True Highlands Blog
Many moons ago I promised you a blog on the walk to the Glendrian Caves – aka – the Bat Cave! So called as it was full of bats – or at least bat poo! Not sure it is inhabited now, but I still like the name…
Scottish history comes in many forms. There are our mountains, which tell our geological history, our monuments to those fallen in battle and our great buildings. But some of the most curious and forgotten tales of Scottish history emanate from beneath the ground.
The highlands has many remote and difficult to access spots, but few capture the imagination quite like the island of St Kilda. A journey to this near-mythical outpost, 40 miles into the Atlantic, is akin to approaching the edge of the world as well as stepping back in time. What is it that captivates us about this barren and isolated outcrop of rock, barely visible from the civilisation of North Uist?