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Canna is a small island located in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. It is the westernmost island in the Small Isles archipelago, and is located off the coast of the Isle of Skye. Canna is approximately 4 miles long and 1 mile wide, and has an area of around 1,200 acres.

The island is mostly composed of moorland and low-lying hills, and is mostly uninhabited. It is home to a variety of wildlife, including seals, dolphins, otters, and a variety of seabirds. The island is also known for its rich cultural heritage, and is home to a number of archaeological sites.

The island was first settled by the Celts in the 5th century AD, and was later occupied by the Norse and the Scots. During the Middle Ages, Canna was an important base for the Lords of the Isles. In the 17th century, the island was bought by the MacLeans of Coll, and it has remained in their possession ever since.

Canna is also known for its religious heritage. The island was home to an important monastery in the 12th century, and the ruins of this monastery still stand today. In the 19th century, the island was home to a Free Church of Scotland, which served as a refuge for many of the island’s inhabitants during the Highland Clearances.

Today, Canna is a popular tourist destination, and is home to a number of historic sites, including the ruins of the monastery and the Free Church. The island is also home to a variety of wildlife, and is a popular destination for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts.

Excursion tips for a day in Canna

As a tourist in Canna in Great Britain, there are plenty of activities to enjoy on a day trip. Here is a list of some of the most popular activities to enjoy:

1. Visit the Canna House, a historic house and garden with stunning views of the island.

2. Take a boat tour of the island, where you can explore its rugged coastline and spot some of the local wildlife.

3. Go for a hike and explore the island's rugged terrain and diverse wildlife.

4. Visit the Canna Heritage Centre, where you can learn about the island's history and culture.

5. Relax on one of the island's many beaches, such as Sanday or Canna Beach.

6. Enjoy a picnic in one of the island's many parks and gardens.

7. Visit the Canna Lighthouse, which offers spectacular views of the surrounding islands.

8. Take a fishing trip and try your hand at catching some of the island's plentiful fish.

9. Visit the Canna Distillery, where you can sample some of the island's famous whisky.

10. Enjoy some of the island's local delicacies, such as the Canna Kippers.

Experience Canna with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Canna. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Canna

Canna in Great Britain experiences a temperate climate with mild temperatures year-round. In the spring, temperatures begin to warm up, with average temperatures ranging from 9°C to 13°C. Summers are mild and pleasant, with temperatures typically ranging from 12°C to 18°C. Autumn is cool and wet, with temperatures ranging from 6°C to 11°C. Winters are mild and wet, with temperatures ranging from 3°C to 8°C. Generally, the island experiences a lot of rainfall throughout the year.

Cruise weather for Canna

Our weather forecast for Canna helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 14th 2024 Jul. 14th 2024 max: 14.7 °C
min: 11 °C
40.7 m/s
16.2 m/s
89.8 %
16.5 m
86.6 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 15th 2024 Jul. 15th 2024 max: 14.3 °C
min: 13.1 °C
6.8 m/s
10.4 m/s
81.7 %
24.1 m
91.0 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 14.0 °C
min: 13.1 °C
12.6 m/s
16.9 m/s
86.0 %
24.1 m
88.5 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 15.2 °C
min: 13.3 °C
15.1 m/s
19.4 m/s
90.1 %
22.8 m
90.0 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 14.7 °C
min: 13 °C
49.7 m/s
67.3 m/s
93.9 %
21.9 m
84.8 %
1,006 hPa
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 13.2 °C
min: 12.5 °C
45.0 m/s
54.4 m/s
100.0 %
14.3 m
91.7 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 13.3 °C
min: 13 °C
46.4 m/s
56.2 m/s
100.0 %
12.3 m
92.2 %
1,004 hPa
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 13.8 °C
min: 13.1 °C
20.4 m/s
25.9 m/s
95.2 %
22.9 m
90.8 %
1,001 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 13.1 °C
min: 12.8 °C
36.0 m/s
42.1 m/s
95.1 %
24.1 m
91.1 %
1,007 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 14.0 °C
min: 12.7 °C
30.2 m/s
33.0 m/s
70.5 %
24.0 m
83.4 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 15.3 °C
min: 13.2 °C
47.5 m/s
67.0 m/s
85.7 %
18.7 m
90.0 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 13.7 °C
min: 13.3 °C
36.0 m/s
46.7 m/s
88.7 %
21.4 m
88.6 %
1,008 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 13.4 °C
min: 13.1 °C
35.6 m/s
43.6 m/s
86.2 %
24.1 m
87.1 %
1,015 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 15.2 °C
min: 13.3 °C
23.8 m/s
32.0 m/s
99.9 %
24.0 m
92.6 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 14.8 °C
min: 13.3 °C
36.7 m/s
51.1 m/s
99.9 %
17.3 m
93.2 %
1,006 hPa

Cruises to Canna

Would you like to travel to Canna on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Canna.

Scheduled ship calls in Canna, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
May 20th 2025 Tuesday, 20th of May 2025 LE LYRIAL 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 24th 2025 Saturday, 24th of May 2025 LE BOREAL 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 8th 2025 Monday, 8th of Sep. 2025 LE BELLOT 12:00 am 12:00 am

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