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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

    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.

    Add Udal Peninsula to your Itinerary

  2. Address

    Milton, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RY

    Isle Of South Uist

    Neolithic chambered cairn.

    Add Reineabhal Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

  3. Dalmore/Dailmhor beach

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

    Isle of Lewis

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

    Add Dalmore/Dailmhor beach to your Itinerary

  4. Address

    Newton, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AZ

    Isle Of North Uist

    The remains of a stronghold occupy the whole of a tiny islet in the middle of the tidal loch of Sticir. It is connected by a stone-built causeway to a slightly larger islet which in turn is connected to the shore by two stone causewaays.

    Add Dun an Sticer to your Itinerary

  5. 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.

    Add Caisteal a' Mhorair to your Itinerary

  6. Address

    Callanish, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DY

    Isle Of Lewis

    An outer ring now with 8 standing stones and 5 fallen ones, with an inner group of 4 distinctive stones.

    Add Calanais III (Cnoc Fhillibhir Bheag) to your Itinerary

  7. Address

    Callanish, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DY

    Isle Of Lewis

    The standing stones of Calanais are the most famous archaeological monument in the Outer Hebrides. It is a remarkable complex comprising a circle of 13 stones, with a central monolith, and a small chambered tomb which was later wedged between it and

    Add Calanais Standing Stones to your Itinerary

  8. Address

    25 Breasclete, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9EF

    Telephone

    01851 621306

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

    The Hebridean Soap Company produces hand made soap in the village of Breasclete.We use traditional methods and natural ingredients to make hand crafted soaps in all shapes and sizes

    Add Hebridean Soap to your Itinerary

  9. Address

    Scarista, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HX

    Isle Of Harris

    This standing stone appears now as a single monolith overlooking one of the most beautiful stretches of shore in the Hebrides, looking towards the island of Taransay. But when it was first erected, it was part of a complex that included a large stone

    Add Clach Steineagaidh to your Itinerary

  10. Address

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

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Ruins of Teampull Chaluim Chille to the east of Balivanich.

    Add Teampull Chaluim Chille to your Itinerary

  11. Dùn Othail

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    New Tolsta, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0NN

    Isle Of Lewis

    This striking pinnacle of rock can only be accessed with great care from the south, via a series of small plateau's and eventually a narrow ledge, which runs into a defended entrance. The terraces beyond this have at least five structures upon them.

    Add Dùn Othail to your Itinerary

  12. Address

    Carinish, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HN

    Isle Of North Uist

    250 metres from the main road (which itself dissects the remains of a stone circle at NF 833602), on top of a small hillock, lie the remains of a once spectacular long cairn with a horned facade at its eastern end

    Add Carabhat Barp to your Itinerary

  13. Address

    Tigharry, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5DE

    Isle Of North Uist

    At this site, situated on the southern slope of the hill, lie the remains of a Neolithic chambered cairn, much of which has been re-modelled as a wheelhouse in the Iron Age.

    Add Cleitreabhal Chambered Cairn/Wheelhouse to your Itinerary

  14. Address

    1 Ardvey, Finsbay, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JG

    Telephone

    01859 530244

    Isle of Harris

    Awards

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

    Open Tuesday to Friday inclusive every week - appointments can be made outwith those times, just call during working hours. New work always available.

    Add Finsbay Gallery to your Itinerary

  15. Cladh Hallan overhead
    Uist Unearthed App - Clad Hallan
    Uist Unearthed App
    Cladh Hallan overhead
    Uist Unearthed App - Clad Hallan
    Uist Unearthed App

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    Daliburgh, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SS

    Isle Of South Uist

    This is a Bronze Age-Iron Age settlement excavated between 1989 and 2002.

    Add Cladh Hallan Roundhouses to your Itinerary

  16. Address

    Garrabost, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0PN

    Isle Of Lewis

    This communal burial tomb would have been an important highly visible monument of the first farming people who lived in the peninsula of An Rubha in the Neolithic period.

    Add Dursainean Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

  17. Address

    Kildonan Centre, Kildonan, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RZ

    Telephone

    01878 710343

    Isle of South Uist

    Awards

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

    Learn about the South Uists local history at Kildonan Museum through stories, artefacts and images.

    The museum is adjacent to a cafe and opposite a local craft shop.

    Add Kildonan Museum to your Itinerary

  18. St Columba's Church, Aignish (Eaglais Na H-Aoidhe) by Eileen Henderson

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    Point, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0PD

    Isle Of Lewis

    Eaglais na h-Aoidhe (Church of the Eye, or isthmus) was the principal church of medieval Lewis, probably built in the later 14th century by the new Macleod dynasty as their religious centre on the Island.

    Add St Columba Church (Eaglais na h-Aoidhe) to your Itinerary

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