Thank you to everyone who took part in our Island Life calendar competition! We’ve been blown away by all the brilliant entries! The judges had some hard choices to make, and in the end we decided that two images should appear for each month – a main image, and a smaller inset one. Without furtherRead more ⟶
My mission was to travel from Barra to Lewis interviewing artists, artisans, crafters, producers on behalf of isle20 and the Scottish Islands Passport.
Join me on my journey to meet these incredible Island Makers – from Barra to Lewis and back!
Tis’ the season to get cosy! Finally there are no reasons not to sit down, cosy up and relax when you get in from fresh beach walks in beautiful autumn light. We have put together ALL that you need to make the most of the darker nights the cosiest season of them all! For moreRead more ⟶
What makes a great run?…….How about sandy beaches, blue skies and an unspoilt landscape? Tiree Ultramarathon offers ALL of that and it also helps that it’s pretty flat too! This year’s Tiree Ultramarathon takes place on Sunday 4th September. 35 miles of stunning Hebridean scenery and I’m fairly sure some good times after you’ve reachedRead more ⟶
It’s a question asked by many visitors to the Scottish islands every year. The numbers of orcas, whales and other sea mammals has been a bit of a nature success story in the Scottish islands in recent years, which is GREAT news but there are no guarantees! So, where in the Scottish islands can youRead more ⟶
Who doesn’t LOVE a Highland Cow? They’re cute, they’re fluffy and does anything say Scotland more than a Highland Coo? Here are five things you didn’t know about Highland cows. So here are FIVE things you didn’t know (or maybe you did) about everyone’s favourite bovine – Highland Cows! Highland cows are known collectively asRead more ⟶
When it comes to gin Scotland is right up there producing the FINEST in the world. In fact over 70% of the UK’s gin is made in Scotland. So, what makes Scottish gin and island gins in particular so good? Well, it’s all down to the AMAZING ingredients, distilling skills which are rooted in islandRead more ⟶
Puffins are by far the cutest wee sea bird that you will find on our island cliffs. From April to August puffins return from a winter at sea to their cliff side burrows to nest and bring out a chick. The arrival of the puffins is a sure sign that summer is on the way!Read more ⟶
Eriskay Pony cards, t-shirts and more! Tha Liam Crouse an sàs ann an Comann Each nan Eilean ann an Èirisgeidh. ‘S e catharnas a th’ann an Comman Each nan Eilean a a chaidh a chuir air bhonn ann an 1972 gus ha h-eich dùchasach seo a dhìon. Liam Crouse is part of the Eriskay PonyRead more ⟶
Highland cow cards and more from Elgol in Skye! Tha Jazz Buchanan stèidhichte san Eilean Sgitheanach, ann an Elgol. ‘S e dealbhadair a th’innte agus bidh i a’ tarraing dhealbhan àlainn. ‘S iad crodh Ghaidhealach na rudan a bhios i a’ tarraing as trice! Jazz Buchanan is based in Elgol in the Isle of Skye.Read more ⟶
isle20 is based in the Scottish islands, but it doesn’t have a Gaelic translation of the site. Just an oversight, or deliberate? Find out…
Cross stitch cards, keyrings and more! Tha Fiona bho Christie Country Crafts a’ fuireach ann an Eilean a’ Cheò – no an t-Eilean Sgitheanach mar a th’againn air cuideachd. ‘S e cross stitch a tha a’ còrdadh rithe agus bidh i a’ sgrìobhadh na pàtrain aice fhèin. Fiona from Christie Country Crafts lives in theRead more ⟶