Category Archives: St. Kilda (Isles of)

Tobair na h-oige, St. Kilda, Outer Hebrides

Sacred Well (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NA 100 000 Also Known as: Well of Eternal Youth Folklore An old story told in previous centuries by the indigenous folk of Hirta (St. Kilda) described a long-lost well that was thought to be an abode … Continue reading

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Tigh Stallar, Boreray, St. Kilda

Stone circle:  OS Grid Reference – NA 153 050 Archaeology & History The isle of Boreray is four miles northeast of Hirta and here once lived, according to legend, a christian hermit.  However in the reverend Kenneth Macaulay History of … Continue reading

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Tobar nam Buadh, St. Kilda, Outer Hebrides

Holy Well: OS Grid Reference – NA 0863 0024 Also known as: Canmore ID 3962 Tobar-ianadaiche-buadhan Well of Virtues Archaeology & History This legendary healing well (the Well of Virtues) is on the north side of the island, a few hundred … Continue reading

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