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Island Highlights

Balranald RSPB Nature Reserve

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

Harris: Horgabost beach

Islands: 1 (Harris) Causeways: 0 Ferries: 1 Distance: 21 miles Route Time: 3.5 hours

Sollas Bookbinding

Creative artisan bookbinding and box making, influenced by the materials and colours of island living

Wild Harris

We offer bespoke guided wildlife and wilderness walks, sea kayaking, snorkel safaris and mountain bike guiding.

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.

Hercules - The Bear

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.

Stornoway Harbour

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

Beach and Machair at Kilpheder

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

Rueval to Rossinish Walk

This walk has been written by Martin Margulies. The articles appeared in Am Paipear, and extracts are reproduced here with his permission. The walks have been collected together in a book, called…

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…

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

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.

Suaineabhal from Cairisiadar

An ascent of Suaineabhal with excellent views over Uig Bay and beyond. The route is approximately 9km (5 miles) but is difficult terrain so allow 4-5 hours

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.

Clisham

Islands: 2 (Harris, Lewis) Causeways: 0 Ferries: 0 Distance: 13 miles Route Time:5 hours Grade: Moderate

South Uist War Memorial

South Uist War Memorial

Lews Castle Museum and Archive for the Outer Hebrides

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.

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 professional,and qualified local STGA Scottish Tourist Guide…

Rarnish Walk

This is an good short walk, roughly about 2 miles there and back. It is where Bonnie Prince Charlie, returning from a failed escape bid from Stornoway, hid in a little hut.

Loch Bee

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

Port Nis

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

Baleshare Beach

Balleshare beach is easily accessed from the village of Baleshare.

Clachan Sands Beach and Machair

Clachan Sands beach is a stunning white sandy beach which is accessible via the village of Clachan Sands.

Drimisdale Beach and Machair

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

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  1. Address

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

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    01851 621234

    Isle of Lewis

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    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.

    Add HebCelt Festival to your Itinerary

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

    Isle of Lewis

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

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    Morsgail, Uig, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9JH

    Uig, Isle Of Lewis

    In "The Chessmen", Fin and Whistler come across a disappearing loch which burst its banks and drained overnight revealing a small plane at the bottom of what would have been the loch.

    Add Peter May Trilogy - Beehive Dwellings and Disappearing Loch to your Itinerary

  4. Address

    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.

    Add Askernish Beach & Machair to your Itinerary

  5. Address

    Stilligarry, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RS

    Isle Of South Uist

    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.

    Add Stilligarry Beach and Machair to your Itinerary

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    The Scantuary sculpture forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

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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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  8. Address

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    Seal viewing point

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  9. Address

    Garrynamonie, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TX

    Isle Of South Uist

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

    Add Garrynamonie Machair & Beach to your Itinerary

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    Rodel, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    St Clements Church is situated in the village of Rodel, South Harris. Construction started around 1520 by Alexander MacLeod of Dunvegan and Harris.

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  11. Address

    Brevig, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5UN

    Isle of Barra

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

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    West Gerinish, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RW

    Isle Of South Uist

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

    Add Geirnish Beach amd Machair to your Itinerary

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    The Hut of the Shaddows by artist Chris Drury forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

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    Barra, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

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

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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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    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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    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, HS8 5JN

    Isle Of South Uist

    Beinn Scritheann is the tallest hill on Eriskay.

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