Immerse yourself in Coll and Tiree

Go on an Hebridean adventure on the islands of Coll and Tiree. Known as the ‘sunshine isle’, Tiree is home to some of the best beaches in Scotland. They fringe most of island, providing miles of clean, white sands and great surfing. With a population of around 220, Coll is a place to really get away from it all. 

 

The white-washed cottages of Arinagour greet you as you arrive. Walk on the windswept beaches, marvel at the wildlife and enjoy a dram or two in the friendly Coll Hotel. Located far from the obscuring haze of light pollution, Coll has some of the darkest skies in Europe and offers fantastic star gazing.

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Everything there is to see and do in Coll and Tiree.

An Iodhlann

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History and heritage

An Iodhlann is Tiree's historical centre. It offers an overview of Tiree’s long history, presented as a lively display.

Balephetrish Bay

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Beaches and islands

Tiree's beaches will take your breath away. They fringe most of island, providing miles of clean, fine white sands, natural tidal paddling pools and great surfing, body-boarding and windsurfing for the adventurous. One of the loveliest is Balephetrish Bay on the north coast of the island, a two-mile arc of sand where you can watch waders feeding in the breakers and look out to Skye.

Ben Hogh

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Walking and climbing

Ben Hogh - though only 106m high - is the highest hill on Coll.

Coll RSPB Reserve

Coll and Tiree

Wildlife and nature

Discover this beautiful RSPB reserve on the south west end of the Island of Coll.

Dark Skies - Isle of Coll

Coll and Tiree

Wildlife and nature

The Island of Coll in the Inner Hebrides has been awarded the status of Dark Sky Community by the International Dark-sky Association.

Hynish Heritage Trail and Skerryvore Lighthouse

Coll and Tiree

History and heritage

The harbour and hamlet of Hynish, near Tiree's southern tip, was built in the 19th century to house workers and supplies for the construction of Skerryvore Lighthouse – Scotland’s tallest lighthouse.

Isle of Coll Photography, Workshops and Tours

Coll and Tiree

Beaches and islands

If you’re coming to Coll, why not explore this beautiful island through a bespoke photography workshop?

Teller of Tales Standing Stones

Coll and Tiree

History and heritage

The island of Coll is dotted with archaeological sites, including cairns, Iron Age forts and crannogs. Perhaps the most fascinating is the two Na Sgeulachan (Teller of Tales) standing stones found in the west at Totronald. They may have been used for astronomical purposes or they could have belonged to a temple.

Ringing Stone and Dun Mor Broch

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History and heritage

Tiree’s Ringing Stone is situated between Balephetrish and Vaul.

Argyll's top surf spots

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Watersports and diving

So grab your surf board, zip up that wetsuit and enjoy a surfing journey through Argyll and The Isles.

Tiree Wave Classic

Mull and Iona

Coll & The Cosmos

Coll and Tiree

Tiree 10K & Half Marathon

Coll and Tiree