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Which island/group of islands is your favourite?

spootsspoots Member ✭✭
edited October 27 in Scotland's Islands
Does what it says on the tin.  What's your favourite Scottish island?

Which island/group of islands is your favourite? 10 votes

Firth of Forth: Isle of May, Bass Rock etc.
0%
Firth of Clyde: Arran, Bute & Cumbrae
20%
DMWScotlandVisitScotlandLiam 2 votes
Southern Hebrides: Islay, Jura, Colonsay, Gigha
0%
Inner Hebrides: Mull, Coll, Tiree, Lismore, Iona, Kerrera, Ulva, Staffa etc.
0%
Outer Hebrides South: North Uist, South Uist, Barra, Benbecula, Berneray etc.
10%
Samantha_Grant 1 vote
Outer Hebrides North: Lewis, Harris & St Kilda
20%
Scathachfishypro 2 votes
The Small Isles: Eigg, Rùm, Muck & Canna
0%
Skye, Raasay & Scalpay
0%
Orkney
20%
Suleskerryspoots 2 votes
Shetland (includes Fair Isle)
30%
FullStopNextChapterVisitScotlandSarahWParsman 3 votes

Comments

  • HorizonsHorizons VisitScotland Contributor ✭✭✭
    I feel like Meryl Streep from Sophie's choice. Many of these choices are unmissable places in Scotland for me so I have no idea how to pick a favourite.
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  • SuleskerrySuleskerry Member ✭✭
    Orkney
    Orkney wins that vote every time for me, but then I am biased as I live here. Fair Isle/Shetland comes a close second though!
  • FullStopNextChapterFullStopNextChapter VisitScotland Ambassador ✭✭✭
    Shetland (includes Fair Isle)
    Blimey! That's a real tough one! 
    I have just spent a week in Orkney and loved it but I voted for Shetland after my experience of Up Helly Aa at the start of the year. 
    I could probably vote for each set of islands on independent merits. Tough call... 
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  • Samantha_GrantSamantha_Grant VisitScotland Ambassador ✭✭✭✭
    edited November 8
    Outer Hebrides South: North Uist, South Uist, Barra, Benbecula, Berneray etc.
    It’s a hard one.  Mull is my favourite island and I adore Orkney but it’s the Outer Hebrides for me - Harris & Lewis plus the Uists and Barra are simply magical.
    I'm a Scottish travel blogger and freelance writer with an extensive knowledge of travelling in Scotland.  I'm always on the road exploring my wonderful country.  I love remote places, history and the great outdoors. 




  • DMWScotlandDMWScotland VisitScotland Ambassador ✭✭✭
    Firth of Clyde: Arran, Bute & Cumbrae
    I can only vote on where I've seen with my own eyes ... but I know I'll love them all  <3
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  • ParsmanParsman Member ✭✭
    Shetland (includes Fair Isle)
    I keep mentioning I am from Dunfermline (I know, I know...) but I am half Shetland on my mum's side so I spent many happy summer holidays visiting relatives and cutting the peats for winter. Beautiful islands and beautiful people.
  • ScathachScathach Member ✭✭
    Outer Hebrides North: Lewis, Harris & St Kilda
    I voted for the Outer Hebrides North.
    I left my heart in Lewis and Harris.
    However in October I went to Coll and I have to say that it is a little gem of an island. Loads of nature and beautiful beaches. Absolutely gorgeous! Highly recommended to nature lovers!
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