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Every journey starts a story

Whether you want a high-energy adventure, or some well-earned relaxation time. Whether its quality food and drink, or quality time with the family. You can do it all right here in Scotland's west coast, and you're guaranteed to come back with a tale to tell. Every island is unique, every welcome is warm, and every journey starts a story.  

If you've visited the west coast Isles before, why not encourage your friends and followers to make the trip. Share your memories, photos and videos on social media using the hashtag #StartYourStory

To inspire you
We've enlisted the help of people who've explored and enjoyed the Isles before. Real people sharing their real experiences. And we've knitted all those authentic moments together to create the film below, and to give you an insight like no other.


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Island Hopping

If you want to start a story with more than one chapter, travelling from island to island is a great way to get the most out of your trip. Click here for destination inspiration and start building your itinerary.

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Hebridean Baker at Otter's Tail Arran

Our Podcast

'Scottish Island Adventures' is hosted by Coinneach MacLeod and every episode tells a story - of the places, people, and experiences that make these islands so unique. Tune in to get inspired.

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Things to do

Make sure your story is one worth telling by packing your trip full of incredible destinations, fantastic island events, and unique activities.

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Win a Scottish Island Adventure for Two!​

Ever dreamed of island-hopping Scotland's west coast? Here's your chance! Enter to win an island-hopping trip for two adults along the iconic Five Ferries Route, plus an overnight stay at the luxurious Portavadie Hotel & Spa.

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Every image that told a story

We want to say a huge thank you to every island traveller who contributed photography or film footage featured in our campaign.

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Every journey starts a story
The best photos, videos and moments from your Scottish island adventures
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