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Island Highlights

Atlantic Lights - Cliff -  Lustre

In the small village of South Shawbost, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic Lights produce hand-poured soy wax melts, candles and reed diffusers.

Kinloch Historical Society

Kinloch Historical Society is located on the main road between Stornoway and Tarbert, A859. It includes a museum and archive covering various aspects of community life, and information about the…

St Kilda

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

Milton Beach and Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair. Acces from the village of Milton (Gerraidh Bhaltos is the Gaelic translation).

Rueval to Rossinish Walk

A walk up Reuval hill and then on to Rossinish for wonderful views and a white sandy beach.

Seol an Iolaire installation, Stornoway

While the sea brought has wealth and power to the Outer Hebrides over the centuries, it has also brought tragedy.

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.

The Coffin Route

A circular walk of 14km (8 miles) on good paths from the east coast of South Harris over to the west coast and back with good cafes to enjoy nearby - 4 - 5 hours

HebCelt Festival

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…

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…

Dun Cuier

A well preserved iron age galleried dun situated on hill to the east of Cuier cemetery

North Uist: Langass Woods runners

Islands: 2 (Grimsay, North Uist) Causeways: 1 Ferries: 0 Distance: 13 miles Route Time: 5 hours Grade: Easy to moderate

Loch Crabhadal

Loch Crabhadal (Cravadal) is a wild, remote and spectacular area of North Harris.

Unisary

Easy to moderate circular walk from Bornish over moorland and along main road.

Loch Bee

Loch Bee is a very large brackish loch which stretches from the west side of South Uist to the east side

Stornoway Harbour from Lews Castle Grounds

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

Callanish Standing Stones

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

Lewis: at the end of the Hebridean Way cycling route at the Butt of Lewis.

Islands: 1 (Lewis) Causeways:0 Ferries: 0 Distance: 36 miles Route Time: 6 hours Grade: Moderate to Difficult

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.

Group of tour guides in the Outer Hebrides

Engage professional Tour Guides to enhance your visit to a Gaelic landscape and culture. Western Isles Tour Guide Association has a 21-year record of successful tours, in 9 languages, with U.K. &…

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.

Conachair

Conachair at 376 metres is the highest point of St Kilda

Benbecula War Memorial

Benbecula War Memorial

Beinn Sciathan

Beinn Scritheann is the tallest hill on Eriskay.

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    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

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    Pobull is a stone circle situated on the south side of Ben Langass.

    Add Piobull Fhinn Stone Circle to your Itinerary

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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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    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.

    Add Lady Matheson Monument to your Itinerary

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    Gress, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0LQ

    Isle Of Lewis

    Memorial erected to signify the land raid in Gress

    Add Gress Raiders Memorial to your Itinerary

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

    Isle Of Lewis

    Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim is situated near the village of Mangersta in Uig.

    Add Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim to your Itinerary

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    Northton Heritage Trust, Northton, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JA

    Telephone

    01859 520258

    Isle of Harris

    Awards

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

    Seallam! Visitor Centre is found in Northton Isle of Harris in the lovely Isle of Harris. You can wonder through the exhibits, looking at history and the natural environment of the Outer Hebrides.

    Add Seallam! Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    Rodel, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS5 3TW

    Isle Of Harris

    This is the largest and most splendid medieval church in the Outer Hebrides. NG 048 832

    Add St Clements Church (Tur Chliamainn) 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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    Drimisdale, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RT

    Isle Of South Uist

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

    Add Caistel Bheagram to your Itinerary

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    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.

    Add Harris Tweed and Knitwear  "Clo Mhor" Exhibition to your Itinerary

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    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

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

    Isle Of Lewis

    Remains of an oval stone ring with 5 standing stones and at least two fallen ones dating back to the Neolithic or early Bronze Age periods and dug out of the peat in 1858.

    Add Calanais II (Cnoc Ceann a' Ghàrraidh) to your Itinerary

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    Torlum, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5PP

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Borve Castle stood three storeys high. Now in ruins you can still see the five foot deep walls.

    Add Borve Castle to your Itinerary

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    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

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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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    Balemartin, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5DQ

    Isle Of North Uist

    Kilpheder Cross

    Add Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair) Cross to your Itinerary

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