Largest Islands of the United Kingdom

 

Island

Area

Location

Sq km

Sq mi

1. Great Britain

216,777

83,698

British Isles

2. Lewis with Harris

2,179.0

841.3

Outer Hebrides

3. Isle of Skye

1,656.3

639.5

Inner Hebrides

4. Mainland

968.8

374.0

Shetland Islands

5. Mull

875.4

338.0

Inner Hebrides

6. Anglesey

713.8

275.6

N Wales

7. Islay

619.6

239.2

Inner Hebrides

8. Mainland

523.3

202.0

Orkney Is.

9. Arran

432.0

166.8

SW Scotland

10. Isle of Wight

381.0

147.1

S coast of England

11. Jura

366.9

141.7

Inner Hebrides

12. South Uist

320.3

123.7

Outer Hebrides

13. North Uist

303.1

117.1

Outer Hebrides

14. Yell

212.1

81.9

N Shetland Is.

15. Hoy

143.2

55.3

Orkney Islands

16. Bute

122.2

47.2

SW Scotland

17. Unst

120.7

46.6

N Shetland Is.

18. Rum

104.6

40.4

Inner Hebrides

19. Isle of Sheppey

94.0

36.3

Kent

20. Benbecula

82.0

31.7

Outer Hebrides

21. Tiree

78.3

30.2

W of Mull

22. Coll

76.9

29.7

W of Mull

23. Raasay

62.3

24.1

off E Skye

24. Barra

58.8

22.7

S Outer Hebrides

25. Sanday

50.4

19.5

Orkney Islands

26. South Ronaldsay

49.8

19.2

Orkney Islands

27. Rousay

48.6

18.8

Orkney Islands

28. Westray

47.1

18.2

Orkney Islands

29. Fetlar

40.8

15.7

NE Shetland Is.

30. Colonsay

40.7

15.7

W of Jura

31. Holy Island

39.4

15.2

W coast of Anglesey

32. Stronsay

32.8

12.6

NE Orkney Islands

33. Eigg

30.5

11.8

Inner Hebrides

34. Shapinsay

29.5

11.4

central Orkney Is.

35. Bressay

28.1

10.8

SE Shetland Is.

36. Eday

27.5

10.6

Orkney Islands

37. Hayling Island

26.8

10.4

Hampshire

38. Foulness

26.1

10.1

Essex

39. Scalpay

24.8

9.6

off E Skye

40. Portsea Island

24.3

9.4

Hampshire

41. Lismore

23.5

9.1

N of Oban

42. Great Bernera

22.2

8.2

off W Lewis

43. Ulva

19.9

7.7

off W Mull

44. Whalsay

19.7

7.6

central Shetland Is.

45. Canvey Island

18.5

7.1

Essex

46. Mersea Island

18.0

7.0

Essex

  

Sources: Hamish Haswell-Smith, The Scottish Islands, 1996; www.information-britain.co.uk.

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