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St. Kilda

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ONE OF THE GREATEST DAYS

The visit to Hirta had been high on our list for a while and to get there first attempt a huge... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RogerSomerville
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Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
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Tremendous experience - but also glad to leave.

FINALLY , we made it out to this famed archipelago - what a trip! Great boat (Sea Harris) which... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Scotlandmac
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glasgow
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“sea stacks” (9 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The visit to Hirta had been high on our list for a while and to get there first attempt a huge success! We went with gotostkilda, fast boats so maximum time on the island and time sailing around the cliffs. The history of the islanders...More

Thank RogerSomerville
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

FINALLY , we made it out to this famed archipelago - what a trip! Great boat (Sea Harris) which coped brilliantly with the rough seas. I agree with others who have complained about the MoD buildings and supply area around Village Bay.It is a complete...More

1  Thank Scotlandmac
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We took a trip with GoToStKilda (see separate review for them about getting there etc) from Uig on Skye. This was my second visit and just as memorable as the first. This is a very special place with stunning scenery and a sense of its...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This was a really cool place to experience! Such a remote island and learning about Hirta and its former inhabitants is fascinating. There is a beautiful little beach to explore and lots of old building to walk between. Brought a packed lunch (a must, no...More

Thank brummywanderer2510
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing day, left from Leverburgh in Harris. Not a cloud in the sky. Just over 3 hours later, climbing up to the Gap above the village. Great walk around the caldera. Needed the beer provided by the boat, then home. One off my bucket list.

1  Thank Donald F
Reviewed 9 October 2016

From the many Stacs to the marvellous islands, St Kilda is certainly a stunning area to visit. Do not miss any opportunity you have to visit Hirta with so much history to share it is a must.

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The title of this review comes from two sources: The song by Runrig, which mentions St. Kilda in the last verse; and Michael Powell's excellent 1937 film, which was actually filmed on Foula in the Shetlands, but was supposedly about St. Kilda (or Hirta, to...More

14  Thank Runrig_fan
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We landed at the village bay on our first attempt to get there and from stepping ashore to leaving after about five hours we were enchanted by this truly magical place. The warden welcomed us and we were free to go about the main island...More

1  Thank Roy S
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We planned to go to St Kilda a few months before actually going. The St. Kilda archipelago is comprised of four volcanic islands: Hirta, Dun, Soay and Boreray and we planned to visit the only one that you are permitted to, Hirta. We had arranged...More

8  Thank Phil_Jane_wirral
Reviewed 9 July 2016

St Kilda was a place I'd long wanted to visit. I'd read many books about the archipelago and we'd already had one holiday on the Isle of Harris in an effort to make the trip. It's hard to get to because sea conditions often mean...More

6  Thank CornishPiskie2013
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Nelson-Viljoen
27 November 2015|
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Response from Runrig_fan | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I just came across your question on TripAdvisor. If there was any cheaper way to get out to St. Kilda, we'd have found it. SeaHarris is a few pounds cheaper than Kilda Cruises, but that's it. Best thing to do is... More
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john g
26 December 2014|
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Response from GoodLifeForMe | Reviewed this property |
The only accommodation on St Kilda is where the National Trust for Scotland has made some of the cottages habitable. To stay or work there you need to contact the NTS.
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