Holy Isle

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Holy Isle is on the Firth of Clyde within Lamlash Bay on the larger island of Arran. The island is approx. 1.9 miles (3km) long and around half a mile (1km) wide.

As the name suggests the island has a long history as a sacred site, with a spring or Holy well thought to have healing properties, a hermit cave of 6th Century monk Saint Molaise that has runic writing of the roof, and evidence of a 13th Century monastery.

The island today is owned by the Samyé Ling Buddhist Community with just a couple of settlements. The rest of the island is treated as a nature reserve with wild Eriskay ponies, Saanen goat and Soay sheep. The rare Rock Whitebeam tree can be found on the Holy island.

There is a regular ferry service from Lamlash on the Isle of Arran.

Holy Isle 7 day weather forecast, weather in Isle of Arran, Ayrshire

Today
Expect a temp in the range 3.9℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 14.2 m/sec (N)
Sunday, Nov 28
Expect a temp in the range 3.1℃ to 3.9℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Nov 29
Expect a temp in the range 4℃ to 4.2℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (NE)
Tuesday, Nov 30
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 10℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Dec 01
Expect a temp in the range 6.8℃ to 7.9℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Dec 02
Expect a temp in the range 4.2℃ to 5.1℃ with wind speed 8.7 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Dec 03
Expect a temp in the range 2.7℃ to 9.6℃ with wind speed 9 m/sec (S)


Isle of Arran weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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