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Culture and Heritage

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  1. Add Our Lady of the Isles to your Itinerary

    Our Lady of the Isles

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    Our Lady of the Isles is a statue of the Madonna and Child by sculptor Hew Lorimer. Erected in 1957 on the west slope of Reuval overlooking the sea, it is a fantastic viewpoint.

  2. Add Gaelic for Sailors - Sea & Vessels to your Itinerary

    Gaelic for Sailors - Sea & Vessels

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    Type:

    Gaelic Language

    Gaelic translations to help you with the charts.

  3. Coir Fhinn Chambered Cairn

    Add Coir Fhinn Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

    Coir Fhinn Chambered Cairn

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    Remains of chambered cairn

  4. Add North Uist War Memorial to your Itinerary

    North Uist War Memorial

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    First World War memorial.

  5. Add A Young Teacher on St Kilda (1901) to your Itinerary

    A Young Teacher on St Kilda (1901)

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    Type:

    Historic Sites

    St Kilda

    1901 - With four to feed the rationales winter ahead was of concern, but by use of a double-barrelled gun and some fishing tackle… the Schoolmaster was confident he could make a useful contribution to the table….

  6. Add Peter May Trilogy - Beehive Dwellings and Disappearing Loch to your Itinerary

    Peter May Trilogy - Beehive Dwellings and Disappearing Loch

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Uig, Isle Of Lewis


    Photograph © David Wilson

    In the book The Chessmen, Fin has given up his job as a Detective and has got a job as a gamekeeper. He comes across is old friend, Whistler, who the landlord has a grudge against, and so Fin finds himself in conflict...

  7. Add The loss of  HMY Iolaire  -  Call na h-Iolaire  to your Itinerary

    The loss of HMY Iolaire - Call na h-Iolaire

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    While the sea brought has wealth and power to the Outer Hebrides over the centuries, it has also brought tragedy.

  8. Add Cille Bharra to your Itinerary

    Cille Bharra

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Barra

    The chapel at Cille Bharra was perhaps founded as early as the 7th century AD, being named after St Barr (or Finnbar) who was ordained c AD 600.

  9. Add Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House to your Itinerary

    Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    An Iron Age house which was reconstructed in 1999 following a storm in 1993 which revealed stonework. Further excavation of the area showed a series of well preserved houses dating back to the 6th and 7th Centuries.

    Telephone

    01851 612314
  10. Add Hut of the Shadows to your Itinerary

    Hut of the Shadows

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    The Hut of the Shaddows by artist Chris Drury forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

  11. Add Gaelic for Sailors - Colours to your Itinerary

    Gaelic for Sailors - Colours

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    Type:

    Gaelic Language

    Gaidhlig (Gaelic in English and pronounced gaalic not gaylic) remains the majority language of the Outer Hebrides. The majority of placenames in the islands are Gaelic or a gaelicised form of Norse. Familiarity with the more common words can greatl

  12. Add Eilean Dhomhnaill, Loch Olabhat to your Itinerary

    Eilean Dhomhnaill, Loch Olabhat

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Eilean Domhnuill (NF 7470 7530) is an artificial islet in the loch that was occupied during the Neolithic period.

  13. Iron Age Broch (Dun Bhurigh)

    Add Iron Age Broch (Dun Bhurigh) to your Itinerary

    Iron Age Broch (Dun Bhurigh)

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    Remains of an Iron Age broch at NG032 940 near the village of Borve.

  14. Add Howmore (Tobha Mhor) Ancient Chapels to your Itinerary

    Howmore (Tobha Mhor) Ancient Chapels

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    Tobha Mòr has been an important ecclesiastical centre since early medieval times.

  15. Add Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim to your Itinerary

    Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim is situated near the village of Mangersta in Uig.

  16. Add Gearrannan Blackhouse Village to your Itinerary

    Gearrannan Blackhouse Village

    Type

    Type:

    Scenic Locations

    Isle of Lewis

    Gearrannan (Garenin) is a restored blackhouse village on the west side of the Isle ofLewis

  17. Clach Steineagaidh

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    Clach Steineagaidh

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    This standing stone appears now as a single monolith overlooking one of the most beautiful stretches of shore in the Hebrides, looking towards the island of Taransay. But when it was first erected, it was part of a complex that included a large stone

  18. Add Aird ma-Rhuibhe to your Itinerary

    Aird ma-Rhuibhe

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Close to the ferry terminal lie the slight remains of a burial cairn, probably dating to about 700 AD.

  19. Add Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre to your Itinerary

    Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Arts Centres

    Isle of North Uist

    Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre is a place where people can meet, share ideas, learn new skills and experience cultural interpretation that is imaginative and stimulating.

    Telephone

    01870 603970
  20. Add Voyaging Monks to your Itinerary

    Voyaging Monks

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites

    Isle of North Uist

    Early Celtic monks spreading Christianity from St Columba’s initial base on Iona throughout the islands and mainland used a simple vessel, the curach, which plied these waters for centuries beforehand and continued to be used into the 18th century.

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Our holiday operator partner, Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays, is a fully bonded operator with many years experience in providing individually arranged holidays in the Outer Hebrides. Their holiday advisers live locally and they can discuss your plans, offer advice, submit a firm holiday quotation and, if acceptable, arrange all your sea or air travel, accommodation and activities to suit your requirements. Use our expertise to get the most out of your holiday.