Isle of Skye, Scottish Highlands

The Scottish Islands

Scotland's Islands are truly magical places, offering a unique insight into the culture and history that has helped to shape our nation. Their golden beaches, picturesque harbours and dramatic peaks have captured the world's imagination and become popular locations for the film industry.

From Outlander to the BFG, from whale watching to whisky tasting, once experienced the Scottish Islands are never forgetten.

With Hostelling Scotland and affiliate hostels spread across Scotland's archipelago of islands and regular ferry connections, both from the mainland and between the islands themselves, enjoying an island hopping adventure is much easier than you might think!

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Portree Youth Hostel

Home to twelve Munros, including the famous Black Cuillin range with the Inaccessible Pinnacle, Skye is the ultimate playground for the outdoor enthusiast. But there's another side to Skye which includes its world-class restaurants, art studios, castles and crofting museums which chart the tumultuous history of its people from clan battles to the Highland Clearances. Skye is captivating on so many levels

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