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Often overlooked by those drawn to the larger islands of Lewis and Harris to the north, Uists, Barra & Mingulay will reward the curious traveller with uncrowded islands and the complex tapestry of local life, history and geology.

Price:

From £1,395

Duration: 7 days, 6 nights
Departures: Various departures available from May to September
Start point: Inverness
End point: Inverness
 

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Wilderness Walking – Outer Hebrides: Uists, Barra & Mingulay

This walking holiday in the southern Outer Hebrides visits at least seven islands, including the wild, beautiful and uninhabited island of Mingulay.

These islands are often overlooked by those drawn to the larger islands of Lewis and Harris to the north. But the curious traveller who ventures a little further south in the Outer Hebrides will be rewarded by uncrowded islands, wonderfully scenic walks and welcoming accommodations, all the time accompanied by wild Atlantic vistas.

Your knowledgeable guide will provide a fascinating insight into the complex tapestry of life, history and geology in the Outer Hebrides. They can also help you spot wildlife, which may include golden eagles, white tailed sea eagles, basking sharks, whales and dolphins, as well helping you identify the rich flora of the islands found in the famous coastal ‘machairs’ or flower meadows. With charming accommodation and delicious food, this special trip provides a memorable insight into these wild and beautiful islands.

What price includes

 
  • 6 nights accommodation in guest houses and hotels
  • Most meals during the trip
  • The services of an experienced and knowledgeable guide
  • Transport during the trip starting & finishing in Inverness
  • All private boat and ferry transfers
 

Location

 

Plan your journey by train

Meeting point:
Inverness Train Station

Nearest train station to meeting point:
Inverness Train Station

Transfer to meeting point:
Operator collects guests from station

 
Plan your journey by train to Inverness Train Station:
 

Plan your journey by train

Finish point:
Inverness Train Station

Nearest train station to finish point:
Inverness

Transfer to finish point:
Operator drops guests off at station

 
Plan your return journey by train from Inverness Train Station: