Discover the local and natural history of Eilean Ban on a tour! This beautiful island is home to diverse wildlife, including seals, cormorants, greylag geese, divers, otters (if you’re lucky!), pine martens orca whales and sea eagles. The last residence of Gavin Maxwell was also situated here – visit the Gavin Maxwell Longroom Museum for an exhibition about this remarkable Scotsman’s life story! Most well-known for his book ‘Ring of Bright Water’, explore how he opened people’s eyes to wild beauty in the Highlands through his writing. In addition Kyleakin lighthouse (now decommisioned) designed by Stevensons can be found here too – climb up it admire its spectacular view then have a look at our lighthouse display inside The Bothy and learn more about what it takes to become a light house keeper. Spend time exploring in one our wildlife hideouts too; keep your eye out for voles scuttling across paths as you do so!
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