St Kilda - Boreray and the Sea Stacs

St Kilda

Lying some 150km west of the Scottish mainland, the remote archipelago of St Kilda is a place of superlatives.

A World Heritage Site and a National Nature Reserve, St Kilda holds Europe's most important seabird colony, with the world's largest colonies of gannets and fulmars.

The two major sea stacs, Stac an Armin and Stac Lee are the highest in Britain, whilst the cliffs of Conachair, on the main island of Hirta, are the highest sea cliffs in Britain.

Having been lucky to visit this spectacular setting several times since my first visit in 1981, the images in this gallery attempt to represent some of this splendour.