Blogs (July 2021) - Hebridean Way

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Bonnie Prince Charlie Enjoys Island Getaway

Literally. Bonnie Prince Charlie and the The Outer Hebrides aren’t immediately synonymous. Culloden, his cosseted lifestyle, and his disputed claim to the British Throne usually feature first. But the islands were pivotal in the fortunes of our romantic rebel. So let’s retrace his Hebridean steps, in Jacobite sized chunks.

Harris Tweed Weaver at the loom.

The Need for Harris Tweed

The story of an island fabric, world-famous in fashion. Harris Tweed is the Outer Hebrides' most famous export.  So let’s look at what goes into making this marvellous material, and why it’s so loved by so many.

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