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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

Engage professional Tour Guides to enhance your visit to a Gaelic landscape and culture. Western Isles Tour Guide Association has a 21-year record of successful tours, in 9 languages, with U.K. &…

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    Grimsay, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Benbecula

    The Island of Grimsay is made up of tidal sands, sea lochs, small islands and islets, and is situated between Benbecula and North Uist.

    Add Bagh Mor to your Itinerary

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    Langass, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HA

    Isle Of North Uist

    Statue of the famous grizzly bear Hercules, who escaped and went on the run during filming Benbecula in 1980. Find out more about the story at Langass Woodland.

    Add Hercules - The Bear to your Itinerary

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    Eriskay, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5JH

    Isle Of South Uist

    Stations of the Cross Interesting climb, following these images.© Copyright Barbara Carr and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

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  4. 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

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    Scarista, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    Bag Steinigidh lies between Scarasta and Borve on the west coast of Harris.

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  6. 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

  7. Scalpay bothy

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    Outend, Isle of Scalpay, Outer Hebrides, HS4 3YG

    Telephone

    01859 502222

    Isle of Scalpay

    Awards

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

    Located just outside the gate to Eilean Glas Lighthouse, Scalpay Bothy offers shelter and historical information panels for those using the footpaths to the lighthouse. 20 minutes walk from the carpark gets you to a tranquil haven overlooking the quay that served the lighthouse.

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  8. Address

    Ormiclate, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SB

    Isle Of South Uist

    An Carra Standing Stone is one of the tallest standing stone in the Southern Isles at 17ft high.

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  9. Address

    Ormiclate, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SB

    Isle Of South Uist

    On the west side, in the village of Ormiclate is Ormiclate Castle which stands in ruins today after being burnt to the ground.

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  10. Address

    Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XD

    Telephone

    01871 817948

    Isle of Barra

    Award winning Bunting Project bringing people together with connections to Barra and Vatersay from all over the world.

    Add Barra Bunting to your Itinerary

  11. St Columba's Church, Aignish (Eaglais Na H-Aoidhe) by Eileen Henderson

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    Point, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0PD

    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.

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    Torlum, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5PP

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Borve Castle stood three storeys high. Now in ruins you can still see the five foot deep walls.

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  13. Dùn Othail

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    New Tolsta, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0NN

    Isle Of Lewis

    This striking pinnacle of rock can only be accessed with great care from the south, via a series of small plateau's and eventually a narrow ledge, which runs into a defended entrance. The terraces beyond this have at least five structures upon them.

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  14. Address

    25 Breasclete, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9EF

    Telephone

    01851 621306

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

    The Hebridean Soap Company produces hand made soap in the village of Breasclete.We use traditional methods and natural ingredients to make hand crafted soaps in all shapes and sizes

    Add Hebridean Soap to your Itinerary

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    5 Mangersta, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9EY

    Telephone

    01851 672 384

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

    You will find Mangurstadh Gallery, a  family run business, on a working croft in Uig, Isle of Lewis.

    Add Mangurstadh Gallery to your Itinerary

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    Borve, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XR

    Isle Of Barra

    This site was investigated by Channel 4's Time Team in May 2007. Amongst other remains, a well-preserved Iron Age wheelhouse was uncovered, and nearby, a group of earlier roundhouses of Bronze Age date.

    Add Allathasdal to your Itinerary

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    Newton, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AZ

    Isle Of North Uist

    The remains of a stronghold occupy the whole of a tiny islet in the middle of the tidal loch of Sticir. It is connected by a stone-built causeway to a slightly larger islet which in turn is connected to the shore by two stone causewaays.

    Add Dun an Sticer to your Itinerary

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    At this site, situated on the southern slope of the hill, lie the remains of a Neolithic chambered cairn, much of which has been re-modelled as a wheelhouse in the Iron Age.

    Add Cleitreabhal Chambered Cairn/Wheelhouse to your Itinerary

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