Nice sandy beaches
Who needs international travel when you can take a nice walk on one of the many incredible beaches like Camusdarach Beach, Rhu Point or the Silver Sands of Morar with their azure and aquamarine blue seas and pristine white dunes that have seduced filmmakers for years? argues the #MyRoadtotheIsles campaign.
It adds, “With a myriad of beaches to rival the Caribbean, all you have to do is pick one. You can stroll the beach, just leaving footprints in the sand, and take away amazing memories mesmerized by the majestic island backdrop. ‘
Stunning Camusdarach Beach, one of many in Scotland that tourism bosses say rivals the Caribbean
Traigh and try again – to get a hole in one
‘Play a game of golf with a breathtaking landscape on the Traigh Golf Course’, says the campaign, ‘a course steeped in history, where golfers have been playing on the nine-hole course in Traigh since 1900.
‘It is the westernmost course on mainland Britain and presents the golfer with all the traditional challenges of a classic coastal link that can rival any course in the Algarve. Traigh (pronounced “try”) is 11 km from Mallaig and means “beach” in Gaelic and is in one of the most beautiful places you can imagine. ‘
Fascinating islands – and the most remote place on the British mainland
Knoydart, a community owned peninsula known as the most remote place on mainland Britain
Behind the Harry Potter Bridge are the Small Isles (Rum, Eigg, Muck and Canna), the Isle of Skye and the Hebrides – “the Maldives, but in Scotland”.
There is also Knoydart, a community-owned peninsula known as the most remote place on mainland Britain.
The campaign says, “Hop on board one of Mallaig or Arisaig’s incredible charter services and explore. Picnic day trips or island adventures are waiting for you. ‘
Magnificent history and architecture
The Glenfinnan Viaduct is a must see. This iconic “Harry Potter Bridge” was the first structure in Great Britain to be built from mass concrete in the 1890s. The campaign suggests that there is also the Glenfinnan Monument, which marks the site where Bonnie Prince Charlie first gathered the clans for his cause in 1745, the beginning of his ill-fated campaign to reclaim the throne.
It adds, “For culture lovers, the area is rich in history and the celebration of the region’s heritage, wildlife and culture can be experienced in each unique location. Crofting, covert warfare, myths about buried treasure, churches and ruined monasteries, glass-enclosed fortresses, traditional fishing harbors, music and culture are abundant on the Road to the Isles. ‘
Some of the freshest seafood in the world
“Incredible langoustines, delicious mussels, hand-dipped scallops, multi-award-winning smoked kippers and incredible artisanal baking with a locally brewed ale, gin or rum – no, it’s not the Greek islands, it’s just some of the freshly landed seafood from the clear, pure water around the beautiful road to the coast of the islands, ”says the tourism campaign. ‘Eating out is part of the experience and all restaurants offer impeccable quality, from cozy inns to fine dining or fish and chips to take away.
Source: #MyRoadtotheIsles tourism campaign