Bicycle Hire in Armadale

South Skye Cycles

Bicycle hire place 4 miles north of Armadale; can deliver bikes to the ferry pier or to Broadford.
Bicycle Rental in South Uist ( Uibhist A Deas)

Rothan Cycles

Offers a delivery and pick-up service (extra charge) at various points between Eriskay and Stornoway.
Ferry in Orkney

Northlink Ferries

Operates ferries from Scrabster to Stromness (passenger/car £19.40/59, 1½ hours, two to three daily), from Aberdeen to Kirkwall (passenger/car £31.50/111, six hours, three or four weekly) and from Kirkwall to Lerwic…
Ferry in Scotland

Caledonian MacBrayne

Serves the west coast and islands. A comprehensive timetable booklet is available from tourist offices and online. There's a summer timetable and one for winter, when services are reduced. CalMac Island Hopscotch of…
Airline in Scotland


The main domestic airline in Scotland, with flights from Glasgow to Barra, Benbecula, Campbeltown, Kirkwall, Sumburgh, Stornoway and Tiree; from Edinburgh to Kirkwall, Stornoway, Sumburgh and Wick; from Aberdeen to …
Ferry in Campbeltown

Kintyre Express

Kintyre Express operates a small, high-speed passenger ferry from Campbeltown to Ballycastle in Northern Ireland (£50/90 one way/return, 1½ hours, daily May to August, Friday to Sunday April and September). You must…
Ferry in Orkney

John O'Groats Ferries

Passenger-only service from John O’Groats to Burwick, on the southern tip of South Ronaldsay, with connecting buses to Kirkwall. A 40-minute crossing, with two to three departures daily. Also has a connecting bus se…
Ferry in Outer Hebrides


Runs car ferries from Ullapool to Stornoway (Lewis), from Uig (Isle of Skye) to Lochmaddy (North Uist) and Tarbert (Harris), from Oban to Castlebay (Barra) and Mallaig to Lochboisdale (South Uist). CalMac has a rang…
Bus in Durness

Far North Bus

A year-round service heads to Lairg (£9, 2½ hours, Monday to Friday), where there is a train station. On Saturday buses head to Inverness (£13.40, three hours) and Thurso (£10.30, 2½ hours). In summer school holiday…
Ferry in Orkney

Pentland Ferries

These leave from Gills Bay, 3 miles west of John O’Groats, and head to St Margaret’s Hope on South Ronaldsay three to four times daily. The crossing takes a little over an hour. At the time of research, the road-equ…