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Island Highlights

Loch Bee

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

Mosiac Mackerel

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

Bespoke Bicycle Hebrides

At Bespoke Bicycles, we provide a professional, friendly service with over 21 years combined bicyles repair/care experience between our qualified Velotech mechanics.

Hushinish

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

Ardvourlie Woodland Observatory

The breath-taking views over Loch Seaforth and the chance to see native trees in an otherwise rugged and tree-less landscape make this well worth a visit. The Observatory sits near the top of the…

Stulaval Walk

This walk has been written by a regular visitor to these islands, Martin Margulies. The articles first appeared in Am Paipear, and extracts are reproduced here with his permission. In 2011, the walks…

Tangasdal -Looking South to Dun Ban

This is an established trail with way-marker posts. It has a combination of cultural and natural heritage which gives a great insight to the island’s past and present. It has also some truly…

Benbecula: running along Liniclate machair on Hebridean Way

Islands: 2 (South Uist, Benbecula) Causeways: 1 Ferries: 0 Distance: 16 miles Route Time: 5 hours Grade: Easy to moderate

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. &…

Isle of Harris Distillery

The first distillery in Harris has opened it's doors. The Harris Distillery is a working distillery that welcomes guests. Join us on a tour of the distillery, sit by the peat fire or enjoy the…

Eriskay Football Pitch

You will never forget playing a game of football on Eriskay Football pitch, not just for the fact that Fifa credited it as one of “8 most remarkable places to play football in the world”, but for is…

St Moluag's Episcopal church

The ancient church of St Moluag sits in a crofter's field.

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

Scaladale Centre - Activities

Scaladale offers coasteering, kayaking, gorge walking, climbing and abseiling, mountain biking, hill walking, raft building, archery, dinghy sailing and boat trips. Scaladale Activity enquiries…

Airport beach in Balivanich, Benbecula

Just a stones throw from the airport, this magnifient beach is well worth a visit and is easily acccessed by a small road before you get to Benbecula Aiport.  The beach is a haven for wildlife…

Lews Castle Stoprnoway

Built in 1847, by Sir James Matheson, following his purchase of the Isle of Lewis.

Iolaire Monument

Iolaire Memorial

Port Nis

Port Nis (Port of Ness) is in the parish of Ness, the most northerly parish in Lewis.

Beinn Scrien

Highest point on the Isle of Eriskay at 185 metres

Vatersay Bay

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

Harris: view of Seilebost from Hebridean Way

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

Macleod Standing Stone (Clach Macleoid)

Standing stone overlooking the beach near the village of Horgabost .

Daliburgh Machair & Beach

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

Seol an Iolaire installation, Stornoway

While the sea brought has wealth and power to the Outer Hebrides over the centuries, it has also brought tragedy.

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

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    Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

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

    Add Ardroil Sands 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. Pairc Raiders monument

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    Balallan, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9PN

    Isle of Lewis

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

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    Stilligarry, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    Loch Druidibeag is a National Nature Reserve where colourful grassland on the coast graduually gives way to moorland and lochans.

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    Griminish, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5QA

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Benbecula War Memorial

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    Crosbost, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    The peaceful crofting village of Crosbost is reached near the end of the B897 road that branches of the main Stornoway to Tarbet road at Liurbost.

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    Allasdale, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Barra

    Watch the seals laze on the rocks off shore - you may even catch them coming for a cheeky peek at you!

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    Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XB

    Isle of Lewis

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

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  10. Barvas Beach and Machair

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    Barvas beach, Barvas, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0QR

    Isle of Lewis

    A good surfing beach with good access and pleasant walks.

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    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XP

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    01851 621234

    Isle of Lewis

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

    The multi-award winning Hebridean Celtic Festival (HebCelt) has been a key feature in the cultural landscape of the Outer Hebrides since 1996. This internationally renowned event has a unique setting in the Scottish Hebridean island of Lewis, the heartland of the Gaelic language and culture.

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    St Kilda, St Kilda, Outer Hebrides

    St Kilda

    Conachair at 376 metres is the highest point of St Kilda

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    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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    Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Ard Feinis is a rocky promontory just south of Mangurstadh in the south west of Lewis.

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    Grosebay, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3EF

    Isle Of Harris

    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

    Add The Coffin Route to your Itinerary

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    Eriskay, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    Highest point on the Isle of Eriskay at 185 metres

    Add Beinn Scrien to your Itinerary

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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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    Hushinish, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

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

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