The Isle Of Gigha

The two charities have worked together since 1969 to restore and protect all that is cherished and special about Lundy. Every day visit and every overnight stay helps to secure the future of the island and its landscape, buildings and wildlife. Not one but two wood-burners ensure that you can create just the right atmosphere for your planned occasion. ‘The Bar Room’ is the social hub in the evenings complete with bar billiards table, 40″ 3D TV and a fully equipped bar – this makes for a perfect celebration house.

Our local, national and international research portfolio can provide opportunities to expand or enhance your business, working alongside world and sector-leading academics. We are proud of our unique place and deep roots in our communities. This makes our teaching and research more connected to their needs. Get a glimpse of island life with our 2022 Yearbook – our views are clear… In mindful explorations amongst rust-toned bracken. In thoughtful creativity inspired by the year’s golden hour.

  • Once you have registered with Island HomeFinder, it will be up to you to let us know which properties you are interested in.
  • We offer this flexibility up until 90 days before your expedition after which it is subject to us finding someone to swap out with you.
  • Gigha is captivating – with sandy beaches and clear turquoise seas, stunning views and amazing sunsets, and many archaeological and historic sites to be discovered.
  • Towan Beach which is directly below The Island, is dog friendly all year around.

Here’s what some of them have to say about their favourite spots. Winter is the time of year when Scillonians draw breath and visitors enjoy a true taste of life. Further afield, where the car will be needed, there is a plethora of restaurants and activities to enjoy.

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For cheery carols in our tiny church and Christmas morning in your home-from-home. For beachy Boxing Day walks and festive family feasts. With a short flight to scenery not of this country. With long days on the water bookended by epic sunrises and sunsets.

The is known for its beautiful atolls and amazing underwater life covering a total area of 155,000 hectares, about 383,013.3 acres. Here, you find pristine beaches with unique Karst islands that look like mushrooms sprouting out from the sea. Along these beaches, tourists can see fairy tale panorama, more captivating than Leonardo DiCaprio’s getaway in “The Beach”. The crystal clear waters around Wayag Island appear like unreal windows to various types of flora and fauna that live underwater.


The Trust is managed by a Board of voluntary Directors. They are elected by the membership to develop the assets of the island and take forward plans and projects for the community. There are several subsidiary companies in place to generate income to the Trust that helps to continue to develop the island. Since the community buyout in 2002 the island has gone from strength to strength with a growing population and a sustainable local economy.

Holiday Shop

The Island also has two beautiful beaches and plenty of seating where you can simply bring a picnic and relax and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Island. Inchcolm Island is by far the most beautiful of all of the islands in the Firth of Forth. It is located 4 miles east of the Forth Bridge, 1 mile from the Fife coast near Aberdour and just 6 miles as the crow flies from Edinburgh City Centre . It’s a place to switch off from a troubled world and savour moments as you wander along its 5 miles of private beaches, rarely bumping into another soul.

Raise the flag on the flag pole to signal to the beach goers below that dinner is served! Even if you are a very demanding cook, the kitchen will be ideal for preparing any gastronomic delight. You could also pack the picnic hamper with delectable delights and make your way down the steps to the beach below for a romantic al fresco dinner. The natural beauty, stunning beaches, and sense of space and freedom will liberate your kids’ imaginations while the Island is home to a whole host of land and water activities. In the seaspray slinging, breezy buffeting drama of an Atlantic storm. In the log burner’s cosy embrace after invigorating island walks.