The Black Isle (Scottish Gaelic: an t-Eilean Dubh, ) is an eastern area of the Highland local government council area of Scotland, within the county of Ross and Cromarty. The name nearly always includes the article "the".
It includes the town of Cromarty, and such villages as Conon Bridge, Muir of Ord, Munlochy, Avoch, Rosemarkie, Fortrose, Tore, North Kessock, and Culbokie
Famous quotes containing the words black and/or isle:
“Why silk is soft and the stone wounds
The child shall question all his days,
Why night-time rain and the breasts blood
Both quench his thirst hell have a black reply.”
—Dylan Thomas (19141953)
“She carries in the dishes,
And lays them in a row.
To an isle in the water
With her would I go.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)