Outer Hebrides

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The Outer Hebrides, also called the Western Isles, are the most westerly edges of the British Isles. 

These unique islands offer wild landscapes and some of the most beautiful sandy beaches in Europe as well as a treasure trove of species including puffins, golden eagles, basking sharks, minke whales and otters.

The deserted white stretches of sand, turquoise waters and the untamed beauty of grassy hills and wildflower meadows beg to be explored, whether you're wild swimming, sea kayaking, biking, hiking or on a wildlife-watching boat tour. 

The Hebrides are a haven for fascinating flora and fauna. You can find (or hear) the elusive corncrake in the machair wildflower meadows, which are also home to internationally important populations of nesting waders. The offshore Monach Islands are important pupping sites for Atlantic grey seals, and farthest west is St Kilda, a dual World Heritage site awarded thus for its cultural and natural value, hosting one of the largest colonies of seabirds in Europe. 

It's unsurprising that these ancient landscapes are also bursting with various historical sites of interest, like the Callanish Stones as well as traditional blackhouses, castles and brochs.

Discover the Outer Hebrides with our Wild Scotland Members

Hebridean Sea Tours

Welcome to Hebridean Sea Tours. We provide access to some of the most awe inspiring locations and sights along the West of Scotland. Experience our...
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Primal Adventures

Primal Adventures offers immersive, luxury experiences across the most remote and beautiful areas of Scotland. Surrounded by stunning coastlines, b...
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Wilderness Scotland

Wilderness Scotland is an award-winning adventure travel and ecotourism company. We specialise in offering an inspiring range of guided, self-guide...
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Hebridean Adventures

Adventures from Sea to Shore. At Sea Hebridean Adventures currently operate two small cruise ships, the MV Hjalmar Bjørge (t/a The Northern Light C...
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Immerse Hebrides Ltd

Guided outdoor swimming, open water coaching, holidays and scenic boat trips.
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Stravaigin Sailing

We are a small family-run business located on Scotland’s west coast in the heart of the best cruising and adventure arena our country has to offer....
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Wild Discovery

Wild Discovery is an award-winning wildlife tour company offering its guests opportunities to see the most charismatic and enigmatic species in Sco...
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Venture Sail Holidays

Climb aboard classic ships, luxury yachts or adventure vessels and explore a host of destinations as you’ve never seen them before. Let our fleet o...
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Heathery Heights

Heathery Heights offers bespoke guided walks and tailored outdoor experiences for individuals, small groups and businesses.  Based in Argyll, join...
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About Argyll Walking Holidays

About Argyll Walking Holidays offers guided walking holidays and hiking tours in beautiful but undiscovered parts of the Highlands and Islands of S...
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Hebridean Whale & Dolphin Trust

Twenty-four species of whale, dolphin and porpoise have been recorded in Hebridean waters, alongside the endangered basking shark. With your help,...
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Mara Adventures

Join Mara Adventures this summer and explore the majesty of the Atlantic Ocean. Freediving is one of the most ancient practices in the world, the a...
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Walk Wild Scotland

Walk Wild Scotland specialise in guided small group walking holidays exploring wild and secret places in the Scottish Highlands and Islands and con...
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Aboot Scotland

Aboot Scotland provides memorable day, half day and multi-day guided mountain trips across Scotland, safe in the hands of a knowledgeable Mountai...
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Uist Sea Tours

Sightseeing and wildlife boat trips around Uist and Barra. Trips to St Kilda, the Monach Isles, Mingulay, Canna, Rum, Tiree and other destinations....
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Looking for the perfect spot to set up your tent, park your caravan, or indulge in luxurious glamping? Look no further than Campsites.co.uk! They h...
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Macs Adventure

Macs Adventure connect independent travellers to perfectly planned walking holidays, cycling holidays, and discovery tours across Scotland, and aro...
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St Hilda Sea Adventures

St Hilda Sea Adventures provides small ship cruising and wildlife holidays on the beautiful West Coast of Scotland. Our cruises, among the breathta...
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Combining years of expertise, we create empowering moments, life enriching experiences that are rooted in meaning, designed with purpose and ultima...
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RSPB Scotland Balranald nature reserve

This beautiful Hebridean reserve has sandy beaches, rocky foreshore, marshes and sand-dunes. Many wading and farmland birds nest on the flower-rich...
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Mckenzie Mountaineering - Guided Walking Adventures

We specialise in a variety of exciting trips and tours including long-distance trails, multi-activity days, hill walking group adventures from one...
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