Tag Archives: Isle of Harris

Friday photo: Gillaval and the Harris Hotel

To Harris for this weeks Friday photo and it is of Tarbert Hotel and the majestic Gillaval in the background. Hillwalking is an ever growing passtime as it was in June 1951 when sender of this postcard sent it to … Continue reading

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Friday photo; A view from…where??

Last year we were sent a collection of photographs of monuments and landmarks of Lewis and Harris taken by the late Glasgow-based amateur photograph, Georgina Watt, in around 2000.  The collection of 56 images includes views of Stornoway, Tolsta, Luskentyre, Dalmore … Continue reading

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Friday photo; the birth of a town

The portion of a card seen above and below were found in the James Shaw Grant collection, and bear a striking resemblance to the Christmas Card sent by Lord Leverhulme featured on our blog in the past. The card has … Continue reading

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Isle of Harris Mountain Festival

The first Isle of Harris Mountain Festival kicked off on Saturday with a guided walk to Amhuinnsuidhe Castle and events carry on throughout this week with more guided walks, talks, film showings, sea kayaking and a ceilidh on Friday.  Be … Continue reading

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