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Blogs about the Scottish Islands
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There are many blogs about the scottish islands.  Whether the blog is about the islands in general or a specific island, there are some excellent blogs worth reading about.  The blogs I have included below are updated on a regular … Read More

One off wildlife cruise to the Isle of Mull
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Wildlife Cruise – Mull   The Majestic Line has announced a new one-off Mull Wildlife Cruise departing April 30th from Oban in Argyll with wildlife specialists on board. What makes this cruise extra special is that, in addition to the … Read More


Blogs about the Scottish Islands – my own personal favourite list of Blogs from around the Scottish Islands

Star island – making a new life on the Isle of Stronsay

A Bird in the Handa – A day trip to the Isle of Handa

Inns and Outs – 4 days visiting the Inner Hebrides

Scottish Islands on a Budget – a 5000 word article on how to travel the Scottish Islands on a shoestring

Travelling around the Outer Hebrides in Winter – quiet, peaceful and tourist-friendly

Papa Westray Island Ranger – Memories from a tour of Papa Westray

Lost sense of CommunityBlog post about community spirit alive and kicking on the Scottish islands

Scottish Island Museums – My favourite Museums on the islands

Love Scottish Islands is the ultimate guide to the islands of Scotland. The site includes:


  • A comprehensive guide of each island in Scotland including – how to get there, how to get around, what’s worth visiting, where you can stay and any books or DVD’s about the island
  • Accommodation – detailing self catering properties, bed and breakfast, hotels and hostels available on the Scottish islands
  • Articles and Reviews – interviews with islanders, reviews of trips and tours, book reviews and articles on specific islands
  • 10 questions with – a series of 10 questions to islanders and businesses in the Scottish islands
  • Blog – the Blog is updated on a regular basis with information and top tips for visiting the Scottish islands
  • Photo’s – there is a slideshow of photo’s for each island and lots more photo’s throughout the site
  • Video – there are many video’s throughout the site
  • Map of the islands of Scotland – showing the location for most of the islands
  • Scottish islands News – today’s headlines from The Shetland Times, The Orcadian, West Highland Free Press, Stornoway Gazette and the Buteman
  • Social Media Wall – the best posts from Love Scottish Islands (and others) on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+ and Youtube