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.
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.