The Small Isles
The Isle of Canna
Known as ‘the garden of the Hebrides’, Canna has fertile soils, green meadows and abundant wildlife. It has been recognised as a bird sanctuary since 1938, and supports over 20,000 breeding seabirds, including puffins, razorbills and guillemots.
The Isle of Eigg
The Isle of Eigg is one of the most beautiful Hebridean Islands, lying 10 miles off the Scottish west coast, south of the Isle of Skye. The island has a fascinating history, superb wildlife and a vibrant community. Whether you come to climb Britain’s largest pitchstone ridge, watch eagles over stunning white beaches, learn about the worlds first fully renewably powered electricity grid.
The Isle of Muck
Come to the Isle of Muck to get away, relax, and enjoy the wonderful wildlife and scenery. Muck is a small island on the west coast of Scotland, and together with its neighbours, Eigg, Rum and Canna, they form the Small Isles. The island is about two miles long by one mile wide with a population of 38 people.
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Who We Are
The islands of Canna, Eigg, Muck and Rum, situated just South of Skye and sitting between the Mainland and the Outer Isles. Mallaig and Arisaig are the departure points for your visit.
Although closely situated, each of the islands differ greatly and have a uniqueness, not found anywhere else. Take a tour round the islands and discover their individual charms.
If you are a wildlife, or landscape photographer you will enjoy stunning scenery, a huge variety of wildlife, nature and an amazing diversity between the 4 islands. The Small Isles are definitely the place to try out your new full frame camera.
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Dream living on the Isle of Canna
01st March 2016
My name is Fiona J Mackenzie and I am the Archivist and House Manager for read more