Traveller's Guide: Gigha, Hebrides, UK

Click to follow
The Independent Travel


Getting there

From most parts of the UK, the best gateway is Glasgow, about 120 miles away by road and ferry. Take the A82 to Tarbet, then the A83 to Tayinloan (accessible by three Scottish Citylink buses a day from Glasgow; 08705 505050; www.citylink.co.uk). Weather permitting, the ferry (0800 066 5000; www.calmac.co.uk) makes the crossing to Gigha, 10 times Monday-Saturday; six times on Sundays. The return fare is £20.70 per car, plus £5.60 per passenger.

Staying there

The Gigha Hotel (01583 505 254; www.gigha.org.uk). B&B from £86.

Achamore House (01583 505 400; www.achamorehouse.com). B&B from £110. www.boathouse-bar.com"

More information

International Flower Essence Repertoire, Gigha (01583 505 385; www.ifer.co.uk)

www.visitscotland. com; 0845 22 55 121 http://www.visitscotland.com"




View Larger Map


Comments