Iona

Iona is famous the world over as the first Christian site in Scotland. This small wonderful island, only 1 mile wide and 3.5 miles long is very popular with pilgrims and tourists visiting Iona Abbey and its wonderful tranquil sandy beaches. The Calmac Ferry, Loch Buidhe, operates from Fionnphort to Iona regularly throughout the day. Only permanent residents are allowed cars on the island but bicycles are permitted and can be taken on the ferry.
  • Visit Iona Abbey:
  • Visit the Nunnery:
  • Visit one of the stunning sandy beaches
  • Have a bite to eat at one of the restaurants,  Argyll Hotel,  Martyrs BaySt Columba Hotel,
  • Climb Dun I the highest point on the island
  • Play at the free 9 hole golf course with the grass kept clipped by the sheep
  • Browse the pottery, jewellery (aosdana gallery) , book & gift shops
  • Have a leisurely cycle or walk