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  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Apr 2022
    £9.99

    Robin Lloyd-Jones has been exploring the west coast and islands of Scotland in his sea kayak for more than forty years. In this book he recalls many a memorable expedition to wild and beautiful shores. Amongst magnificent scenery and ever-changing...

  • Paperback | Pub: 20 Apr 2023
    £12.99

    Arran is an archaeological and geological treasure trove of stunning scenic beauty. Its history stretches back to the great stone circles, more than 5,000 years old, whose remnants still decorate the plains of Machrie. Runic inscriptions tell of a...

  • Hardback | Pub: 05 Oct 2023
    £15.99

    In 1918 Lord Leverhulme bought the island of Lewis with ambitious plans to massively expand its fishing industry and increase its population. In 1923, when his plans had failed, he offered it free of charge to the islanders in two parts. One part,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 15 Sep 2022
    £20.00

    Scotland is famed for its rugged coastlines, pristine beaches, endless rivers and deep lochs. The whole country is a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world. In this unique guide, adventurer Mollie Hughes introduces many of her...

  • Paperback | Pub: 27 May 2008
    £8.99

    ‘An incredible testament to one man’s determination’ – The Sunday Herald Calum MacLeod had lived on the northern point of Raasay since his birth in 1911. He tended the Rona lighthouse at the very tip of his little archipelago, until...

  • Diary | Pub: 06 Jun 2024
    £14.99

    This hardback desk diary is illustrated throughout with Mairi Hedderwick’s beautiful sketches of the Hebrides through the seasons. Featuring distinctive full-colour paintings by one of Scotland’s best-loved authors and artists, this exquisite...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Apr 2023
    £12.99

    In 1830, the little Hebridean island of Lismore was one of the granaries of the West Highlands, with every possible scrap of land producing bere barley or oats. The population had reached its peak of 1500, but by 1910, numbers had dwindled to 400...

  • | Pub: 06 Jul 2023
    £19.99

    Iona is one of the most beautiful of all the Scottish Hebrides, and full of historical associations. It was here that St Columba came by boat in 563 from Ireland, bringing Christianity to Scotland and establishing a monastery that became one of the...

  • | Pub: 06 Jul 2023
    £19.99

    The isle of Skye is one of the most dramatically beautiful of all the Hebridean islands. At fifty miles long, it is also the largest of the Inner Hebrides and boasts a rich history and a huge range of wildlife. It is also a top destination for...

  • Paperback | Pub: 20 Jun 2024
    £10.99

    This island of Lismore boasts a remarkably rich heritage, both in terms of historic monuments and of an unbroken tradition of Gaelic culture. From their first sight of Tirefour Broch, dominating approaches from the mainland, visitors to the Isle of...

  • Paperback | Pub: 23 May 2019
    £8.99

    In this book William Mackenzie records a world of local legend, folklore and superstition, and charts the changes he saw in his lifetime in agriculture, education, the Church and, of course, emigration. He recounts the history of the leading...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 May 2022
    £12.99

    An island can be a source of escape or return, of solace or threat. In this anthology rich depictions of island flora and fauna sit alongside sightings of croft dwellers and ferry-lowpers. Expressions of affection and accounts of imprisonment and...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Feb 2023
    £14.99

    The islands of Scotland’s Outer Hebrides boast some of the most remote and spectacular scenery in the world. They also feature an astonishing range of mysterious structures – stone circles, beehive dwellings, holy wells and ‘temples’ from...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Mar 2024
    £8.99

    Early on a wartime winter’s morning in 1941, the 8,000-ton cargo ship SS Politician ran aground in the beautiful but treacherous seas of Scotland’s Outer Hebrides. Among its cargo were 260,000 bottles of whisky destined for the American...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Aug 2021
    £8.99

    Longlisted for McIlvanney Scottish Crime Book of the Year In 1752, Seamus a’Ghlynne, James of the Glen, was executed for the murder of government man Colin Campbell. He was almost certainly innocent. When banners are placed at his gravesite...

  • Hardback | Pub: 02 Nov 2023
    £25.00

    Scotland has some of the best seafood in the world, so we why don’t we eat more of it? Why don’t we highlight the bounty of our seas and the people who fish, produce, sell, preserve and cook it? Acclaimed cooker writer Ghillie Basan embarks on a...

  • Paperback | Pub: 18 Jul 2024
    £10.99

    In 1918, as the First World War was drawing to a close, the eminent liberal industrial Lord Leverhulme bought – lock, stock and barrel – the Hebridean island of Lewis. His intention was to revolutionise the lives and environments of its...

  • Paperback | Pub: 26 Jun 2013
    £6.99

    In the village of Tobermory, on the Scottish island of Mull, lives a very special ginger cat. But once upon a time he didn’t think he was special at all – not like the woolly cats of Loch Ba, the singing cats of Staffa, or the fishing...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Apr 2023
    £12.99

    All they wanted was land: land for crofting and land on which to build a house. In 1908, ten desperate men from the islands of Barra and Mingulay in the Western Isles were imprisoned in Edinburgh for refusing to leave the island of Vatersay, where...

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Apr 2024
    £7.99

    Meet Usha, a little girl off on a big adventure! She’s going on holiday to the Hebrides and is excited to show off her brand new, bright blue wellies. But who will she meet along the way, and will they have their own wellies to show her? What...