They're so close, yet they feel so far. Scotland's islands are practically at your doorstep and the perfect place for a weekend away. Take a photographic journey of these Scottish Islands.
The Orkney Islands are a paradise for archeologists around the world. They're endowed with natural beauty and ancient remains dating back to the Neolithic era.
Isle of Lewis
It's like a postcard of Scotland's rugged and windswept landscape. Surrounded by local fishing and weaving industries, this is a quiet escape into nature.
Isle of Skye
Fancy locavore cooking? You've arrived at the right place. Wine and dine while admiring this scenic Scottish view.
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Isle of Iona
Away from noise and clutter, it's time for you to read a book, draw, paint or simply ink the world with your words. Come and ignite the artist in you on the small island of Iona.
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Isle of Barra
This southern Outer Hebrides island is best known for the book-turned-comic movie Whisky Galore. Its white sand beach, beautiful small airport and floating castle in the middle of the bay is enough for you to come and stay.