The most westerly of the Small Isles, Canna is 5 miles long and 1.25 miles wide.
Canna‘s cultural background, archaeology and ornithology make it one of the most interesting islands in the Hebrides. Sustainable farming and crofting systems are carried out on the island, which is a Special Protection Area for its large population of seabirds, especially shags, which nest in the cliffs of its dramatic coastline. The Island is also a Special Area of Conservation.
You can reach Canna by passenger ferry from Malliag.
The only way to travel to Canna is via boat.
Ferry from Mallaig, operated by Caledonian MacBrayne (01475) 650100.
There are also cruises operated from Mallaig and Arisaig:
Arisaig Marine (private charter) tel (01687) 450224; www.arisaig.co.uk
Bruce Watt Cruises (private charter), Mallaig Harbour tel (01687) 462320; www.knoydart-ferry.co.uk