Things to Do

Island Highlights

Hebridean Way Cycling Route Section B: Daliburgh (South Uist) to Clachan (North Uist)

This first section includes 4 islands - Vatersay, Barra, Eriskay and part of South Uist, 2 causeways and a ferry crossing.

Macleod Standing Stone (Clach Macleoid)

Standing stone overlooking the beach near the village of Horgabost .

Callanish Standing Stones

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

© Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust

With some of the highest densities of breeding golden eagles in all of Europe, North Harris provides one of the best opportunities in Scotland for viewing this iconic species.

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.

Shoreline Stoneware

Inspired by the Atlantic coastline, Shoreline Stoneware draws inspiration from its unique Hebridean environment. Beautiful hand-crafted pieces, capture the essence of the Hebrides, reflecting the…

Northton 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

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.

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.

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.

Stornoway Harbour

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

Beinn Ghainche

Ben Ghainche is a small hill situated at the north end of the beach at Bearsdaire

North Uist War Memorial

First World War memorial.

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.

Ceolas

A week long event of Gaelic song, dance and music.

Am Baile Beach

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

Cleit Beach

A great beach for all the family or a quiet walk. At low tide there are caves to explore at the far end.

Arinaban Woodland

A wonderful plantation where a mixture of trees have been planted and footpaths created. The woodland is located at the end of the road at North Locheynort and there are picnic tables and seats at…

Stations of the Cross

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

Coll Beach

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

Scolpaig

Scolpaig Tower is a Georgian folly located near the village of Scolpaig.

Mosiac Mackerel

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

Conachair

Conachair at 376 metres is the highest point of St Kilda

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  1. Am Baile Beach

    Address

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

    Isle Of South Uist

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

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  2. Sunrise at Loch Seaforth

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    Loch Seaforth Viewpoint looks out along the sea loch that is Loch Seaforth. The viewing is stunning, and worth a stop off. There is a carpark with picnic tables and it is one of the best viewpoints in Lewis and Harris  

     

     

  3. Address

    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

  4. Address

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

    Telephone

    01851 621234

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • 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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    Loch Eynort, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    A wonderful plantation where a mixture of trees have been planted and footpaths created. The woodland is located at the end of the road at North Locheynort and there are picnic tables and seats at stunning points along the walk. 

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  6. Address

    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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  7. 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

  8. Address

    Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9EU

    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

  9. Address

    Eriskay, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5JL

    Isle of South Uist

    Highest point on the Isle of Eriskay at 185 metres

    Add Beinn Scrien to your Itinerary

  10.  © Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust
     © Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust
     © Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust
     © Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust
     © Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust
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     © Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust
     © Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust
     © Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust

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    Glean Meavaig, Meavaig, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AW

    Telephone

    01859 502222

    Isle Of Harris

    With some of the highest densities of breeding golden eagles in all of Europe, North Harris provides one of the best opportunities in Scotland for viewing this iconic species.

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  11. Address

    Reef, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9HX

    Telephone

    01851 672479

    Isle Of Lewis

    Public Art

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  12. 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

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    Vatersay, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YW

    Vatersay

    The Annie Jane Monument marks one of the most tragic events in the history of Vatersay, and one of the worst disasters in maritime history anywhere in the world. The monument looks over Bagh Siar, where in 1843, 348 men, women, and children perished when the brig Annie Jane ran aground in a storm.

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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.

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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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    Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Camas na Clibhe (Cliff beach) is a quartz sand beach situated on the Valtos peninsular in the Uig parish of Lewis.

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  17. Address

    Eriskay, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5JN

    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 Coilleag a Phrionnsa to your Itinerary

  18. Address

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2BW

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    A downloadable handy pocket sized guide to galleries and retail outlets where visual art and craft, made in the Outer Hebrides, can be viewed, enjoyed & purchased.

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