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Island Highlights

Stoneybridge Beach and Machair

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

Harris: view of Seilebost from Hebridean Way

Islands: 1 (Harris) Causeways: 0 Ferries: 0 Distance: 14.5 miles Route Time: 6 hours Grade: Moderate

Beach and Machair at Kilpheder

Along the west coast of UIst lies around 20 miles of stunning white beaches.

Hecla Walk

A difficult walk requiring a good level of fitness

Made in the Outer Hebrides: Art, Craft & History Guide

A handy pocket sized guide to galleries and retail outlets where visual art and craft, made in the Outer Hebrides, can be viewed, enjoyed & purchased. Please download a PDF from the CnES website or…

Beinn Sciathan

Beinn Scritheann is the tallest hill on Eriskay.

Seal Viewing Point

Seal viewing point

Beach at Sollas, North Uist

Igot2travel offer wildlife watching, cultural & history, walking, fishing and inter-island day trips with a local Gaelic speaking guide. Specially tailored personal tours across the Outer Hebrides,…

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…

Our Lady of the Isles

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.

Harris: cyclists at Ardhasaig with Clisham backdrop

Islands: 2 (Harris and Lews) Causeways: 0 Distance: 38 miles Route Time: 6 hours

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.

Hushinish

Hushinish is a small settlement of only 4 houses overlooking a white sand beach in the far west of Harris

Iochdar Beach and Machair

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

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.

Loch Stiapabhat

Loch Stiapabhat bird reserve and hide to watch golden plover, Lapwing, whooper swans, geese and many rare migrants. The hide is open all year.

Stornoway Harbour

Stornoway with its population of about 6000 is the main port and administrative centre on the Isle of Lewis.

An Suileachan

Public Art

Cuidhsiadar Shielings and Beach

A small group of well-used and maintained shielings with a track along a ravine to a small beach.

Northton Machair and Temple

A short and pleasant walk of 5km (3 miles) over the machair to the Temple - a ruined chapel - with sandy beaches and views out to the islands in the Sound of Harris - 1-2 hours

Dun Cuier

A well preserved iron age galleried dun situated on hill to the east of Cuier cemetery

Kildonan Beach and Machair

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

Bridge to Nowhere

The Bridge was built - and there was meant to be a road that would ling Tolsta to Skigersta at Ness. The mixing of many tons of concrete went into making the bridge and this was all done by hand!

Group of tour guides in the Outer Hebrides

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  1. Seaforth Head
    Museum interior
    Seaforth Head
    Museum interior

    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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  2. Berneray West Beach - Esther Sinmiraranadie
    Berneray West Beach Dunes - Esther Sinmiraranadie
    Atmospheric Berneray West Beach - Esther Sinmiraranadie
    Berneray West Beach - Esther Sinmiraranadie
    Berneray West Beach Dunes - Esther Sinmiraranadie
    Atmospheric Berneray West Beach - Esther Sinmiraranadie

    Address

    Berneray, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BJ

    Isle Of North Uist

    A truly stunning beach and was voted in 2021 as no. 3 in Lonely Planet's Top 20 Best beaches in Europe! It is easily accessible through the village of Borve.

    Add Berneray West Beach and Machair to your Itinerary

  3. Address

    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

  4. Address

    Seilebost, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    Seilebost is a small crofting village on the coast road along the west side of Harris.

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  5. Address

    5 Losgaintir, Luskentyre, ISLE OF HARRIS, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HL

    Luskentyre, ISLE OF HARRIS

    Luskentyre Beach Hut is situated overlooking the world famous Luskentyre sands and sells a variety of gifts, souvenirs,drinks, ices and snacks.

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  6. Address

    Coll, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0LP

    Isle Of Lewis

    Beautiful beach approximately five miles from Stornoway. Suitable for walking, wind-surfing, kite flying. There is also a caravan park with toilets

    Add Coll Beach to your Itinerary

  7. Address

    Lews Castle Grounds, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XR

    Telephone

    01851 822746

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

    The Museum and Archive has recently opened at Lews Castle, Stornoway. Exhibitions will give an overview of the islands’ heritage and the Lewis Chessmen are back to delight.

    Add Lews Castle Museum and Archive for the Outer Hebrides to your Itinerary

  8. Address

    Maraig, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AG

    Isle Of Harris

    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 road near Scaladal.

    Add Clisham Horseshoe to your Itinerary

  9. Address

    Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Rubha Robhais (Butt of Lewis) is the most northerly tip of the Isle of Lewis.

    Add Butt of Lewis (Rubha Rohanais) to your Itinerary

  10. Bonnie Prince Charlie Monument - Arivruach - Rachel Keenan

    Address

    Arivruaich, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LE

    Isle of Lewis

    This Bonnie Prince Charlie monument is in the village of Arivruach, Lochs - on the main A857 road between Stornoway and Tarbert to mark where he landed following the Battle of Culloden.

    This is what it says on the plaque; 

    "On 4th May 1746 Charles Edward Stuart landed here while on the run having sailed from Scalpay. It was 18 days after…

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  11. Address

    Callanish, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    The Callanish Stones can be found near the village of Callanish in west Lewis just above Loch Roag.

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  12. Address

    Houghgarry, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Telephone

    01876 560287

    Isle of North Uist

    A beautiful reserve on the north west coast of North Uist with sandy beaches, rocky foreshore,, marshes and sand dunes.

    Add Balranald RSPB Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

  13. Address

    22a Crossbost, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NP

    Telephone

    07833 335186

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    The Weaving Shed; an independent studio shop and Harris Tweed weaving shed. Stocking Harris Tweed fabric, clothing, bags and accessories, plus original artwork and jewellery crafted from seashore finds.

    Add Crossbost Harris Tweed and Western Isles Designs to your Itinerary

  14. Address

    Drimisdale, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RT

    Isle Of South Uist

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

    Add Drimisdale Beach and Machair to your Itinerary

  15. Address

    West Kilbride, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TT

    Isle Of South Uist

    Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair. There is easy access to this beach at Polachar.

    Add Polochar Beach to your Itinerary

  16. 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

  17. Address

    Horgabost, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HR

    Isle Of Harris

    Standing stone overlooking the beach near the village of Horgabost .

    Add Macleod Standing Stone (Clach Macleoid) to your Itinerary

  18. Address

    Miavag, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    Miabhag (Miavag) is a small setttlemen in North Harris of just a few houses situated on the narrow single track road from Tarbet to Hushinish.

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