Sailing the Scottish seas

One of the best ways to explore Scotland, which is an archipelago of 790 islands, is island-hopping on a cruise

Mention Scotland and images of its majestic highlands on its mainland, occupying the northernmost tip of Britain, usually come to mind.

But it also comprises an archipelago of 790 islands, with only 93 inhabited, scattered like stepping stones in the Atlantic.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 06, 2018, with the headline 'Sailing the Scottish seas'. Print Edition | Subscribe