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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

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    There is a walking trail through the woodland where you can enjoy trees and wildlife.

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    Kilaulay, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RE

    Isle Of South Uist

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

    Add Iochdar Beach and Machair to your Itinerary

  3. Address

    Grimsay, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Benbecula

    The Island of Grimsay is made up of tidal sands, sea lochs, small islands and islets, and is situated between Benbecula and North Uist.

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  4. Address

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

    Isle Of Lewis

    Image: https://www.instagram.com/wildswimmer/

    A stunning beach on the north east side of Lewis for a relaxing walk full of wildlife.

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  5. Address

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

    Isle of Barra

    Image: https://www.instagram.com/steve_gormley/

    Great white sandy beach. Perfect for a family outing or a quiet walk.

     

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  6. Address

    Luskentyre, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

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

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  7. Address

    Seilebost, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    Seilebost is a small crofting village on the coast road along the west side of Harris.

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  8. Address

    Barra, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Heaval is the highest point on the Isle of Barra at 383 metres

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  9. Address

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

    Isle of Lewis

    Great walks, cylce paths, mountain bike trail and scenery overlooking Stornoway Harbour.

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  10. Address

    Morsgail, Uig, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9JH

    Uig, Isle Of Lewis

    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.

    Add Peter May Trilogy - Beehive Dwellings and Disappearing Loch to your Itinerary

  11. Am Baile Beach

    Address

    Eriskay, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5JL

    Isle Of South Uist

    The beach is a stunning white sandy beach and easily accessible from the village, near am Politician.

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  12. Lews Castle Stoprnoway

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

    Isle of Lewis

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

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    New Tolsta, Tolsta, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0NF

    Isle of Lewis

    The Bridge was built - and there was meant to be a road that would ling Tolsta to Skigersta at Ness. The mixing of many tons of concrete went into making the bridge and this was all done by hand!

    Add Bridge to Nowhere to your Itinerary

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    Seilebost, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    The Sound of Taransay lies between the main west coast of Harris and the beautiful island of Taransay.

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  15. Balemartin/Hosta beach, North Uist

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    Hosta beach is easily accessible from the main road at Hosta.

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  16. Seol an Iolaire installation, Stornoway

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    STORNOWAY, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DU

    Isle of Lewis

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

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

    Isle Of South Uist

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

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  18. Seaforth Head
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    Seaforth Head
    Museum interior

    Address

    Community Hub, Balallan, Kinloch, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9PN

    Telephone

    01851 830778

    Kinloch, Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    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 area’s links to Clan Mackenzie.

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