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Island Highlights

Luskentyre

The beach at Luskentyre is the largest and most spectacular of all the Harris beaches.

The Harris Tweed® Story Room

Sgeulachd a’ Chlò Mhòir is an introduction to the unique world of HARRIS TWEED, the people, the provenance and the sense of place that makes it so special. There are weaving demos twice weekly and…

Wild Swimming

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

Ceolas

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

Tangasdal -Looking South to Dun Ban

This is an established trail with way-marker posts. It has a combination of cultural and natural heritage which gives a great insight to the island’s past and present. It has also some truly…

Mosiac Mackerel

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

Beach at Sollas, North Uist

Igot2travel offer wildlife watching, cultural & history, walking, fishing and inter-island day trips with a local Gaelic speaking guide. Specially tailored personal tours across the Outer Hebrides,…

© James Smith

Follow this fantastic walk and take in the beautiful scenery and wildlife. Moderate Walk. Aprrox 12 Kilometres/7.5 miles. Allow 6 hours.

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…

St Kilda

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

Eoligarry Beach

Image: https://www.instagram.com/steve_gormley/ Great white sandy beach. Perfect for a family outing or a quiet walk.  

Braighe

Lovely flat beach in Point just 3 miles from Stornoway.

Tolsta Head

An easy walk of 6km (4 miles) around Tolsta Head with lots of opportunity for wildlife watching - allow 3 hours.

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…

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.

Kisimul Castle and Barra lifeboat, Castlebay

A there and back cycle from Castlebay to Vatersay - 6 miles (about 2 hours with stops)

Loch Bhurigh

Loch Bhurigh is easily accessible from the machair to the south of the island.

Calanais Visitor Centre

Our covid guide can be found here - https://www.calanais.org/covid-19-guidance/

Rueval

This is the panoramic view from the top of Rueval (Ruabhal), which is the highest point on Benbecula. Look out for the birds of prey as you climb this hill.

Stornoway Harbour from Lews Castle Grounds

Islands: 1 (Lewis) Causeways: 0 Ferries: 0 Distance: 17.5 miles Route Time: 6 hours Grade: Moderate

Shawbost Beach

A horseshoe beach with sand, good birdwatching and safe swimming. There are two access roads to the beach.

Beach and Machair at Kilpheder

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

Huisinis Beach

Hushinish is a small settlement of only 4 houses overlooking a white sand beach in the far west of Harris

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.

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  1. 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.

    Add Made in the Outer Hebrides: Art, Craft & History Guide to your Itinerary

  2. 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

  3. Address

    22a Crossbost, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NP

    Telephone

    07833 335186

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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    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

  4. Address

    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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    Braighe, Point, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0BQ

    Isle Of Lewis

    Lovely flat beach in Point just 3 miles from Stornoway.

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  6. Address

    South Dell, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0SP

    Isle Of Lewis

    North Rona is an uninhabited, isolated island 44 miles in the open sea north of the Butt of Lewis, and is seldom visited except by occasional private vessels. But its isolation has preserved the archaeological sites of the island in a relatively undi

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  7. Address

    Langass, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HA

    Isle Of North Uist

    Barpa Langais is a neolithic chambered cairn or tomb.

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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

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    Ormiclate, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SB

    Isle Of South Uist

    On the west side, in the village of Ormiclate is Ormiclate Castle which stands in ruins today after being burnt to the ground.

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    Ormiclate, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SB

    Isle Of South Uist

    An Carra Standing Stone is one of the tallest standing stone in the Southern Isles at 17ft high.

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    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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  12. Address

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

    Telephone

    01859 530244

    Isle of Harris

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    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

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    Griminish, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BX

    Isle Of North Uist

    Eilean Domhnuill (NF 7470 7530) is an artificial islet in the loch that was occupied during the Neolithic period.

    Add Eilean Dhomhnaill, Loch Olabhat to your Itinerary

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    Tigh na Mara Arts, Antiques, Crafts & Gifts, East Kilbride, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TS

    Telephone

    07717283012

    Isle of South Uist

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    A range of Outer Hebrides fine arts and handmade crafts in South Uist available at Tigh na Mara Art, Antiques, Crafts and Gifts.

    Add The Arty Hebridean to your Itinerary

  15. 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.

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    Ruins of a Medival early church, Teampull Na Trionaid, can be found in the village of Cairinish.

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

    Isle Of South Uist

    Neolithic chambered cairn.

    Add Reineabhal Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

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    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

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