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22 Degree Halo
18th Apr 2009, 23:54
Not the Australian St Kilda, the other one.:p

Anyone flown over it or been there ? Is the PuffInn still open to visitors or now only military types?

..Thinking of going, y'se:)

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Low Flier
19th Apr 2009, 09:03
Sadly, since the military site was taken over by civvvy contractor QinetiQ, the Puff Inn and all the rest of the military section is now off limits to civilians.

The helipad and the "International Terminal" can be accessed, by special permission and with lots of very strict conditions.

Contact the Warden for details.

The daily ferry still runs in summer.

Buster Hyman
19th Apr 2009, 09:12
There's another St Kilda?:confused:

Farmer 1
19th Apr 2009, 09:37
Words of advice: if you go, go by boat.

22 Degree Halo
19th Apr 2009, 10:13
Hmmm, I found this (http://www.kilda.org.uk/puffinnstatement.htm)

19th Apr 2009, 19:55
It may be worth having a chat with the National Trust, they, not Quntetic have the final say on what goes on there.
I lived and worked on the Western Isles around 12 years ago and had unlimited access to St Kilda, we often went across in the company inflateable or the S61 helicopter, but then again I never need to ask anyone for permission.

The man to ask is Michaeal McLean, Airport Manager, Benbecula Airport.
T 01870 602051

F 01870 602278

19th Apr 2009, 21:00
Call me a phillistine but it's a highly overrated Corrie Tarn plopped in the middle of a wet and miserable ocean!!


20th Apr 2009, 09:40
St Kilda, tropical, same sentence, have I entered a strange parallel universe :yuk::p;)

Buster Hyman
20th Apr 2009, 10:21
St Kilda, tropical, same sentence, have I entered a strange parallel universe



What on Earth do you mean???:confused:


20th Apr 2009, 10:35
Of course, It's called St. Kilda because it was settled by St Kildans. Probably a good spot for buying a tweed jacket. I imagine.

20th Apr 2009, 11:25
Buster, I definitely prefer your version:O