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

3. To the Lighthouse

Virginia Woolf
Whisky Galore

4. Whisky Galore

Compton Mackenzie
Witness cover

6. The Witness

James Jauncey
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7. Kidnapped

Robert Louis Stevenson
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8. Witch Light

Susan Fletcher

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust