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Kinloch Historical Society

Kinloch Historical Society is located on the main road between Stornoway and Tarbert, A859. It includes a museum and archive covering various aspects of community life, and information about the…

Geirnish Beach amd Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair.

North Uist War Memorial

First World War memorial.

Shawbost Beach

A horseshoe beach with sand, good birdwatching and safe swimming. There are two access roads to the beach.

Catalina Wreck

The wreck of an RAF Catalina seaplane that tragically crashed on the hill killing three of her nine crew on a training excerise in 1944 can still be seen on the side of the hill at Heishival Beag.

Kinloch Historical Society

Kinloch Historical Society is located on the main road between Stornoway and Tarbert, A859. It includes a museum and archive covering various aspects of community life, and information about the…

Heritage Trail from Tolsta to Port of Ness

A waymarked route of 22km (14 miles) along the dramatic North East coast of Lewis with lots of antiquites, wildlife and distant views of the mainland mountains across The Minch - 7-8 hours.

Vatersay Bay

Islands: 2 (Vatersay, Barra) Causeways: 1 Ferries: 0 Distance: 13 miles Route Time: 6 hours Grade: Moderate

Out and About Tours

For a once in a lifetime experience, join us for a personalised tour of Lewis and Harris and learn about the history, archaeology and wildlife of these beautiful islands.

Baleshare Beach

Balleshare beach is easily accessed from the village of Baleshare.

Ardhasaig Glass and Arts

Ardhasaig Glass & Arts – Embroidered Art, Gifts, Souvenirs and Clothing, many incorporating Harris Tweed. Open to the public 6 days a week.

The Coffin Route

A circular walk of 14km (8 miles) on good paths from the east coast of South Harris over to the west coast and back with good cafes to enjoy nearby - 4 - 5 hours

Luskentyre

The beach at Luskentyre is the largest and most spectacular of all the Harris beaches.

Start point of the Hebridean Way in Vatersay.

Islands: 4 (Vatersay, Barra, Eriskay and South Uist) Causeways: 2 Ferries: 1 Distance: 26 miles Route Time: 4.5 hours

Atlantic Lights - Cliff -  Lustre

In the small village of South Shawbost, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic Lights produce hand-poured soy wax melts, candles and reed diffusers.

Scalpay Heritage Walk

A circular walk of 13km (8miles) around Scalpay and Eilean Glas lighthouse - 4 hours.

Garrynamonie Machair & Beach

The machair runs parralell to the beach and a great place to walk.

Brue shore and beach

A good access road and parking for a walk down to a boulder beach.

Clisham Horseshoe

Undoubtedly the finest mountain walk in the Outer Hebrides. It is challenging with short stretches of scrambling and although only 14km will take 6-7 hours. It starts and finishes on the main A859…

Lewis and Harris Guided Tours

Learn more about the history, archaeology, gaelic culture, harris tweed etc of this fascinating and beautiful island in the company of a local Scottish Tourist Guide. Guided tours include all…

Norse Mill and Kiln

Reconstructed Norse Mill

Brevig Standing Stone

This is the only standing stone of any size still erect on Barra.

Hecla Walk

A difficult walk requiring a good level of fitness

Old Manse

The Old Manse, now Two Harbours Guest House, is built on the site of the house Prince charlie sheltered in after the battle of Culloden in 1746.

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  1. Address

    Baleshare, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HG

    Isle Of North Uist

    Reflections is part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

    Add Reflections Sculpture to your Itinerary

  2. Address

    Tigharry, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5DE

    Isle Of North Uist

    St Kilda archipelago can be viewed from the west coast of North Uist. The viewpoint is at Clettreval Hill close to Hosta.

    Add St Kilda Viewpoint to your Itinerary

  3. Museum interior
    Seaforth Head
    Museum interior
    Seaforth Head

    Address

    Community Hub, Balallan, Kinloch, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9PN

    Telephone

    01851 830778

    Kinloch, Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Kinloch Historical Society is located on the main road between Stornoway and Tarbert, A859. It includes a museum and archive covering various aspects of community life, and information about the area’s links to Clan Mackenzie.

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  4. Address

    Braighe, Point, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0BQ

    Isle Of Lewis

    Lovely flat beach in Point just 3 miles from Stornoway.

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  5. Address

    Gress, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0LQ

    Isle Of Lewis

    Memorial erected to signify the land raid in Gress

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  6. Sunrise at Loch Seaforth

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    Loch Seaforth Viewpoint looks out along the sea loch that is Loch Seaforth. The viewing is stunning, and worth a stop off. There is a carpark with picnic tables and it is one of the best viewpoints in Lewis and Harris  

     

     

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    Hougharry, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5DL

    Isle Of North Uist

    A stunning white beach and is easily accessible through the village of Hougharry.

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  8. Lochmaddy Church of Scotland

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    Lochmaddy, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AA

    Telephone

    01876 500414

    Isle Of North Uist

    Add Lochmaddy Church of Scotland to your Itinerary

  9. Address

    Malacleit, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of North Uist

    Malacleit is a peaceful crofting village situated on the edge of Traigh Bhalaigh (Vallay) on the north coast of North Uist.

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    Eriskay, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    Bonnie Prince Charlie first stepped foot on Scottish soil on this beach on 23rd July 1745, from the french ship "Du Teillay"

    Add Coileag a' Prionnnsa to your Itinerary

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    Askernish, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SY

    Isle Of South Uist

    Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair.

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    Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    Loch Crabhadal (Cravadal) is a wild, remote and spectacular area of North Harris.

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    Locheport, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HD

    Isle Of North Uist

    First World War memorial.

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  14. Address

    Upper Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AQ

    Telephone

    01851 643204

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Our 1-acre garden, part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme, is open to raise money for charity. A plantaholics garden, with many unusual plants, at least for Lewis, we aim for colour and exuberance with a great view over East Loch Roag.

    Add Leathad Ard Garden to your Itinerary

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    Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    Loch Bee is a very large brackish loch which stretches from the west side of South Uist to the east side

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    Kilaulay, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RE

    Isle Of South Uist

    Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair.

    Add Iochdar Beach and Machair to your Itinerary

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    Berneray, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle Of North Uist

    Berneray and the nearby island of Pabbay lie in the Sound of Harris between North Uist and Harris

    Add Bearsdaire to your Itinerary

  18. Address

    Callanish, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DY

    Telephone

    01851 621422

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

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

    Add Calanais Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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