Things to Do

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. Dalmore/Dailmhor beach

    Address

    Dalmore, Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hedrides, HS2 9AE

    Isle of Lewis

    Lovely sandy beach with dunes, good parking and toilets. Great for surfing.

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  2. Address

    Drimisdale, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RT

    Isle Of South Uist

    Caisteal Bheagram is a ruin of a 15th/16th Century tower,

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  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Address

    Upper Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AQ

    Telephone

    01851 643204

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    Our 1-acre garden, part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme, is open to raise money for charity. A plantaholics garden, with many unusual plants, at least for Lewis, we aim for colour and exuberance with a great view over East Loch Roag.

    Add Leathad Ard Garden to your Itinerary

  6. Address

    Garynahine, Uig, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DS

    Isle Of Lewis

    An oval ring now with 5 standing stones, and the remains of a low cairn inside.

    Add Calanais IV (Ceann Thulabhaig) to your Itinerary

  7. Address

    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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  8. 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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  9. Address

    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.

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  10. 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.

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  11. Harbour View Gallery

    Address

    Port Of Ness, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XA

    Telephone

    01851 810735

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

    Small, working studio gallery above the beach and harbour at Port of Ness on the Isle of Lewis

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  12. Address

    5 Mangersta, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9EY

    Telephone

    01851 672 384

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

    You will find Mangurstadh Gallery, a  family run business, on a working croft in Uig, Isle of Lewis.

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  13. Address

    Balivanich, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LA

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Ruins of Teampull Chaluim Chille to the east of Balivanich.

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  14. View from Bernera to Tir Mhor from standing stones
    Tir Mhor looking south
    The seaweed cutting boats moored in Linsiadar
    You never know who you will meet on the road
    a frozen Loch na Muilne
    Full length of the bridge
    View from Bernera to Tir Mhor from standing stones
    Tir Mhor looking south
    The seaweed cutting boats moored in Linsiadar
    You never know who you will meet on the road
    a frozen Loch na Muilne
    Full length of the bridge

    Address

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

    Isle of Lewis

    Other points of interest on Bernera and the surrounding land include the bridge, standing stones, a Lobster Pond, Norse Mill and Riot Cairn.

    Add Bernera and Tir Mhor to your Itinerary

  15. Address

    Howmore, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SH

    Isle Of South Uist

    Tobha Mòr has been an important ecclesiastical centre since early medieval times.

    Add Howmore (Tobha Mhor) Ancient Chapels to your Itinerary

  16. Address

    Vatersay, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YW

    Vatersay

    The wreck of an RAF Catalina seaplane that tragically crashed on the hill killing three of her nine crew on a training excerise in 1944 can still be seen on the side of the hill at Heishival Beag.

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  17. Address

    Eoligarry, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YD

    Isle Of Barra

    The chapel at Cille Bharra was perhaps founded as early as the 7th century AD, being named after St Barr (or Finnbar) who was ordained c AD 600.

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  18. 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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