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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. Stac a' Chaisteal

    Address

    Garenin, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AL

    Isle Of Lewis

    Stac a' Chaisteal is is a dramatic, pinnacle shaped stack, surmounted by a plateau complete with what has clearly been a substantial building, joined to the adjacent cliffs by a knife edge of rock. The stack is too dangerous to access.

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  2. Bornais Settlements

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    Bornish, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SA

    Isle Of South Uist

    Three artificial settlement mounds dominate the machair plain at Bornish.

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  3. Address

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

    Isle Of Barra

    The chapel at Cille Bharra was perhaps founded as early as the 7th century AD, being named after St Barr (or Finnbar) who was ordained c AD 600.

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  4. Address

    Liniclate, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5PJ

    Telephone

    01870 602864

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Awards

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

    Museum nan Eilean is part of the Heritage Service operated by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and is based at Sgoil Lionacleit the community school on the Isle of Benbecula. Museum nan Eilean U&B is a sister museum of Museum nan Eilean Lews Castle which is in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. 

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  5. Address

    25 Breasclete, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9EF

    Telephone

    01851 621306

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

    The Hebridean Soap Company produces hand made soap in the village of Breasclete.We use traditional methods and natural ingredients to make hand crafted soaps in all shapes and sizes

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  6. Address

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

    Telephone

    01851 880236

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

    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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  7. Address

    Newton, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AZ

    Isle Of North Uist

    The remains of a stronghold occupy the whole of a tiny islet in the middle of the tidal loch of Sticir. It is connected by a stone-built causeway to a slightly larger islet which in turn is connected to the shore by two stone causewaays.

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  8. Dun Mhulan

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    Bornish, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SA

    Isle Of South Uist

    The broch of Dùn Mhulan was inhabited during the Iron Age. This large tower-like house was built around 150 BC, originally on an island within a freshwater loch, long before the open sea had broken through.

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  9. Address

    Memorial Avenue, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2QR

    Isle of Lewis

    The Isle of Lewis War Memorial, overlooking the town of Stornoway, is dedicated to the lewis men who lost their lives in World War 1 and the sinking of HMY Iolaire in 1919.

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  10. Address

    West Kilbride, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TT

    Isle Of South Uist

    At the very south of the Island, lies the Polachar Stone, looking out to sea.

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  11. Address

    Castle Grounds, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XR

    Isle of Lewis

    The Lady Matheson Monument was erected by Lady Matheson in memory of her husband, Sir James Matheson who built The Lews Castle in 1863.

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  12. Address

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

    Isle Of Harris

    Well preserved Beehive sheilings

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  13. Address

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

    Isle Of South Uist

    An Carra Standing Stone is one of the tallest standing stone in the Southern Isles at 17ft high.

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  14. Address

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

    Telephone

    01851 710210

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    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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  15. Address

    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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  16. Address

    Scarista, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HX

    Isle Of Harris

    This standing stone appears now as a single monolith overlooking one of the most beautiful stretches of shore in the Hebrides, looking towards the island of Taransay. But when it was first erected, it was part of a complex that included a large stone

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  17. Address

    Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XD

    Telephone

    01871 817948

    Isle of Barra

    Award winning Bunting Project bringing people together with connections to Barra and Vatersay from all over the world.

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  18. Bunavoneader Whaling Station

    Address

    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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