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 [...]
Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Inner Hebrides day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Inner Hebrides activity.
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 [...]
Cairn na Burgh Beag is the smaller of the two “Carnburgs” at the northeastern end of the Treshnish Isles, with the other beingCairn na Burgh Mòr. Cairnburgh Castle, which guards Read more [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]