The Highlands and Islands of Scotland is a loose term for the infamous Scottish Highlands as well as Shetland, Orkney and the Western Isles, including Skye and Canna. It includes the urban areas of Caithness famous for its glass, Inverness and Nairn.
The landscapes to be explored here are awe-inspiring, splashed with purple heather, and are matched with a friendly culture famed for its incredible food and whisky.
It is in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland that you can find Ben Nevis as well as the imposing Eilean Donan Castle or indulge in delicious seafood in Oban. Of course, mentioning the Highlands wouldn’t be complete without a mention of Loch Ness!