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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

    Barra, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

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

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  2. Address

    Coll, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0LP

    Isle Of Lewis

    Beautiful beach approximately five miles from Stornoway. Suitable for walking, wind-surfing, kite flying. There is also a caravan park with toilets

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  3. Seaforth Head
    Museum interior
    Seaforth Head
    Museum interior

    Address

    Community Hub, Balallan, Kinloch, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9PN

    Telephone

    01851 830778

    Kinloch, Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    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 area’s links to Clan Mackenzie.

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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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  5. Address

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    The Scantuary sculpture forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

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  6. Address

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

    Telephone

    01859 520208

    Isle Of Harris

    Awards

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

    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.

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  7. Address

    Kildonan, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RZ

    Isle Of South Uist

    The famous Flora MacDonald’s Birthplace is in the village of Milton, on the west side of South Uist.

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  8. Address

    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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  9. Scalpay bothy

    Address

    Outend, Isle of Scalpay, Outer Hebrides, HS4 3YG

    Telephone

    01859 502222

    Isle of Scalpay

    Awards

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

    Located just outside the gate to Eilean Glas Lighthouse, Scalpay Bothy offers shelter and historical information panels for those using the footpaths to the lighthouse. 20 minutes walk from the carpark gets you to a tranquil haven overlooking the quay that served the lighthouse.

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

    Isle Of Harris

    Remains of chambered cairn

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    Ruins of a Medival early church, Teampull Na Trionaid, can be found in the village of Cairinish.

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  12. Address

    Northton, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JA

    Telephone

    01859 520316

    Isle Of Harris

    Awards

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

    Situated in Northton, Isle of Harris, Harris Art Gallery is run by portrait painter Suzan Visser-Offereins.

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

    Isle Of Lewis

    Remains of an oval stone ring with 5 standing stones and at least two fallen ones dating back to the Neolithic or early Bronze Age periods and dug out of the peat in 1858.

    Add Calanais II (Cnoc Ceann a' Ghàrraidh) to your Itinerary

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    Pairc Niseaboist, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AE

    Telephone

    01859 503 900

    Isle Of Harris

    Awards

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

    Talla Na Mara sits opposite Niseaboist beach, famed for its views across the sound of Taransay. Translated from Gaelic, Talla na Mara means the centre by the sea. Opened in 2017 as a multi-purpose site, you’ll find a place to eat and drink in the privately run An Traigh, purchase handcrafted souvenirs from the foyer gallery, visit the open artist…

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  15. 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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  16. 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

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

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

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  17. 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

    Add Carabhat Barp to your Itinerary

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

    Isle Of South Uist

    Caisteal Bheagram is a ruin of a 15th/16th Century tower,

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