Ben Fogle explores the ancient sea roads of the Inner Hebrides, with their evocative connections to 6th-century Christian missionaries.
On Tiree, Ben explores 1,300-year-old temple ruins. Although remoteness and Viking raids have obscured its history, an undeniable air of spirituality remains.
Ben visits crofter Rhoda Meek, who balances farming life with a day job in IT.
Julie Clarke left her life in Glasgow to escape a difficult upbringing and moved to the Isle of Coll, transitioning to a woman in the process. The island and its people gave her confidence and support.
A highlight of Ben’s journey is a visit to Iona, the island after which he named his daughter.
Ben ends his pilgrimage staying overnight in a shepherd’s hut.