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Island Highlights

Atlantic Lights - Cliff -  Lustre

In the small village of South Shawbost, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic Lights produce hand-poured soy wax melts, candles and reed diffusers.

Kinloch Historical Society

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…

St Kilda

St Kilda, a world double heritage site, is situated some 45 miles west of Grimnish Point on North Uist

Milton Beach and Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair. Acces from the village of Milton (Gerraidh Bhaltos is the Gaelic translation).

Rueval to Rossinish Walk

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

Seol an Iolaire installation, Stornoway

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

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.

The Coffin Route

A circular walk of 14km (8 miles) on good paths from the east coast of South Harris over to the west coast and back with good cafes to enjoy nearby - 4 - 5 hours

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…

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…

Dun Cuier

A well preserved iron age galleried dun situated on hill to the east of Cuier cemetery

North Uist: Langass Woods runners

Islands: 2 (Grimsay, North Uist) Causeways: 1 Ferries: 0 Distance: 13 miles Route Time: 5 hours Grade: Easy to moderate

Loch Crabhadal

Loch Crabhadal (Cravadal) is a wild, remote and spectacular area of North Harris.

Unisary

Easy to moderate circular walk from Bornish over moorland and along main road.

Loch Bee

Loch Bee is a very large brackish loch which stretches from the west side of South Uist to the east side

Stornoway Harbour from Lews Castle Grounds

Islands: 1 (Lewis) Causeways: 0 Ferries: 0 Distance: 17.5 miles Route Time: 6 hours Grade: Moderate

Callanish Standing Stones

The Callanish Stones can be found near the village of Callanish in west Lewis just above Loch Roag.

Lewis: at the end of the Hebridean Way cycling route at the Butt of Lewis.

Islands: 1 (Lewis) Causeways:0 Ferries: 0 Distance: 36 miles Route Time: 6 hours Grade: Moderate to Difficult

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.

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. &…

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.

Conachair

Conachair at 376 metres is the highest point of St Kilda

Benbecula War Memorial

Benbecula War Memorial

Beinn Sciathan

Beinn Scritheann is the tallest hill on Eriskay.

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  1. Address

    Garrynamonie, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TX

    Isle Of South Uist

    The machair runs parralell to the beach and a great place to walk.

    Add Garrynamonie Machair & Beach to your Itinerary

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    Locheport, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HD

    Isle Of North Uist

    The Scantuary sculpture forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

    Add Sanctuary Sculpture to your Itinerary

  3. South Boisdale Beach and Boat

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    South Boisdale, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TE

    Isle Of South Uist

    Along the west coast of South UIst lies around 20 miles of stunning white beach and machair.

    Add Boisdale Beach and Orasay Island to your Itinerary

  4. Address

    Lews Castle Grounds, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XR

    Telephone

    01851 822746

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

    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.

    Add Lews Castle Museum and Archive for the Outer Hebrides to your Itinerary

  5. Address

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

    Telephone

    01851 621234

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    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 in the Scottish Hebridean island of Lewis, the heartland of the Gaelic language and culture.

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  6. Address

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2BW

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    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.

    Add Made in the Outer Hebrides: Art, Craft & History Guide to your Itinerary

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

    Isle Of South Uist

    Stations of the Cross Interesting climb, following these images.© Copyright Barbara Carr and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

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    Clachan Sands, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AY

    Isle Of North Uist

    Clachan Sands beach is a stunning white sandy beach which is accessible via the village of Clachan Sands.

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    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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    Cleit, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XX

    Isle of Barra

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

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  13. Barvas Beach and Machair

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    Barvas beach, Barvas, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0QR

    Isle of Lewis

    A good surfing beach with good access and pleasant walks.

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

    Telephone

    01871 890212

    Isle Of Barra

    Barra airport, famous for its beach landings.

    Add Traigh Mhor Beach - Barra Airport to your Itinerary

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    Braighe, Point, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0BQ

    Isle Of Lewis

    Lovely flat beach in Point just 3 miles from Stornoway.

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  16. Liniclate Beach and machair, benbecula with runners

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    Liniclate, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5PJ

    Isle Of Benbecula

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

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    Vatersay, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YW

    Vatersay

    The Annie Jane Monument marks one of the most tragic events in the history of Vatersay, and one of the worst disasters in maritime history anywhere in the world. The monument looks over Bagh Siar, where in 1843, 348 men, women, and children perished when the brig Annie Jane ran aground in a storm.

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    Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9EU

    Isle of Lewis

    Camas Uige or Uig Bay is in a national scenic area in the south west of Lewis.

    Add Ardroil Sands to your Itinerary

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