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Coastal Connections - A Scottish Podcast Series

Join us, in our new Scotland podcasts, on an audio tour of the West Highlands! We speak to some of the local characters and experts who really make this part of the world tick and cover everything from music to fishing to conservation in the 6 episodes below.

Our hosts Neil and Freya take the slow travel approach to get to know the nooks and crannies of these rugged peninsulas, considering the landscapes, the history and, of course, the locals every step of the way.

You can listen to our Scotland podcasts in your browser below - Happy listening!

The Coast that Shaped the World

COAST is a gathering of stories from Scotland’s west coast. Stories that reflect on the culture and heritage of our coastal communities and how they have helped shape the world.

You can download the app or explore the website and you can read the collection of stories from around the West Highland Peninsulas below:

Castle Tioram and the Silver Trail

The Legendary Roshven Ceilidh Band

The Amazing Centenarian at Gobshealch

Alexander MacDonald: Poet and Jacobite

Glenfinnan's Green Isle

A Snowy Winter in Ardnamurchan

St Columba in Ardnamurchan

M.E.M.D - Photographer and Ethnographer

The Ardnamurchan Sea Monster

The Legend of the Ardnamurchan Wolf-Woman

Strontium - the Metal Named After the Fairies

The Punishment Stone

The Floating Church on Loch Sunart

Two Clearances at Inniemore

The Lochaline Sand Mine