The Hebridean Trust are looking at the future of Hynish, including how Hynish will be managed, and how the buildings and space could best serve the community.
Hynish is an important part of Tiree’s landscape and heritage – and it is important that plans for its future are informed by Tiree’s community.

Please visit our dedicated page for more information on our plans for the future of Hynish and how you can get involved.


The Hebridean Trust was established in 1982 with the aim to support, stimulate and develop the economies of island communities, to restore and maintain buildings of outstanding architectural work, to protect and preserve the natural environment and to inform the general public about the Hebrides, its way of life, its Gaelic culture and its natural heritage.

Since then, about a quarter of a million people have enjoyed a Hebridean experience as we have restored buildings and developed housing, acquired and managed protected areas, provided facilities for disadvantaged young people to have subsidised holidays, created exhibitions and undertaken wildlife and archaeological surveys.

As a charity, the Trust relies entirely on the generosity of its volunteers and the financial support received from a wide range of statutory and private sources.


The Treshnish Isles

The Treshnish Isles have been in the care of The Hebridean Trust since 2000 and were transferred to the National Trust for Scotland in early July 2023.

National Trust for Scotland Chief Executive Philip Long OBE visited the islands today (Friday 7 July) said

“Building on the work of The Hebridean Trust, our experts will focus on ensuring that the Treshnish Isles are conserved and protected now and for the future, and that people can share in their nature, beauty and heritage.”

Mike Stanfield, Chair of the Hebridean Trust said

“For over twenty years, the Hebridean Trust has been proud to act as guardians for these special islands. The focus for the Hebridean Trust has now shifted towards community projects on Tiree and so we are very pleased that the National Trust for Scotland has agreed to take the Treshnish Isles into their care for the nation.”

For further information on the Treshnish Isles please now refer to the National Trust for Scotland


Hynish Living Heritage Township Feasibility Study

The Hynish Living Heritage Township Feasibility Study report has been prepared to draw together and refresh the vision and objectives for Hynish in the context of a planned change in stewardship and the opportunities at Hynish to address housing needs. Click to download a copy the report (6.5MB).

Cuairt Haoidhnis – booking is open

New for 2023, we’re excited to introduce guided walking tours around the Hynish shore station. Find out more and book here.

Alan Stevenson House

The fantastic Alan Stevenson House will be coming back to life from April to October 2023 with Aisling and Kris Milne at the helm.  Island visitors will be able to dine and stay.  “Catered for” accommodation is available for booking now.  See here for details. Contact us on

Seasonal Worker Accommodation

We will be offering limited accommodation places for seasonal workers from April to October this year at Hynish. There will be twin/bunk bedded rooms available with shared kitchen, lounge and bathroom. If you are interested in finding out more contact us on

The Hebridean Trust

(01879) 220730





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The Hebridean Trust
The Hynish Heritage Centre
Isle of Tiree
Argyll and Bute
PA77 6UD

(01879) 220730



A charity registered in Scotland, charity number SC038956, and in England, registered charity number 285629.
The Hebridean Trust Limited is a company registered in England and Wales, with a company number 1653639.
© The Hebridean Trust 2000-2023

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