Some more news coming from Giant’s Grave after the end of the excavation. The 2017 Giant’s Grave Excavation report has just been released, covering everything that was learnt in the latest digs at this interesting monument.
For more information about Giant’s Grave and the excavations that have been conducted there, visit the project page.
August 2017 saw the completion of the third and final season of excavation at the Early Neolithic Clyde-type chambered cairn at Slochd Meseach near Neraebolls, better known as the Giant’s Grave. These followed excavations in 2015 and 2016, the first of which focused...read more
News about the planning of the Dunyvaig Project. Dunyvaig is, arguably, the most important of the historical monuments on Islay, but many questions about its history still have to be answered. Following the Dunyvaig Academic Workshop planning has begun on the Dunyvaig project, which will incorporate not just excavations at Dunyvaig, but projects for the local community and tourists.read more
Please visit the new Kildalton Chapel Project page. Here you will find a link to the digital model of the 13th century chapel.read more
Please tour our website to explore how Islay Heritage is furthering knowledge about Islay’s past, and the many ways in which it can be explored and enjoyed by everyone.read more
From 10–16 August, Islay Heritage will be holding a series of exciting events in the Isle of Islay. On Thursday 10 August, at the island's annual Islay Show at Bridgend Islay Heritage will be presenting informative displays and will also be encouraging visitors to...read more
Newsletter from Islay Heritage, Spring and Summer events 2017read more
Island primary schools pupils were inspired by visiting and learning to record their adopted local archaeology sites earlier this Spring with Islay Heritage archaeologists. Now, the schools have created an exhibition of their work, and welcome the community and...read more
Send us your nominations for ‘The Islay 100’.read more
Join Dr Darko Maričević for a special lecture about the summer 2016 excavation at the Giant’s Grave Neolithic Chambered Cairn.read more
Join Islay Heritage and the Islay Natural History Trust on Sunday 28 August, for a summer walk to the Giant’s Grave archaeological dig.read more