Travel to and around Outer Hebrides

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0845 859 1006

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+44 (0)131 524 2121

Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 3pm
Sunday - closed. Opening hours will be extended during The Commonwealth Games 2014

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The Outer Hebrides may be rather remote but reaching them is relatively easy with plenty of daily flights and ferries from different points on the mainland. Explore the region island hopping using the regular inter-islands ferries and causeways.

  • Looking over the machair to the sand dunes of Traigh Iar beach, North Uist
    Looking over the machair to the sand dunes of Traigh Iar beach, North Uist
View of Isle of Barra from window of airplane flying between the Isle of Barra and the Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

Getting here

Located on the outer north western edge of mainland Scotland, this beautiful set of 200 islands making up the Outer Hebrides is much quicker to reach than you think.

A campervan passing Traigh Iar beach near Horgabost, Harris, Outer Hebrides

Getting around

Whether you prefer to travel by car, cycle, buses or ferries, there are great travel options around the Outer Hebrides to explore this amazing isles chain.