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The devil creates work for idle hands. (Someone with nothing to do will put the cats on the fire)

An duine aig nach eil càil ri dhèanamh, cuiridh na cait air an teine


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Island Highlights

Coll pottery goods

A working craft centre featuring a blacksmith, glass, ceramics and jewellery. Here you can browse our galleries, watch us work from our viewing area and have refreshments in our tearoom. Classes and…

Holmasaig Studio Gallery

Isle of Harris watercolour artist Margarita Williams of Holmasaig Studio Gallery, lives in the village where she was born, situated in spectacular scenery of the Bays Road on the rocky South East of…

Beach at Sollas, North Uist

Igot2travel offer wildlife watching, cultural & history, walking, fishing and inter-island day trips with a local Gaelic speaking guide. Specially tailored personal tours across the Outer Hebrides,…

Harris Tweed purse

Dancing Flower Crafts designs and handmakes one off, unique Harris Tweed® gifts and accessories. Inspired by the colours, sights, sounds, life, wildlife and environment of the magical Outer Hebrides.…

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…

Barra Surf and Coastal Adventures

Unique adventures in stunning locations on the Isle of Barra. Our professional guides and instructors offer surf lessons, snorkelling close encounters with seals, beautiful sea kayak tours, and the…

Long Island Retreats

Create memories that will last a lifetime. Step off the beaten track and immerse yourself in island life. Meet the locals, hear tales of yesteryear, learn a little Gaelic, get up close with our…

Dave's Hebridean Archaeological Tours

Personal guided tours of Lewis & Harris For the single traveller, couple, family or group of friends max 6 people.Tours are conducted by a resident archaeologist/guide in a Land Rover Defender 110…

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. &…

Love Gàidhlig

Learn the Gaelic language with us and enrich your Gaelic conversation skills while visiting the Hebridean island communities. From immersion courses to one-off local lessons, let us give you a sense…

Mingulay Boat Trips

Mingulay Boat Trips in Castlebay on the Isle of Barra will take you to the uninhabited islands to the south of Barra

Outside of gallery

Every piece of hand-crafted Shoreline Stoneware Pottery captures texture from natural materials and found objects. The gallery hosts a wide selection of work by local artist with original works…

Skinny Tyres Ltd

Skinny Tyres provide unrivalled and expert support for your road cycling adventure in the Outer Hebrides. Our fully customised vans & expert team of guides means you can be confident that we will…

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…

Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre

Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre is a place where people can meet, share ideas, learn new skills and experience cultural interpretation that is imaginative and stimulating.

Sollas Bookbinding

Creative artisan bookbinding and box making, influenced by the materials and colours of island living

Calbost, Pairc, South Lochs.

Gaelic Heritage Landscapes photographic collection. Take a moment to immerse yourself in this vast emptiness rich in Gaelic heritage and folklore. With the panoramic view, your mind will instantly…

Atlantic Lights - Cliff -  Lustre

From the cusp of the Atlantic shores of the Isle of Lewis, hand poured soy wax candles, wax melts & reed diffusers with Hebridean inspired fragrances.

Hebridean Sea Tours

Enhance your visit to the Outer Hebrides with a stunning tour or adventure to Mingulay, St Kilda, or around the Southern Islands. We provide access to some of the most awe-inspiring locations.

Kilda Cruises

Kilda Cruises is based in The Isle of Harris and aims to provide a fast, comfortable day trip service with St Kilda as our main destination

Puffin

We run sightseeing trips along the east and west coast of Uist, along with trips to Mingulay, Monach Isles and St Kilda. Other island destinations available on request.

Alpacan

Alpacan is a family run croft offering alpaca experiences for all ages. A fantastic way to spend a couple of hours....and get that important alpaca selfie !

Ardhasaig Glass and Arts

Ardhasaig Glass & Arts – Embroidered Art, Gifts, Souvenirs and Clothing, many incorporating Harris Tweed. Open to the public 6 days a week.

A few ideas....

  1. Riding along the Airport beach in Balivanich.  Uist Community Riding School, Benbecula
    There are so many great things to do and experience in the Outer Hebrides. Whether you're up for high octane adventure or more sedate activities, there is something for everyone.
  2. Spend the morning getting to know the ponies, learn the art of sheep shearing or head out on the machair to learn about the unique ecosystem of South Uist.
  3. Pick up stunning hand-crafted books and boxes.
    1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
  4. Horseriding - airport beach, Balivanich, Benbecula
    With Uist Community Riding School
  5. Take a wildlife trip to the uninhabited island of Mingulay.
    1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
  6. Enrich your Gaelic conversation skills while visiting our island communities with immersion courses and one-off local lessons.
    1. Harris Tweed purse
      Dancing Flower Crafts designs handmakes one off, unique Harris Tweed® gifts and accessories. Inspired by the colours, sights, sounds, life, wildlife, and environment of the magical Outer Hebrides.
      1. 1st January 000131st December 9999
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    2. Outside of gallery
      Every piece of hand-crafted Shoreline Stoneware Pottery captures texture from natural materials and found objects. The gallery hosts a wide selection of work by local artist with original works across different media.
      1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
    3. Puffin
      We run sightseeing trips along the east and west coast of Uist, along with trips to Mingulay, Monach Isles and St Kilda.
      1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
    4. Calbost, Pairc, South Lochs.
      Photographic windows into the spirit of the Outer Hebrides. Take a moment to immerse yourself in this vast emptiness rich in Gaelic heritage and folklore. With the panoramic view, your mind will instantly relax and rejuvenate.
      1. Rib with visitors
        Let your Hebridean Adventure begin with Seatrek, based in Uig on the Isle of Lewis, providing unforgettable day trips to some of our most remote islands such as North Rona and the Flannans, or take a boat trip round the stunning coastline.
        1. 1st April 202230th September 2022
      2. Coll pottery goods
        A working craft centre featuring a blacksmith, glass, ceramics and jewellery. Here you can browse our galleries, watch us work from our viewing area and have refreshments in our tearoom.
        1. 1st January 000131st December 9999
        2. 26th April 202229th September 2022
        3. 1st October 202231st December 2022
        4. 1st January 202330th March 2023
      3. 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 Kilda is our main destination with daily trips running
      4. Eilean Glas Lighthouse, Scalpay, Haris

        For those of you who like to find out about a bit of local history when out and about on holiday, then it’s worth considering a visit to one of the lighthouses (taighean-solais in Gaelic)

      5. Hercules statue, langass woods, north uist

        North Uist had a global celebrity visit in 1980 - in the shape of a grizzly bear!

      6. Buth Bharraigh interior
        Community local produce shop selling art and crafts, books, wool & craft supplies. Free Wifi and laundrette.
        1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
      7. Tiumpan Head is located at the far eastern end of the Eye peninsula on Lewis
      8. Northton temple harris
        This area, from the township of Taobh Tuath to the headland of Rubh' an Teampaill, has numerous sites of archaeological significance.
      9. Beach laning in Barra
        The only place in the world where scheduled flights land on the beach!
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      1. Summit of Suainabhal

        Address

        Carishader, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9ER

        Isle Of Lewis

        An ascent of Suaineabhal with excellent views over Uig Bay and beyond. The route is approximately 9km (5 miles) but is difficult terrain so allow 4-5 hours

        Add Suaineabhal from Cairisiadar to your Itinerary

      2. Gearrannan Village, Lewis

        Address

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

        Isle of Lewis

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

        Add Liamisiadair and Gearrannan Walk to your Itinerary

      3. Coll pottery goods
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        Address

        Coll, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0JP

        Telephone

        01851 820475

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        A working craft centre featuring a blacksmith, glass, ceramics and jewellery. Here you can browse our galleries, watch us work from our viewing area and have refreshments in our tearoom. Classes and workshops available in glass and ceramics. We have ample car parking space for cars and coaches and disabled access.

        Add Coll Pottery Craft Centre to your Itinerary

      4. © James Smith

        Address

        Eriskay, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5JT

        Isle Of South Uist

        A great walk, taking in some stunning scenery and history. Moderate walk. Allow 3 Hours. 8.5kilometers/5.25miles.Keep a look out for the Eriskay Ponies.

        Add Eriskay Walk to your Itinerary

      5. Holmasaig Gallery
        Holmasaig Gallery

        Address

        Quidinish, Finsbay, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JQ

        Telephone

        01859 530401

        Isle Of Harris

        Awards

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

        Isle of Harris watercolour artist Margarita Williams of Holmasaig Studio Gallery, lives in the village where she was born, situated in spectacular scenery of the Bays Road on the rocky South East of Harris.

        Add Holmasaig Studio Gallery to your Itinerary

      6. Beach at Sollas, North Uist
        Coming ashore otter
        Thatched cottage - Eabhal
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        South Uist and Causeway to Eriskay
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        Baile na Cillie, Uig, Lewis

        Address

        An Struan Ruadh, Sollas, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5DA

        Telephone

        07543 094491

        Isle of North Uist

        Awards

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


        Igot2travel offer wildlife watching, cultural & history, walking, fishing and inter-island day trips with a local Gaelic speaking guide. Specially tailored personal tours across the Outer Hebrides, introduce you to the magic of the islands.

        Add Igot2travel to your Itinerary

      7. Harris Tweed purse
        Harris Tweed Callanish wash bags
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        Address

        Hillcrest, Upper Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AQ

        Telephone

        07985289468

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        Dancing Flower Crafts designs and handmakes one off, unique Harris Tweed® gifts and accessories. Inspired by the colours, sights, sounds, life, wildlife and environment of the magical Outer Hebrides. Each design is unique and I’m happy to design something special just for you.

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        Add Dancing Flower Crafts to your Itinerary

      8. Ardvourlie Woodland Observatory
        Ardvourlie Woodland
        View from the observatory
        Pete's Shed
        Ardvourlie Woodland Observatory
        Ardvourlie Woodland
        View from the observatory
        Pete's Shed

        Address

        Ardvourlie, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AB

        Telephone

        01859 502222

        Isle of Harris

        Awards

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

        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 circular track through the 100ha community woodland in the often-overlooked northern part of the estate.

        Add Ardvourlie Woodland Observatory to your Itinerary

      9. Callanish at sunrise

        Address

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

        Isle of Lewis

        Discover the iconic Callanish Standing Stones (Calanais I), Cnoc Ceann a’ Gharraidh standing stones (Calanais II) and Cnoc Fhillibhir standing stones (Calanais III). A short 2 mile walk - allow a couple of hours.

        Add Callanish Walk to your Itinerary

      10. Address

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

        Telephone

        01871 810443

        Isle of Barra

        Awards

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

        Unique adventures in stunning locations on the Isle of Barra. Our professional guides and instructors offer surf lessons, snorkelling close encounters with seals, beautiful sea kayak tours, and the ultimate adventure, coasteering,

        Add Barra Surf and Coastal Adventures to your Itinerary

      11. Address

        Tigh Na Breacain, Lochskipport, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5NS

        Telephone

        07795634525

        Isle of South Uist

        Awards

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

        Create memories that will last a lifetime. Step off the beaten track and immerse yourself in island life. Meet the locals, hear tales of yesteryear, learn a little Gaelic, get up close with our animals and sample our island produce.

        Add Long Island Retreats to your Itinerary

      12. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

        TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 81 reviews81 reviews

        Address

        68 Kirkibost, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LX

        Telephone

        01851 612324

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        Personal guided tours of Lewis & Harris For the single traveller, couple, family or group of friends max 6 people.Tours are conducted by a resident archaeologist/guide in a Land Rover Defender 110 available 7 days week all year round.

        Add Dave's Hebridean Archaeological Tours to your Itinerary

      13. Group of tour guides in the Outer Hebrides
        Group of Outer Hebrides Guides with a Berserker a large replica of one of the Lewis Chessmen
        Group at St Moluag Church , Ness Isle off Lewis
        Group of Hebridean Tour Guides on Assessment Day
        Group of tour guides in the Outer Hebrides
        Group of Outer Hebrides Guides with a Berserker a large replica of one of the Lewis Chessmen
        Group at St Moluag Church , Ness Isle off Lewis
        Group of Hebridean Tour Guides on Assessment Day

        Address

        c/o Failte Centre, Bayhead, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DU

        Telephone

        01851 880303

        Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        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. & international visitors to the Outer Hebrides.

        Add Western Isles Tour Guides Association to your Itinerary

      14. Stac a'Phris

        Address

        South Shawbost, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9BJ

        Isle of Lewis

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

        Add Stac a'Phris Walk to your Itinerary

      15. Address

        Hushinish, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AY

        Isle Of Harris

        A short, but strenuous, walk of 8km (5 miles) up and over 'The Stiamar', - an old path that connects the once isolated villages of Cravadale and Hushinish on the west side of North Harris - allow 3-4 hours.

        Add Crabhadail Walk to your Itinerary

      16. Address

        Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

        Telephone

        07825 222840

        Isle of North Uist

        Awards

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

        Learn the Gaelic language with us and enrich your Gaelic conversation skills while visiting the Hebridean island communities. From immersion courses to one-off local lessons, let us give you a sense of belonging to the Gaelic world.

        Add Love Gàidhlig to your Itinerary

      17. Address

        Vatersay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YL

        Telephone

        07970 554147

        Isle of Barra

        Awards

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

        Mingulay Boat Trips in Castlebay on the Isle of Barra will take you to the uninhabited islands to the south of Barra

        Add Mingulay Boat Trips to your Itinerary

      18. Address

        Maraig, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AG

        Isle Of Harris

        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 road near Scaladale.

        Add Clisham Horseshoe to your Itinerary

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