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Welcome to the Outer Hebrides

It’s over to you,

let your story begin.

  1. The Outer Hebrides have some of the very best seafood, smokehouses, distilleries and crofting produce. These artisan, independent producers showcase the best that our Atlantic Larder has to offer.

Welcome.  How are you?

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Learn More Gaelic

Our islands

  1. Callnish Stonres with fanmily walking around. Female in yellow jacket
    Delve into the past and explore the beautiful island of Lewis, the largest island in the archipelago
  2. Seilebost and Luskentyre BEaches
    Mesmerising beaches, a lunar like rocky landscape and breathtaking mountains
  3. Sunset beach, South Uist
    Six islands connected by causeways. Beach paradises, abundant colourful machair (grasslands), rugged bays and hills and vibrant communities.
  4. Kisimul Castle and kayaker
    Head to Barra for coastal adventure, a castle in the middle of a bay and beach plane landing!
  5. St Kilda cottage with light on
    Take a trip to the awe inspiring uninhabited island of St Kilda. The reward will be a lifetime of memories to this dual World Heritage Site.
  6. Sound of Harris ferry coming into port
    With 12 inhabited islands and numerous uninhabited islands in our archipelago, each with their own character and story, you may want to explore them all (or at least most of them!).

You can't fight these islands, you have to go with their flow.

But if you surrender yourself to them...your focus changes from a preoccupation with problems, to a realisation of everything else on offer.

From the beauty of the beaches and cliffs, to an appreciation of a very different way of life.


                                                                                                         Peter May, Author  

Experience Hebridean life

  1. Starfish in hand at a beach
    Please read this important information before you travel.
  2. Motorhome at dusk
    Then please read this important section. You must stay at an organised site and you must book before you arrive on the islands.
  3. Bike outside charlies bistro, benbecula
    Not all businesses and toilets are open this year. We have pulled together a list of whats open here.
  4. Sheppard Hut aurora borealis (northeern lights)
    Find the perfect place to stay in 2021. From cosy cottages to luxury glamping, boutique hotels and family run B&B's and campsites, there is something for everyone.
  5. Ferry docked at Castlebay next to Kisimul Castle
    Start planning your trip here with lots of useful information.
  6. Welcome Pont A board
    A visit to them is a MUST for anyone looking for the local intel, events, maps, activities, accommodation and lots more!
  7. Restaurant at Uig sands with beach view
    Choose from a range of restaurants, tearooms, pubs, pop-ups, takeaway vans, community shops and cafes
  8. Scallops on blue table, Uig
    And get a real taste of the Outer Hebrides. Sample the delicious delights of our Atlantic larder.
  9. National Cycle Network sign
    Explore the islands by cycling or walking the Hebridean Way long distance cycling and walking routes that span 10 islands, over 6 causeways and 2 ferries
  10. Trail marker for bird of prey trail at langass, north uist
    For the best places to see birds of prey including Golden Eagles.
  11. Eriskay causeway from Beinn Sciathan
    Capture magnificent sunsets and breathtaking views on the Photography Trail.
  12. Harris Tweed purses
    With its own act of parliament, no visit to the Outer Hebrides is complete without a purchase of Harris Tweed!
  13. Taking a photo on a beach with mobile
    A HUGE thanks to the many folk who helped us with this new website.
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Thig crìoch air an t-saoghal, ach mairidh gaol is ceòl.

The world will end, but love and music will endure - Gaelic proverb


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You can build your own holiday itinerary here! Just browse our site and click this button to add to your itinerary when you see something you like. If your planner is not finished, simply click save and you can come back to it later on! You also have the option to send your itinerary to our tailor made holiday partner.

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