St Kilda is one of the most remote archipelago of islands located on the north west coast of Scotland. This year the National Trust for Scotland prepares to celebrate 60 years of caring for the dual World Heritage Site. The St Kilda UNESCO World Heritage site islands are known around the world for their dramatic cliffs and large seabird population, as well as capturing the interest of people across the globe.
Visiting St Kilda UNESCO World Heritage Site
St Kilda History
In 1930, the last St Kildans left the island of Hirta.
The islands are a twitcher’s paradise with a seabird population of over half a million birds, together with its own sub-species of wren. The islands are also home to the mouse.
Celebrating 60 years with The National Trust for Scotland