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Culture and Heritage

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

    Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House

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    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
  2. Add Flora Macdonald's Birthplace to your Itinerary

    Flora Macdonald's Birthplace

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    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.

  3. Add Bunavoneader Whaling Station to your Itinerary

    Bunavoneader Whaling Station

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    Situated at the foot of the southern slopes of the North Harris mountains, the remains of a 20th century industrial site nestle between the road and the shore of Loch Bun Abhainn Eadarra.

  4. Add Our Lady of the Isles to your Itinerary

    Our Lady of the Isles

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    Type:

    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.

  5. 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.

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

    St Columbus Church (Eaglais na h-Aoidhe)

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    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.

  7. Add Reflections Sculpture to your Itinerary

    Reflections Sculpture

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Reflections is part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

  8. 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

  9. Add Ceolas to your Itinerary

    Ceolas

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    Type:

    Festivals

    Isle Of South Uist

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

    Telephone

    01878 700 154
  10. 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.

  11. Add Sanctuary Sculpture to your Itinerary

    Sanctuary Sculpture

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    The Scantuary sculpture forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

  12. Add Isle of Harris Distillery to your Itinerary

    Isle of Harris Distillery

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    Type:

    Distilleries

    Isle of Harris

    The first distillery in Harris has opened it's doors. The Harris Distillery is a working distillery that welcomes guests. Join us on a tour of the distillery, sit by the peat fire or enjoy the flavours of the Island in the canteen.

    Telephone

    01859 502212
  13. 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

  14. 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.

  15. 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

  16. Stac a' Chaisteal

    Add Stac a' Chaisteal to your Itinerary

    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.

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

    Vikings and the Lords of the Isles Part I

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    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

  18. Add Mosiac Mackerel to your Itinerary

    Mosiac Mackerel

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    The Mosaic Mackerel sculpture by Rosalind Waites forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

  19. 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.

  20. Add Blue Bonnets to your Itinerary

    Blue Bonnets

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    Type:

    Historic Sites

    St Kilda

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

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Use the Itinerary Planner to plan your perfect holiday, then either book it yourself or send it to our local holiday operator partner for a complete quotation.

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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.