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 […]

Summer over, let the big build begin!

Summer over, let the big build begin!

It has been a very busy summer here on Eigg with the welcome return of tourists and work progressing at pace on the An Laimhrig redevelopment. The first phase is now complete and Taigh Nighe, the Wash House, is ready to open. The new building will cater for campers, day visitors and guests in our […]

Sandamhor Bothy for Sale – SOLD

Sandamhor Bothy is now SOLD The Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust (IEHT) wishes to sell Sandamhor Bothy plus adjoining land extending to 1/4 acre, at Sandamhor on the Isle of Eigg. The Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust are looking for a purchaser that wants to live on Eigg full time and will be an active contributing […]

Spring progress!

Work on-site to create The Wash House (the name for our new toilet and shower block) began on Monday 5th April. A very shiny telehandler arrived on site and – more importantly – so did William Fisher, Compass Building and Construction’s site manager. William will be here throughout the project and will become a very […]

17,500 trees planted!

During January and February 2021, Eigg’s intrepid tree planting squad managed to plant 17,500 trees despite some bitterly cold weather. Read all about the project to harvest seeds from native trees on Eigg, grow and then plant them to create a new woodland up behind Sandavore here.

First Phase Begins!

First Phase Begins!

It was demolition Tuesday on Eigg this week, in preparation for contractors arriving on site to begin phase one of the redevelopment of An Laimhrig. There were plenty machines on show as the old tearoom store was brought down to make way for our new toilet and shower block. Residents pooled their skills – and […]