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

Island hopping in the Outer Hebrides and Inner Hebrides: The best routes to explore Scotland's Western Isles

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

From idyllic empty beaches, to otherworldly mountain landscapes, the Inner and Outer Hebrides are utterly unmissable.

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 islands.

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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