A selection of general Highlands, islands, outdoors, walking and sailing links - if you know of others, please contact us. The information pages for the Small Isles and Lowlands and Arran also have links to specific locality, access, accommodation and activity websites.

Undiscovered Scotland - A wealth of information about just about everywhere in Scotland. It describes itself as a combination of visitor guide, accommodation listing and business directory.
Lonely Isles - a site about the abandoned and sparsely populated islands of Scotland.
Wilderness Scotland - award winning adventure travel company offering small group and self guided walking, canoeing and sailing holidays throughout the highlands.
Walk Highlands - walking routes (nearly a thousand), accommodation, news, hill name pronunciations, GPS waypoints and more, for much of the Highlands
West Word - the community newspaper for Mallaig, Arisaig, Glenfinnan, Knoydart and the Small Isles. Published monthly.
Association of Scottish Yacht Charterers - represent and link to most of the companies chartering yachts on the west coast. All charter bareboat; most can provide a skipper if required and some offer RYA training.
Mountain Weather Information Service - now funded by the Scottish government, they produce weather forecasts for 8 UK mountain areas.
Alba Sailing - based at Dunstaffnage marina near Oban for easy access to the islands, they charter quality yachts from 31' to 54' for bareboat or skippered charter
John Muir Trust - the UK's leading wild land conservation charity, it owns land on Skye and in the highlands, including Schiehallion and the summit of Ben Nevis.
Harveys Maps - specially surveyed maps for walking and cycling, covering many of the upland areas and trails of the United Kingdom