No News is Good News!

When the lights went out over the Highlands and Islands of Scotland we had power on the Isle of Tiree.  A serious power outage affected large parts of Scotland from Fort William to the Orkneys, Skye and the Outer Isles and at its worst over 205,000 homes were without electricity. Train services to and from Inverness […]

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More Than

Life on Tiree is more than beautiful beaches, archaeological artefacts, wild winds, surfers and artists, cattle and sheep, wild flowers and rare birds – even the corncrake! Ferries come and go, airplanes take off and land, but life on Tiree is about the people who live and work here. It is about their life whether […]

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Climb Every Mountain

This is the Inner Hebrides at their best. The weather today on Tiree is glorious – bright and sunny with just a few fleeting clouds. Having previously climbed Ben Hynish and its smaller neighbour Beinn Ceann a’ Mahara, we set out to climb Beinn Hough this morning. Parking next to one of the crofts, we […]

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The Mighty Clansman Returns

Welcome Home! After a three month spell, serving as one of the winter relief vessels and having her annual service, it is great to welcome the Mighty Clansman home. You may have left Castlebay with the sun on your visor, but you arrived in Tiree under grey skies and leaden seas. You are forgiven for […]

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Up! Up! And Away!

With Spring in the air, on our beautiful Isle of Tiree, one of the joys of walking is listening to the birdsong. On calm days, when walking along the beach at Gott Bay, you are conscious of the sound of gentle lapping waves. On some beaches, however, the sound of the waves can be like […]

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