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Island Highlights

Stilligarry Beach and Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair. Access can be gained from the village of Stilligarry.

Mosiac Mackerel

The Mosaic Mackerel sculpture by Rosalind Waites forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

Brue shore and beach

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

Am Baile Beach

The beach is a stunning white sandy beach and easily accessible from the village, near am Politician.

South Uist: Wayfinder at Daliburgh

Islands: 1 (South Uist) Causeways: 0 Ferries: 0 Distance: 11.5 miles Route Time: 4 hours Grade: Easy

The Deserted Village of Stiomrabhaigh (Stemreway)

A short walk of 4km (2 miles) across rough ground to an abandoned village on the north shore of Loch Sealg - allow 2 hours.

St Kilda

St Kilda, a world double heritage site, is situated some 45 miles west of Grimnish Point on North Uist

Shawbost Beach

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

Polochar Beach

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.

South Uist Fishing

Come and join us in the stunning Uists for some of the finest wild game trout and salmon fishing in Europe.

Hushinish

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

Puffin

We run sightseeing trips along the east and west coast of Uist, along with trips to Mingulay, Monach Isles and St Kilda. Other island destinations available on request.

Crossbost Harris Tweed and Western Isles Designs

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…

Pairc Raiders monument

Built in 1994, the Pairc Land Raiders monument is dedicated to the memory of the people of Lochs who challenged their landlords.

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.

Heaval

Heaval is the highest point on the Isle of Barra at 383 metres

Berneray West Beach - Esther Sinmiraranadie

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.

Liniclate Beach and machair, benbecula with runners

Liniclate beach is a stunning white sandy beach and can be accessed from the village of Liniclate.

Butt of Lewis lighthouse

A circular walk of 5.5.km (3.5 miles) that starts and finishes at the Eoropie Playpark - 2 hours

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.

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.

North Uist: Beinn Mhor - looking over to Berneray

Islands: 2 (North Uist, Berneray) Causeways: 1 Ferries: 0 Distance: 10 miles Route Time: 4 hours Grade: Moderate

Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre

Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre is a place where people can meet, share ideas, learn new skills and experience cultural interpretation that is imaginative and stimulating.

Listening Place Sculpture

The Listening Place Scuplture, forms part of the Uist sculpture Trail

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  1. Address

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

    Telephone

    01851 621306

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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    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

  2. Address

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

    Isle Of Lewis

    An outer ring now with 8 standing stones and 5 fallen ones, with an inner group of 4 distinctive stones.

    Add Calanais III (Cnoc Fhillibhir Bheag) to your Itinerary

  3. Dun Mhulan

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    Bornish, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SA

    Isle Of South Uist

    The broch of Dùn Mhulan was inhabited during the Iron Age. This large tower-like house was built around 150 BC, originally on an island within a freshwater loch, long before the open sea had broken through.

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  4. Address

    Northton, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JA

    Isle Of Harris

    This area, from the township of Taobh Tuath to the headland of Rubh' an Teampaill, has numerous sites of archaeological significance.

    Add Northon Temple (Rubh' an Teampaill) to your Itinerary

  5. 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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  6. Address

    1 Ardvey, Finsbay, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JG

    Telephone

    01859 530244

    Isle of Harris

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    Open Tuesday to Friday inclusive every week - appointments can be made outwith those times, just call during working hours. Only 1 household or bubble at a time. Disposable gloves are available for those that want/need.

    Add Finsbay Gallery to your Itinerary

  7. Address

    Sollas, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BX

    Isle Of North Uist

    Vallay is a beautiful desserted tidal island and is accessible at low tide from Sollas. Tidal information is available from the Tourist Information Centre in Lochmaddy.

    Add Vallay Island (Balaigh) to your Itinerary

  8. Address

    Kershader, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9QA

    Telephone

    01851 880236

    Isle Of Lewis

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

    The Ravenspoint Centre Museum also has an archive and exhibition to allow you to discover more about the poeple and the place.

    Add Ravenspoint Centre Museum to your Itinerary

  9. Address

    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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  10. Address

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

    Isle Of Lewis

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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.

    Add Uig Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

  11. Address

    Nunton, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LU

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Cladh Mhuire, the burial ground for the Benbecula community, is the only site associated with early Christianity in Benbecula ,which still remains in use.

    Add Baille nan Cailleach to your Itinerary

  12. Address

    Pairc Niseaboist, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AE

    Telephone

    01859 503 900

    Isle Of Harris

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    Talla Na Mara sits opposite Niseaboist beach, famed for its views across the sound of Taransay. Translated from Gaelic, Talla na Mara means the centre by the sea. Opened in 2017 as a multi-purpose site, you’ll find a place to eat and drink in the privately run An Traigh, purchase handcrafted souvenirs from the foyer gallery, visit the open artist…

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    Griminish, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BX

    Isle Of North Uist

    Eilean Domhnuill (NF 7470 7530) is an artificial islet in the loch that was occupied during the Neolithic period.

    Add Eilean Dhomhnaill, Loch Olabhat to your Itinerary

  14. Address

    Northton Heritage Trust, Northton, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JA

    Telephone

    01859 520258

    Isle of Harris

    Awards

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    Seallam! Visitor Centre is found in Northton Isle of Harris in the lovely Isle of Harris. You can wonder through the exhibits, looking at history and the natural environment of the Outer Hebrides.

    Add Seallam! Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

  15. Address

    Grimsay, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HY

    Isle Of North Uist

    Remains of a wheelhouse dating back to the iron age can be seen in Grimsay.

    Add Grimsay Wheelhouse to your Itinerary

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    Sollas, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BS

    Isle Of North Uist

    The Udal is thought to have been occupied from the Neolithic Age right up to the early 20th Century and is one of the most important archaeological sites in the UK.

    Add Udal Peninsula to your Itinerary

  17. Address

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

    Isle Of Lewis

    Caisteal a' Mhorair (the Castle of the Nobleman) is one of the few probably medieval 'castles' in the Isle of Lewis.

    Add Caisteal a' Mhorair to your Itinerary

  18. Cladh Maolrithe

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    At Beinn a'Chlaidh - Hill of the Graveyard - there is a standing stone.

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