by Judy Urquhart

Publisher: Canongate in Edinburgh

Written in English
Published: Pages: 163 Downloads: 99
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  • Eigg (Scotland)


  • Eigg (Scotland) -- Description and travel.

Edition Notes

StatementJudy Urquhart ; photographs by Eric Ellington.
ContributionsEllington, Eric.
LC ClassificationsDA880.E4 U77 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination163, [2] p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2472247M
ISBN 100862411491
LC Control Number87201389

The Eigg shed is a brilliant space and the perfect location from which to explore this wonderful island. The main room is bright and comfy with incredible views and . Eigg can be found 10 miles off the Scottish west coast, south of the Isle of Skye. Eigg is the second largest of the small Isles but with over 60 inhabitants is actually the most populated. By the 8th century, Viking raiders were replaced by aristocratic Norse settlers who used Eigg as their base for trading with Ireland and beyond. Book 9+ rooms. Age. Update. Map of Isle of Eigg area hotels: Locate Isle of Eigg hotels on a map based on popularity, price, or availability, and see Tripadvisor reviews, photos, and deals. Eigg is 9 km ( miles) long and 5 km ( miles) wide, making it the second largest of the Small Isles after Rum. It is dominated by the m (1, feet) peak of An Sgurr (the rocky peak), a dramatic pitchstone ridge, the largest of its kind in Europe, clearly visible and recognisable from the mainland.

Attractions near Isle of Eigg Shop: ( mi) Eigg Adventures ( mi) Sanna Bay ( mi) Kinloch Castle ( mi) Sound of Sleat Beach ( mi) Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) View all attractions near Isle of Eigg Shop on Tripadvisor/5(15). About this book. Eigg is a small island, but it displays a remarkable variety of geology in a beautiful setting, in a way that is readily appreciated by those without any special knowledge of geology. Eigg Cottage is one of Drummore's pretty, semi-detached harbour cottages. These are of comparatively recent build, but were designed to look just like the fishermen's cottages of former times. They have a glorious situation right on the shore, with heavenly views out across the water to the Galloway coast. Duncan worked most of his life on the Eigg estate farms, and can be seen frequently in other collections in this context. He seems to have been both shepherd and ploughman. There is a fine picture of the two of them by Eric Ellington in Judy Urquhart’s Eigg (), p.

Get this from a library! Eigg: the story of an island. [Camille Dressler] -- Camille Dressler presents a history of the island of Eigg, one of the Inner Hebrides off the West Coast of Scotland. Dressler has lived on the island for twelve years, and was responsible for the. About the Book. Drawing on oral history, legend and song as well as written accounts, this is the story of Eigg and its inhabitants from the earliest times to the present day. Camille Dressler follows the changes in the islanders’ lives from the tribal society of clan days to the development of crofting, the Clearances and depopulation, and.

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Eigg (/ ɛ ɡ /; Scottish Gaelic: Eige) is one of the Small Isles, in the Scottish Inner lies to the south of the Isle of Skye and to the north of the Ardnamurchan peninsula. Eigg is 9 kilometres (5 1 ⁄ 2 miles) long from north to south, and 5 km (3 mi) east to an area of 12 sq mi (31 km 2), it is Eigg book second largest of the Small Isles after t elevation: An Sgurr metres (1, ft).

This book gives a comprehensive and colourful picture of how the islanders reacted and survived. "Eigg" is a testament to the importance of Highland heritage, capturing the imagination of a community in the struggle to recreate an island identity. The story includes a vivid account of the community buy-out of Eigg in June /5(9).

The early years of the Trust were not riven with conflict, but the historian Camille Dressler revealed some tensions in her book Eigg: the Story of an Island. Eigg: The Story of an Island Eigg, one of the islands of the Inner Hebrides off the West coast of Scotland, has an interesting history.

Following the ownership battle for the island inthis text tells the story of Eigg, from its earliest inhabitants to the present, detailing its recently-acquired independence and community ownership.5/5(1). Books set in Isle of Eigg, Scotland: [Eigg: The Story of an Island, The Small Isles: Canna, Rum, Eigg, and Muck, The Small Isles, Eigg - An Island.

This book gives a comprehensive and colourful picture of how the islanders reacted and survived, and shows how Eigg’s cultural heritage captured the imagination of a community in transition seeking to preserve its island identity.5/5(1).

The Isle of Eigg is one of the most beautiful Hebridean Islands. About five miles long by three miles wide, Eigg lies 10 miles off the Scottish West coast, South of the Isle of Skye. The island has a fascinating history, superb wildlife and a vibrant community. The island is owned by the Isle of Eigg [ ].

Eigg: The Story of an Island. Author:Dressler, Camille. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World. Camille Dressler, the island historian in Eigg, has done a superb job in telling the recent history Eigg book her island.

The story of the community buy-out, which was successful in Juneis told extensively. Since the book was first published, Eigg has made progress at a breathtaking pace, leaving the years of stagnation far behind/5.

To get to the Isle of Eigg, you catch a ferry. Please note that visitors cannot bring their vehicle to Eigg* – part of the joy of visiting our island is leaving your car behind. Caledonian Macbrayne operates the Small Isles ferry service from Mallaig to Eigg, Muck, Rum and Canna all year round.

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Combining traditional stone and contemporary design, our self catering cottage sleeping six and adjacent B&B are on the north-west side of Eigg. Saint Donnán of Eigg (also known as Donan; died 17 April ) was a Gaelic priest, likely from Ireland, who attempted to introduce Christianity to the Picts of northwestern Scotland during the Early Middle án is the patron saint of Eigg, an island in the Inner Hebrides where he was martyred.

The Martyrology of Donegal, compiled by Michael O'Clery in the 17th century, records the Born: Probably in Ireland.

Sweeney's Bothy was created and built by The Bothy Project, which provides week long residencies for artists for six months of the year on the Isle of Eigg and in the Cairngorm National Park at Inshriach.

The other six months of the year the bothies are open for public rental through Eigg Time. Eigg Camping Pods on Twitter @eiggcampingpods Ma There was a pod on Eigg With an incredible view ahead Of sea, and sky, and sometimes moon Book your pod, and visit soon #WorldPoetryDay.

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Edinburgh: Canongate, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Depart Eigg | Arrive Mallaig MONDAY 20th April. Depart Mallaig | Arrive Eigg Depart Eigg | Arrive Mallaig ARISAIG MARINE SHEERWATER FROM ARISAIG TO EIGG.

Book a ticket with Arisaig Marine. Call or email [email protected] FRIDAY SUNDAY & MONDAY. No Sheerwater ferry to or from Eigg and Arisaig. View deals for Glebe Barn Apartment. Galmisdale Harbour is minutes away. WiFi is free, and this apartment also features laundry services and a hour front Location: The Glebe Barn Isle of Eigg, Isle of Eigg, Scotland.

Sweeney's Bothy. - June, July & August - 7 nights £ Rest of the year - 3 nights £, 4 nights £, 7 nights £ Winter only - 2 nights £ Here’s the full list of Selkie Explorers’ scheduled holiday voyages for the year.

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Our trips usually depart from Mallaig and finish either back at Mallaig, the Isle of Eigg, or Lochboisale, South Uist, where they’re. Eigg Time. K likes. Contemporary, quirky, high-quality holiday accommodation, and all the peace and quiet you could wish for/5(5).

The ferry to Eigg runs on the Small Isles route, from the port of Mallaig. No advance booking is necessary on this sailing for foot passengers. Simply turn up at the port of departure buy a ticket and go on the next available sailing. For vehicles reservations, please contact Mallaig port office.

Looking for the best form of travel to and from. This evening 60 Minutes on CBS ran a story on the Isle of Eigg. It's worth watching even though they didn't mention the ONLY pipe music book to celebrate the Island - "The MacLeod's of Eigg Highland Bagpipe Music" - which is still for sale.

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Eigg: The Story of an Island by Dressler, Camille and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Buy tickets for Eigg Film Festival at Isle of Eigg, Fri 17 April - Eigg's first-ever film festival is all about the birds.

We are selling the full festival passes - and some of the events taking place in the community hall - first. Individual tickets for events happening in the CineMor77 yurt - which is much smaller than the hall - will be released on Monday, 16th ensure we know.

Want to extend your holiday or just take an island break. Come visit and enjoy the wonderful Isle of Eigg in our off-the-grid Selkie Yurt, full of natural light. You’ll enjoy the fantastic views of Rum just minutes away from the stunning Singing Sands beach.

Located in Isle of Eigg, this apartment is in a rural area and near the beach. Local points of interest include Galmisdale Harbour, An Sgurr, and Singing Sands. Enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and hiking/biking trails, or hop on a bike rental nearby and explore all the area has to offer.

Eigg, Harris, Lewis, Rum, the Uists (2nd Revised edition), Alan Murphy, These remote islands, stretching out into the Atlantic A really wonderful book with perfect and lucid information.

I actually have study and i am sure that i am going to gonna read through once more yet again in the future. I am pleased to explain how this is actually. This book is the definitive history of Eigg.

It will be more detailed than some casual readers would seek, but for those who really want to understand this remarkable island, Dressler's history is, and because of the timely nature of her fieldwork, it will remain, an unsurpassed piece of work/5(9).

Isle of Eigg Shop, An Laimhrig, Isle of Eigg, PH42 4RL. Blog at Post to. Cancel.Eigg. Judy Urquhart. Canongate, - Travel - pages. 1 Review. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - adb42 - LibraryThing.

A good review of the history of Eigg, which unfortunately tends to be a bit rosey-eyed. Recent history does not really feature - remember it was published in 4/5(1).© by Eigg Film Festival.

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