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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!

Spotlight Shorts: On Air!

The premiere episode of our new podcast series ‘Spirit: Discovering the Highlands and Islands’ is out now!

Read the Spotlight


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