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Island Highlights

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.

Gearrannan Village, Lewis

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

Seal Bay

Watch the seals laze on the rocks off shore - you may even catch them coming for a cheeky peek at you!

Heaval

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

Clisham Horseshoe

Undoubtedly the finest mountain walk in the Outer Hebrides. It is challenging with short stretches of scrambling and although only 14km will take 6-7 hours. It starts and finishes on the main A859…

Calanais Visitor Centre

Our covid guide can be found here - https://www.calanais.org/covid-19-guidance/

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'.

Barvas and Brue Walking Route

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

Bagh Hartabhagh Walk

A moderate walk - 3hrs total.

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.

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…

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.

Langass Woodland

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

Mosiac Mackerel

The Mosaic Mackerel sculpture by Rosalind Waites forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

Eriskay Ponies

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

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.

Loch Stiapabhat

Loch Stiapabhat bird reserve and hide to watch golden plover, Lapwing, whooper swans, geese and many rare migrants. The hide is open all year.

Baleshare Beach

Balleshare beach is easily accessed from the village of Baleshare.

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…

Polochar Beach

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.

Port Nis

Port Nis (Port of Ness) is in the parish of Ness, the most northerly parish in Lewis.

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…

Crossbost Harris Tweed and Western Isles Designs

The Weaving Shed; an independent studio shop and Harris Tweed weaving shed. Stocking Harris Tweed fabric, clothing, bags and accessories, plus original artwork and jewellery crafted from seashore…

Ard Feinis

Ard Feinis is a rocky promontory just south of Mangurstadh in the south west of Lewis.

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  1. Address

    Howmore, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SH

    Isle Of South Uist

    Tobha Mòr has been an important ecclesiastical centre since early medieval times.

    Add Howmore (Tobha Mhor) Ancient Chapels to your Itinerary

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    Barpa Langais is a neolithic chambered cairn or tomb.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Bornais Settlements

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    Bornish, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SA

    Isle Of South Uist

    Three artificial settlement mounds dominate the machair plain at Bornish.

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  7. 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

  8. 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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  9. 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

  10. Address

    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.

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  11. Address

    Carinish, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HN

    Isle Of North Uist

    250 metres from the main road (which itself dissects the remains of a stone circle at NF 833602), on top of a small hillock, lie the remains of a once spectacular long cairn with a horned facade at its eastern end

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

    Isle Of Lewis

    Dùn Èistean is traditionally known as the stronghold of the Clan Morrison. Archaeological excavation and survey work has found evidence for a defended medieval settlement on the island, with dwellings, storage buildings, a defensive wall and a tow.

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  13. Address

    Tigh na Mara Arts, Antiques, Crafts & Gifts, East Kilbride, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TS

    Telephone

    07717283012

    Isle of South Uist

    Awards

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    A range of Outer Hebrides fine arts and handmade crafts in South Uist available at Tigh na Mara Art, Antiques, Crafts and Gifts.

    Add The Arty Hebridean to your Itinerary

  14. Address

    Obbe Rd, Leverburgh, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS5 3TS

    Telephone

    01859 520208

    Isle Of Harris

    Awards

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    Borrisdale Tweed produces high quality, exclusive, Harris Tweed products.  We make cushions, throws and bedspreads, handbags, holdalls plus smaller items such as caps and scarves.

    Add Borrisdale Tweeds to your Itinerary

  15. Address

    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.

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

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    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.

    Add St Columba Church (Eaglais na h-Aoidhe) to your Itinerary

  17. Address

    Kershader, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9QA

    Telephone

    01851 880236

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

    The Ravenspoint Centre Museum also has an archive and exhibition to allow you to discover more about the poeple and the place.

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  18. Island Arts Gallery and Coffee Shop

    Address

    8 Balallan,, Lochs, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9PN

    Telephone

    01851 830742

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    “We are an oasis of good food, warmth, art and cheeriness”

    We are a gallery and coffee shop based in Balallan. Look for the Black and White signs for the Island Arts Gallery and Snacks and Tigh na Bruaich B&B. We are ¼ mile from the ‘Welcome to Baile Ailein’ sign, at the Stornoway end of village and 2 ½ mile from the Tarbet end. We are the…

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