We made it! Work Party One 2018

We awoke to beautiful sunshine in Leverburgh. We were quickly up, out and loaded then off in the Kilda Cruises boat, Hirta with David and Malcolm by 7.30am.   Three hours later we arrived at Village Bay, and a busy morning was had, with Orca, Kilda Cruises other boat...

The day before St Kilda

  As the mist and rain fell on Leverburgh on Tuesday morning we wondered if the moment we had all been waiting for would be delayed… By 3pm in the afternoon the mist had cleared and the weather conditions were looking exceptionally good as eight of the work...

St Kilda – The Silent Islands

St Kilda in a new light: a visual poem to the islands at the edge of the world Photographer Alex Boyd captures the lesser known side of the enigmatic islands of St Kilda in a new photography book. Using a ‘battered medium format camera’ that once belonged to landscape...

Diary of a Work Party Leader

My first trip to St Kilda was in 2002 as a work party member of work party two, back then to get to St Kilda involved a 14 hour boat trip from Oban, certainly a character building experience, and what better way to team build! This year I return to St Kilda as work...

St Kilda Club Photographic Competition November 2017

Send in your photos of a memorable St Kilda visit and win a share of the prizes! The competition judging will take place during the Annual Reunion at 3.45pm on Saturday 25th November 2017. There are three categories to enter in: ‘Scenery’, ‘Nature’ and ‘Fun and Folk’...

The Wren and The Salt Air – Jenny Sturgeon

‘The Wren and The Salt Air’ is the culmination of a project between The National Trust for Scotland and Scottish singer-songwriter Jenny Sturgeon.   In 2016 St. Kilda, the most remote archipelago in the British Isles, celebrated its 30th anniversary of receiving World...