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Island Highlights

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…

Stilligarry Beach and Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair. Access can be gained from the village of Stilligarry.

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…

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

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. &…

South Uist Fishing

Come and join us in the stunning Uists for some of the finest wild game trout and salmon fishing in Europe.

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…

Out and About Tours

For a once in a lifetime experience, join us for a personalised tour of Lewis and Harris and learn about the history, archaeology and wildlife of these beautiful islands.

Traigh Iar, North Uist

A walk with a difference - you can walk through the centuries with a walking tour App. The walk is 7 miles and will take around 3 hours.

Cleit Beach

A great beach for all the family or a quiet walk. At low tide there are caves to explore at the far end.

Rueval to Rossinish Walk

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

South Uist: Wayfinder at Daliburgh

Islands: 1 (South Uist) Causeways: 0 Ferries: 0 Distance: 11.5 miles Route Time: 4 hours Grade: Easy

Loch Druidibeg

Loch Druidibeag is a National Nature Reserve where colourful grassland on the coast graduually gives way to moorland and lochans.

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.

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.

Luskentyre

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

Howmore Beach and Machair

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

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…

Barra: View from Beinn Bhaslain to Ardmhor

Islands: 3 (Barra, Eriskay and South Uist) Causeways: 1 Ferries: 1 Distance: 14 miles Route Time: 5.5 hours Grade: Easy to Moderate

Ardhasaig Glass and Arts

Ardhasaig Glass & Arts – Embroidered Art, Gifts, Souvenirs and Clothing, many incorporating Harris Tweed. Open to the public 6 days a week.

Herring Walk

© Copyright Becky Williamson and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence. The short walk round the bay has excellent displays, telling the story of the herring industry on Barra.…

Balemore Beach and Machair

Balemore Beach and Machair is easily accessible through the village of Balemore.

Eriskay Ponies

Whilst exploring Eriskay, you may come accross wild Eriskay ponies.

Bornish 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. Harbour View Gallery

    Address

    Port Of Ness, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XA

    Telephone

    01851 810735

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

    Small, working studio gallery above the beach and harbour at Port of Ness on the Isle of Lewis

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  2. Address

    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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  3. Gress Lodge Corn Mill

    Address

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

    Isle Of Lewis

    Corn mill, Gress, 19th and early 20th century. The roofless ruin of a complex and two-storey building, part rubble, part cast concrete, with rhe axle and one ring of a six-spoke iron overshot wheel about 14ft (4.3m) diameter and the cast-iron pit wheel. There is a 48in (1.22m) diameter millstone at the entrance.

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  4. Address

    Northton, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JA

    Isle Of Harris

    This area, from the township of Taobh Tuath to the headland of Rubh' an Teampaill, has numerous sites of archaeological significance.

    Add Northon Temple (Rubh' an Teampaill) to your Itinerary

  5. Scalpay bothy

    Address

    Outend, Isle of Scalpay, Outer Hebrides, HS4 3YG

    Telephone

    01859 502222

    Isle of Scalpay

    Awards

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

    Located just outside the gate to Eilean Glas Lighthouse, Scalpay Bothy offers shelter and historical information panels for those using the footpaths to the lighthouse. 20 minutes walk from the carpark gets you to a tranquil haven overlooking the quay that served the lighthouse.

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  6. Address

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

    Isle Of South Uist

    Neolithic chambered cairn.

    Add Reineabhal Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

  7. Address

    Eoropaidh, Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 0XB

    Telephone

    01851 703 658

    Isle of Lewis

    The ancient church of St Moluag sits in a crofter's field.

    Add St Moluag's Episcopal church to your Itinerary

  8. Address

    Amhuinnsuidh, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AR

    Isle Of Harris

    Well preserved Beehive sheilings

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  9. 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

  10. Address

    Borve, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XR

    Isle Of Barra

    This site was investigated by Channel 4's Time Team in May 2007. Amongst other remains, a well-preserved Iron Age wheelhouse was uncovered, and nearby, a group of earlier roundhouses of Bronze Age date.

    Add Allathasdal to your Itinerary

  11. Address

    Horgabost, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HR

    Isle Of Harris

    Remains of chambered cairn

    Add Coir Fhinn Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

  12. Bonnie Prince Charlie Monument - Arivruach - Rachel Keenan

    Address

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

    Address

    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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  14. Address

    Bernera, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LT

    Telephone

    01851 612314

    Isle Of Lewis

    An Iron Age house which was reconstructed in 1999 following a storm in 1993 which revealed stonework. Further excavation of the area showed a series of well preserved houses dating back to the 6th and 7th Centuries.

    Add Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House to your Itinerary

  15. Address

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

    Isle Of South Uist

    Eriskay is famed for its Eriskay Jersey’s

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  16. Address

    Borve, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HT

    Isle Of Harris

    Remains of an Iron Age broch at NG032 940 near the village of Borve.

    Add Iron Age Broch (Dun Bhurigh) to your Itinerary

  17. Address

    Nunton, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LU

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Cladh Mhuire, the burial ground for the Benbecula community, is the only site associated with early Christianity in Benbecula ,which still remains in use.

    Add Baille nan Cailleach to your Itinerary

  18. Address

    Pairc Niseaboist, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AE

    Telephone

    01859 503 900

    Isle Of Harris

    Awards

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

    Talla Na Mara sits opposite Niseaboist beach, famed for its views across the sound of Taransay. Translated from Gaelic, Talla na Mara means the centre by the sea. Opened in 2017 as a multi-purpose site, you’ll find a place to eat and drink in the privately run An Traigh, purchase handcrafted souvenirs from the foyer gallery, visit the open artist…

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