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The northern Inner Hebrides of [[Skye]] and the [[Small Isles]] are reached by two roads that branch off the A82 [[Inverness]] to [[Fort William]] road. The A87 is the further north, and travels to [[Kyle of Lochalsh]] and the now toll-free bridge to [[Skye]].
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Further south, the A830 "Road to the Isles" travels from [[Fort William]] to [[Mallaig]] where [http://www.calmac.co.uk Calmac] ferries sail to [[Armadale]] on [[Skye]] and the four [[Small Isles]]
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Further south again, the A85 connects the A82 with [[Oban]], the terminal for [http://www.calmac.co.uk Calmac] ferries to [[Mull]].
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[[Kyle of Lochalsh]], [[Mallaig]] and [[Oban]] are accessible by scheduled [http://www.scotrail.co.uk/ ScotRail] passenger trains. Approximately three trains a day connect [[Mallaig]] to [[Fort William]] (for sleeper trains to [[London]] six nights a week) with at least one continuing on to [[Glasgow]] Queen Street. A similar number of trains connect [[Kyle of Lochalsh]] with [[Inverness]] for connections to [[Glasgow]], [[Edinburgh]], [[Aberdeen]] and [[London]]. Several daily trains operate between [[Oban]] and [[Glasgow]], normally coupling to and from [[Fort William]] and [[Mallaig]] trains at [[Crianlarich]].
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[http://www.citylink.co.uk/ Scottish Citylink] connect [[Glasgow]], [[Edinburgh]] and [[Inverness]] with [[Fort William]], [[Oban]], [[Kyle of Lochalsh]] and various points on [[Skye]]. Additional local buses serve the larger islands; for more information contact [[http://www.travelinescotland.com/ Traveline Scotland].
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The Inner Hebrides are a popular destination for sailers, with many sheltered ports and inlets offering beautiful and tranquil achorage.
  
 
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Revision as of 17:34, 24 January 2009

The Inner Hebrides are part of Scotland, a series of islands to the west of the Scottish Highlands.

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Northern

The northern Inner Hebrides are made up of:

Southern

The southern Inner Hebrides are made up of:

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Get in

Road

The northern Inner Hebrides of Skye and the Small Isles are reached by two roads that branch off the A82 Inverness to Fort William road. The A87 is the further north, and travels to Kyle of Lochalsh and the now toll-free bridge to Skye.

Further south, the A830 "Road to the Isles" travels from Fort William to Mallaig where Calmac ferries sail to Armadale on Skye and the four Small Isles

Further south again, the A85 connects the A82 with Oban, the terminal for Calmac ferries to Mull.

Rail

Kyle of Lochalsh, Mallaig and Oban are accessible by scheduled ScotRail passenger trains. Approximately three trains a day connect Mallaig to Fort William (for sleeper trains to London six nights a week) with at least one continuing on to Glasgow Queen Street. A similar number of trains connect Kyle of Lochalsh with Inverness for connections to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and London. Several daily trains operate between Oban and Glasgow, normally coupling to and from Fort William and Mallaig trains at Crianlarich.

Bus

Scottish Citylink connect Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness with Fort William, Oban, Kyle of Lochalsh and various points on Skye. Additional local buses serve the larger islands; for more information contact [Traveline Scotland.

Yacht

The Inner Hebrides are a popular destination for sailers, with many sheltered ports and inlets offering beautiful and tranquil achorage.

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