Loom with a view ... 15th-century St Clement's church on the Isle of Harris.

Last stand of the Gaels

Jamie Lafferty is lost for words in the Western Isles, where a unique language and tradition thrive on the edge of Europe.

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Glengorm castle.

Castles, inns and isles

Sophie Dening recommends where to stay and dine on a driving holiday of the Scottish west Highlands.

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Natural selection ... areas stripped of trees are being replanted.

Fiefdom for the Big Five

Anabel Dean meets the millionaire 're-wilding' his estate with animals that roamed the Scottish Highlands 1000 years ago.

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We travelled to the Ross-shire Highlands of Scotland wanting to see the famous castle Eilean Donan. We drove some 70 ...

Ice and isolation

Leaving snowboarders and skiers behind, Patrick Barkham tackles the Highlands on his own two feet.

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A room and a view

A HARD and bare floor, wooden beds without mattresses and no electricity.

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