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Island Highlights

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…

Wild Swimming

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

Sollas Bookbinding

My books and boxes are made employing traditional bookbinding techniques which I love adhering to closely. I do however also want to give my work its very own style and feel. I hand…

Stac a'Phris

Stunning coastal walk between Shawbost beach and the stunning natural arch, Stac a'Phris. The walk is around 2 hours.

Our Lady of the Isles

Our Lady of the Isles is a statue of the Madonna and Child by sculptor Hew Lorimer. Erected in 1957 on the west slope of Reuval overlooking the sea, it is a fantastic viewpoint.

Benbecula: running along Liniclate machair on Hebridean Way

Islands: 2 (South Uist, Benbecula) Causeways: 1 Ferries: 0 Distance: 16 miles Route Time: 5 hours Grade: Easy to moderate

Lews Castle Stoprnoway

Built in 1847, by Sir James Matheson, following his purchase of the Isle of Lewis.

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.

The Deserted Village of Stiomrabhaigh (Stemreway)

A short walk of 4km (2 miles) across rough ground to an abandoned village on the north shore of Loch Sealg - allow 2 hours.

Gearrannan Village, Lewis

A stunning circular 5.5 mile route - allow 2 - 3 hours.

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…

Macleod Standing Stone (Clach Macleoid)

Standing stone overlooking the beach near the village of Horgabost .

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…

Liniclate Beach and machair, benbecula with runners

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

Arinaban Woodland

A great wee walk - around 3 miles. There are lots of paths to explore this amazing woodland.

Daliburgh Machair & Beach

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

Kilpheder/Daliburgh Machair Walk

Easy Walk which takes around an hour.

Stations of the Cross

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

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.

Hecla Walk

A difficult walk requiring a good level of fitness

Made in the Outer Hebrides: Art, Craft & History Guide

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.

© Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust

With some of the highest densities of breeding golden eagles in all of Europe, North Harris provides one of the best opportunities in Scotland for viewing this iconic species.

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.

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  1. Berneray West Beach - Esther Sinmiraranadie
    Berneray West Beach Dunes - Esther Sinmiraranadie
    Atmospheric Berneray West Beach - Esther Sinmiraranadie
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    Berneray, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BJ

    Isle Of North Uist

    A truly stunning beach and was voted in 2021 as no. 3 in Lonely Planet's Top 20 Best beaches in Europe! It is easily accessible through the village of Borve.

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  2. Address

    Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Benbecula

    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.

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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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  4. Address

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

    Telephone

    01851 621422

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

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

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  5. Address

    West Gerinish, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RW

    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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  6. Address

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    Seal viewing point

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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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    Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Port Nis (Port of Ness) is in the parish of Ness, the most northerly parish in Lewis.

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  9. Address

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

    Telephone

    01871 890212

    Isle Of Barra

    Barra airport, famous for its beach landings.

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  10. 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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    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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  12. Address

    Grimsay, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Benbecula

    The Island of Grimsay is made up of tidal sands, sea lochs, small islands and islets, and is situated between Benbecula and North Uist.

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    Hushinish, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

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

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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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  15. Address

    Reef, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9HX

    Telephone

    01851 672479

    Isle Of Lewis

    Public Art

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  16. Brue shore and beach

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    Brue, Barvas, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9QW

    Isle of Lewis

    A good access road and parking for a walk down to a boulder beach.

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    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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  18. 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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