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Archaeology

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  1. Add Ormiclate Castle to your Itinerary

    Ormiclate Castle

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    On the west side, in the village of Ormiclate is Ormiclate Castle which stands in ruins today after being burnt to the ground.

  2. Add Teampull Na Trionaid to your Itinerary

    Teampull Na Trionaid

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Ruins of a Medival early church, Teampull Na Trionaid, can be found in the village of Cairinish.

  3. Carabhat Barp

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    Carabhat Barp

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    250 metres from the main road (which itself dissects the remains of a stone circle at NF 833602), on top of a small hillock, lie the remains of a once spectacular long cairn with a horned facade at its eastern end

  4. Add Cleitreabhal Chambered Cairn/Wheelhouse to your Itinerary

    Cleitreabhal Chambered Cairn/Wheelhouse

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    At this site, situated on the southern slope of the hill, lie the remains of a Neolithic chambered cairn, much of which has been re-modelled as a wheelhouse in the Iron Age.

  5. Add Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair) Cross to your Itinerary

    Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair) Cross

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Kilpheder Cross

  6. 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.

  7. Add Eilean Dhomhnaill, Loch Olabhat to your Itinerary

    Eilean Dhomhnaill, Loch Olabhat

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    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.

  8. Add Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair) Wheelhouse to your Itinerary

    Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair) Wheelhouse

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    A well-preserved aisled wheelhouse was excavated in 1952 in the machair at Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair).

  9. Add Cille Bharra to your Itinerary

    Cille Bharra

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    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.

  10. Add Dùn Èisdean to your Itinerary

    Dùn Èisdean

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    Dùn Èistean is traditionally known as the stronghold of the Clan Morrison. Archaeological excavation and survey work has found evidence for a defended medieval settlement on the island, with dwellings, storage buildings, a defensive wall and a tow.

  11. Add Piobull Fhinn Stone Circle to your Itinerary

    Piobull Fhinn Stone Circle

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Pobull is a stone circle situated on the south side of Ben Langass.

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

    Dun Carloway Broch (Dùn Chàrlabhaigh)

    Type

    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.

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

    Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House

    Type

    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.

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  14. Dunasbroc

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    Dunasbroc

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    This is a small, steep-sided, conical stack situated close to shore near Aird Dell. It is c 20m tall with a flat summit platform measuring only c 6 by 15m and can be seen from the adjacent coast.

  15. Teampull Mhoire

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    Teampull Mhoire

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Ruined Chapel dating back to the 16th Century

  16. Clach Ghlas

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    Clach Ghlas

    Type

    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.

  17. 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

  18. 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.

  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 North Rona to your Itinerary

    North Rona

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    North Rona is an uninhabited, isolated island 44 miles in the open sea north of the Butt of Lewis, and is seldom visited except by occasional private vessels. But its isolation has preserved the archaeological sites of the island in a relatively undi

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