The Lewis Chessmen

Over 800 years old and still full of character, these wonderful little pieces in the National Museum of Scotland will …

Waves at Eoropie

Waves sweeping in from the Atlantic at Eoropie (Eòrapaidh) on the Isle of Lewis. This is the last in my …

Scottish islands: Lewis

No apology required for re-visiting this astonishing place, for my post on the Isle of Lewis! Callanish takes you back to the …

Looking at crannogs

Those tiny little islands that dot so many Scottish lochs hold more history than you might imagine!

Britain’s oldest rocks

Lewisian gneiss is the oldest type of rock found in Britain, but there's plenty of it, especially in the Western …