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How do I get to the Flannan Isles? Aside from chartering a private Boat, currently, the only way to get to the Flannan Isles is with Seatrek, based on Harris and Islands of Adventure, based on Great Bernera. To travel throughout Scotland and the UK, you can book your tickets through The Trainline.
How do I get around on the Flannan Isles? Once on the Flannan Isles, you can explore this tiny island on foot.
What's worth visiting on the Flannan Isles? The Flannan Isles are a cluster of islands that lie 20 Miles North West of Gallan Head, the principal one being "Eilean Mor". The lighthouse was designed by Alan Stevenson and building finished in 1899. The lighhouse was automated in 1971. There is also a ruined chapel dedicated to St Flannan. See the article Radio Ga Ga for more information on the Flannan Isles.
Where can I stay on the Flannan Isles? With permission, it is possible to camp rough on the islands.
Are there any books/DVD's about the Flannan Isles?
- Flannan Isles by Frederic P Miller and
- Island Going by Robert Atkinson
Any other information on the Flannan Isles? The islands are famous for the disappearance of the lighthouse keepers in December 1900. It is thought they were swept away by a freak wave, there are more romantic theories, but it has never been proven what happenned and has become a story that has captured many peoples imagination. For more information on the Flannan Isles, please read the artcle Radio GaGa.
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