Islay Lighthouses

There are seven lighthouses on Islay, each with a dedicated stamp within this series.


The lighthouses are Rubh’ a’Mhail, Orsay (Rhinns of Islay), Eilean a Chuirn, Rubh’ an Duin (Port Charlotte), Carraig Fhada (Port Ellen), Carraig Mhòr (Port Askaig) and McArthur’s Head.


An eighth stamp commemorates the 90th anniversary of Carraig Mhòr lighthouse. Additional sheets of this stamp have been produced and are available on special edition first day covers being sold in aid of the local lifeboat station.

lighthouses fdc


Stamp set: Mint Stamps £4.00   CTO stamps £4.00  Set of eight stamps on two FDCs: £4.50

Carraig Mhòr lighthouse 90th anniversay cover: £1.50