Blogs (history) - Hebridean Way

An aerial view of the Callanish Stones

Stone Cold Classic at Callanish

The Outer Hebrides’ answer to Stonehenge is a monumental masterpiece. This captivating, cross-shaped collection of Neolithic megaliths has intrigued visitors for thousands of years - tourists, archaeologists and astronomers alike. But why are they here? And why should you visit?  Well - read on and rock on.

Eriskay beach

Bonnie Prince Charlie Enjoys Island Getaway

Literally. Bonnie Prince Charlie and the The Outer Hebrides aren’t immediately synonymous. Culloden, his cosseted lifestyle, and his disputed claim to the British Throne usually feature first. But the islands were pivotal in the fortunes of our romantic rebel. So let’s retrace his Hebridean steps, in Jacobite sized chunks.

Bog cotton around the Tiumpan Head lighthouse in Point, Isle of Lewis

The Roads Less Travelled

Mark Rowe is the author of the guide book Outer Hebrides, published by Bradt.  He writes about the less well known areas in eastern Lewis which are well worth exploring and offer elemental scenery, walking and wildlife spotting. 

Weaver

10 Ways to Weave your Hebridean Story

Weave your story where ancient history and spectacular landscapes offer unlimited adventures. From strolling along pristine sands, to enjoying sea vistas of turquoise waters or immersing yourself in our Hebridean culture, there are lots of stories for you to weave.

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