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  • Paperback | Pub: 15 Aug 2024
    £12.99

    Mairi Hedderwick embarks on a six-month-long journey to 40 islands from Arran to Lewis, recounting her pilgrimage around the archipelago of the Western Isles with which she has had a lifelong love affair. Filled with wit and wisdom that is matched...

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Oct 2024
    £25.00

    When the last 36 inhabitants of St Kilda, 40 miles west of the Scottish Hebrides, were evacuated in 1930, the archipelago at ‘the edge of the world’ lost its permanent population after five millennia. It has long been accepted that the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 May 2022
    £9.99

    Every year, ten men from Ness, at the northern tip of the Isle of Lewis, sail north-east for some forty miles to a remote rock called Sulasgeir. Their mission is to catch and harvest the guga; the almost fully grown gannet chicks nesting on the two...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Oct 2022
    £10.99

    ‘[an] exploration of Scotland’s past through the eyes of a scholarly hiker … Magnificent’ – New Statesman, Books of the Year Fourteen centuries ago, Irish saints journeyed to the Hebrides and Scotland’s Atlantic...

  • 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...

  • 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: 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...