Encounter the prolific sea life of whales, dolphins and basking sharks while watching the soaring eagles that make their home in these islands. The Isle of Skye is one of the most peaceful yet dramatic places to hike in all of Scotland and you can take it a bit easier with Across the Isle of Skye, or push yourself and discover the amazing A Long Walk on the Isle of Skye.
Mull and Iona are two gems. Mull is rugged and multifaceted, with great history, color and local hospitality. Iona is one of the most beautiful islands in the world. White beaches stretch to the turquoise sea, while the deep history will surprise you for such a small island.
Wish to cover more ground? Go on a self guided drive and hike through The Highlands and Islands of Scotland which will give you a great flavor of this glorious nation in a relatively short time.