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Eilean Glas Lighthouse Scalpay, The Outer Hebrides

Eilean Glas Lighthouse Scalpay, The Outer Hebrides

Posted on Jan 18, 2017

The Eilean Glas Lighthouse has had an fascinating past but unfortunately now has an uncertain future. The original building of 1789 was replaced in 1824 by Robert Stevenson. This beautiful lighthouse, along with outbuildings and cottages for its keepers and families remained fully manned up until 1978 when it became automated. Soon afterwards it was […]

The Isle of Scalpay nr Harris, The Outer Hebrides

The Isle of Scalpay nr Harris, The Outer Hebrides

Posted on Jan 11, 2017

After a long walk round the Isle of Scalpay on New Years Day, I eventually arrived at the very small village of Ardinashaig just as the sun was setting. It rains a lot in the Western Isles but on this occasion I was blessed with an amazing calm evening. I managed to take a few […]