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See and Do


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

Rueval

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.

Conachair

Conachair at 376 metres is the highest point of St Kilda

Dun Cuier

A well preserved iron age galleried dun situated on hill to the east of Cuier cemetery

Scolpaig

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

Loch Bee

Loch Bee is a very large brackish loch which stretches from the west side of South Uist to the east side

St Kilda

St Kilda, a world double heritage site, is situated some 45 miles west of Grimnish Point on North Uist

Coll Beach

Beautiful beach approximately five miles from Stornoway. Suitable for walking, wind-surfing, kite flying. There is also a caravan park with toilets

Beinn Ghainche

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

Balranald RSPB Nature Reserve

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

Loch Druidibeg

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

Traigh Seilebost

Traigh Seilebost is a beautiful sandy beach on the south side of Traigh Luskentyre.

Bridge to Nowhere

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!

Bagh Steinigidh

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

Bearsdaire

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

Bagh Mor

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

Traigh na Beirghe (Reef Beach)

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

Loch Crabhadal

Loch Crabhadal (Cravadal) is a wild, remote and spectacular area of North Harris.

Traigh Mhor

This beautiful beach is the spectacular site of Barra’s amazing airport – but only at low tide!

Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach)

Traigh Bhostadh is a sheltered shell sand beach at the north end of Great Bernera. The Iron Age House and Time and Tide Bell are both sited here, along with ample parking and toilets.

Luskentyre

The beach at Luskentyre is the largest and most spectacular of all the Harris beaches.

Traigh Dhail Beag (Dalbeg)

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

Traigh Scarista

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

Traigh  Ghearadha

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

Malacleit

Malacleit is a peaceful crofting village situated on the edge of Traigh Bhalaigh (Vallay) on the north coast of North Uist.

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. Address

    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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    Ardvule, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    There are regular sightings of Bottlenose Dolphins to the south and west of the headland.

    Add Bottlenosed Dolphin - Rubha Ardvule to your Itinerary

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    Adabroc, Ness, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0TW

    Ness, Isle Of Lewis

    Adabroc was based on the fictious village "Crobost", where Fin was born and brought up.

    Add Peter May Trilogy - Adabroc "Crobost" to your Itinerary

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    Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2PN

    Isle Of Lewis

    The Italianate Clocktower remains from the original elementary and infant school built in 1873, with the tower designed by Dr Alexander Ross in 1902.

    Add 5. Nicolson Institute Clock Tower to your Itinerary

  5. Address

    Grimsay, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HY

    Telephone

    0845 6007090

    Isle Of North Uist

    Kallin harbour is on the East side of Grimsay, part of the chain of islands that make up the Uists.

    Add Kallin Harbour to your Itinerary

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

    Telephone

    01870 603970

    Isle of North Uist

    A former inn with detached stable/storehouse, built on the site of an old salt house.

    Add 22. Taigh Chearsabhagh to your Itinerary

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    18 Laxay, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9PJ

    Telephone

    07393 378303

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    Join one of our fun and informative tours of Lewis or Harris visiting the main sites and beaches along the way.
    Private tours and any special requests by arrangement. Book online. Tel: 07803 808229

    Add Love Hebrides Guided Tours to your Itinerary

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    Start: Lochmaddy, North Uist, Finish: Berneray or Leverburgh, Harris

    Length: 18km / 10 miles
    Grade: Moderate

    Add Section G: Walking the Hebridean Way - Lochmaddy to Berneray or Leverburgh to your Itinerary

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

    Telephone

    01851 703307

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    The largest arts facility in the Outer Hebrides and comprises a gallery, performance space/cinema, education room, bar/restaurant and gift shop. It has won many awards including a Come to Britain Trophy and Traditional Music Venue of the year.

    Add An Lanntair to your Itinerary

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    Start: Northbay, Barra, Finish: Daliburgh, South Uist

    Length: 18km / 11 miles
    Grade: Easy to moderate

    Add Section B: Walking the Hebridean Way - Northbay to Daliburgh to your Itinerary

  11. Address

    Washington Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G3 8AZ

    Telephone

    0141 221 2774

    Glasgow

    Pilotage directions for the Outer Hebrides for yachts and small craft

    Add Outer Hebrides, Sailing Directions and Anchorages, Clyde Cruising Club to your Itinerary

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    Rubha Ardvule, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    You can usually find seals hauled out on the rocky promonatry looking south-west from the car park at the base of Ardvule.

    Add Common Seal - Rubha Ardvule to your Itinerary

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    Loch Eynort, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    21st Jun 1746. The Prince gets an offer of help from an unlikely source. (Hugh 'Cam' MacDonald of Armadale, commander of the Skye MacDonald Militia). First meeting with Flora MacDonald.

    Add Location K - Unisary: Bonnie Prince Charlie Trail to your Itinerary

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    Tarbert, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3DJ

    Isle of Harris

    Designed by John R. Coleman Architects, it occupies a strategic position in Tarbert, visible to everyone arriving there.

    Add 13. Isle of Harris Distillery to your Itinerary

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    Rodel, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS5 3TW

    Isle of Harris

    St. Clement’s earliest sections date to the 15th Century and it is the finest pre-reformation church in the Hebrides. Inside is one of the most ambitious and richly-carved tombs of the time for the Macleod clan chief.

    Add 19. St Clements Church to your Itinerary

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

    Telephone

    0845 6007090

    Isle Of North Uist

    The ferry berth is only available if there is no conflict with timetabled operations, permission should be obtained from the Pier Master (Channel 12).

    Add Lochmaddy Ferry Port to your Itinerary

  17. Address

    Lochboisdale, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TH

    Telephone

    07833690693

    Isle Of South Uist

    Awards

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

    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.

    Add Uist Sea Tours to your Itinerary

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    Loch Druidibeg, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    Frequently seen above the surrounding hills.

    Add Golden Eagle - Loch Druidibeg to your Itinerary

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