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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

    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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  2. Address

    Daliburgh, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SS

    Isle Of South Uist

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

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  3. Address

    Kilpheder, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TB

    Isle Of South Uist

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

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  4. Address

    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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  5. Address

    Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of North Uist

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

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  6. Address

    Griminish, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5QA

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Benbecula War Memorial

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  7. Address

    St Kilda, St Kilda, Outer Hebrides

    St Kilda

    Conachair at 376 metres is the highest point of St Kilda

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  8. Address

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    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.

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  9. Address

    Shawbost, Shawbost, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9BJ

    Isle of Lewis

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

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  10. Address

    Drimisdale, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RT

    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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  11. Address

    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

  12. 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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    Brevig, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5UN

    Isle of Barra

    This is the only standing stone of any size still erect on Barra.

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    Callanish, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

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

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  15. 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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  16. Seol an Iolaire installation, Stornoway

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    STORNOWAY, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DU

    Isle of Lewis

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

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  17. Address

    Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XB

    Isle of Lewis

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

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  18. Airport beach in Balivanich, Benbecula

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    Balivanich, ISLE OF BENBECULA, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LA

    ISLE OF BENBECULA

    Just a stones throw from the airport, this magnifient beach is well worth a visit and is easily acccessed by a small road before you get to Benbecula Aiport. 

    The beach is a haven for wildlife such as ground nesting waders including the oystercatcher, lapwing, dunlin, ring plover, redshank and the snipe that return here to nest each year.…

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