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The Northern Highlands and the Western Isles Travel Guide


Off the beaten track, Achiltibuie is a small coastal community set at the foot of magnificent mountains. It looks out over the Summer Isles, whose history dates back to Viking raids. Cruises leave from a small jetty just west of Achiltibuie and take you to the largest and only inhabited island, Tanera Mhor, where you can buy special Summer Isle stamps—Tanera Mhor is the only Scottish

island to have a private postal service.

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