Welcome to Hestan

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Hestan is a small island situated just off the Dumfries an Galloway coast in Scotland. It sits at the mouth of the Urr Estuary in the Solway Firth.

Though small, measuring approximately 460 metres by 270 metres with a maximum height of just over 50 metres, the island has a surprisingly rich and exciting history.

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Island history

Read up on the rich history of Hestan Island, Kings, Earls, Monks, smuggling, fishing and much more.


What to see

Hestan with its varied history has plenty to see on such a small Island, including caves, remains of a manor house and an abundance of wildlife.



View pictures of Hestan from all aspects, summer, winter, from land or sea. Giclee Prints available on request.


Visitors Book

Visitors Book, whether you've been to Hestan or not a good place to chat about the Island with others.

What's not to like? - Let's go to Hestan chat right now!