Inner Hebrides

The Inner Hebrides are those islands lying close to the mainland of Western Scotland. If you have a notion to see “the Highlands & Islands”, without being more specific, the place you're looking for is among the Inner Hebrides.
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is the largest and most northerly of the Inner Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland, linked to the mainland by a toll-free bridge. Photo: Ritchyblack, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a large island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, famed for its collection of big name whisky distilleries - nine at the latest count and more coming. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The lie 15-20 miles off the west coast of Scotland and are part of the Inner Hebrides. Photo: Graeme Churchard, CC BY 2.0.


Jura is an island in the Inner Hebrides, off the west coast of Scotland. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is an island just west of in the Scottish Inner Hebrides. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the westernmost island of the Inner Hebrides. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small island in the Inner Hebrides, about 8 miles long by 2½ miles wide, with Scalasaig as its main settlement and jetty. Photo: Catriona Colonsay, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an island in the Inner Hebrides of . Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an island off the east coast of in the Scottish Hebrides. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Lismore is an island ten miles north of in the sea inlet of Loch Linnhe. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Inner Hebrides

Latitude of center
56.5° or 56° 30' north
Longitude of center
-6° or 6° west
92 feet (28 metres)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Binne-Hebride
  • Arabic: إنر هيربردس
  • Arabic: هبرديس الداخلية
  • Asturian; Bable: Islles Hébrides Interiores
  • Basque: Barruko Hebridak
  • Belarusian: Унутраныя Гебрыдскія астравы
  • Breton: Na h-Eileanan a-staigh
  • Breton: Na h-Eileanan a-stigh
  • Catalan: Hèbrides Interiors
  • Cebuano: Inner Hebrides
  • Chinese: Inner Hebrides
  • Chinese: 内赫布里底群岛
  • Croatian: Unutarnji Hebridi
  • Czech: Vnitřní Hebridy
  • Danish: Indre Hebrider
  • Dutch: Binnen-Hebriden
  • Esperanto: Proksimaj Hebridoj
  • Esperanto: Ĉeaj Hebridoj
  • Estonian: Na h-Eileanan a-staigh
  • Estonian: Sise-Hebriidid
  • Finnish: Sisä-Hebridit
  • French: Hebrides interieures
  • French: Hébrides intérieures
  • Frisian: Binnen-Hebriden
  • Frisian: Binnenste Hebriden
  • Gaelic (Scots): Na h-Eileanan a-staigh
  • Gallegan: Hébridas Interiores
  • German: Innere Hebriden
  • Greek: Εσωτερικές Εβρίδες
  • Icelandic: Innri Suðureyjar
  • Irish: Na h-Eileanan a-staigh
  • Irish: Na hOileáin Istigh
  • Irish: Na hOileáin Laistigh
  • Italian: Ebridi Interne
  • Japanese: インナー・ヘブリディーズ
  • Japanese: インナー・ヘブリディーズ諸島
  • Kazakh: Ішкі Гебрид аралдары
  • Korean: 이너헤브리디스 제도
  • Latin: Ebudae interiores
  • Latin: Ebudes Interiores
  • Lithuanian: Vidiniai Hebridai
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Binnere Hebriden
  • Macedonian: Внатрешни Хебриди
  • Norwegian: Indre Hebridene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Indre Hebridene
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Dei indre Hebridane
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Indre Hebridane
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Indre Hebridene
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Na h-Eileanan a-staigh
  • Persian: هبریدهای داخلی
  • Polish: Hebrydy Wewnętrzne
  • Portuguese: Hébridas Interiores
  • Portuguese: Inner Hebrides
  • Romanian: Hebridele interioare
  • Russian: Внутренние Гебридские острова
  • Russian: Внутренние Гебриды
  • Scots: Inner Hebrides
  • Serbian: Унутрашњи Хебриди
  • Serbo-Croatian: Unutarnji Hebridi
  • Slovak: Vnútorné Hebridy
  • Spanish: Hebridas Interiores
  • Spanish: Hébridas Interiores
  • Spanish: Islas Hebridas Interiores
  • Spanish: Islas Hébridas Interiores
  • Swedish: Inre Hebriderna
  • Turkish: İç Hebridler
  • Ukrainian: Внутрішні Гебриди
  • Ukrainian: Внутрішні Гебридські острови
  • Vietnamese: Nội Hebrides
  • Welsh: Ynysoedd Mewnol Heledd
  • Western Panjabi: اندرلے ہیبرڈز

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