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Archaeology

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  1. Cladh Maolrithe

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    Cladh Maolrithe

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    At Beinn a'Chlaidh - Hill of the Graveyard - there is a standing stone.

  2. Coir Fhinn Chambered Cairn

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    Coir Fhinn Chambered Cairn

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    Remains of chambered cairn

  3. Add Dun an Sticer to your Itinerary

    Dun an Sticer

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    The remains of a stronghold occupy the whole of a tiny islet in the middle of the tidal loch of Sticir. It is connected by a stone-built causeway to a slightly larger islet which in turn is connected to the shore by two stone causewaays.

  4. 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.

  5. Add Vallay Island (Balaigh) to your Itinerary

    Vallay Island (Balaigh)

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Vallay is a beautiful desserted tidal island and is accessible at low tide from Sollas. Tidal information is available from the Tourist Information Centre in Lochmaddy.

  6. Stac a' Chaisteal

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    Stac a' Chaisteal

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    Stac a' Chaisteal is is a dramatic, pinnacle shaped stack, surmounted by a plateau complete with what has clearly been a substantial building, joined to the adjacent cliffs by a knife edge of rock. The stack is too dangerous to access.

  7. Clach Ghlas

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    Clach Ghlas

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    Clach Ghlas (NF 5281 3340) is an enigmatic triangular standing stone 1.7 metres high, standing in the centre of a mound 2 metres high and 30 metres long and partly surrounded by a ditch.

  8. Add Dursainean Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

    Dursainean Chambered Cairn

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    This communal burial tomb would have been an important highly visible monument of the first farming people who lived in the peninsula of An Rubha in the Neolithic period.

  9. Add Reineabhal Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

    Reineabhal Chambered Cairn

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    Neolithic chambered cairn.

  10. Dun Mhulan

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    Dun Mhulan

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    The broch of Dùn Mhulan was inhabited during the Iron Age. This large tower-like house was built around 150 BC, originally on an island within a freshwater loch, long before the open sea had broken through.

  11. Add Dun Carloway Broch (Dùn Chàrlabhaigh) to your Itinerary

    Dun Carloway Broch (Dùn Chàrlabhaigh)

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    This is the best preserved and most visited broch in the Outer Hebrides. It occupies a low hilltop with commanding views across the seaways to the south and west.

  12. Dùn Othail

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    Dùn Othail

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    This striking pinnacle of rock can only be accessed with great care from the south, via a series of small plateau's and eventually a narrow ledge, which runs into a defended entrance. The terraces beyond this have at least five structures upon them.

  13. Add Bernera and Tir Mhor to your Itinerary

    Bernera and Tir Mhor

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Other points of interest on Bernera and the surrounding land include the bridge, standing stones, a Lobster Pond, Norse Mill and Riot Cairn.

  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 Flora Macdonald's Birthplace to your Itinerary

    Flora Macdonald's Birthplace

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    The famous Flora MacDonald’s Birthplace is in the village of Milton, on the west side of South Uist.

  16. Add Calanais Standing Stones to your Itinerary

    Calanais Standing Stones

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    The standing stones of Calanais are the most famous archaeological monument in the Outer Hebrides. It is a remarkable complex comprising a circle of 13 stones, with a central monolith, and a small chambered tomb which was later wedged between it and

  17. Add Baille nan Cailleach to your Itinerary

    Baille nan Cailleach

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Cladh Mhuire, the burial ground for the Benbecula community, is the only site associated with early Christianity in Benbecula ,which still remains in use.

  18. Add Calanais IV (Ceann Thulabhaig) to your Itinerary

    Calanais IV (Ceann Thulabhaig)

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    An oval ring now with 5 standing stones, and the remains of a low cairn inside.

  19. Add Grimsay Wheelhouse to your Itinerary

    Grimsay Wheelhouse

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Remains of a wheelhouse dating back to the iron age can be seen in Grimsay.

  20. 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.

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