Tag Archives: tourism


Menu from Balephetrish House, ca 1980

Menu in black plastic cover from Balephetrish House when Jack & Audrey Carter rented it to run a Bed & Breakfast establishment in the late 1970s to early 1980s. Also did lunches, afternoon teas and evening meals. A plate of `assorted sandwiches` cost 50p. “Very good food and lots of it”


Extract from Lonely Planet magazine featuring Tiree

Extract from Lonely Planet magazine, June 2009, featuring Tiree. Large colour photograph of Traigh nan Gilean with Kenavara in the background. Short text summarising sunny isle, where to eat and where to sleep.


Itinerary of European Commission officers` visit to Tiree in November 2008

Itinerary of Jon Rathjen, Head of Sustainable Places (Scottish Government) and Climate Challenge Fund, and of Neil Mitchison, Head of European Commission Office in Scotland. Visited various community groups and projects around Tiree.


Tiree Access & Conservation Report

Report presented to the Board of Directors of TRD Ltd, on Wed 3rd Dec. 2008. By Iain MacKinnon. Commissioned by Tiree Community Devlopment Trust to explore and research some of the difficulties that have arisen on Tiree as a result of increasing numbers of campers, camper vans and tourist related activities. Summarises survey methodology, results, areas of concern and recommendations.


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 387,17/3/2007.

Local news and events including the new interactive touch screens, article by local councillor Ian Gillies, a new campsite at Balinoe, the results of the United Auction cattle sale in February, and updates from the WRI and RSPB.