Seil attractions

Village in Seil

Ellenabeich

On the west coast of Seil island is the pretty conservation village of Ellenabeich, with its whitewashed cottages. It was built to house workers at the local slate quarries, but the industry collapsed in 1881 when t…
Museum in Seil

Scottish Slate Islands Heritage Trust

The friendly Scottish Slate Islands Heritage Trust is set in a traditional Ellenabeich cottage and displays fascinating old photographs illustrating life in the village in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It's als…
Museum in Seil

Easdale Island Folk Museum

This interesting museum, on the small island of Easdale just offshore from Ellenabeich, has displays about the slate industry and life on the islands in the 18th and 19th centuries. Lots of folders with press clippi…