The Museum of Islay Life is located in a former church in Port Charlotte on the Isle of Islay. The museum explores lofe on the Isle of Islay covering all Read more [...]
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Cairn na Burgh Mòr is the larger of the two “Carnburgs” at the northeastern end of the Treshnish Isles, with the other being Cairn na Burgh Beag. Cairnburgh Castle, which guards Read more [...]
Achamore House is a mansion on the Isle of Gigha. It was built in 1884 for Lt-Col William James Scarlett, and the extensive gardens were set out by Sir James Read more [...]
Colonsay House is a Georgian country house on the Isle of Colonsay, in the Scottish Inner Hebrides. The house has a rhododendron and woodland garden covering 20 acres. The private Read more [...]
Iona Abbey is located on the Isle of Iona and is one of the oldest Christian religious centres in Western Europe. The abbey was a focal point for the spread Read more [...]
Armadale Castle is ruined stately home in Armadale on the Isle of Skye. The castle was built in 1815 in Scottish baronial style, more designed for show than defence. Part Read more [...]
Ardbeg Distillery is a Scotch whisky distillery in Ardbeg on the south coast of the isle of Islay. The Ardbeg distillery has been producing whisky since 1798, and began commercial Read more [...]
The Iona Heritage Centre takes you through the history of the island and how island life has changed over time.
Oronsay Priory was founded by the Augustinians in the early 14th century and it was dedicated to St. Columba. The priory became an important religious centre for the islands over Read more [...]
Torosay Castle was designed in the Scottish Baronial style by architect David Bryce for John Campbell of Possil, and completed in 1858. Torosay is surrounded by 12 acres (4.9 ha) of Read more [...]
In AD563, Columba came to Iona from Ireland with twelve companions, and founded a monastery. The abbey was transformed into a Benedictine monastery in about 1200. Its buildings were restored Read more [...]
Gylen Castle is a ruined castle, or tower house, on a rocky ridge at the south end of the island of Kerrera. The castle was built in 1582 by the Read more [...]