Bird watching in Benbecula

Spot some real rarities on Benbecula

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Hike to Benbecula's high point

Hike to the high point on Benbecula - fantastic panoramic degree view of ocean, mountains and other islands and stunning sunsets

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About Us

Hi I’m Lisa. Welcome to Islandeering I’m an islandeer, author and marine conservationist and passionate about sharing what I have learnt from my travels around the islands of the British Isles to help you find an adventure. I started the project 12 years ago after I had one of those light bulb moments and realised the pure magic that islands held for me. After meeting so many people on their island travels who shared my passion and told me that I must share my experiences so that others could do the same I set up, where we are passionate about promoting responsible travel to our great British islands.
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We continuously find new islands, rivers, lochs, canals and coast to walk, SUP and swim in and meet plenty of great folks along the way. Join our community to get new routes and adventures, latest blogs and news by using the email box below. Tune in also to our Facebook and Instagram pages to see where we are going next.
Wow Factor: 6 out of 10

Key Facts

  • Location: Outer Hebrides
  • Size: 8203 hectares
  • Access: Road causeway
  • Map: OS Explorer 453
  • Island Summary:

    Hike to the highpoint, Rueval at 124 metres, for the best views of the watery landscape of this low-lying island and across The Minch to the jagged peaks of the Cuillin on Skye. Spot owls and eagles on the East Side’s lochs or head to the wild machair grasses that carpet the west coast and you might even spot a corncrake. You can also catch up with the latest films with the Screen Machine, a huge mobile cinema that seats 80, that visits Liniclate regularly.