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Island Highlights

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…

Wild Swimming

Guided wild swimming in the lochs and sea surrounding Lewis & Harris for individuals or groups. Suitable for dippers to experienced distance swimmers

Sollas Bookbinding

My books and boxes are made employing traditional bookbinding techniques which I love adhering to closely. I do however also want to give my work its very own style and feel. I hand…

Stac a'Phris

Stunning coastal walk between Shawbost beach and the stunning natural arch, Stac a'Phris. The walk is around 2 hours.

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.

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

Lews Castle Stoprnoway

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

Frobost Beach and Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair. Acces can be gained at Frobost.

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.

Gearrannan Village, Lewis

A stunning circular 5.5 mile route - allow 2 - 3 hours.

Sunrise at Loch Seaforth

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…

Macleod Standing Stone (Clach Macleoid)

Standing stone overlooking the beach near the village of Horgabost .

Sea Harris boat

Sea Harris offer scheduled excursions to St.Kilda and the Shiant Islands as well as providing charters to many small Islands accessible from the Isle of Harris. The dual World Heritage site of St…

Liniclate Beach and machair, benbecula with runners

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

Arinaban Woodland

A great wee walk - around 3 miles. There are lots of paths to explore this amazing woodland.

Daliburgh Machair & Beach

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

Kilpheder/Daliburgh Machair Walk

Easy Walk which takes around an hour.

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.

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.

Hecla Walk

A difficult walk requiring a good level of fitness

Made in the Outer Hebrides: Art, Craft & History Guide

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.

© 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.

Peter May Trilogy - Beehive Dwellings and Disappearing Loch

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.

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  1. Address

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    The Scantuary sculpture forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

    Add Sanctuary Sculpture to your Itinerary

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    Village Bay, St Kilda, Outer Hebrides

    St Kilda

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

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  3. Address

    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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  4. Address

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

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Culla bay beach is a stunning white sandy beach and can be accessed from Nunton or Aird.

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  5. Address

    Clachan Sands, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AY

    Isle Of North Uist

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

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  6. Address

    Castle Grounds, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XR

    Isle of Lewis

    The Lady Matheson Monument was erected by Lady Matheson in memory of her husband, Sir James Matheson who built The Lews Castle in 1863.

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  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

    Bernera, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LT

    Telephone

    01851 612314

    Isle Of Lewis

    An Iron Age house which was reconstructed in 1999 following a storm in 1993 which revealed stonework. Further excavation of the area showed a series of well preserved houses dating back to the 6th and 7th Centuries.

    Add Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House to your Itinerary

  9. Address

    Old School House, Drinishader, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3DX

    Telephone

    01859 511189

    Isle Of Harris

    Awards

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

    The Clò-Mòr or Harris Tweed exhibition in Drinshader Harris, exhibits Harris Tweed through the ages.  There are displays of old and new artefacts and mannequins wearing designer tweed outfits that graced the catwalks around the world.

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  10. 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.

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  11. Address

    Amhuinnsuidh, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AR

    Isle Of Harris

    Well preserved Beehive sheilings

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  12. Island Arts Gallery and Coffee Shop

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01851 830742

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    “We are an oasis of good food, warmth, art and cheeriness”

    We are a gallery and coffee shop based in Balallan. Look for the Black and White signs for the Island Arts Gallery and Snacks and Tigh na Bruaich B&B. We are ¼ mile from the ‘Welcome to Baile Ailein’ sign, at the Stornoway end of village and 2 ½ mile from the Tarbet end. We are the…

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    Kildonan, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RZ

    Isle Of South Uist

    The famous Flora MacDonald’s Birthplace is in the village of Milton, on the west side of South Uist.

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    Memorial Avenue, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2QR

    Isle of Lewis

    The Isle of Lewis War Memorial, overlooking the town of Stornoway, is dedicated to the lewis men who lost their lives in World War 1 and the sinking of HMY Iolaire in 1919.

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    Close to the ferry terminal lie the slight remains of a burial cairn, probably dating to about 700 AD.

    Add Aird ma-Rhuibhe to your Itinerary

  16. Bonnie Prince Charlie Monument - Arivruach - Rachel Keenan

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    Arivruaich, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LE

    Isle of Lewis

    This Bonnie Prince Charlie monument is in the village of Arivruach, Lochs - on the main A857 road between Stornoway and Tarbert to mark where he landed following the Battle of Culloden.

    This is what it says on the plaque; 

    "On 4th May 1746 Charles Edward Stuart landed here while on the run having sailed from Scalpay. It was 18 days after…

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  17. Address

    Shawbost, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9BQ

    Isle Of Lewis

    Reconstructed Norse Mill

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    Kilpheder, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TB

    Isle Of South Uist

    A well-preserved aisled wheelhouse was excavated in 1952 in the machair at Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair).

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