The links below lead to discussions on our Community Forum

Ailsa Craig - with pics

Arbroath - sea caves


Arisaig - with pics - see also this discussion and this discussion

Arran - see also this discussion.


Bute, Cumbrae & Largs

Caledonian Canal


Cape Wrath - includes details of who to contact before paddling in military exercise areas.

Colonsay - with a link to superb pics.

Corryvreckan - thoughts on crossing - includes a comprehensive post from Jim Wallace detailing suggested times etc.

Corryvreckan & Knoydart

Corryvreckan / Jura - nice pics from BCC's 2006 Easter trip.

Cuan Sound - with pics

East coast of Scotland - suggestions. MarkR's 2009 trip

Firth of Lorne

Garvellachs via Grey Dog and Corryvreckan - with pics

Gigha - this discussion has links to pics, more here.

Harris & Lewis - with pics.

Harris & North Uist - with superb pics

Harris to S.Uist - with yet more superb pics

Hebrides / North Uist - with superb pics

Iona - with pics. This discussion suggests there is an access issue on the NE end of the island, this comment is the follow-on.

Islay - has links to superb pics. Islay & Colonsay from Tayvallich. Fabulous pics in this discussion. See also this discussion for a superb summary of the circumnavigation.


Jura - (Sound of) - incs links to pics.

Jura / Corryvreckan - nice pics from BCC's 2006 Easter trip.

Jura, the Garvellachs and Scarba - Tayvallich to Clachan. With pics.

Knoydart - discussion here, and this discussion has great pics linked in the thread.

Kyles of Bute - with pics

Loch Hourn (and Sound of Harris) - mainly about trips in bad weather

Loch Long & Loch Goil - with pics

Loch Scavaig

Loch Sheil

MacCormaig Islands (Sound of Jura) - with pics

Mingulay - with pics


Mull - places to camp or stay on the island

Mull - with pics

Mull - with pics, including a rather splendid shot of a basking shark.

Mull - shortish trips - with pics

NE Scotland - with pics

NW Scotland - Eilean nan Ron

Orkney & Shetland - suggestions on where to go.

Pentland Firth - with pics.

River Clyde - with pics. See also Douglas Wilcox's blog of his trip as details for Clyde Estuary Control and Clyde Coastguard are noted - you need to contact both before paddling the river.


Scotland - (general) - Keith Robertson has been around a bit and has some excellents pics of Skye, Mull, Shetland, Orkneys etc.

Shetland - with pics.

Solway Coast - with pics. More SW Scotland info.

St Abbs Head - with pics. More here.

St Kilda & the Flannans. More here.


Skye - Glen Brittle to Coruisk - with pics.


Treshnish Isles.

Uists - suggestions. More here with good pics.

West Coast of Scotland

West Coast of Scotland - "best trips"