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Welcome toCanna

One of the best places to see golden and white-tailed eagles, and a Gaelic archive at Canna House.

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Puffins and eagles

Apart from the bustling seabird population on the island's basalt cliffs, Canna is best known as a peaceful retreat. The island is owned by the National Trust, and Canna House has an excellent archive of Gaelic materials. There are puffins and eagles, and the eatery Cafe Canna  in the bay serves good local food with great views.

For more information on Canna visit the Small Isles  and Isle of Canna website.


How to get here

The Canna ferry leaves from Mallaig, and stops off at one of the other Small Isles, Rum.

No advance booking is necessary on this sailing for foot passengers. Simply turn up at the port of departure buy a ticket and go on the next available sailing. For vehicles reservations, please contact Mallaig port office.

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Getting to Mallaig

Mallaig is a port on the North West coast, and makes a great base for your adventures on the Isles.

By train

Get to Glasgow, then catch the train direct to Mallaig. The fastest train takes 5 hours 14 minutes. Check Scotrail for train times.

By car

Mallaig is roughly 3 hours and 30 minutes from Glasgow, 4 hours from Edinburgh by car. 

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Mallaig Port: PH41 4QD

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