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Best rated islands in UK and Channel Islands
  • Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands but is still only 9 miles by 5 miles. The island is know for being one of the hottest places in the British Isles during the summer and is often a few degrees warmer than the mainland. 
  • The Isle of Wight can be found just off England’s south coast, only two hours from London. Its mild climate, white cliffs and tranquil beaches make it a popular holiday destination all year round whether you’re looking for a quick weekend away or a long break. 
  • St. Mary's is the largest of the Isles of Scilly. There are ten islands in the archipelago but only five of them are inhabited. St, Mary's has a wonderful musuem, three gorgeous beaches and a sailing centre for those looking to explore the islands by water. 

  • As one of the most southerly Scottish islands, Arran is also one of the most accessible. The northern part of the island is mountainous with a rugged landscape while the south boasts a softer landscape and the majority of the island's population. 
  • The Isle of Skye is a popular tourist destination thanks to its famous scenery and stunning landscapes. The island has a rich history which dates back as far as the Highland Clearances and Jacobite Rebellion.
  • This is the main island of the Orkneys and 75 per cent of the islands' population live there. Make the mainland your base as you explore the 70 other islands that make up the archhipelago off the north Scottish coast. 

  • Anglesey is home to unspoilt landscapes, stunning coastlines and a whole host of outdoor activities to be enjoyed. The island boasts a rich heritage, stunning gardens and extensive amounts of plants and wildlife. 
  • Lewis and Harris in the Outer Hebrides is the third biggest single island in the British Isles. The island is steeped in culture that dates back thousands of years and is illustrated by the ancient stone circles that are visible on the island. 
  • Found in between England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, the Isle of Man boasts a stunning and extensive coastline as well as beautiful countryside and unspoilt beaches. The island has a strong identity, which coupled with its age-old traditions makes for an intriguing holiday destination. 
  • Known for having Britain's cleanest beach, the prettiest harbour town in Europe and the world's smallest chapel, Guernsey is a picturesque island found between the south coast of England and the north-west coastFrance.