The island of Skye and the coast of Lochalsh is an excellent base from which to begin some island hopping. At the heart of the Hebridean archipelago and with four road based entry and exit points, at Kyle of Lochalsh, Armadale, Glenelg, and Uig, it really offers a perfect central base to explore these charismatic and intricate islands.
For those seeking to travel on public transport, the major ferry company offer a fantastic selection of island hopping tickets and whether you want to take the family car, motor home, backpack or cycle it is an excellent way to explore the wider group of Hebridean Islands. For the young at heart escape to the edge, get your adrenalin going with some outdoor activities and immerse yourself in the rich evening festival scene. For those simply seeking to escape, relax and romance - what better way to go.
The more adventurous may take the opportunity to combine their outdoor activity with island hopping. Central in the archipelago, the Skye and Lochalsh region is a favourite destination for kayakers, and yachtsmen exploring the islands and coasts, joining in classic tours and expeditions while visiting numerous islands, ports and events on the way.