Tag: GB – St Kilda

‘There’s no better place to be in isolation’; Niall McCracken; BBC

Photo credit: Niall McCracken/BBC

As lockdown restrictions began to ease, a conservationist from NI moved to a remote UK island.

Source: ‘There’s no better place to be in isolation’

A trip to the edge of the world: Discovering St Kilda’s enduring appeal and fascinating past; Ellie House; Press and Journal

The call of seabirds and lapping of waves were the only sounds as 36 people looked back towards home before clambering aboard.

Source: A trip to the edge of the world: Discovering St Kilda’s enduring appeal and fascinating past | Press and Journal

Visit St Kilda, the magical Scottish ‘island on the edge of the world’; Robin McKelvie; iNews

The striking islands that lie 41 miles west of the already-remote Outer Hebrides do have something of the Holy Grail about them…

Source: Visit St Kilda, the magical Scottish ‘island on the edge of the world’

Silence surrounds mystical St Kilda 90 years after mass evacuation of residents; Neil Drysdale; Press and Journal

The silence is the first thing that strikes you about St Kilda: the stillness around the dilapidated old buildings which once housed a thriving island community in the Western Isles.

Source: Silence surrounds mystical St Kilda 90 years after mass evacuation of residents | Press and Journal

A wildlife visit to the remote St Kilda; Polly Pullar; Scottish Field

Source: A wildlife visit to the remote St Kilda – Scottish Field

St Kilda: The remote archipelago steeped in history and full of heritage; Frances Rougvie; Press and Journal

A short film has shown what life on the island of St Kilda was like in 1908.

Source: St Kilda: The remote archipelago steeped in history and full of heritage | Press and Journal

A Trip to St. Kilda, Scotland’s Lost Utopia in the Sea; Fergus McIntosh; New Yorker

UK – St Kilda

For centuries, residents of the tiny archipelago scratched out a living for themselves amid its forbidding cliffs. Then, all at once, they left.

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Hirta Island Ghost Town; Atlas Obscura

UK – St Kilda

The last inhabitants of St Kilda were evacuated in 1930.

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