Boswell’s Tour

*Boswell’s Journal is now finished.*

First published in 1785, Boswell’s Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (1773) documents his travels through the highlands and western islands of Scotland, in the company of Samuel Johnson. Boswell’s tour began on 14 August and ended on 11 November. He made an entry in his Journal every day.

By signing up to this Journal•List you will receive Boswell’s Journal by email in daily instalments, on the anniversary of the day it was written. Relive this historic journey as Boswell and Johnson experienced it, by reading each entry as the days grow shorter and autumn sets in on the western islands.