)

Cairngorms - Strathspey steam train

Cairngorms National Park

Glen Affric

Glen Affric - Corrimony Chambered Cairn

Glen Affric - Plodda Falls

Glen Affric - Walks

Great Glen/Caledonian Canal

Great Glen/Caledonian Canal - Bridge of Oich

Great Glen/Caledonian Canal - Commando Memorial with views of the Ben Nevis massif

Great Glen/Caledonian Canal - Corpach Lighthouse/Shipwreck & Ben Nevis View

Great Glen/Caledonian Canal - Great Glen Way

Great Glen/Caledonian Canal - Inverlochy Castle

Great Glen/Caledonian Canal - Loch Oich

Great Glen/Caledonian Canal - Neptune's Staircase

Inverness -shire

Inverness area - Cawdor Castle & Gardens

Inverness area - Nairn & Beaches

Inverness City - see "Cities" section

Inverness-shire - Clava Cairns

Inverness-shire - Culloden

Inverness-shire - Fort George

Lairg

Loch Lomond (& Trossachs) Nationalpark

Loch Lomond - Balloch

Loch Lomond - Balmaha

Loch Lomond - Ben Lomond (walk)

Loch Lomond - Conic Hill

Loch Lomond - Falls of Falloch

Loch Lomond - Inveruglas to Loch Sloy walk

Loch Lomond - Luss

Loch Lomond - Millarochy Beach

Loch Lomond - Rowardennan (eastside)

Loch Lomond - Tarbet

Loch Lomond - West Highland Way (eastside of loch)

Loch Ness - eastside - incl. the Falls of Foyers

Loch Ness - southside - incl. Fort Augustus & Caledonian Canal Centre

Loch Ness - westside - incl. Urquhart castle, Drumnadrochit & Invermoriston

Lochaber - Geopark

Lochaber - Glen Nevis (walk)

Lochaber - Glencoe (Pass of Glencoe)

Lochaber - Rannoch Moor

Lochaber - Road to the Isles - Glenfinnan

Lochaber (Highland region)

Monadhliath mountains

Moray

Moray - Brodie Castle

Moray - Elgin - the Biblical garden

Moray - Elgin cathedral

Moray - Elgin, Cathedral, the Biblical Garden & Johnston of Elgin tours

Moray - Forres & the Sueno Stone

Moray - Keith

Moray - Speyside Whisky Trail

Moray Coast - Burghead

Moray Coast - Cullen

Moray Coast - Findhorn Bay & Beach

Moray Coast - Lossiemouth Beaches

Perth City - see "Cities" section

Perthshire

Perthshire - Aberfeldy & the Birks of Aberfeldy

Perthshire - Ben Lawers road - linking Glen Lyon with Loch Tay

Perthshire - Blair Atholl, Castle & Gardens & Distillery

Perthshire - Blairgowrie, Alyth, River & Cateran Trail Walks

Perthshire - Comrie, Deil's Cauldron & Melville Monument

Perthshire - Crieff & the Glenturret Distillery

Perthshire - Dunkeld/Cathedral, Birnam & River Tay Walks

Perthshire - Falls & House of Bruar

Perthshire - Glen Lyon

Perthshire - Grandtully, River Tay Rapids & the Chocolatier

Perthshire - Kenmore (Loch Tay)

Perthshire - Loch Earn & St. Filans

Perthshire - Loch Tay & Kenmore

Perthshire - Loch Tummel & Loch Rannoch

Perthshire - Pitlochry

Perthshire - Pitlochry - Blackspout waterfall, Moulin & Erdradour distillery walk

Perthshire - Pitlochry - Dam, Loch Faskally, Port na Craig & the Festival Theatre

Perthshire - Pitlochry - Enchanted Forest (autumn only)

Perthshire - Queen's View

Perthshire - Queens View

Perthshire - River Garry

Perthshire - River Tummel

Perthshire - The Enchanted Forest (autumn only)

Perthshire - the Fortingall Yew

Perthshire - the Hermitage (forest waterfall walk)

Trossachs (& Loch Lomond) Nationalpark

Trossachs - Aberfoyle

Trossachs - Balquhidder, Rob Roy's Grave & Loch Voil

Trossachs - Ben A'an walk

Trossachs - Ben Ledi

Trossachs - Callander

Trossachs - Duke's Pass/Queen Elizabeth Forest Park

Trossachs - Killin & the Falls of Dochart

Trossachs - Loch Earn & Glenogle

Trossachs - Loch Katrine

Trossachs - Loch Lubnaig & Strathyre

Islands - Hebrides - Inner & Southern Isles

Hebrides - Canna & Sanday (Small Isles from Mallaig)

Hebrides - Coll (Inner Hebrides)

Hebrides - Colonsay & Oransay (Southern Hebrides)

Hebrides - Eigg ( Small Isles from Mallaig)

Hebrides - Gigha (Kintyre)

Hebrides - Handa Island (Sutherland Far Northwest Coast)

Hebrides - Iona (Inner Hebrides via Mull)

Hebrides - Iona - Abbey

Hebrides - Iona - Beaches

Hebrides - Islay (Southern Hebrides)

Hebrides - Islay - Ardtalla & the Kildalton Cross

Hebrides - Islay - Bowmore

Hebrides - Islay - Finlaggan & the Lord of the Isles

Hebrides - Islay - Kintra, Machrie Beach at Laggan Bay

Hebrides - Islay - Port Charlotte, Portnahaven, Port Wemyss & the Rhinns of Islay

Hebrides - Islay - Port Ellen, Harbour, Beaches & Distilleries

Hebrides - Islay - RSBP Islay & Gruinard bay

Hebrides - Islay - Sanaigmore Bay & Beach Walk

Hebrides - Islay - The Oa Cliffs & the American Monument

Hebrides - Islay - Whisky distilleries

Hebrides - Isle of Skye - Sleat peninsula - Armadale gardens, Clan MacDonald Castle & the museum of the Isles

Hebrides - Jura (Southern Hebrides)

Hebrides - Jura - Craighouse

Hebrides - Jura - Inverlussa

Hebrides - Jura - Lussa estate - northern Jura

Hebrides - Jura - Paps of Jura & Coastal Views

Hebrides - Kerrara (Inner Hebrides)

Hebrides - Lismore (Inner Hebrides)

Hebrides - Luing (Inner Hebrides by ferry from the Isle of Seil - which has "the Bridge over the Atlantic" to the Argyll coast south of Oban)

Hebrides - Muck (Small Isles from Mallaig)

Hebrides - Mull (Inner Hebrides)

Hebrides - Mull - Duart Castle

Hebrides - Mull - Lochbuie (incl. the standing stone circle)

Hebrides - Mull - Ross of Mull - Fionnphort & Beaches

Hebrides - Mull - Ross of Mull - Uisken beach

Hebrides - Mull - Tobermory/Distillery, Harbour & Walks to Lighthouse & Aros

Hebrides - Raasay (via Skye)

Hebrides - Rum (Small Isles from Mallaig)

Hebrides - Seil, Luing & Easdale (Inner Hebrides via "the Bridge over the Atlantic")

Hebrides - Skye

Hebrides - Skye - Bridge & Kyleakin

Hebrides - Skye - Broadford

Hebrides - Skye - Cuillins - Sligachan

Hebrides - Skye - Cuillins, Glenbrittle, Fairy Pools & Walks

Hebrides - Skye - Elgol, Loch Coruisk & the Strathaird peninsula (western Skye)

Hebrides - Skye - NW - Dunvegan & Castle

Hebrides - Skye - NW - Neist point lighthouse

Hebrides - Skye - NW - Waternish peninsula

Hebrides - Skye - Portree

Hebrides - Skye - South - Sleat peninsula

Hebrides - Skye - Trotternish

Hebrides - Skye - Trotternish - Duntulm castle

Hebrides - Skye - Trotternish - Fairy Glen

Hebrides - Skye - Trotternish - Kilt Rock

Hebrides - Skye - Trotternish - Museum of Island Life & Flora MacDonald's grave

Hebrides - Skye - Trotternish - Old Man of Storr

Hebrides - Skye - Trotternish - Quiraing

Hebrides - Skye - Trotternish peninsula

Hebrides - Skye - West - Talisker/Carbost & Minginish

Hebrides - Small Isles (Rum, Eigg, Canna & Muck)

Hebrides - Staffa & Fingal's Cave (Inner Hebrides via Mull or Iona)

Hebrides - Summer Isles/Tanera Mor - (Loch Broom from Ullapool)

Hebrides - Tiree (Inner Hebrides)

Hebrides - Treshnish Isles/Lunga (Inner Hebrides via Mull or Iona)

Hebrides - Ulva & Gometra (Inner Hebrides via Mull)

Islands - Hebrides - Outer Isles

Hebrides - Barra/Barraigh - Castlebay & Kisimul Castle

Hebrides - Barra/Barraigh - Isle of Mingulay

Hebrides - Barra/Barraigh - Isle of Vatersay/Bhatersaigh

Hebrides - Barra/Bharraigh

Hebrides - Barra/Bharraigh - Airport & Beaches

Hebrides - Benbecula (Outer Hebrides)

Hebrides - Berneray & its beaches (Outer Hebrides)

Hebrides - Eriskay (Outer Hebrides)

Hebrides - Great Bernera (Outer Hebrides via Lewis)

Hebrides - Harris (Outer Hebrides)

Hebrides - Harris - Eastcoast - Golden route

Hebrides - Harris - Eastcoast - Golden route - Rodel & St. Clement's Church

Hebrides - Harris - Huishinish

Hebrides - Harris - North Harris & Loch Seaforth/Siophort

Hebrides - Harris - Westcoast beaches - Luskentyre

Hebrides - Harris - Westcoast beaches - Scarista beach

Hebrides - Harris - Westcoast beaches - Seilebost

Hebrides - Lewis (Outer Hebrides)

Hebrides - Lewis - Butt of Lewis Lighthouse

Hebrides - Lewis - Callanish Standing Stones Circles

Hebrides - Lewis - Dun Carloway Broch (Dun Charlabhaigh)

Hebrides - Lewis - Gearrannan Blackhouse Village

Hebrides - Lewis - NE - Giordail beach

Hebrides - Lewis - NE - northeastern beaches (north of Stornoway & south of Tolstadh)

Hebrides - Lewis - NE - Tolsta / Tolstadh Beach

Hebrides - Lewis - NE - Tolsta head (circular cliff-top walk)

Hebrides - Lewis - NE - Tolsta to Port Ness coastal walk

Hebrides - Lewis - North Lewis - Port Ness

Hebrides - Lewis - NW Lewis - Dalmore beach

Hebrides - Lewis - South Lewis

Hebrides - Lewis - South Lewis - Eisgein/Loch Sealg

Hebrides - Lewis - South Lewis - Orasaigh

Hebrides - Lewis - Stornoway, Harbour & Lews Castle

Hebrides - Lewis - Tiumpan Head Lighthouse

Hebrides - Lewis - Valtos Peninsula

Hebrides - Lewis - West - Mealasta walk with views of Scarp & Eilean Mealasta

Hebrides - Lewis - West Lewis - Aird Uig/Gallan Head

Hebrides - Lewis - West Lewis - Cliffs & seastacks

Hebrides - Lewis - West Lewis - Mangurstadh (coastal walk)

Hebrides - Lewis - West Lewis - Uig Beach & the Western Cliffs

Hebrides - Mingulay (Outer Hebrides via Barra)

Hebrides - Monach Isles (Outer Hebrides via North Uist)

Hebrides - North Uist (Outer Hebrides)

Hebrides - North Uist - Baile Mor

Hebrides - North Uist - Baile Sear (via bridge from North Uist)

Hebrides - Scalpay (Outer Hebrides via Harris)

Hebrides - South Uist (Outer Hebrides)

Hebrides - South Uist - Kildonan South Uist museum

Hebrides - South Uist - Loch Sgioport

Hebrides - St. Kilda (Outer Hebrides via North Uist & Harris)

Hebrides - The Uists (from Berneray to Eriskay)

Islands – Shetland Isles

- Scottish Islands

Shetland

Shetland - Bressay

Shetland - Central Mainland

Shetland - Central mainland - Burra & Trondra

Shetland - Central mainland - Isle of Noss (via Bressay)

Shetland - Central mainland - Lerwick

Shetland - Central mainland - Lerwick - Clickimin Broch

Shetland - Central mainland - Lerwick - Harbour, Port Charlotte, the Knap & Shetland museum

Shetland - Central mainland - Scalloway

Shetland - Central mainland - Wester Quarff

Shetland - Fair Isle

Shetland - Foula

Shetland - Lerwick - Town hall

Shetland - Mainland

Shetland - Mainland - Lunnasting & Nesting

Shetland - Nesting

Shetland - North Isles - Fetlar

Shetland - North Isles - Unst - Haroldswick, Unst heritage centre & boat haven

Shetland - North Isles - Unst - Hermaness Seabirdcliffs National Nature Reserve

Shetland - North Isles - Unst - Muckle Flugga

Shetland - North Isles - Unst (via Yell)

Shetland - North Isles - Yell

Shetland - North mainland - Isle of Muckle Roe

Shetland - North mainland/Northmavine

Shetland - Northmavine - Eshaness

Shetland - Northmavine - Ronas Voe

Shetland - Noss

Shetland - Out Skerries

Shetland - South Mainland

Shetland - South mainland - Croft museum

Shetland - South mainland - Hoswick - Shetland visitor centre

Shetland - South mainland - Isle of Mousa, Broch & the Storm Petrels

Shetland - South Mainland - Jarlshof

Shetland - South Mainland - Spiggie Beach, Loch & Cliffs

Shetland - South Mainland - St. Ninians Isle & tombola beach

Shetland - South Mainland - Sumburgh Head

Shetland - West Mainland

Shetland - West mainland - Isle of Papa Stour

Shetland - West Mainland - Walls

Shetland - West Mainland - Westerwick

Shetland - Whalsay

Shetland Isles

Lowlands

Aberdeen: for Aberdeen go to "Cities" - Aberdeen

Angus - Glamis castle

Angus - Meigle & the Pictish Stones

Canal walks - Forth - Clyde - Union canal

Clackmannanshire

Clackmannanshire - Alloa/Tower & Harbour

Clackmannanshire - Alva/Glen & waterfalls

Clackmannanshire - Castle Campbell to Glenquey walk

Clackmannanshire - Castle Campbell visit

Clackmannanshire - Clackmannan/Tower Views & the Stone of Mannan

Clackmannanshire - Dollar/Glen, Castle Campbell & Waterfalls

Clackmannanshire - Gartmorn Dam

Clackmannanshire - Japanese/Cowden Garden

Clackmannanshire - Lynn Mill waterfall

Clackmannanshire - Ochils (walks)

Clackmannanshire - River Forth (walks)

Clackmannanshire - RSBP Black Devon Wetlands

Clackmannanshire - Rumbling Bridge

Clackmannanshire - Sauchie Tower

Clackmannanshire - Tillicoultry / Mill Glen & waterfalls walk

Distilleries - Glengoyne

Dunblane see "Cities" section

Dundee: for Dundee go to "Cities" - Dundee

Edinburgh: for Edinburgh go to "Cities" - Edinburgh

Falkirk

Falkirk - Antonine Wall

Falkirk - Bo'ness - Motor museum

Falkirk - Bo'ness - Museum of the Scottish railways

Falkirk - Bo'ness & Kinneil

Falkirk - Bo'ness & Kinneil railway

Falkirk - Falkirk Wheel & Forth-Clyde-Union Canal & Tunnels

Falkirk - Kelpies

Falkirk - Kinneil - Kinneil House, Church, Museum, the Antonine Wall & James Watt

Falkirk - the pineapple

Fife - Benarty (viewpoint hill walk)

Fife - Culross, palace, gardens & abbey

Fife - Devilla Forest

Fife - Dunfermline, Abbey, Pittencrieff Park & walks

Fife - Falkland & Falkland Palace (& historic "Outlander" setting)

Fife - Knockhill views (& car racing circuit)

Fife - Loch Ore

Fife - Loch Ore Meadows

Fife - Lomond Hills

Fife - Scotland's secret WWII bunker

Glasgow: for Glasgow go to "Cities" - Glasgow

Kinross-shire - Loch Leven walk, Island & Castle

Lanark - New Lanark Mill & Falls of Clyde

Lanarkshire - Hillend reservoir (walk)

Mid-Lothian - Rosslyn Chapel (& the Da Vinci Code)

Ochils - Menstrie Glen

Perth - The Perth museum & the Stone of Destiny

Perth: for Perth go to "Cities" - Perth

Perthshire - Drummond Castle & Gardens (the "Versailles of Outlander")

Perthshire - Dunning, St. Serf's church & the Dupplin Pictish cross

Perthshire - Gleneagles - golf resort & hotel

Stirling - Church of Holy Rude

Stirling - Cowane's hospital

Stirling - Smith art gallery & museum

Stirling - Stirling.co.uk

Stirling - the Bastion

Stirling - What's on

Stirling (Castle, Wallace monument & B'burn heritage centre) - see "Cities" section

Stirling: for Stirling go to "Cities" - Stirling

Stirlingshire

Stirlingshire - Campsies

Stirlingshire - Doune Castle

Stirlingshire - Finnich Glen & Devil's Pulpit

Stirlingshire - Ochils - Dumyat (viewpoint hillwalk)

West Lothian

West Lothian - Beecraig's Country Park

West Lothian - Bo'ness & Scottish Railway Museum

West Lothian - Cairnpapple Hill

West Lothian - Hopetoun House & Gardens

West Lothian - Linlithgow, Palace & loch

West Lothian - Midhope Castle (Lallybroch/Outlander)

West Lothian - Muiravonside country park

Northern Highlands & coast - North Coast* - 500

*Northcoast* - 500 covers:

    • Northwest Coast: North of Kyle of Lochalsh (Skye Bridge) up to Ullapool
    • Far Northwest Coast: North of Ullapool up to Cape Wrath (Northwest Cape)
    • The actual Northcoast (Cape Wrath/NW Cape to Duncansby Head/Northeast Cape)
  • Northeast Coast: Duncansby Head (NE Cape) south to Kessock Bridge/Inverness

Far NW - Sutherland - Altnaharra

Far NW - Sutherland - Broch Dun Dornaigil

Far NW - Sutherland - Loch Assynt & Ardvreck Castle

Far NW - Wester Ross - Corrieshalloch Gorge & Measach falls

FAR NW & COAST __________________________

Far NW & coast - Sutherland (i.e. the Far Northwest Coast section of the Sutherland coast / Sutherland includes much of the Far NW + North coast + NE coast - plus away from the coastal roads the inland area is part of the Northern Highland region)

Far NW coast - Sutherland - Achmelvich Beach

Far NW coast - Sutherland - Kylesku, Kylesku bridge, Kylestrome & Unapool

Far NW coast - Sutherland - Lochinver

Far NW coast - Sutherland - Sandwood Bay

Far NW coast - Sutherland - Stoer lighthouse

Far NW coast - Wester Ross - Achiltibuie & Coigach coast

Far NW coast - Wester Ross - Loch Broom (Loch Broom south of Ullapool = NW coast & north of Ullapool = Far NW coast)

Far NW coast - Wester Ross - Ullapool

NE - Easter Ross - "1 million dollar" View

NE - Easter Ross - Beauly & priory

NE - Easter Ross - Rogie falls

NE - Easter Ross - Silverbridge - Blackwater falls

NE - Easter Ross - Strathpeffer, incl. Castle Leod of the MacKenzies

NE - Sutherland - Carbisdale castle

NE - Sutherland - Dunrobin castle

NE - Sutherland - Lairg

NE & COAST ___________________

NE & coast - Easter Ross (Easter Ross consists of 2 regions: NE coast & NE Highlands)

NE & coast - Sutherland (i.e. the NE coast section of the Sutherland coast / Sutherland includes much of the Far NW + North + NE coast - plus away from the coastal roads the inland area is part of the N. Highland region)

NE coast - Caithness - Duncansby Cliffs (most northeasterly point of the Scottish mainland)

NE coast - Caithness - Wick

NE coast - Caithness - Wick - Castle Sinclair Girnigoe

NE coast - Easter Ross - Alness & Invergordon

NE coast - Easter Ross - Black Isle - Chanonry Point (resident dolphin colony)

NE coast - Easter Ross - Black Isle (peninsula)

NE coast - Easter Ross - Dingwall

NE coast - Easter Ross - Kessock Bridge over Beauly & Moray Firth - (linking Inverness with the Black Isle peninsula)

NE coast - Easter Ross - Tarbart Ness, Portmahomack & the Pictish Trail

NE coast - Sutherland - Cairn Liath broch

NE coast - Sutherland - Dornoch, Beach, Golf Course & Historic Town & Cathedral

NE coast - Sutherland - Dunrobin Castle & Gardens

NE coast - Sutherland - Golspie

NE coast - Sutherland - Loch Fleet

North & NE coast - Caithness (area covers both: Northeast coast & Northcoast)

NORTH COAST__________________

Northcoast - Caithness - Dunnet Bay Beach

Northcoast - Caithness - Dunnet Bay Beach

Northcoast - Caithness - John O'Groats (northcoast, near the northeast cape of Duncansby Head & Cliffs)

Northcoast - Caithness - Thurso & Thurso Bay

Northcoast - Sutherland (i.e. the North Coast section of the Sutherland coast / Sutherland includes much of the Far NW + North + NE coast - plus away from the coastal roads the inland area is part of the N. Highland region)

Northcoast - Sutherland (Northcoast section of the Sutherland coast)

Northcoast - Sutherland - Balnakeil Beach

Northcoast - Sutherland - Bettyhill & Torrisdale Beach

Northcoast - Sutherland - Durness & beaches

Northcoast - Sutherland - Smoo Cave

Northcoast - Sutherland - Smoo Cave Coastal Walk

Northcoast - Sutherland - Strathy Beach

Northcoast - Sutherland - Tongue

NORTHCOAST - Sutherland - Torrisdale beach

Northeast coast - Sutherland (Northeast coast section of the Sutherland coast)

NORTHWEST COAST __________________________________

NW - Wester Ross - Loch Maree

NW - Sutherland - Knockan Crag

NW - Wester Ross - Badachro & the Redpoint peninsula

NW - Wester Ross - Bealach na Ba pass

NW - Wester Ross - Beinn Eighe national nature reserve

NW - Wester Ross - Loch Kernsary

NW & coast - Wester Ross

NW coast - Lochalsh - Lochcarron

NW coast - Lochalsh - Plockton

NW coast - Lochalsh - Skye bridge

NW Coast - Northwest Highlands Geopark

NW coast - Wester Ross - Applecross

NW Coast - Wester Ross - Ardessie Falls

NW coast - Wester Ross - Gairloch & surrounding peninsulas

NW coast - Wester Ross - Gairloch beach & bay

NW coast - Wester Ross - Gruinard Bay

NW Coast - Wester Ross - Inverewe subtropical gardens

NW coast - Wester Ross - Inverewe subtropical gardens

NW coast - Wester Ross - Little Loch Broom (sealoch)

NW coast - Wester Ross - Loch Carron

NW Coast - Wester Ross - Mellon Udrigle

NW coast - Wester Ross - Shieldaig

NW coast - Wester Ross - Torridon

Cities

Cities

Aberdeen

Aberdeen - Harbour

Aberdeen - Old Aberdeen, Kings College, St. Machar, Duthie Park, Bridge of Balgownie & Bridge of Don beach

Aberdeen Esplanade, Footdee & Harbour

Dundee

Dundee - Discovery Point

Dundee - Frigate Unicorn

Dundee - Law (viewpoint)

Dundee - V&A Design Museum

Dundee - Verdant Works (Jute)

Edinburgh

Edinburgh - 3 bridges/South Queensferry to Crammond tidal island coastal/beach walk

Edinburgh - Arthur's Seat & Holyrood Palace & Park

Edinburgh - Calton Hill

Edinburgh - Castle

Edinburgh - Colinton Tunnel Murals

Edinburgh - Dean Village & Leith River walk (from Leith to Balerno in the Pentland Hills)

Edinburgh - Grassmarket, Greyfriar's & Heriot School

Edinburgh - Holyrood Palace, Abbey & Holyrood Park

Edinburgh - Johnnie Walker Experience

Edinburgh - Leith

Edinburgh - Leith - the Royal Yacht Britannia

Edinburgh - Musselburgh

Edinburgh - National Museum

Edinburgh - New Town

Edinburgh - Princess Street & Gardens

Edinburgh - Royal Botanic Gardens

Edinburgh - Royal Mile

Edinburgh - Scotch whisky experience

Edinburgh - South Queensferry

Edinburgh - South Queensferry & the 3 Forth Bridges

Edinburgh - St. Giles cathedral & the Thistle chapel

Edinburgh - Tartan weaving mill

Glasgow

Glasgow - C - George Square & Buchanan Street

Glasgow - C - Merchant City

Glasgow - E - Barras

Glasgow - E - Glasgow Green

Glasgow - E - St. Mungo's cathedral, the Necropolis & Tennents' Brewery

Glasgow - Football Stadiums - Ibrox/Rangers, Celtic & Hampden Park (with the national football museum)

Glasgow - River Clyde, Transport Museum, the Tall Ship & the Govan Viking Hogback Stones

Glasgow - W - Botanic Gardens

Glasgow - Westend - Glasgow University & Ashton Lane

Glasgow - Westend - Kelvingrove Park, Museum & Art Gallery & Kelvin River Walk

Inverness

Inverness - Caledonian canal end (Beauly Firth)

Inverness - Carnac point (where the River Ness meets the sea) coastal - Kessock bridge view, old ferry, end of the Caledonian Canal & River Ness circular sunset - walk

Inverness - River Ness & River islands

Inverness - South Kessog (Beauly Firth) - Old ferry terminal

Perth

Perth - Kinnoul Hill

Perth - River Tay circular via River Island & North Inch walk

Perth - Scone Palace

Stirling

Stirling - Bannockburn Heritage Centre

Stirling - Cambuskenneth Abbey & Riverside/Old Harbour walk

Stirling - Castle, incl. the Royal Palace, the Great Hall & the Argyll & Sutherland Highland musuem

Stirling - National Wallace Monument

Stirling - Stirling Castle Back Walk/Gowan Hill with views of the Ochils & the Wallace Monument

Stirlingshire - Dunblane (smallest Scottish city)

Coast – East Coast

East Coast

- Eastcoast - from Berwickshire to Aberdeenshire & Moray as far as Inverness/Kessock bridge (start of Northcoast500) ___________________________________________

Aberdeen - see "Cities" section

Aberdeenshire - East & Northeast Coast

Aberdeenshire - E - Balmedie beach country park

Aberdeenshire - E - Bullers of Buchan

Aberdeenshire - E - Cruden Bay

Aberdeenshire - E - Dunnottar Castle

Aberdeenshire - E - Fraserburgh & lighthouse museum

Aberdeenshire - E - Newburgh beach & seals

Aberdeenshire - E - Peterhead & harbour

Aberdeenshire - E - Stonehaven

Aberdeenshire - N/E - Crovie

Aberdeenshire - N/E - Pennan

Aberdeenshire - N/E - Troup Head cliffs & RSBP nature reserve

Angus

Angus - Angus coastal path

Angus - Arbroath

Angus - Ferryden, Scurdie Ness & Montrose

Angus - House of Dun & the Angus Folk museum & walled gardens

Angus - Lunan Bay Beach

Berwickshire

Berwickshire - Berwick-upon-Tweed (England)

Berwickshire - Coastal path

Berwickshire - Coldingham

Berwickshire - Cove

Berwickshire - Eyemouth

Berwickshire - Pease Bay

Berwickshire - St. Abbs, Harbour & St. Abbs Head Cliffs National Nature Reserve

Dundee - see "Cities" section

East Lothian

East Lothian - Coastal Path

East Lothian - Dirleton Castle

East Lothian - Dunbar

East Lothian - Gullane Beach

East Lothian - North Berwick - the Scottish Seabird Centre & Berwick Law

East Lothian - Preston Mill (on route to the coast)

East Lothian - Scottish Flag Centre (Athelstaneford)

East Lothian - Tantallon Castle

East Lothian - Taprain Law

East Lothian - Yellowcraig's Beach

Fife

Fife - Aberdour Beach & Castle

Fife - Anstruther, Harbour & Scottish Fishing Museum

Fife - Burntisland

Fife - Crail & harbour

Fife - Crombie Point (Firth of Forth)

Fife - Culross, Abbey, Palace & Historic "Outlander setting"

Fife - Culross, Dunimarle castle, St. Serf's chapel & the West Kirk

Fife - Dalgety Bay

Fife - Dysart harbour

Fife - East Neuk Fishing Villages, Fife Ness, Beaches & Coastal Path

Fife - Elie, Earlsferry & Beaches

Fife - Falkland

Fife - Fife Coastal Path

Fife - Kinghorn

Fife - Kingsbarns - beach & distillery

Fife - Limekilns & Charlestown (& views of the Forth Bridges)

Fife - North Queensferry & the 3 Forth Bridges

Fife - Ravenscraig castle

Fife - Scenic River Tay Drive

Fife - St. Andrews - San Salvator's college & chapel

Fife - St. Andrews, University, Golf & Beaches

Fife - Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve & Beach

Fife - Wemyss caves, West & East Wemyss & castles

Fife/Dundee - Tay Bridge

Moray - Lossiemouth

Northumbria (England)

Northumbria - Bamburgh Castle

Northumbria - Lindisfarne & Holy Isle (tidal)

West Lothian - Blackness Castle

Coast – West Coast

West Coast

- Westcoast - from the Mull of Galloway to the Skye Bridge/Kyle of Lochalsh___________________________________________

Ardnamurchan - Acharacle & Kentra

Ardnamurchan - Ardgour

Ardnamurchan - Ardgour - Corran Ferry (to mainland Lochaber - Glencoe & Fort William)

Ardnamurchan - Castle Tioram

Ardnamurchan - Fascadale

Ardnamurchan - Glenborrodale, Ardnamurchan distillery & visitor centre

Ardnamurchan - Lighthouse

Ardnamurchan - Morvern

Ardnamurchan - Sanna Bay Beach

Ardnamurchan - Strontian (Sunart)

Ardnamurchan - Sunart

Ardnamurchan - West Ardnamurchan

Ardnamurchan, incl. Ardgour, Morvern & Sunart

Argyll

Argyll - Ardfern

Argyll - Ardouaine Subtropical Garden & Coastal View

Argyll - Argyll forest park

Argyll - Bridge over the Atlantic to the Isle of Seil (& onward to the Isles of Easdale & Luing)

Argyll - Castle Stalker

Argyll - Connel Bridge & Falls of Lora

Argyll - Cowal

Argyll - Cowal - Ardentinny Beach

Argyll - Cowal - Benmore Gardens

Argyll - Cowal - Blairmore pier

Argyll - Cowal - Castle Lachlan/Inver

Argyll - Cowal - Dunoon

Argyll - Cowal - Holy Loch

Argyll - Cowal - Kilmodan Stones

Argyll - Cowal - Kyle of Bute views

Argyll - Cowal - Loch Eck

Argyll - Cowal - Loch Fyne

Argyll - Cowal - Loch Striven

Argyll - Cowal - Lochgoil - Carrick Castle

Argyll - Cowal - Lochgoil - Lochgoilhead

Argyll - Cowal - Otter ferry

Argyll - Cowal - Puck's Glen

Argyll - Cowal - Toward Point Lighthouse

Argyll - Cowal - Views over to the Isle of Arran

Argyll - Cowall - Tighnabruaich

Argyll - Craobh Haven

Argyll - Crinan Canal

Argyll - Dunadd ( historic Dalriada)

Argyll - Inveraray & Castle

Argyll - Kilberry peninsula

Argyll - Kilmartin Glen & Standing Stone Circle

Argyll - Kilmory peninsula

Argyll - Knapdale/Tayvallich

Argyll - Loch Awe & Kilchurn castle (on route to the Westcoast)

Argyll - Loch Etive

Argyll - Oban

Argyll - Oban - Ganavan Beach

Argyll - Oban - Views from McCaig's Tower

Argyll - Tralee beach

Ayr

Ayrshire - Ayr

Ayrshire - Culzean Castle & Country Park

Ayrshire - Dunure

Ayrshire - Girvan beach & harbour (with views of Aisla Craig)

Ayrshire - Largs & Vikingar

Ayrshire - Maidens

Ayrshire - Prestwick Beach

Ayrshire - Robert Burns Birthplace museum

Ayrshire - Varyag Russian cruiser monument

Clyde Coast & Sealochs

Clyde Coast - Dumbarton/Rock & Castle

Clyde Coast - Gare Loch

Clyde Coast - Inverclyde

Clyde Coast - Inverkip & Cloch Point Lighthouse

Clyde Coast - Kilcreggan

Clyde Coast - Loch Long

Galloway (Galloway extends to the West & Southwest coast & into the Southern Upland region)

Galloway - West & SW coast - Rhins & Mull of Galloway

Galloway - Westcoast - Portpatrick

Kintyre

Kintyre - Campbeltown

Kintyre - Carradale & Harbour

Kintyre - Machrihanish/Westport Beach

Kintyre - Mull of Kintyre & Southend

Kintyre - Saddle & Abbey

Kintyre - Skipness & Castle

Kintyre - Tarbert

Kintyre - Tarbert castle

Kintyre - West Loch Tarbert

Loch Duich (sealoch/fjord) & Eilean Donan Castle

Lochaber

Lochaber - Ballachulish Bridge

Lochaber - Corran ferry

Lochaber - Fort William

Lochaber - Knoydart (peninsula, ferry via Mallaig)

Lochaber - Loch Leven & Kinlochleven

Lochaber - Nevis Range (Aonach Mhor) mountain gondola

Lochaber - North Ballachulish

Lochaber - Road to the Isles

Lochaber - Road to the Isles - the golden sands of Morar, Loch Morar, Arisaig & Mallaig

Lochaber (Westcoast region)

Lochalsh (West & NW coast region)

Lochalsh - Westcoast - Eilean Donan Castle & Dornie

Lochalsh - Westcoast - Glenelg & Loch Hourn

Lochalsh - Westcoast - Kintail

Moidart

Highlands (S, E, W & central)

Highlands

Aberdeenshire - Crathes Castle

Aberdeenshire - Glen Tanar

Angus - Glens (Clova, Doll & Prosen)

Cairngorms - Aviemore

Cairngorms - Cairngorm Mountain (ski) resort

Cairngorms - Carrbridge

Cairngorms - Dalwhinnie distillery

Cairngorms - East - Glenshee

Cairngorms - East - Royal Deeside

Cairngorms - East - Royal Deeside - Ballater

Cairngorms - East - Royal Deeside - Balmoral

Cairngorms - East - Royal Deeside - Banchory & the Falls of Feugh

Cairngorms - East - Royal Deeside - Braemar

Cairngorms - East - Royal Deeside - Muir of Dinnet national nature reserve

Cairngorms - East/Angus - Glenprosen

Cairngorms - Kincraig/wildlife park, Loch Insh & Leault working sheep dog farm

Cairngorms - Kingussie

Cairngorms - Loch Morlich

Cairngorms - Lochan Uaine & Ryovan pass (walk)

Cairngorms - N - Tomintoul

Cairngorms - Newtonmore

Cairngorms - North - The Lecht, Corgaff & Cock Bridge

Cairngorms - Reindeer

Cairngorms - Rothiemurchus estate (near Aviemore)

Cairngorms - Strathspey steam train

Cairngorms National Park

Glen Affric

Glen Affric - Corrimony Chambered Cairn

Glen Affric - Plodda Falls

Glen Affric - Walks

Great Glen/Caledonian Canal

Great Glen/Caledonian Canal - Bridge of Oich

Great Glen/Caledonian Canal - Commando Memorial with views of the Ben Nevis massif

Great Glen/Caledonian Canal - Corpach Lighthouse/Shipwreck & Ben Nevis View

Great Glen/Caledonian Canal - Great Glen Way

Great Glen/Caledonian Canal - Inverlochy Castle

Great Glen/Caledonian Canal - Loch Oich

Great Glen/Caledonian Canal - Neptune's Staircase

Inverness -shire

Inverness area - Cawdor Castle & Gardens

Inverness area - Nairn & Beaches

Inverness City - see "Cities" section

Inverness-shire - Clava Cairns

Inverness-shire - Culloden

Inverness-shire - Fort George

Lairg

Loch Lomond (& Trossachs) Nationalpark

Loch Lomond - Balloch

Loch Lomond - Balmaha

Loch Lomond - Ben Lomond (walk)

Loch Lomond - Conic Hill

Loch Lomond - Falls of Falloch

Loch Lomond - Inveruglas to Loch Sloy walk

Loch Lomond - Luss

Loch Lomond - Millarochy Beach

Loch Lomond - Rowardennan (eastside)

Loch Lomond - Tarbet

Loch Lomond - West Highland Way (eastside of loch)

Loch Ness - eastside - incl. the Falls of Foyers

Loch Ness - southside - incl. Fort Augustus & Caledonian Canal Centre

Loch Ness - westside - incl. Urquhart castle, Drumnadrochit & Invermoriston

Lochaber - Geopark

Lochaber - Glen Nevis (walk)

Lochaber - Glencoe (Pass of Glencoe)

Lochaber - Rannoch Moor

Lochaber - Road to the Isles - Glenfinnan

Lochaber (Highland region)

Monadhliath mountains

Moray

Moray - Brodie Castle

Moray - Elgin - the Biblical garden

Moray - Elgin cathedral

Moray - Elgin, Cathedral, the Biblical Garden & Johnston of Elgin tours

Moray - Forres & the Sueno Stone

Moray - Keith

Moray - Speyside Whisky Trail

Moray Coast - Burghead

Moray Coast - Cullen

Moray Coast - Findhorn Bay & Beach

Moray Coast - Lossiemouth Beaches

Perth City - see "Cities" section

Perthshire

Perthshire - Aberfeldy & the Birks of Aberfeldy

Perthshire - Ben Lawers road - linking Glen Lyon with Loch Tay

Perthshire - Blair Atholl, Castle & Gardens & Distillery

Perthshire - Blairgowrie, Alyth, River & Cateran Trail Walks

Perthshire - Comrie, Deil's Cauldron & Melville Monument

Perthshire - Crieff & the Glenturret Distillery

Perthshire - Dunkeld/Cathedral, Birnam & River Tay Walks

Perthshire - Falls & House of Bruar

Perthshire - Glen Lyon

Perthshire - Grandtully, River Tay Rapids & the Chocolatier

Perthshire - Kenmore (Loch Tay)

Perthshire - Loch Earn & St. Filans

Perthshire - Loch Tay & Kenmore

Perthshire - Loch Tummel & Loch Rannoch

Perthshire - Pitlochry

Perthshire - Pitlochry - Blackspout waterfall, Moulin & Erdradour distillery walk

Perthshire - Pitlochry - Dam, Loch Faskally, Port na Craig & the Festival Theatre

Perthshire - Pitlochry - Enchanted Forest (autumn only)

Perthshire - Queen's View

Perthshire - Queens View

Perthshire - River Garry

Perthshire - River Tummel

Perthshire - The Enchanted Forest (autumn only)

Perthshire - the Fortingall Yew

Perthshire - the Hermitage (forest waterfall walk)

Trossachs (& Loch Lomond) Nationalpark

Trossachs - Aberfoyle

Trossachs - Balquhidder, Rob Roy's Grave & Loch Voil

Trossachs - Ben A'an walk

Trossachs - Ben Ledi

Trossachs - Callander

Trossachs - Duke's Pass/Queen Elizabeth Forest Park

Trossachs - Killin & the Falls of Dochart

Trossachs - Loch Earn & Glenogle

Trossachs - Loch Katrine

Trossachs - Loch Lubnaig & Strathyre

Islands - Hebrides - Inner & Southern Isles

Hebrides – Inner & Southern Isles

Hebrides - Canna & Sanday (Small Isles from Mallaig)

Hebrides - Coll (Inner Hebrides)

Hebrides - Colonsay & Oransay (Southern Hebrides)

Hebrides - Eigg ( Small Isles from Mallaig)

Hebrides - Gigha (Kintyre)

Hebrides - Handa Island (Sutherland Far Northwest Coast)

Hebrides - Iona (Inner Hebrides via Mull)

Hebrides - Iona - Abbey

Hebrides - Iona - Beaches

Hebrides - Islay (Southern Hebrides)

Hebrides - Islay - Ardtalla & the Kildalton Cross

Hebrides - Islay - Bowmore

Hebrides - Islay - Finlaggan & the Lord of the Isles

Hebrides - Islay - Kintra, Machrie Beach at Laggan Bay

Hebrides - Islay - Port Charlotte, Portnahaven, Port Wemyss & the Rhinns of Islay

Hebrides - Islay - Port Ellen, Harbour, Beaches & Distilleries

Hebrides - Islay - RSBP Islay & Gruinard bay

Hebrides - Islay - Sanaigmore Bay & Beach Walk

Hebrides - Islay - The Oa Cliffs & the American Monument

Hebrides - Islay - Whisky distilleries

Hebrides - Isle of Skye - Sleat peninsula - Armadale gardens, Clan MacDonald Castle & the museum of the Isles

Hebrides - Jura (Southern Hebrides)

Hebrides - Jura - Craighouse

Hebrides - Jura - Inverlussa

Hebrides - Jura - Lussa estate - northern Jura

Hebrides - Jura - Paps of Jura & Coastal Views

Hebrides - Kerrara (Inner Hebrides)

Hebrides - Lismore (Inner Hebrides)

Hebrides - Luing (Inner Hebrides by ferry from the Isle of Seil - which has "the Bridge over the Atlantic" to the Argyll coast south of Oban)

Hebrides - Muck (Small Isles from Mallaig)

Hebrides - Mull (Inner Hebrides)

Hebrides - Mull - Duart Castle

Hebrides - Mull - Lochbuie (incl. the standing stone circle)

Hebrides - Mull - Ross of Mull - Fionnphort & Beaches

Hebrides - Mull - Ross of Mull - Uisken beach

Hebrides - Mull - Tobermory/Distillery, Harbour & Walks to Lighthouse & Aros

Hebrides - Raasay (via Skye)

Hebrides - Rum (Small Isles from Mallaig)

Hebrides - Seil, Luing & Easdale (Inner Hebrides via "the Bridge over the Atlantic")

Hebrides - Skye

Hebrides - Skye - Bridge & Kyleakin

Hebrides - Skye - Broadford

Hebrides - Skye - Cuillins - Sligachan

Hebrides - Skye - Cuillins, Glenbrittle, Fairy Pools & Walks

Hebrides - Skye - Elgol, Loch Coruisk & the Strathaird peninsula (western Skye)

Hebrides - Skye - NW - Dunvegan & Castle

Hebrides - Skye - NW - Neist point lighthouse

Hebrides - Skye - NW - Waternish peninsula

Hebrides - Skye - Portree

Hebrides - Skye - South - Sleat peninsula

Hebrides - Skye - Trotternish

Hebrides - Skye - Trotternish - Duntulm castle

Hebrides - Skye - Trotternish - Fairy Glen

Hebrides - Skye - Trotternish - Kilt Rock

Hebrides - Skye - Trotternish - Museum of Island Life & Flora MacDonald's grave

Hebrides - Skye - Trotternish - Old Man of Storr

Hebrides - Skye - Trotternish - Quiraing

Hebrides - Skye - Trotternish peninsula

Hebrides - Skye - West - Talisker/Carbost & Minginish

Hebrides - Small Isles (Rum, Eigg, Canna & Muck)

Hebrides - Staffa & Fingal's Cave (Inner Hebrides via Mull or Iona)

Hebrides - Summer Isles/Tanera Mor - (Loch Broom from Ullapool)

Hebrides - Tiree (Inner Hebrides)

Hebrides - Treshnish Isles/Lunga (Inner Hebrides via Mull or Iona)

Hebrides - Ulva & Gometra (Inner Hebrides via Mull)

Islands - Hebrides - Outer Isles

Hebrides – Outer Isles

Hebrides - Barra/Barraigh - Castlebay & Kisimul Castle

Hebrides - Barra/Barraigh - Isle of Mingulay

Hebrides - Barra/Barraigh - Isle of Vatersay/Bhatersaigh

Hebrides - Barra/Bharraigh

Hebrides - Barra/Bharraigh - Airport & Beaches

Hebrides - Benbecula (Outer Hebrides)

Hebrides - Berneray & its beaches (Outer Hebrides)

Hebrides - Eriskay (Outer Hebrides)

Hebrides - Great Bernera (Outer Hebrides via Lewis)

Hebrides - Harris (Outer Hebrides)

Hebrides - Harris - Eastcoast - Golden route

Hebrides - Harris - Eastcoast - Golden route - Rodel & St. Clement's Church

Hebrides - Harris - Huishinish

Hebrides - Harris - North Harris & Loch Seaforth/Siophort

Hebrides - Harris - Westcoast beaches - Luskentyre

Hebrides - Harris - Westcoast beaches - Scarista beach

Hebrides - Harris - Westcoast beaches - Seilebost

Hebrides - Lewis (Outer Hebrides)

Hebrides - Lewis - Butt of Lewis Lighthouse

Hebrides - Lewis - Callanish Standing Stones Circles

Hebrides - Lewis - Dun Carloway Broch (Dun Charlabhaigh)

Hebrides - Lewis - Gearrannan Blackhouse Village

Hebrides - Lewis - NE - Giordail beach

Hebrides - Lewis - NE - northeastern beaches (north of Stornoway & south of Tolstadh)

Hebrides - Lewis - NE - Tolsta / Tolstadh Beach

Hebrides - Lewis - NE - Tolsta head (circular cliff-top walk)

Hebrides - Lewis - NE - Tolsta to Port Ness coastal walk

Hebrides - Lewis - North Lewis - Port Ness

Hebrides - Lewis - NW Lewis - Dalmore beach

Hebrides - Lewis - South Lewis

Hebrides - Lewis - South Lewis - Eisgein/Loch Sealg

Hebrides - Lewis - South Lewis - Orasaigh

Hebrides - Lewis - Stornoway, Harbour & Lews Castle

Hebrides - Lewis - Tiumpan Head Lighthouse

Hebrides - Lewis - Valtos Peninsula

Hebrides - Lewis - West - Mealasta walk with views of Scarp & Eilean Mealasta

Hebrides - Lewis - West Lewis - Aird Uig/Gallan Head

Hebrides - Lewis - West Lewis - Cliffs & seastacks

Hebrides - Lewis - West Lewis - Mangurstadh (coastal walk)

Hebrides - Lewis - West Lewis - Uig Beach & the Western Cliffs

Hebrides - Mingulay (Outer Hebrides via Barra)

Hebrides - Monach Isles (Outer Hebrides via North Uist)

Hebrides - North Uist (Outer Hebrides)

Hebrides - North Uist - Baile Mor

Hebrides - North Uist - Baile Sear (via bridge from North Uist)

Hebrides - Scalpay (Outer Hebrides via Harris)

Hebrides - South Uist (Outer Hebrides)

Hebrides - South Uist - Kildonan South Uist museum

Hebrides - South Uist - Loch Sgioport

Hebrides - St. Kilda (Outer Hebrides via North Uist & Harris)

Hebrides - The Uists (from Berneray to Eriskay)

Islands – Shetland Isles

Shetland Isles

- Scottish Islands

Shetland

Shetland - Bressay

Shetland - Central Mainland

Shetland - Central mainland - Burra & Trondra

Shetland - Central mainland - Isle of Noss (via Bressay)

Shetland - Central mainland - Lerwick

Shetland - Central mainland - Lerwick - Clickimin Broch

Shetland - Central mainland - Lerwick - Harbour, Port Charlotte, the Knap & Shetland museum

Shetland - Central mainland - Scalloway

Shetland - Central mainland - Wester Quarff

Shetland - Fair Isle

Shetland - Foula

Shetland - Lerwick - Town hall

Shetland - Mainland

Shetland - Mainland - Lunnasting & Nesting

Shetland - Nesting

Shetland - North Isles - Fetlar

Shetland - North Isles - Unst - Haroldswick, Unst heritage centre & boat haven

Shetland - North Isles - Unst - Hermaness Seabirdcliffs National Nature Reserve

Shetland - North Isles - Unst - Muckle Flugga

Shetland - North Isles - Unst (via Yell)

Shetland - North Isles - Yell

Shetland - North mainland - Isle of Muckle Roe

Shetland - North mainland/Northmavine

Shetland - Northmavine - Eshaness

Shetland - Northmavine - Ronas Voe

Shetland - Noss

Shetland - Out Skerries

Shetland - South Mainland

Shetland - South mainland - Croft museum

Shetland - South mainland - Hoswick - Shetland visitor centre

Shetland - South mainland - Isle of Mousa, Broch & the Storm Petrels

Shetland - South Mainland - Jarlshof

Shetland - South Mainland - Spiggie Beach, Loch & Cliffs

Shetland - South Mainland - St. Ninians Isle & tombola beach

Shetland - South Mainland - Sumburgh Head

Shetland - West Mainland

Shetland - West mainland - Isle of Papa Stour

Shetland - West Mainland - Walls

Shetland - West Mainland - Westerwick

Shetland - Whalsay

Shetland Isles

Lowlands

Lowlands

Aberdeen: for Aberdeen go to "Cities" - Aberdeen

Angus - Glamis castle

Angus - Meigle & the Pictish Stones

Canal walks - Forth - Clyde - Union canal

Clackmannanshire

Clackmannanshire - Alloa/Tower & Harbour

Clackmannanshire - Alva/Glen & waterfalls

Clackmannanshire - Castle Campbell to Glenquey walk

Clackmannanshire - Castle Campbell visit

Clackmannanshire - Clackmannan/Tower Views & the Stone of Mannan

Clackmannanshire - Dollar/Glen, Castle Campbell & Waterfalls

Clackmannanshire - Gartmorn Dam

Clackmannanshire - Japanese/Cowden Garden

Clackmannanshire - Lynn Mill waterfall

Clackmannanshire - Ochils (walks)

Clackmannanshire - River Forth (walks)

Clackmannanshire - RSBP Black Devon Wetlands

Clackmannanshire - Rumbling Bridge

Clackmannanshire - Sauchie Tower

Clackmannanshire - Tillicoultry / Mill Glen & waterfalls walk

Distilleries - Glengoyne

Dunblane see "Cities" section

Dundee: for Dundee go to "Cities" - Dundee

Edinburgh: for Edinburgh go to "Cities" - Edinburgh

Falkirk

Falkirk - Antonine Wall

Falkirk - Bo'ness - Motor museum

Falkirk - Bo'ness - Museum of the Scottish railways

Falkirk - Bo'ness & Kinneil

Falkirk - Bo'ness & Kinneil railway

Falkirk - Falkirk Wheel & Forth-Clyde-Union Canal & Tunnels

Falkirk - Kelpies

Falkirk - Kinneil - Kinneil House, Church, Museum, the Antonine Wall & James Watt

Falkirk - the pineapple

Fife - Benarty (viewpoint hill walk)

Fife - Culross, palace, gardens & abbey

Fife - Devilla Forest

Fife - Dunfermline, Abbey, Pittencrieff Park & walks

Fife - Falkland & Falkland Palace (& historic "Outlander" setting)

Fife - Knockhill views (& car racing circuit)

Fife - Loch Ore

Fife - Loch Ore Meadows

Fife - Lomond Hills

Fife - Scotland's secret WWII bunker

Glasgow: for Glasgow go to "Cities" - Glasgow

Kinross-shire - Loch Leven walk, Island & Castle

Lanark - New Lanark Mill & Falls of Clyde

Lanarkshire - Hillend reservoir (walk)

Mid-Lothian - Rosslyn Chapel (& the Da Vinci Code)

Ochils - Menstrie Glen

Perth - The Perth museum & the Stone of Destiny

Perth: for Perth go to "Cities" - Perth

Perthshire - Drummond Castle & Gardens (the "Versailles of Outlander")

Perthshire - Dunning, St. Serf's church & the Dupplin Pictish cross

Perthshire - Gleneagles - golf resort & hotel

Stirling - Church of Holy Rude

Stirling - Cowane's hospital

Stirling - Smith art gallery & museum

Stirling - Stirling.co.uk

Stirling - the Bastion

Stirling - What's on

Stirling (Castle, Wallace monument & B'burn heritage centre) - see "Cities" section

Stirling: for Stirling go to "Cities" - Stirling

Stirlingshire

Stirlingshire - Campsies

Stirlingshire - Doune Castle

Stirlingshire - Finnich Glen & Devil's Pulpit

Stirlingshire - Ochils - Dumyat (viewpoint hillwalk)

West Lothian

West Lothian - Beecraig's Country Park

West Lothian - Bo'ness & Scottish Railway Museum

West Lothian - Cairnpapple Hill

West Lothian - Hopetoun House & Gardens

West Lothian - Linlithgow, Palace & loch

West Lothian - Midhope Castle (Lallybroch/Outlander)

West Lothian - Muiravonside country park

Northern Highlands & coast - North Coast* - 500

Includes

  • Northwest Coast north of Kyle of Lochalsh ( Skye Bridge)
  • Far Northwest Coast north of Ullapool
  • Northeast Coast north of Inverness
  • & off course the actual Northcoast itself

Far NW - Sutherland - Altnaharra

Far NW - Sutherland - Broch Dun Dornaigil

Far NW - Sutherland - Loch Assynt & Ardvreck Castle

Far NW - Wester Ross - Corrieshalloch Gorge & Measach falls

FAR NW & COAST __________________________

Far NW & coast - Sutherland (i.e. the Far Northwest Coast section of the Sutherland coast / Sutherland includes much of the Far NW + North coast + NE coast - plus away from the coastal roads the inland area is part of the Northern Highland region)

Far NW coast - Sutherland - Achmelvich Beach

Far NW coast - Sutherland - Kylesku, Kylesku bridge, Kylestrome & Unapool

Far NW coast - Sutherland - Lochinver

Far NW coast - Sutherland - Sandwood Bay

Far NW coast - Sutherland - Stoer lighthouse

Far NW coast - Wester Ross - Achiltibuie & Coigach coast

Far NW coast - Wester Ross - Loch Broom (Loch Broom south of Ullapool = NW coast & north of Ullapool = Far NW coast)

Far NW coast - Wester Ross - Ullapool

NE - Easter Ross - "1 million dollar" View

NE - Easter Ross - Beauly & priory

NE - Easter Ross - Rogie falls

NE - Easter Ross - Silverbridge - Blackwater falls

NE - Easter Ross - Strathpeffer, incl. Castle Leod of the MacKenzies

NE - Sutherland - Carbisdale castle

NE - Sutherland - Dunrobin castle

NE - Sutherland - Lairg

NE & COAST ___________________

NE & coast - Easter Ross (Easter Ross consists of 2 regions: NE coast & NE Highlands)

NE & coast - Sutherland (i.e. the NE coast section of the Sutherland coast / Sutherland includes much of the Far NW + North + NE coast - plus away from the coastal roads the inland area is part of the N. Highland region)

NE coast - Caithness - Duncansby Cliffs (most northeasterly point of the Scottish mainland)

NE coast - Caithness - Wick

NE coast - Caithness - Wick - Castle Sinclair Girnigoe

NE coast - Easter Ross - Alness & Invergordon

NE coast - Easter Ross - Black Isle - Chanonry Point (resident dolphin colony)

NE coast - Easter Ross - Black Isle (peninsula)

NE coast - Easter Ross - Dingwall

NE coast - Easter Ross - Kessock Bridge over Beauly & Moray Firth - (linking Inverness with the Black Isle peninsula)

NE coast - Easter Ross - Tarbart Ness, Portmahomack & the Pictish Trail

NE coast - Sutherland - Cairn Liath broch

NE coast - Sutherland - Dornoch, Beach, Golf Course & Historic Town & Cathedral

NE coast - Sutherland - Dunrobin Castle & Gardens

NE coast - Sutherland - Golspie

NE coast - Sutherland - Loch Fleet

North & NE coast - Caithness (area covers both: Northeast coast & Northcoast)

NORTH COAST__________________

Northcoast - Caithness - Dunnet Bay Beach

Northcoast - Caithness - Dunnet Bay Beach

Northcoast - Caithness - John O'Groats (northcoast, near the northeast cape of Duncansby Head & Cliffs)

Northcoast - Caithness - Thurso & Thurso Bay

Northcoast - Sutherland (i.e. the North Coast section of the Sutherland coast / Sutherland includes much of the Far NW + North + NE coast - plus away from the coastal roads the inland area is part of the N. Highland region)

Northcoast - Sutherland (Northcoast section of the Sutherland coast)

Northcoast - Sutherland - Balnakeil Beach

Northcoast - Sutherland - Bettyhill & Torrisdale Beach

Northcoast - Sutherland - Durness & beaches

Northcoast - Sutherland - Smoo Cave

Northcoast - Sutherland - Smoo Cave Coastal Walk

Northcoast - Sutherland - Strathy Beach

Northcoast - Sutherland - Tongue

NORTHCOAST - Sutherland - Torrisdale beach

Northeast coast - Sutherland (Northeast coast section of the Sutherland coast)

NORTHWEST COAST __________________________________

NW - Wester Ross - Loch Maree

NW - Sutherland - Knockan Crag

NW - Wester Ross - Badachro & the Redpoint peninsula

NW - Wester Ross - Bealach na Ba pass

NW - Wester Ross - Beinn Eighe national nature reserve

NW - Wester Ross - Loch Kernsary

NW & coast - Wester Ross

NW coast - Lochalsh - Lochcarron

NW coast - Lochalsh - Plockton

NW coast - Lochalsh - Skye bridge

NW Coast - Northwest Highlands Geopark

NW coast - Wester Ross - Applecross

NW Coast - Wester Ross - Ardessie Falls

NW coast - Wester Ross - Gairloch & surrounding peninsulas

NW coast - Wester Ross - Gairloch beach & bay

NW coast - Wester Ross - Gruinard Bay

NW Coast - Wester Ross - Inverewe subtropical gardens

NW coast - Wester Ross - Inverewe subtropical gardens

NW coast - Wester Ross - Little Loch Broom (sealoch)

NW coast - Wester Ross - Loch Carron

NW Coast - Wester Ross - Mellon Udrigle

NW coast - Wester Ross - Shieldaig

NW coast - Wester Ross - Torridon