Hebridean Islands

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Noun1.Hebridean Islands - a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of ScotlandHebridean Islands - a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
Inner Hebrides - islands between the Outer Hebrides and the western coast of Scotland
Outer Hebrides - a 130-mile long archipelago to the northwest of Scotland
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Talks have been held with engineers over the potential of subsea tunnels linking Hebridean islands. Western Isles MP Angus MacNeil has spoken with Norwegian construction firm Norconsult in a bid to reduce reliance on the ferry network and make savings in the long term.
Basking sharks, seals and other wildlife may also be seen from the trail, which will run across the Hebridean islands and along Scotland's stunning west coast, encompassing destinations including the lighthouse on the Butt of Lewis, Eilean Glas on the Isle of Scalpay, and the UK's most westerly point Ardnamurchan Lighthouse.
It is also a nostalgic trip for any adults who know the beautiful Hebridean islands. It could become essential reading in every holiday cottage on the Western Isles.
Anne and her husband keep a yacht on nearby Loch Craignish in Argyll, but it is believed she was visiting one of the Hebridean islands during the trip last Thursday.
Youngsters from Kirklees to the Hebridean islands take part in the giant march.
But Kilda Cruises, who run day trips to St Kilda and other Hebridean islands using their existing vessel, Orca II, now plan to take tourists to Rockall.