This page is coming soon!

Soon you can read all about the cultural importance of herring, including information on traditions, literature, songs, recipes, and much more.

In the meantime, have a look at the Gairloch Museum’s “Museum from home” to find out more about herring in Wester Ross, check out this tasty recipe for the classic Scottish dish of herring in oatmeal, or read Neil M Gunn’s enduring tale The Silver Darlings.

Neil M. Gunn's classic story of a herring fishing community. Ⓒ Faber & Faber publishing.