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Wildlife Walks on the Isle of Eigg

Wildlife Walks on the Isle of Eigg

Under bright blue skies on the 29th of May, the Scottish Wildlife Trust ranger, Norah Barnes, led a wildlife walk on the Isle of Eigg. It was joined by 13 enthusiastic, nature-minded people and 4 volunteers. They came to witness this special island, part of the Inner Hebrides, which offers a unique blend of natural […]

Eigg celebrates 27 years of community...

Eigg celebrates 27 years of community ownership

Paddle boards, snorkelling & gui...

Paddle boards, snorkelling & guided walks

Eigg Guiding Company had a very busy opening week over Easter. The first sunshine of spring saw everyone out, enjoying the water and a sense of adventure. Experienced guides Kat and Jon offer guided tours by foot or on water to some of Eigg’s best and most beautiful places. Whether you’re learning to paddle board […]

Eigg Crofting Development Plan

Eigg Crofting Development Plan

In 2023, the Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust together with Eigg’s crofters and residents agreed on a shared vision for the future of crofting on Eigg: “To revitalise the Eigg Crofting Community, by encouraging increased use of the croft land, reducing absenteeism and promoting the retention of community owned croft land, with a long-term objective […]

Eigg Winter Film Programme

Eigg Community Hall Click on the film name to see the film trailer Thursday 30 Nov To See Ourselves (15)  The 2014 referendum on Scottish independence sparked a revival of political debate in streets and homes across the country. When a pregnant film maker picked up her camera to follow her idealistic father’s activism she thought she was […]

Women’s Trail Running Retreat M...

Women’s Trail Running Retreat May 2024

5 days of running, including a trip to the neighbouring Isle of Muck. What’s included Register interest or for more info email eiggtrailrunning@gmail.comor call 07789250556

Vacancy – Warm Homes Manager

Vacancy – Warm Homes Manager

The Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust (IEHT) are looking to appoint an enthusiastic individual(s) with a passion for community-led development, to join the team working as a Warm Homes Manager.   The role is focused on reducing fuel poverty on Eigg, working across three main areas: Supported by the Scottish Government’s Investing in Communities Fund, the […]

New ‘island passport stamp’ made for ...

New ‘island passport stamp’ made for Eigg!

An Laimhrig, our community hub at the pier, is the proud host of a new ‘passport stamp’ made especially for Eigg! Now that stamp has been made into a brass rubbing plate, so that people visiting Eigg can collect a memento of their visit. The stamp, which features the island’s unmistakable An Sgùrr, was developed […]

Podcast – The Power of the Eigg...

Podcast – The Power of the Eigg Story

Listen here to the podcast of the “Power of the Eigg Story, yesterday and today,” an online event featuring three iconic Scottish authors , Lesley Riddoch, Alastair McIntosh and Andy Wightman, who all played a part in the Eigg community buyout.

Celebrating 25 years of community own...

Celebrating 25 years of community ownership 1997-2022

Scotland’s year of Stories 2022 Community Fund gave Comunn Eachdraidh Eige – the Isle of Eigg History Society – a great opportunity to celebrate the 25 years of Eigg community ownership in a variety of ways.  Exhibition at St Columba’s church, Isle of Eigg  Using St Columba’s church as an exhibition venue was an excellent […]