Village on Hirta Island in the St Kilda Archipelago, Western Isles, Scotland | Donald Murray is a teacher and poet with a special interest in St Kilda. Caithness.org webmaster Bill Fernie spent 12 weeks on St Kilda in 1969 and like many others retained a lifelong interest in the islands.
Kilda in the Atlantic west of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. This is the village that the islanders abandoned in 1930 when they just couldn’t go on. It’s now a UNESCO World Heritage site, cared for by the National Trust for Scotland.