Islay Light

Port Ellen, Islay   Carraig Fhada, the square lighthouse, just outside Port Ellen is a famous landmark on Islay. It was commissioned in 1832 by Walter Frederick Campbell in memory of his wife Lady Ellenor Campbell. It stands in a fantastic setting at the edge of Kilnaughton Bay and watches over vessels [...]

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Saligo Bay, Islay   Saligo Bay lies on the west coast of Islay and is a versatile place for seascape photography. The beach is a mixture of sand and huge rocky outcrops which jut out into the clear aqua seas. I arrived on the beach as a strong westerly wind [...]

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Rubha a' Mhail, Islay On the 18th October 1974, the trawler the Wyre Majestic hit the rocks at Rubha a' Mhail just along the Sound of Islay from the Bunnahabhain Distillery. She ruptured her fuel tanks and was washed hard against the rocks where all efforts to reflect her failed. Today [...]

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