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The Isle of Eriskay near South Uist, Outer Hebrides
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Photo from the walk - The Isle of Eriskay near South Uist, Outer Hebrides

County/Area - Outer Hebrides

Author - Andy Smith

Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Grade - easy

This walk in the Outer Hebrides takes in most of the populated areas on the tiny island of Eriskay, made famous by the novel and film of the true story Whisky Galore by Compton Mackenzie following the sinking of the SS Politician on 5th February 1941 just off the coast of Eriskay.


 

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