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  1. 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

  2. Add Uist Sculpture Trail to your Itinerary

    Uist Sculpture Trail

    Type

    Type:

    Arts & Crafts

    Isle of North Uist

    Telephone

    01876 500293
  3. 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...

  4. Add Gaelic for Sailors - Colours to your Itinerary

    Gaelic for Sailors - Colours

    Type

    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

  5. Add Ormiclate Castle to your Itinerary

    Ormiclate Castle

    Type

    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.

  6. Add Eriskay Jerseys to your Itinerary

    Eriskay Jerseys

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    Type:

    Arts & Crafts

    Isle Of South Uist

    Eriskay is famed for its Eriskay Jersey’s

  7. Add Teampull Na Trionaid to your Itinerary

    Teampull Na Trionaid

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

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

  8. Add Norse Mill and Kiln to your Itinerary

    Norse Mill and Kiln

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites

    Isle Of Lewis

    Reconstructed Norse Mill

  9. Carabhat Barp

    Add Carabhat Barp to your Itinerary

    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

  10. 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.

  11. 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

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

    Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair) Cross

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Kilpheder Cross

  13. Dun Mhulan

    Add Dun Mhulan to your Itinerary

    Dun Mhulan

    Type

    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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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).

  16. Add South Uist War Memorial to your Itinerary

    South Uist War Memorial

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    South Uist War Memorial

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

    A Young Teacher on St Kilda (1901)

    Type

    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….

  18. Add Lews Castle to your Itinerary

    Lews Castle

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle of Lewis

    Built in 1847, by Sir James Matheson, following his purchase of the Isle of Lewis.

  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 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.

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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.