Welcome to the Isle of Rum

The Isle of Rum is the real jewel of Scotland’s Inner Hebrides, diamond in shape and diamond by nature. With amazing wildlife, an eccentric castle, walks to suit all levels, beautiful beaches and stunning scenery, our island has it all. Whether you are able to come for a day-trip or come and stay, Rum, has something for everyone; a stroll around Kinloch Village, a visit to the local craft shops and a stop for a cup of tea and cake in the Cafe or an expedition out to one of the remote mountain bothies and a hike along the Rum Cuillin Rum caters for every adventurer. So, if you come to Rum for a day, a week or forever, there’s always something new to discover….

On arrival...

Access information for the northern Rum Cuillin - August 2022

Avian Flu has been found in the Manx Shearwater colony on Rum. Nature Scot are asking visitors not to walk through the Manx Shearwater Colony until 14th October 2022, by which time the chicks will have fledged. Advice is NOT to go above the 450m contour line on Barkeval, Hallival, Askival and Trollaval.

More information can be found on the Nature Scot website here


From Guest House to remote mountain bothy, there is a variety of accommodation available on the island, see the accommodation page for more information.

Kinloch, GB
8:28 am, March 24, 2023
overcast clouds
Wind: 6 mph
Pressure: 982 mb
Visibility: 10 km
Sunrise: 06:16
Sunset: 18:45