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Tiree

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Tiree is the westernmost island of the Inner Hebrides.

Destinations

  • Scarinish, from which ferries sail to Arinagour on Coll and to Oban on the mainland.
  • Crossapol where 'Tiree Airport is located.
  • Other settlements include Hynish and Sandaig, which boast museums.

Understand

The island is approximately 12 miles (19km) long and 3 miles (5km) wide. The terrain is mostly flat and it enjoys a mild climate with average annual hours of sunshine well above the average for the UK.

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Get in

By air

  • Flybe (operated by Loganair), [1]. Flights operate at least twice daily (weekdays only in winter) to Tiree airport (TRE) from Glasgow International (GLA), which has good domestic and international connections.

By sea

  • Caledonian MacBrayne, [2]. Sail to Tiree from Oban, with most sailings also serving the island of Coll. The crossing takes about 4 hours. Daily sailings in summer (Apr-Oct); Tues, Thurs, Sat, Sun only in winter. One sailing per day plus on some days the Oban - Barra boat also calls at Tiree.

Get around

See

Itineraries

Do

Windsurfing Drink drive Commune with sheep

Buy

Eat

Drink

lots

Sleep

Occasionally

Contact

Stay safe

Get out


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