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4 Day Puffin Trail Break

4 Day Puffin Trail Break

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There are over 2000 Puffins which nest on the cliffs and sea stacks of Canna. Between April and end of July, you can watch these Puffins and 20,000 seabirds as well as otters, eagles, seals and dolphins. Our peaceful Isle of Canna is superb for walking and to discover the history and the archaeology of the most western of the Small Isles archipelago in the Scottish Hebrides.

 

Canna Campsite is committed to reducing its environmental impact. Run on renewable energy, we enable recycling, use eco-friendly cleaning products, encourage wildlife and support community projects.

Visit us for a peaceful experience of nature and wildlife!

 

Book our 4 Day Puffin Trail Break and spend your days exploring the Isle of Canna.

 

  • Take our Puffin Trail to the Sanday seabird colonies

  • Accompany our NTS Ranger to discover Canna’s wildlife, history and archeology

  • Explore our Dark Skies  to see the stars emerge after the beautiful sunsets

  • Support our community with a volunteer day beach cleaning or gardening

  • Enjoy a Canna Kitchen breakfast of fresh baking and local produce

  • Browse Canna Community Shop for local produce, arts and crafts

  • Sample the local produce menu at Cafe Canna and a glass of our local beer“the Jack” 

Choose your accommodation for your 4 Day Puffin Trail Break:

 

West Caravan: suitable for 4 people with kitchen, toilet, shower.

Sanday Caravan: based on Sanday and suitable for 4 people with kitchen, toilet, shower.

Puffin Pod: a unique home for 2. Double bed, toilets and showers on site.

Eagle and Otter Pods: spacious for 2 (can sleep 4). Double bed, toilets and showers on site.

Canna Bunkhouse: sleeps 8 with full kitchen, toilet, shower, wood burning stove and outside dining area.

Bedding, linen and towels included in all properties. Gas and electric and logs provided for fire pits/stove.

All accommodation is stocked with tea, coffee, sugar, salt, pepper and oil. Less for you to shop for!

Our pods have an external kitchen cook shack fully equipped with pots, dishes and utensils

This 4 Day Puffin Trail Break includes a complimentary Canna Kitchen welcome breakfast pack

of homemade bread, butter, marmalade, granola and Burnbank Cottage free range eggs. 

Suggested itinerary:

 

Day 1: Arrive at Canna to be met by Isebail, the Canna Campsite manager,  who will transport your luggage. Isebail was born and bred on Canna so can help you discover the best of our island! Walk to your accommodation and relax into your new home for the next few days!  On your walk you can book a meal at Cafe Canna and browse at the Canna Community Shop (both award-winning!)  In the evening follow the Puffin Trail, starting below St Edwards Church and enjoy the sunset on your return walk.

 

Day 2: Start the day slowly with your Canna Kitchen homemade breakfast that we have prepared for you. Take a walk towards Tarbert, the Souterrains and the King of Norway’s grave with northern cliff views. Keep your eyes open for dolphins, seals and whales out to sea. Time to write a few postcards - drop in the postbox to ensure you get your Isle of Canna postmark! In the evening watch the sunset or visit Cafe Canna for drinks and their super local menu.

 

Day 3:Today is your last full day on Canna so time for a big walk! Will you take the Sanday or Canna circular path? Both walks will give you beautiful views with the chance to see seals, dolphins or basking sharks out to sea, eagles and seabirds skywards with sheep, cows, otters and rabbits inland! Visit Cafe Canna for a glass of “The Jack” our very own Canna beer and their local produce menu.

 

Day 4: Spend the morning packing up, checkout at 10am and leave your bags to be collected for the ferry. Take the opportunity to have a stroll past Tighard, follow Saturnino’s Path through the woodlands and descend to Canna Community Shop and Cafe Canna on your way to the ferry. Say goodbye to Canna for now and start planning your next visit!  We look forward to seeing you again soon!

 

Our peaceful Isle of Canna full of nature and wildlife looks forward to welcoming you!

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