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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

Traigh Scarista

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

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

Luskentyre

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

Bearsdaire

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

Callanish Standing Stones

The Callanish Stones can be found near the village of Callanish in west Lewis just above Loch Roag.

Bagh Steinigidh

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

Balranald RSPB Nature Reserve

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

St Kilda

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

Traigh Mhangurstadh (Mangersta Beach)

Traigh Mhangurstadh (Mangersta) is a beautiful beach in the parish of Uig in south west Lewis.

Traigh Dhail Beag (Dalbeg)

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

Stornoway Harbour

Stornoway with its population of about 6000 is the main port and administrative centre on the Isle of Lewis.

Loch Bee

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

Ardroil Sands

Camas Uige or Uig Bay is in a national scenic area in the south west of Lewis.

Dun Cuier

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

Port Nis

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

Miabhag

Miabhag (Miavag) is a small setttlemen in North Harris of just a few houses situated on the narrow single track road from Tarbet to Hushinish.

Conachair

Conachair at 376 metres is the highest point of St Kilda

Traigh Mhor

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

Tiumpan Head

Tiumpan Head is located at the far eastern end of the Eye peninsula on 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.

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.

Sound of Taransay

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

Malacleit

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

Ard Feinis

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

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  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

    Esplanade Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2XS

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    Slipway owned by the Stornoway Port Authority.

    Add SPA Splipway to your Itinerary

  2. Address

    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

  3. Address

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

    Isle Of South Uist

    Everyone enjoys ferry crossings especially when you get close-up views of seals, seabirds and occasionally porpoises and dolphins. None is better than the 40 minute ride across the Sound of Barra to the magical island of Eriskay, where there is a good community shop and the Am Politician, a pub named after the SS Politician which went aground…

    Add B. Eriskay and South Uist to your Itinerary

  4. Address

    16 Uigen, Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9HX

    Telephone

    01851 672469

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    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.

    Add Seatrek to your Itinerary

  5. Address

    Pier Road, Tarbert, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3DG

    Telephone

    01859 502 444

    Isle Of Harris

    The ferry service connects Tarbert with Uig in Skye.

    The ferry berth is only available if there is no conflict with timetabled operations, permission should be obtained from the Pier Master (Channel 12) Chart 2841

    Add Tarbert Ferry Port to your Itinerary

  6. Address

    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

  7. Address

    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

  8. Address

    Eoropie, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XH

    Isle of Lewis

    Built in 1862 by David and Thomas Stevenson. Made from red brick, which was unusual for Scottish lighthouses, it is 37 metres high and has 168 steps to the top. Spray flies over the top of it in winter storms.

    Add 7. Butt of Lewis Lighthouse to your Itinerary

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    25 Valasay, Bernera, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NB

    Telephone

    01851 612288

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    For a once in a lifetime experience, join us for a personalised tour of Lewis and Harris and learn about the history, archaeology and wildlife of these beautiful islands.

    Add Out and About Tours to your Itinerary

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    Wiay, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Benbecula

    24th June 1746. Neil realises that they are on a small island instead of being on the Benbecula mainland as they expected. The Prince throws a tantrum!

    Add Location O - Near Wiay: Bonne Prince Charlie Trail 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

  12. Rossinish © Tommy Macdonald
    © Tommy Macdonald
    Rossinish © Tommy Macdonald
    © Tommy Macdonald

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    Rossinish, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Benbecula

    28th June 1746. Rossinish, Benbecula. The Prince finally escapes from Uist with Flora MacDonald disguised as an Irish spinning maid Betty Burke.

    Add Location P - Rossinish 2nd Visit: Bonnie Prince Charlie Trail to your Itinerary

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

    Lochboisdale, Isle Of South Uist


    Photograph © David Wilson

    In the book, The Lewis Man, two teenage brothers, Johnny, Peter and a young girl, Ceit (Catherine) are brought to South Uist and boarded out with a families in Eriskay.

    They were referred to as "homers" as they had been in an orphanage and the Catholic Church had shipped them to South Uist. It was in the days before…

    Add Peter May Trilogy - Lochboisdale Pier to your Itinerary

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    Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Benbecula

    26th April 1746. PrinceCharles Edward Stuart sailed from Borradale, Loch nan Uamh, at night, accompanied by Capt O'Sullivan, Capt O'Neil, Allan MacDonald, Donald MacLeod, and Edward Burke, and by seven boatmen. A severe storm blows up.

    Add Location B - Rossinish 1st Visit: Bonnie Prince Charlie Trail to your Itinerary

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    Start: Seilebost, Harris, Finish: Tarbert, Harris

    Length: 23km / 14.5 miles
    Grade: Moderate

    Add Section I: Walking the Hebridean Way - Seilebost to Tarbert to your Itinerary

  16. Address

    Howbeg, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    Birthplace of Neil MacEachen protector of Bonnie Prince Charles and father of Alexandre MacDonald, Marshall Of France & Duke of Tarentum.

    Add Location T - Howbeg: Bonnie Prince Charlie Trail to your Itinerary

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    Balivanich, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LA

    Isle of Benbecula

    An iconic structure built in the early 1970s to service the RAF station in Balivanich.

    Add 23. Benbecula Water Tower to your Itinerary

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    Loch Eynort, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    Most often seen over the hills to the east at the mouth of Loch Eynort.

    Add White Tailed Sea Eagle-Loch Eynort to your Itinerary

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