The Islands That Roofed The World
The Islands That Roofed the World: Easdale, Seil, Luing and Belnahua
Mary Withall
The Scottish Islands -
A Complete Guide
The Bestselling Guide to Every Scottish
Hamish Haswell-Smith

The Slate Islands and the Sea - Seil, Luing & Easdale


Eilean Easdale

The Easdale Island Trust's website is designed to keep residents, visitors and friends in touch with current and future goings on in this extraordinary comunity.

Isle of Luing

Online guide to Luing, which is reached by a frequent car ferry service across the two hundred yards of the Cuan Sound from the southern tip of Seil. Why not hire bicycles to explore the island?

Luing - The Undiscovered Scotland Guide

Another good introduction to this green and pleasant island, famous for its breed of brown Luing cattle.

Seafari Adventures

Visit the Corryvreckan, the world's 3rd largest whirlpool, or see spectacular scenery and wildlife. SeaFari's big RIBS offer a new and exciting way to see this spectacular coastline. Trips all year round. (Limited Winter sailings).

Sealife Adventures

Enjoy whale and wildlife trips aboard the purpose built 850 horsepower "Porpoise II" - Britain's most powerful wildlife charter boat. This huge boat offers unparalleled stability, safety and comfort, including an onboard toilet.

The Slate Islands

The Isle of Seil, Easdale Island, the Isle of Luing and Belnahua are the Slate Islands, once known as the Islands That Roofed The World. The Scottish Slate Islands Heritage Trust's objective is to advance the education of the public on matters regarding the life and times of the people within the islands. A fascinating website.