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Scottish in Tiree


At Tiree's western end, this attractive restaurant looks out over the Atlantic towards the sunset. The cordial owners have the right attitude; they grow their own salads, eschew chips, and brew craft beer. The menu …
Music in Tiree

Tiree Music Festival

Held over a weekend in mid-July, this is a very likeable festival with a range of folksy, bluesy and rootsy music. They like to keep it small so limit the capacity; book ahead. Campsites are set up around the festiv…
Sports in Tiree

Tiree Wave Classic

Reliable wind and big waves have made Tiree one of Scotland’s top windsurfing venues. The annual Tiree Wave Classic competition has been held here since 1986, making it one of the world's longest-standing windsurfin…
Cafe in Tiree

Farmhouse Cafe

Bright, wee Farmhouse Cafe has a view over sheep-scattered fields, a menu of fresh sandwiches, tortilla wraps, nachos and baked potatoes, and the best coffee on Tiree.
Museum in Tiree

Skerryvore Lighthouse Museum

The picturesque harbour and hamlet of Hynish, near Tiree's southern tip, was built in the 19th century to house workers and supplies for the construction of lonely Skerryvore Lighthouse, 10 miles offshore. This muse…
Library in Tiree

An Iodhlann

An Iodhlann is a historical and genealogical library and archive, where some of the tens of thousands of descendants of Tiree emigrants come to trace their ancestry. The centre stages summer exhibitions on island li…