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Summer In The City

Posted on 06 September, 2019

Summer has ended and while we wait for the solstice to mark the beginning of astrological Autumn we take a look back at some happenings far from our Isle of Harris shores.
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The Wettest Weeks

Posted on 30 August, 2019

They say if you don’t like the weather in the Outer Hebrides just wait a minute…
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Spirit of Summer

Posted on 19 July, 2019

The signs of summer marching on can be found all around us here in Harris. From the colourful wildflowers in bloom across the coastal croftland known as ‘machair’, to the hundreds of new visitors, we welcome through our distillery doors every day. 
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A Harris Summer

Posted on 28 June, 2019

Summer arrived here in Harris, almost unnoticed. After weeks of tupperware skies and torrential rain, there seemed little obvious indication of the season by the time the solstice was upon us.
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Life Beneath the Waves

Posted on 17 May, 2019

As I drove the long and winding road to the village of Keose, I began to wonder just what I’d let myself in for, as the next heavy hail shower rolled in, hammering down on the car roof. This wasn’t quite the sunny day away from my desk I’d had in mind…
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Lambing and Longer Days

Posted on 12 April, 2019

After months of seemingly endless wind and rain, hail and snow, the Isle of Harris emerges from winter just in time to welcome the annual arrival of lambs
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A sugar kelp spring

Posted on 22 March, 2019

Spring is officially here, the vernal equinox heralding the arrival of new life across the island’s natural world and here at the Isle of Harris Distillery too.
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A taste of spring

Posted on 15 March, 2019

A new season is upon us, at least meteorologically speaking, and life here in Harris begins to change once more. The equinox is still a week away, but we’re already feeling a spring in our step.
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The island winter

Posted on 25 January, 2019

As January comes to a close, it’s clear winter is still with us as the high hills of Harris shine with the whitest of snows and a rare, low sun casts long shadows during this season of short days.
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A New Year begins

Posted on 11 January, 2019

On Monday morning the distillery doors were unlocked for the first time this year. Dark peats were piled upon dry kindling as we lit a fire in the hearth to warmly welcome 2019 and life began to return to our home here in Tarbert.
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