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Island Highlights

Cuidhsiadar Shielings and Beach

A small group of well-used and maintained shielings with a track along a ravine to a small beach.

Cleit Ard

A short walk of 6km (4 miles) to a modest summit that provides stunning views of the Harris Hills and down into Loch Seaforth - 1-2 hours.

Cyclist passing beach in Harris

This loop around South Harris is a perfect way to discover the fascinating rocky bays and inlets of the east coast of Harris, followed by a journey past some of Scotland’s most beautiful beaches…

Daliburgh Machair & Beach

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

© 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.

Vatersay Bay

Vatersay is the southernmost inhabited island in the Outer Hebrides. It is now linked to Barra by a causeway which was completed in 1991

Beach and Machair at Kilpheder

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

Stoneybridge Beach and Machair

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

Scolpaig

Scolpaig Tower is a Georgian folly located near the village of Scolpaig.

Rarnish Walk

This is an good short walk, roughly about 2 miles there and back. It is where Bonnie Prince Charlie, returning from a failed escape bid from Stornoway, hid in a little hut.

Stulaval Walk

This walk has been written by a regular visitor to these islands, Martin Margulies. The articles first appeared in Am Paipear, and extracts are reproduced here with his permission. In 2011, the walks…

Eagle Walk

A short walk up 2km of gravelled track to the North Harris Eagle Observatory, which is consider to be the best location for viewing these magnificent birds - allow 30 minutes each way for the walk.

Benbecula War Memorial

Benbecula War Memorial

Skinny Tyres Ltd

Skinny Tyres provide unrivalled and expert support for your road cycling adventure in the Outer Hebrides. Our fully customised vans & expert team of guides means you can be confident that we will…

Conachair

Conachair at 376 metres is the highest point of St Kilda

Northton Temple

A short and pleasant walk of 5km (3 miles) over the machair to the Temple - a ruined chapel - with sandy beaches and views out to the islands in the Sound of Harris - 1- 2 hours

Hercules - The Bear

Statue of the famous grizzly bear Hercules, who escaped and went on the run during filming Benbecula in 1980. Find out more about the story at Langass Woodland.

Cromore and Calbost

This excellent cycling route follows quiet single-track roads that thread their way through the hills and lochs of South Lochs. You will meet little traffic so there will be plenty of time to enjoy…

Barvas and Brue Walking Route

A short walk along a waymarked route. About 5.5 miles/9Km around the coast.

Callanish Visitor Centre

The Calanais Visitor Centre is the Visitor Centre for the Callanish Standing Stones. The Centre has a small gift shop, cafe and interpretation centre for the 'Story of the Stones'.

Shawbost Beach

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

Shoreline Stoneware

Inspired by the Atlantic coastline, Shoreline Stoneware draws inspiration from its unique Hebridean environment. Beautiful hand-crafted pieces, capture the essence of the Hebrides, reflecting the…

Skeudale Horseshoe

A circular walk of 16km (10 miles) along a high ridge with excellent views in all directions - well worth the effort involved in the steep ascent - 6-7 hours.

Drimisdale Beach and Machair

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

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  1. Address

    West Kilbride, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TT

    Isle Of South Uist

    Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair. There is easy access to this beach at Polachar.

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    Cuidhsiadar, Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XA

    Isle of Lewis

    A small group of well-used and maintained shielings with a track along a ravine to a small beach.

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    Stoneybridge, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SD

    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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  4. Address

    Coll, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0LP

    Isle Of Lewis

    Beautiful beach approximately five miles from Stornoway. Suitable for walking, wind-surfing, kite flying. There is also a caravan park with toilets

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  5. Address

    Lemreway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Lemreway is a small crofting and fishing village on the shores of Loach Sealg in the South Lochs area of Lewis.

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  6. Bunavoneader Whaling Station

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    Bunavoneader, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AL

    Isle Of Harris

    Situated at the foot of the southern slopes of the North Harris mountains, the remains of a 20th century industrial site nestle between the road and the shore of Loch Bun Abhainn Eadarra.

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  7. Address

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    Kilpheder Cross

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  8. Address

    Shawbost, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9BQ

    Isle Of Lewis

    Reconstructed Norse Mill

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  9. Address

    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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  10. Address

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

    Isle Of Lewis

    Memorial erected to signify the land raid in Gress

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  11. Address

    Scalpay, Isle Of Scalpay, Outer Hebrides, HS4 3XU

    Isle Of Scalpay

    The Old Manse, now Two Harbours Guest House, is built on the site of the house Prince charlie sheltered in after the battle of Culloden in 1746.

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  12. Clach Ghlas

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

    Isle Of Lewis

    Clach Ghlas (NF 5281 3340) is an enigmatic triangular standing stone 1.7 metres high, standing in the centre of a mound 2 metres high and 30 metres long and partly surrounded by a ditch.

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    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

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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.

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    Bentangaval, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XN

    Isle Of Barra

    Neolithic people settled here around 4000 BC and built an artificial platform behind a terrace wall. A later blackhouse stands on part of this platform, but behind it, Neolithic remains were found almost undisturbed.

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  16. 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.

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  17. 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.

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    Kildonan, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RZ

    Isle Of South Uist

    The famous Flora MacDonald’s Birthplace is in the village of Milton, on the west side of South Uist.

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