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Culture and Heritage

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  1. 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.

  2. Add Ormiclate Castle to your Itinerary

    Ormiclate Castle

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    Type:

    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.

  3. 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.

  4. Add St Columbus Church (Eaglais na h-Aoidhe) to your Itinerary

    St Columbus Church (Eaglais na h-Aoidhe)

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    Eaglais na h-Aoidhe (Church of the Eye, or isthmus) was the principal church of medieval Lewis, probably built in the later 14th century by the new Macleod dynasty as their religious centre on the Island.

  5. 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

  6. Add Vallay Island (Balaigh) to your Itinerary

    Vallay Island (Balaigh)

    Type

    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.

  7. Add Uist Sculpture Trail to your Itinerary

    Uist Sculpture Trail

    Type

    Type:

    Arts & Crafts

    Isle of North Uist

    Telephone

    01876 500293
  8. Stac a' Chaisteal

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    Stac a' Chaisteal

    Type

    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.

  9. Add Gaelic for Sailors - Mountains & Key Phrases to your Itinerary

    Gaelic for Sailors - Mountains & Key Phrases

    Type

    Type:

    Gaelic Language

    Gaelic translations to help you with the charts.

  10. Add Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim to your Itinerary

    Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

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

  11. Add Vikings and the Lords of the Isles Part I to your Itinerary

    Vikings and the Lords of the Isles Part I

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites

    Since our ancestors landed on the Hebrides over 8,000 years ago, sailing and boat building has been an integral part of the islands’ life. Far from being a barrier, the Sea of the Hebrides formed a major thoroughfare trade and communications

  12. Add Northon Temple (Rubh' an Teampaill) to your Itinerary

    Northon Temple (Rubh' an Teampaill)

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    This area, from the township of Taobh Tuath to the headland of Rubh' an Teampaill, has numerous sites of archaeological significance.

  13. 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.

  14. Add Ceolas to your Itinerary

    Ceolas

    Type

    Type:

    Festivals

    Isle Of South Uist

    A week long event of Gaelic song, dance and music.

    Telephone

    01878 700 154
  15. Add Reflections Sculpture to your Itinerary

    Reflections Sculpture

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Reflections is part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

  16. Add Norse Mill and Kiln to your Itinerary

    Norse Mill and Kiln

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites

    Isle Of Lewis

    Reconstructed Norse Mill

  17. Add Blue Bonnets to your Itinerary

    Blue Bonnets

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites

    St Kilda

    A story told, by Ian Stephen, on the cliffs near Soay, St Kilda

  18. Carabhat Barp

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    Carabhat Barp

    Type

    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

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

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