The Magic of Scotland’s Outer Isles
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uncovers the secret treasures of the Outer Hebrides
Every so often a book comes along that is so good that it has to be considered essential reading for anyone interested in its subject. "Hebridean Journey: The Magic of Scotland’s Outer Isles" by Brigid Benson is just such a book
A must have for travellers to the Outer Hebrides!
Visit Outer Hebrides
Do not be fooled into thinking that this is merely a travel guide to this stunning place; rather, Benson has shone a spotlight on each island to show their distinct characteristics
About the Book
Shortlisted for the Scottish Nature Photography Book Awards
Washed by the surging waves of the Atlantic Ocean, the island chain of Scotland's Outer Hebrides lies at the very edge of Europe. From white shell sands, peaty moors and gnarly mountains to heather hills, sea-green lochs and mysterious ancient monuments, these are places of unrivalled beauty.
This book is a fabulous invitation to discover the unique magic of Lewis and Harris, Berneray, North Uist, Grimsay, Benbecula, South Uist, Eriskay, Bara and Vatersay, as well as the vibrant Gaelic culture of the islanders. Packed with fascinating insights, hidden gems and helpful information, it offers the uplifting opportunity for meaningful travels and life-affirming experiences in these extraordinary islands.
Brigid Benson is a bestselling author with a heartfelt passion for journeys and connections, a sparky sense of curiosity and strong, deep roots in Scotland. Her previous books include 52 Weekends by the Sea, 52 Weekends in the Country and North Coast Journey: The Magic of Scotland's Northern Highlands.
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