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The Scottish Islands

Scotland's Islands are truly magical places, offering a unique insight into the culture and history that has helped to shape our nation. Their golden beaches, picturesque harbours and dramatic peaks have captured the world's imagination and become popular locations for the film industry.

From Outlander to the BFG, from whale watching to whisky tasting, once experienced the Scottish Islands are never forgetten.

With Hostelling Scotland and affiliate hostels spread across Scotland's archipelago of islands and regular ferry connections, both from the mainland and between the islands themselves, enjoying an island hopping adventure is much easier than you might think!

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Lochranza Youth Hostel

Surrounded by hills on three sides, Lochranza Youth Hostel sits in an attractive lochside village in the north of the Isle of Arran. Close by, on a narrow peninsula extending into beautiful Loch Ranza, is the imposing ruin of a 13th century castle. The hostel offers a wide range of shared accommodation and private en-suite rooms, perfect for groups, families and individual hostellers.

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