Category: Things to Do

Visit Scotland’s Islands With West Coast Tours

For West Coast Tours, the month of August saw the launch of our new video on our website. For travel enthusiasts passionate about Scotland’s West Coast or those looking for a peaceful getaway, our new video sheds a little light into what Scotland’s famed West Coast has to offer, and how our service at West [...]

The West Coasts Community of Orcas

Home to some of the most incredible species of wildlife, Scotland’s West Coast offers refuge to one of the ocean’s most impressive and majestic creatures, the killer whale – otherwise known as the Orca. According to the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust, Scotland’s community of orca’s consists of only nine members; less than a quarter [...]

Walking Holidays on Mull

As one of the largest Hebridean islands, the breathtaking Isle of Mull is renowned for its incredible wildlife, history and scenic views. The Island presents an exceptional opportunity for holiday makers passionate about walking and travel. Covering an area of approximately 353 square miles, Mull certainly has the capacity to keep enthusiasts occupied, with several [...]

Walking Holidays on Iona and Staffa

The Isle of Iona has captured the imaginations of tourists for centuries. Situated off the south west coast of Mull, Iona is a tiny island only 3 miles long and 1 ½ miles wide. However, despite its size, the location's overt beauty attracts over 130,000 tourists each year. The Isle of Staffa is another incredible [...]

Scotland’s West Coast – Keeping up with the kids this summer

Our three isle tour is a great way to see some of the best that Scotland's west coast has to offer all in one day, but if you're hoping to stay longer, here are some of the best of the west that the whole family can enjoy this summer.   Ranger Puffin Day - Wednesday [...]

The 5 Best Things To Do on Mull

Scotland is home to some of the most beautiful and historic islands in the world. Populated for thousands of years and home to diverse and complex ecosystems, they are a draw for tourists around the world. Mull, Scotland’s second largest island is one of the most populous and dynamic, where the local community continues to [...]

Scotland’s Island Delicacies

When touring Scotland’s west coast islands, you’ll enjoy one of the richest historic and cultural experiences in the world. For residents and visitors alike however, an equally large draw is the variety and quality of traditional Scottish food. From seafood to ice cream, across Oban, Mull Iona you can sample some of the best cuisine [...]

Castles of the West Coast

Every year, millions of tourists travel to Scotland to immerse themselves in the country’s turbulent but fascinating history. For visitors, the iconic castles scattered throughout the country provide a unique window to the past. Whilst it’s understandable that many tourists are drawn to the famous royal fortresses of Edinburgh and Stirling, many have yet to [...]

Best of the West Coast – Scotland’s hidden gems

Scotland undoubtedly holds a bounty of riches for travellers and explorers visiting the country, from the historic and bustling cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh to the majestic highlands and our world famous exports. But only a short jaunt away from the shopping, nightlife and modernity of the central belt, travellers can uncover a trove of [...]

The Beginner’s Guide to Staffa

The beautifully rugged Island of Staffa lies 6 miles west of Mull and it is a truly special and breath-taking Island. Only 82 acres in size, the Inner Hebrides island was formed from volcanic rock and is believed to have been once part of a larger Mull. Completely uninhabited for centuries, its wild and rugged [...]