Island hopping is one of the best ways to explore the Hebrides (Getty Images via Canva Pro)

Island hopping in the Hebrides: The best routes to explore the Scottish Western Isles

The Inner and Outer Hebrides are a dream staycation destination – but you can explore more than one island at a time.

Friday, 2nd July 2021, 10:54 am

From idyllic empty beaches, to otherworldly mountain landscapes, the Hebrides are utterly unmissable. Especially in the year of the staycation.

But why just visit one? Island hopping is an incredible way to venture across Scotland’s Western Isles. Just get on a ferry and you can take a trip to your choice of stunning and wild isles in the Inner and Outer Hebrides.

Here’s a guide of the islands, with the best routes to travel by sea. Prices are based on Hebridean and Clyde ferries’ island hopping tickets and are seasonal.

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