Uig Heritage Centre

Timsgarry, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9JD

Type:Visitor Centres

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  • 4 Star Museum
4 Star Museum
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In the remote region of uig on the Isle of Lewis, you will find Uig Heritage Centre.  Here you can see replicas of the famous Lewis Chessmen, 12th century Viking chess pieces which were found on Uig Beach.

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Gradings

  • 4 Star Museum
4 Star Museum

Awards

  • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020

What's Nearby

  1. Camas Uige or Uig Bay is in a national scenic area in the south west of Lewis.

    1.16 miles away
  2. Camas na Clibhe (Cliff beach) is a quartz sand beach situated on the Valtos peninsular in…

    2.14 miles away
  3. Public Art

    3.1 miles away
  1. You will find Mangurstadh Gallery, a  family run business, on a working croft in Uig,…

    3.36 miles away
  2. Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim is situated near the village of Mangersta in Uig.

    3.79 miles away
  3. Ard Feinis is a rocky promontory just south of Mangurstadh in the south west of Lewis.

    5.06 miles away
  4. An Iron Age house which was reconstructed in 1999 following a storm in 1993 which…

    6.12 miles away
  5. Other points of interest on Bernera and the surrounding land include the bridge, standing…

    6.71 miles away
  6. This is the best preserved and most visited broch in the Outer Hebrides. It occupies a…

    9.36 miles away
  7. The standing stones of Calanais are the most famous archaeological monument in the Outer…

    9.7 miles away
  8. The Callanish Stones can be found near the village of Callanish in west Lewis just above…

    9.73 miles away
  9. The Hebridean Soap Company produces hand made soap in the village of Breasclete.We use…

    9.76 miles away
  10. The Calanais Visitor Centre is the Visitor Centre for the Callanish Standing Stones. The…

    9.79 miles away
  11. In "The Chessmen", Fin and Whistler come across a disappearing loch which burst its banks…

    10.05 miles away
  12. Our covid guide can be found here - https://www.calanais.org/covid-19-guidance/

    10.07 miles away
  13. Remains of an oval stone ring with 5 standing stones and at least two fallen ones dating…

    10.32 miles away
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