"Foula Isle" Top 5 Page for this destination Shetland by foulai
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Foula is one of Britain's most remote inhabited islands. The crofting townships are situated in the narrow eastern coastal strip with the expanse of peat and moorland rising steeply to Foula's five dramatic peaks.The island lies approximately 20 miles to the west of shetland mainland.
Foula or Fughley Isle (old norse) means 'bird island'. Besides the hoards of breeding summer seabirds...Foula has the largest colony off breeding Great skuas (Bonxies). We have lived here for 17 months and recommend it to people who like to see nature that has been relatively untouched by man .
- Pros:Natural beauty , fresh air, birds galore,peaceful
- Cons:can be difficult to get to all year round ...but then thats part of the attraction
- In a nutshell:Foula is the finest place i have ever been or stayed.
Foula's coastline is made up of high , steep,sheer rocky cliffs that fall into the sea. The local people will all warn... more travel advice
A walk down the daal to the 'Sneck o da Smallie' on Foula is a must for all people who like adventure ,who dont mind a... more travel advice
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