Scotland // Skye and the Western Isles //


Smallest and most southerly of the Small Isles, Muck is low-lying, mostly treeless and extremely fertile. You’ll arrive at PORT MÓR, the village on the southeast corner of the island. A road, a little more than a mile long, connects Port Mór with the island’s main farm, Gallanach, which overlooks the rocky seal-strewn skerries on the north side of the island; to the east lies the nicest sandy beach, Camas na Cairidh. In the southwest corner of the island, it’s worth climbing Beinn Airein (452ft) for the 360-degree panoramic view; the return journey from Port Mór takes around two hours.

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