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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

Lemreway

Lemreway is a small crofting and fishing village on the shores of Loach Sealg in the South Lochs area of Lewis.

Loch Druidibeg

Loch Druidibeag is a National Nature Reserve where colourful grassland on the coast graduually gives way to moorland and lochans.

Traigh na Beirghe (Reef Beach)

Traigh na Beirghe (Reef Beach) is a very long, sweeping, white sand beach in Uig

Camas na Clibhe (Cliff Beach)

Camas na Clibhe (Cliff beach) is a quartz sand beach situated on the Valtos peninsular in the Uig parish of Lewis.

Bearsdaire

Berneray and the nearby island of Pabbay lie in the Sound of Harris between North Uist and Harris

Traigh Mhor

The Traigh Mhor is a mile long sandy beach at North Tolsta in the unspoilt north east part of the Isle of Lewis

Balranald RSPB Nature Reserve

A beautiful reserve on the north west coast of North Uist with sandy beaches, rocky foreshore,, marshes and sand dunes.

Crosbost

The peaceful crofting village of Crosbost is reached near the end of the B897 road that branches of the main Stornoway to Tarbet road at Liurbost.

Ard Feinis

Ard Feinis is a rocky promontory just south of Mangurstadh in the south west of Lewis.

Bagh Steinigidh

Bag Steinigidh lies between Scarasta and Borve on the west coast of Harris.

Beinn Ghainche

Ben Ghainche is a small hill situated at the north end of the beach at Bearsdaire

Traigh  Ghearadha

Triaigh Ghearadha is a beautiful sandy beach at the end of the B895 road in the unspoilt north east part of Lewis.

Scolpaig

Scolpaig Tower is a Georgian folly located near the village of Scolpaig.

Traigh Iar

Traigh Noisaboist (Nisabost) is a spectacular west coast beach with extensive views across the Sound of Taransay.

Traigh Dhail Beag (Dalbeg)

Traigh Dail Beag (Dalbeg) is a lovely small bay and beach on the west side of Lewis.

St Clement's Church

St Clements Church is situated in the village of Rodel, South Harris. Construction started around 1520 by Alexander MacLeod of Dunvegan and Harris.

Vatersay Bay

Vatersay is the southernmost inhabited island in the Outer Hebrides. It is now linked to Barra by a causeway which was completed in 1991

Port Nis

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

Seilebost

Seilebost is a small crofting village on the coast road along the west side of Harris.

Sound of Taransay

The Sound of Taransay lies between the main west coast of Harris and the beautiful island of Taransay.

Kisimul Castle

Kisimul Castle sits on a rocky islet just off the coast of Barra at Castlebay

Traigh Dhail Mhor (Dalmore)

Dail Mhor (Dalmore) is a long sandy beach with sea stacks, on the Atlantic Coast of the Isle of Lewis

Traigh Scarista

Facing out into the Atlantic Traigh Scarasta has dramatic views over the Sound of Taransay from its white sand beach.

Heaval

Heaval is the highest point on the Isle of Barra at 383 metres

A few ideas....

  1. Tiumpan Head is located at the far eastern end of the Eye peninsula on Lewis
  2. Northton temple harris
    This area, from the township of Taobh Tuath to the headland of Rubh' an Teampaill, has numerous sites of archaeological significance.
  3. Statue of the famous grizzly bear Hercules, who escaped and went on the run during filming Benbecula in 1980. Find out more about the story at Langass Woodland.
  4. Beach laning in Barra
    The only place in the world where scheduled flights land on the beach!
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  1. White-tailed Sea Eagle © Laurie Campbell

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    Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle Of Harris

    The Sound of Harris ferry runs between Berneray and Leverburgh. The route meanders round skerries and rocks and is a haven for wildlife. White-tailed eagles are a particularly common sight around these waters.

    Add Bird of Prey Trail - Sound of Harris Ferry to your Itinerary

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    Start: Tarbert, Harris, Finish: Scaladale, Harris

    Length: 14.5km / 9 miles
    Grade: Easy to moderate

    Add Section J: Walking the Hebridean Way - Tarbert to Scaladale to your Itinerary

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

    Telephone

    0845 6007090

    Isle Of South Uist

    This is a working commercial facility so consideration towards fishing vessels is appreciated.

    Add Acarsaid Mhor (Eriskay) Harbour to your Itinerary

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    Ardveenish, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YA

    Telephone

    0845 6007090

    Isle Of Barra

    Water and phone are available on the quay and diesel is available in large quantities.

    Add Ardveenish Pier (Barra) to your Itinerary

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

    Telephone

    0845 6007090

    Isle Of South Uist

    There are 2 blue visitor moorings on the south side of the harbour. They are available on a first come first served basis (for maximum vessel size 15 tonnes)

    Add Acarsaid Mhor (Eriskay) Visitor Moorings to your Itinerary

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    Harbour, Stornoway, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2XS

    Isle Of Lewis

    Stornoway Sailing Club is a small, family-orientated sailing club catering for both dinghies and larger keelboats, based in Stornoway harbour.

    Add Stornoway Sailing Club to your Itinerary

  7. Address

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

    Telephone

    0845 6007090

    Isle Of Lewis

    Approach through the Sound of Vuia passing Pabay Mhor, Vacasay and Vuia Mhor.

    Add Miavaig Pier to your Itinerary

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    Bornish, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    Colourful fallow or crops full of Corn Marigold can be seen from the main track across the machair.

    Add Machair Flowers - Bornish to your Itinerary

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    Upper Carloway, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AG

    Telephone

    0845 6007090

    Isle Of Lewis

    Good shelter at the pier in most weather conditions. Part of pier dries out at low spring tides. There is local fishing and leisure use.

    Add Carloway Pier to your Itinerary

  10. 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 artist, ceramics/pottery and jewellery. Here you can browse our galleries, watch us work and have tea or coffee and a slice of cake in our Oystercatcher Tearoom.

    Add Coll Pottery Craft Centre to your Itinerary

  11. Address

    Kenneth Street, Stornoway, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DS

    Isle Of Lewis

    An Lanntair’s award winning building, designed by Nicoll Russell Studios, is inspired by its name, which means “the beacon” in Gaelic.

    Add 3.  An Lanntair to your Itinerary

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    Leverburgh, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS5 3TS

    Telephone

    0845 6007090

    Isle Of Harris

    The main pier at Leverburgh is 31m long with an alongside depth of 3.2 (MLWS) Chart 2642.

    Add Leverburgh Pier and Pontoon to your Itinerary

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    Lochmaddy, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AA

    Telephone

    01876 510 758

    Isle Of North Uist

    Fully serviced 24 berth pontoon new for 2014 season.

    Add Lochmaddy Pontoon to your Itinerary

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    Eriskay, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5JJ

    Telephone

    01878 700305

    Isle of South Uist

    Constructed by the islanders themselves under the guidance of Fr. Allan McDonald using local stone, timber salvaged from wrecks and a lime mortar of burnt shells and sand in 1899-1903. The altar rests on the bow of a lifeboat.

    Add 26. St Michael’s of the Sea to your Itinerary

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    01851 705320

    Falmadair - the North Lewis Maritime Society - is a charitable organisation established in 2005 to promote the maritime heritage of northern Lewis and improve access to leisure sailing.

    Add Falmadair to your Itinerary

  16. White-tailed Sea Eagle © Laurie Campbell
    Peregrine © Laurie Campbell
    White-tailed Sea Eagle © Laurie Campbell
    Peregrine © Laurie Campbell

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    Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Barra

    This ferry route runs from Eriskay to the north end of Barra. White-tailed eagles, golden eagles and peregrines are often seen from the ferry as it passes numerous islands and skerries close to Barra.

    Add Bird of Prey Trail - Sound of Barra Ferry to your Itinerary

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    Amhuinnsuidh, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AS

    Telephone

    01859 560 200

    Isle of Harris

    Amhuinnsuidhe Castle was built in 1865 in the Scottish Baronial style by the architect David Bryce and the 7th Earl of Dunmore. Access by prior arrangement only.

    Add 12. Amhuinnsuidhe Castle to your Itinerary

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    Nunton, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Benbecula

    27th April 1746. The Captain of Clanranald at Nunton House hears news of the Prince's arrival in Benbecula. Also present are Neil MacEachen who was to become the Prince's most trusted companion and the Rev John MacAulay who has betrayal in mind.

    Add Location C - Nunton House: Bonnie Prince Charlie Trail to your Itinerary

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