The Outer Hebrides
The Outer Hebrides sit off the west coast of Scotland and each inter-connected island has its own unique way of life. The Hebridean islands offer powder-white beaches, wild Atlantic waves, diverse wildlife and vibrant Gaelic culture.
Where to stay in the Outer Hebrides
Choose from a variety of accommodation with hotels, self-catering and beachside campsites. Make sure to plan in advance during the peak season for the perfect relaxing island break!
Map of the Outer Hebrides
Explore The Outer Hebrides
Travel to and around the Outer Hebrides
You can access the Outer Hebrides with a ferry from the mainland. Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) operates ferries from Oban, Mallaig, Uig and Ullapool, on Scotland's west coast.
There are numerous marinas in the Outer Hebrides, so why not travel by boat?
Bus and coach
Local bus services connect major villages, and there are plenty of great organised tours and taxi services that you can take advantage of.
Make saving on ferry journeys between islands and take advantage of HopScotch tickets issued by CalMac.
What's new and events
Find the latest events taking place across the Outer Hebrides.
A tip from your local expert
Bùth Bharraigh is a thriving community hub and an amazing facility for visitors. Nestled in Castlebay, you can grab supplies and locally made crafts as well as tips from locals on what to see and do on Barra and beyond!
Assistant iCentre Manager, Stornoway
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