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.

Weather


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

Today
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 9.9℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, May 29
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 9.5℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (NNE)
Monday, May 30
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (NNW)
Tuesday, May 31
Expect a temp in the range 8.1℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (NW)
Wednesday, Jun 01
Expect a temp in the range 8.8℃ to 9.2℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Jun 02
Expect a temp in the range 9℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 1.5 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Jun 03
Expect a temp in the range 9.3℃ to 10.7℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (ENE)


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

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