Highland and Islands in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Highland and Islands


Local agency that promotes better use of energy and local energy resources throughout Argyll, Lomond and the Islands. Details the advice and support available and describes current projects.

Am Baile

Highland Council's bilingual site exploring the culture and heritage of the Highlands and Islands.


The arts and cultural development agency for the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Includes information about festivals and events, their services, and contacts.

Highland Buildings Preservation Trust (HBPT)

Works to preserve the built heritage of the Highlands and Islands by acquiring derelict historic buildings for repair and re-use. Includes a guide to current and past projects, with news and contacts.

Highlands & Islands Fire & Rescue Service

Provides a fire, rescue, and community safety service to the Highlands, Shetland, Orkney, and the Western Isles. Information about their services, recruitment, and performance.

NHS Highland

Provides acute, primary, community health, and mental health services in the Highlands, and Argyll and Bute. Includes a directory, health advice, details of local Community Health Partnerships, and contacts.

Scotland's Islands

Year long programme of events highlighting the cultures and creativity, natural environment and quality produce of all of Scotland's islands.

Scottish Islands Federation

Aims to be the representative body for the 95 inhabited offshore islands of Scotland, and their particular issues. Includes an overview, objectives, events, and links.

Sea Change (Tionndadh na Mara)

A four-year programme of research and artistic making across Scotland’s western and northern isles, involving artists and scientists working together; provides a guide to their expeditions and exhibitions, with news and contacts.

The Tegola Project

A project to develop new technologies to bring high-speed, affordable broadband to rural areas in the Highlands and Islands; describes their trials, technology, research, publications, and contacts.

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