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Travel from Mallaig to the Small Isles for a unique adventure. (Credit: Allison Lindsay)
SurfABLE, Moray (Credit: Northport Studios)
Kilchurn Castle, Lochawe (Credit: Airborne Lens)
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Spirit of the Highlands and Islands - what is it?

Is it the land? The people? The sights, sounds and smells? All of these…and more…the spirit is captured in its stories…

We are celebrating stories of the Highlands and Islands on our digital archive, Spirit: Stories. Uncover the land, the people and the culture which have shaped our region past, present and future!

Explore our stories and discover our spirit!

Plan your next adventure with Spirit of the Highlands and Islands

Learn about our new journey planning tool to help you get inspired by local communities for your next visit!

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The Spirit of the Highlands and Islands project is a partnership project between
The Highland Council and High Life Highland, which will be delivered in collaboration with VisitScotland