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Island Highlights

Luskentyre

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

The Harris Tweed® Story Room

Sgeulachd a’ Chlò Mhòir is an introduction to the unique world of HARRIS TWEED, the people, the provenance and the sense of place that makes it so special. There are weaving demos twice weekly and…

Wild Swimming

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

Ceolas

A week long event of Gaelic song, dance and music.

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…

Mosiac Mackerel

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

Beach at Sollas, North Uist

Igot2travel offer wildlife watching, cultural & history, walking, fishing and inter-island day trips with a local Gaelic speaking guide. Specially tailored personal tours across the Outer Hebrides,…

© 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.

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…

St Kilda

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

Eoligarry Beach

Image: https://www.instagram.com/steve_gormley/ Great white sandy beach. Perfect for a family outing or a quiet walk.  

Braighe

Lovely flat beach in Point just 3 miles from Stornoway.

Tolsta Head

An easy walk of 6km (4 miles) around Tolsta Head with lots of opportunity for wildlife watching - allow 3 hours.

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…

Hebridean Way Cycling Route Section B: Daliburgh (South Uist) to Clachan (North Uist)

This first section includes 4 islands - Vatersay, Barra, Eriskay and part of South Uist, 2 causeways and a ferry crossing.

Kisimul Castle and Barra lifeboat, Castlebay

A there and back cycle from Castlebay to Vatersay - 6 miles (about 2 hours with stops)

Loch Bhurigh

Loch Bhurigh is easily accessible from the machair to the south of the island.

Calanais Visitor Centre

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

Rueval

This is the panoramic view from the top of Rueval (Ruabhal), which is the highest point on Benbecula. Look out for the birds of prey as you climb this hill.

Stornoway Harbour from Lews Castle Grounds

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

Shawbost Beach

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

Beach and Machair at Kilpheder

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

Huisinis Beach

Hushinish is a small settlement of only 4 houses overlooking a white sand beach in the far west of Harris

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.

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

    Isle Of Lewis

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    A stunning beach on the north east side of Lewis for a relaxing walk full of wildlife.

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  2. 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.

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  3. 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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    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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    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.

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    Berneray, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of North Uist

    Ben Ghainche is a small hill situated at the north end of the beach at Bearsdaire

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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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  8. Address

    New Tolsta, Tolsta, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0NF

    Isle of Lewis

    The Bridge was built - and there was meant to be a road that would ling Tolsta to Skigersta at Ness. The mixing of many tons of concrete went into making the bridge and this was all done by hand!

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    Town Hall, 2 Cromwell Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DB

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    01851 702269

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

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    Sgeulachd a’ Chlò Mhòir is an introduction to the unique world of HARRIS TWEED, the people, the provenance and the sense of place that makes it so special. There are weaving demos twice weekly and private tours bookable for up to 12 people.

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

    Isle Of Harris

    Standing stone overlooking the beach near the village of Horgabost .

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    Baleshare, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HG

    Isle Of North Uist

    Balleshare beach is easily accessed from the village of Baleshare.

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

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Benbecula War Memorial

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    Berneray, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BQ

    Isle Of North Uist

    Loch Bhurigh is easily accessible from the machair to the south of the island.

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    Seilebost, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    Seilebost is a small crofting village on the coast road along the west side of Harris.

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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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    Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Barra

    Kisimul Castle sits on a rocky islet just off the coast of Barra at Castlebay

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