The beautiful island of Colonsay.

10 of Scotland's most remote pubs that are worth the trip

Earn your pint with a trip to one of these remote pubs, where the adventure of getting there is part of the experience that makes them so special.

From remote island haunts to long highland jaunts, here are 10 of the most remote Scottish pubs that are worth that little bit of extra effort. (Main picture: Colonsay - Catriona Colonsay\Wiki)

Regularly hailed as the UK's most remote pub, The Old Forge, which can be found on the Knoydart peninsula, is only accessible by foot (unless you take a boat from Mallaig).

1. The Old Forge, Mallaig

Regularly hailed as the UK's most remote pub, The Old Forge, which can be found on the Knoydart peninsula, is only accessible by foot (unless you take a boat from Mallaig).
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A big hit with lovers of the outdoors, the Glenuig Inn can be found squirrelled away on Scotlands beautiful and rugged west coast near Mallaig.

2. Glenuig Inn, Glenuig

A big hit with lovers of the outdoors, the Glenuig Inn can be found squirrelled away on Scotlands beautiful and rugged west coast near Mallaig.
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Home to stunning white sand beaches and pristine sea views, Colonsay is also a great place to grab a drink with no less than two gin companies and a brewery calling the island home.

3. The Colonsay Hotel, Colonsay

Home to stunning white sand beaches and pristine sea views, Colonsay is also a great place to grab a drink with no less than two gin companies and a brewery calling the island home.
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Not only is the Stein Inn on Skye the oldest inn on the island, it is also fairly out of the way. Guests can enjoy bar meals, afternoon tea and a drink or two in the Inn's bar.

4. Stein Inn, Skye

Not only is the Stein Inn on Skye the oldest inn on the island, it is also fairly out of the way. Guests can enjoy bar meals, afternoon tea and a drink or two in the Inn's bar.
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