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Island Highlights

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…

Wild Swimming

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

Sollas Bookbinding

My books and boxes are made employing traditional bookbinding techniques which I love adhering to closely. I do however also want to give my work its very own style and feel. I hand…

Stac a'Phris

Stunning coastal walk between Shawbost beach and the stunning natural arch, Stac a'Phris. The walk is around 2 hours.

Our Lady of the Isles

Our Lady of the Isles is a statue of the Madonna and Child by sculptor Hew Lorimer. Erected in 1957 on the west slope of Reuval overlooking the sea, it is a fantastic viewpoint.

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

Lews Castle Stoprnoway

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

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.

The Deserted Village of Stiomrabhaigh (Stemreway)

A short walk of 4km (2 miles) across rough ground to an abandoned village on the north shore of Loch Sealg - allow 2 hours.

Gearrannan Village, Lewis

A stunning circular 5.5 mile route - allow 2 - 3 hours.

Sunrise at Loch Seaforth

Loch Seaforth Viewpoint looks out along the sea loch that is Loch Seaforth. The viewing is stunning, and worth a stop off. There is a carpark with picnic tables and it is one of the best viewpoints…

Macleod Standing Stone (Clach Macleoid)

Standing stone overlooking the beach near the village of Horgabost .

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…

Liniclate Beach and machair, benbecula with runners

Liniclate beach is a stunning white sandy beach and can be accessed from the village of Liniclate.

Arinaban Woodland

A great wee walk - around 3 miles. There are lots of paths to explore this amazing woodland.

Daliburgh Machair & Beach

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

Kilpheder/Daliburgh Machair Walk

Easy Walk which takes around an hour.

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.

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.

Hecla Walk

A difficult walk requiring a good level of fitness

Made in the Outer Hebrides: Art, Craft & History Guide

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.

© Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust

With some of the highest densities of breeding golden eagles in all of Europe, North Harris provides one of the best opportunities in Scotland for viewing this iconic species.

Peter May Trilogy - Beehive Dwellings and Disappearing Loch

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.

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  1. Stac a' Chaisteal

    Address

    Garenin, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AL

    Isle Of Lewis

    Stac a' Chaisteal is is a dramatic, pinnacle shaped stack, surmounted by a plateau complete with what has clearly been a substantial building, joined to the adjacent cliffs by a knife edge of rock. The stack is too dangerous to access.

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  2. 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

  3. Address

    North Bragar, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DA

    Telephone

    01851 710210

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    Fàilte! Welcome to Grinneabhat. Open Tuesday to Saturday. Bragar. Isle of Lewis. On A858. Café. Parking. Light lunches. Sit-In. Takeaway. GF / Dairy-free / Vegetarian options available.

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  4. Address

    New Tolsta, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0NN

    Isle Of Lewis

    Caisteal a' Mhorair (the Castle of the Nobleman) is one of the few probably medieval 'castles' in the Isle of Lewis.

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  5. Dùn Othail

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    New Tolsta, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0NN

    Isle Of Lewis

    This striking pinnacle of rock can only be accessed with great care from the south, via a series of small plateau's and eventually a narrow ledge, which runs into a defended entrance. The terraces beyond this have at least five structures upon them.

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  6. Address

    Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    Gearrannan (Garenin) is a restored blackhouse village on the west side of the Isle of Lewis

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  7. 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

  8. Address

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

    Isle Of Lewis

    Reconstructed Norse Mill

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  9. Address

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

    Isle Of Lewis

    An outer ring now with 8 standing stones and 5 fallen ones, with an inner group of 4 distinctive stones.

    Add Calanais III (Cnoc Fhillibhir Bheag) to your Itinerary

  10. Address

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

    Telephone

    01851 672 384

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

    You will find Mangurstadh Gallery, a  family run business, on a working croft in Uig, Isle of Lewis.

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  11. Address

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

    Isle Of South Uist

    Neolithic chambered cairn.

    Add Reineabhal Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

  12. Address

    25 Breasclete, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9EF

    Telephone

    01851 621306

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

    The Hebridean Soap Company produces hand made soap in the village of Breasclete.We use traditional methods and natural ingredients to make hand crafted soaps in all shapes and sizes

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  13. 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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  14. Address

    44 Habost, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0TG

    Telephone

    01851 810166

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

    Based in Ness on the Isle of Lewis, Taigh Dhonnchaidh offers musical and cultural opportunities to the youth of the area and beyond. Our aim is to preserve the local traditional music and culture for generations to come

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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

  18. Address

    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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