Fascinating Hebridean Culture

Rocks at the Norse Mill ©Fiona Rennie

Ceud mìle fàilte – A hundred thousand welcomes

Hebridean Culture - gaelic signage

In the Outer Hebrides the road signs are in the ancient Celtic language of Gaelic.

Children learn through Gaelic medium education from a young age.

Norse influence on Hebridean Culture

Norse Mill, Isle of Lewis

Scenic landscape bearing names reflecting the Norse  Heritage of the islands, a place under Norse rule for almost 500 years.

Crofting – an old tradition still alive

Carloway Cows

In days gone by, the community thrived on crofting, fishing and Harris Tweed weaving.

A tour guide in the Hebrides, will lead and interpret multi-faceted hidden aspects of our Hebridean heritage and traditions.

Hear about the Gaelic communities of the past, the strong links to the land and nature. Learn about our islands today and its employment opportunities, developments and politics.

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