Well of the Nine Living

A well at the back of Hough Hill in Tiree. The well received its name because in a season of great scarcity it supported a widow and her eight children without any nourishment but itself and shellfish.



  • Campbell, J.G. (1902). Witchcraft & Second Sight in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland. Glascow: James MacLehose and Sons, p. 102.