Blogs (August 2021) - Hebridean Way

Puffins on Mingulay

Much Ado About Puffins

Puffins are lots of people's favourite bird.  Their iconic colouring giving rise to nicknames like ‘Clowns of the Sea’. Their connection to the Outer Hebrides is as rich as it is remote, but the challenges facing these clowns are no laughing matter.

Wild swimmer jumping off boat

Safe Swimming in the Outer Hebrides

Is it safe to swim here?  If you have asked this question you are on the right track to be a safe outdoor swimmer but it’s not a closed question with a simple answer so beware of yes and no answers. Why? Because safety is relative, especially outdoors.

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