Expect rugged mountains, beautiful beaches and bustling wildlife. Skye is the largest of the Hebridean Isles, and one of the most popular to visit. The Small Isles are a small archipelago south of Skye, and consist of Eigg, Rum, Muck and Canna.
Skye has an impressive density of otters, golden eagles plus sea eagles, and marine wildlife. The island is a great destination for active holidays, with incredible walking, cycling, biking and water sports to be had amidst the iconic landscapes.
The Small Isles are a very important area for wildlife in Scotland and as a whole form a national scenic area. Rum is a designated nature reserve and known for both its wild red deer and Manx Shearwater populations. The other isles are also havens for wildlife, with several special areas of protection and conservation specifically for seabirds.