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Tour of the Isle of Lismore

Spend a day on the Isle of Lismore, a hidden gem of the Hebrides and the pearl of the MacDougall crown.

Tour of the Isle of Lismore
Tour of the Isle of Lismore

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Jul 31, 2024, 8:45 AM – 4:00 PM GMT+1

Oban, Oban PA34 4DB, UK

About the event

Spend a day on the Isle of Lismore, a hidden gem of the Hebrides and the pearl of the MacDougall crown.  Tickets will include return ferry to Lismore, transport around the island, lunch and refreshments throughout the day, as well as your choice of two of the activities below:

· Guided walk with Dr. Bob Hay to the Castle Coeffin Ruin, a 15th century MacDougall stronghold with Norse roots. Level: Steep descents, wear sturdy footwear.

· Guided walk with Douglas Breingan of Paisley Museum to the Lismore Parish Church, formerly St. Moluag’s Cathedral, built in the 15th century by the Clan MacDougall, and Medieval graveslab display. Short Service in Scottish and Gaelic by Rev. Dougald Cameron. Level: Flat surfaces, 10-minute walk. Limited seats in Land Rover available for those who are not able to walk.

· Visit of the Museum, Gaelic Library, and gift shop. Drop-in genealogy service, historic reenactment at the Cottars Cottage, and meet some of the island’s locals at the museum desk.

· Shepherding demonstration with local shepherd Arthur and his collie dogs at Port a Charron’s abandoned 18" century Weaver’s Village. Level. Medium. Sturdy footwear required. Limited seats in 4x4 Rover available for those who are not able to walk on grassy terrain.

Talk Dy Dr Bob Hay and Douglas Breingan in the Museum room —learn more about recent archaeological excavations and fascinating discoveries in and around St Moluag’s Cathedral, the Glebe, and old Graveyard. Find out how we can all help to secure the future of the Church.

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