11 Books Set in the Highlands

Take a literary journey into the wilds

Wild and beautiful, the Scottish Highlands have inspired some excellent stories. Here are just a few.

1. The Stornoway Way

Kevin MacNeil
Whisky Galore

3. Whisky Galore

Compton Mackenzie
Witness cover

5. The Witness

James Jauncey
Kidnapped cover

6. Kidnapped

Robert Louis Stevenson
Cross Stitch cover

7. Cross Stitch

Diana Gabaldon
Cone Gatherers cover

8. The Cone Gatherers

Robin Jenkins
Witch Light cover

10. Witch Light

Susan Fletcher
To the Lighthouse cover

11. To the Lighthouse

Virginia Woolf

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust