BIG bucket list Adventures
Sleep on a private isle in Scotland
Why? Who doesn t fancy an island to themselves? Sadly most of us don t have a Branson sized budget but that doesn t mean you can t claim your own patch of sea lapped solitude.
Thanks to the fact that Scotland has almost 800 islands as well as a favourable attitude to wild camping it s possible to tick this must do off the list without spending a penny. Tiny Tanera Beag the second largest of the 20 odd north western Summer Isles has never been inhabited though you might be joined by a few sheep occasionally brought here to graze.
You can sea kayak from the mainland over Badentarbet Bay and around larger (inhabited) Tanera Mor to reach Tanera Beag. Once you ve hauled ashore look out for seals in the lagoon by Eilean Flada Mor climb to the island s 83m high point for views over the nearby rock stacks and skerries and pitch your tent amid the heather to feel like a laird for the night.