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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

    Nunton, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LU

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Cladh Mhuire, the burial ground for the Benbecula community, is the only site associated with early Christianity in Benbecula ,which still remains in use.

    Add Baille nan Cailleach to your Itinerary

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    Timsgarry, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9JD

    Isle Of Lewis

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    In the remote region of uig on the Isle of Lewis, you will find Uig Heritage Centre.  Here you can see replicas of the famous Lewis Chessmen, 12th century Viking chess pieces which were found on Uig Beach.

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  3. Address

    South Dell, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0SP

    Isle Of Lewis

    North Rona is an uninhabited, isolated island 44 miles in the open sea north of the Butt of Lewis, and is seldom visited except by occasional private vessels. But its isolation has preserved the archaeological sites of the island in a relatively undi

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    Ormiclate, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SB

    Isle Of South Uist

    On the west side, in the village of Ormiclate is Ormiclate Castle which stands in ruins today after being burnt to the ground.

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  5. Address

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

    Telephone

    01851 880236

    Isle Of Lewis

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    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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  6. Gress Lodge Corn Mill

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

    Isle Of Lewis

    Corn mill, Gress, 19th and early 20th century. The roofless ruin of a complex and two-storey building, part rubble, part cast concrete, with rhe axle and one ring of a six-spoke iron overshot wheel about 14ft (4.3m) diameter and the cast-iron pit wheel. There is a 48in (1.22m) diameter millstone at the entrance.

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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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  8. Bunavoneader Whaling Station

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    Bunavoneader, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AL

    Isle Of Harris

    Situated at the foot of the southern slopes of the North Harris mountains, the remains of a 20th century industrial site nestle between the road and the shore of Loch Bun Abhainn Eadarra.

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  9. Address

    Eoropaidh, Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 0XB

    Telephone

    01851 703 658

    Isle of Lewis

    The ancient church of St Moluag sits in a crofter's field.

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  10. Address

    Taigh Chearsabhagh, Lochmaddy, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AA

    Telephone

    01876 500293

    Isle of North Uist

    The Uist Sculpture Trail runs through Uist and Benbecula, providing a series of seven commissioned works of art by Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre.

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    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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  12. Address

    1 Ardvey, Finsbay, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JG

    Telephone

    01859 530244

    Isle of Harris

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    Open Tuesday to Friday inclusive every week - appointments can be made outwith those times, just call during working hours. New work always available.

    Add Finsbay Gallery to your Itinerary

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    Sollas, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BS

    Isle Of North Uist

    The Udal is thought to have been occupied from the Neolithic Age right up to the early 20th Century and is one of the most important archaeological sites in the UK.

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    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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    North Bragar, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DA

    Telephone

    01851 710210

    Isle of Lewis

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    Fàilte! Welcome to Grinneabhat. Open Tuesday to Saturday. Bragar. Isle of Lewis. On A858. Café. Parking. Light lunches. Sit-In. Takeaway. GF / Dairy-free / Vegetarian options available.

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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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    Amhuinnsuidh, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AR

    Isle Of Harris

    Well preserved Beehive sheilings

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    Giant Mackaskill Monument is located ti the South of Berneray.

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