Scottish Western Isles
The Western Isles of Scotland have been described as possessing "....some of the finest mountain and seascape scenery in Europe. They are renowned for their beauty and unique charm. The characteristics of geography, geology and climate, and their natural and social history, all combine to create a distinctive character rarely found on the mainland. The close proximity of mountain and sea largely accounts for this, producing a powerful landscape...." (SMC District Guide). Any tour through these islands is sure to be a memorable experience - a journey on foot, running through quiet glens and following breathtaking coastlines, even more so.
Arran, Islay and Colonsay all offer fantasic running with open views across the sea to other islands of the Inner Hebrides as well as wide open views of the mountains on the mainland. Renowned for their wildlife these islands offer the chance to see golden eagles, red deer, otters, seals and dolphins in their natural habitat.
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