Inner Hebrides


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In·ner Hebrides

 (ĭn′ər)

Inner Hebrides

pl n
(Placename) See Hebrides

Heb•ri•des

(ˈhɛb rɪˌdiz)

n.pl.
a group of islands (Inner Hebrides and Outer Hebrides) off the W coast of and belonging to Scotland. 29,615; ab. 2900 sq. mi. (7500 sq. km).Also called Western Isles.
Heb`ri•de′an, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Inner Hebrides - islands between the Outer Hebrides and the western coast of Scotland
Hebridean Islands, Hebridean Isles, Hebrides, Western Islands, Western Isles - a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
Isle of Skye - an island of northwestern Scotland noted for its rugged mountain scenery
Islay - an island of western Scotland at the southern end of the Inner Hebrides
Mull - an island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides
Staffa - an island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides to the west of Mull; site of Fingal's Cave
Translations
Innere Hebriden
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"I was on my travels to Perthshire, Argyll and Bute and the Inner Hebrides; it was hard to pick out a best location for pictures as they were all great."
The National Trust for Scotland has opposed the plans in the Sound of Canna, Inner Hebrides, by MOWI - the world's biggest salmon producer.
These days the Inner Hebrides is well-linked by ferries but (apart from busy Skye) still has enough remote, car-less parts to satisfy any adventurer - Ulva only has six people living on it, after all, and became community-owned last year.
Follow the new Whale Trail through some of Scotland's most beautiful isles, and go island-hopping with our Focus on the wonders of the Inner Hebrides.
A The Outer Hebrides B The Shetland Islands C The Orkney Islands D The Inner Hebrides 4.
A ISLAY, the southernmost of the Inner Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland, is crammed with distilleries and you can even stay at one.
But it was smashed on Ross' 74th day at sea yesterday as he reached the Inner Hebrides on the west coast of Scotland after setting off from Margate, Kent, on June 1.
Scottish Ministers have given consent to The North West Mull Community Woodland Company to register its interest in purchasing the Isle of Ulva in the Inner Hebrides, with a view to attracting new residents by increasing economic activity and housing stock on the island.
Called Ulva Island, it's the second largest isle within the Inner Hebrides and is 7.5 miles long and 2.5 miles wide.
An ex-student of mine has just been appointed to the post of the only primary teacher on the Isle of Muck, Inner Hebrides. If ever a book was written for her, this is it.
Competitors are allowed three specially selected skimming stones made from local slate in this glorious part of the Inner Hebrides.
Price Includes Private coach travel from your local area Three nights' stay with cooked breakfast Three course evening meals on two nights Return journey on the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway Visits to Edinburgh, Aberfoyle & Gretna Green Ticket to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo Circular cruise on the SS Sir Walter Scott Oban, Mull, Iona & Skye 5 days from PS349, 16 October 2016 Relax amidst the peaceful surroundings of the Inner Hebrides and immerse yourself in the history and nature, as you hop from island to island on our wonderful tour.