Walking

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Reinigeadal and Maraig from Urgha

A circular walk of 19km (12 miles) on good footpaths and quiet roads that visits the quiet villages of Reinigeadal and Maraig. Reaching 300m above sea level means there are excellent views all around…

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A short walk up 2km of gravelled track to the North Harris Eagle Observatory, which is consider to be the best location for viewing these magnificent birds - allow 30 minutes each way for the walk.

Heritage Trail from Tolsta to Port of Ness

A waymarked route of 22km (14 miles) along the dramatic North East coast of Lewis with lots of antiquites, wildlife and distant views of the mainland mountains across The Minch - 7-8 hours.

The Deserted Village of Stiomrabhaigh (Stemreway)

A short walk of 4km (2 miles) across rough ground to an abandoned village on the north shore of Loch Sealg - allow 2 hours.

West Side Coastal Path

A waymarked route of 18km (10 miles) along the Atlantic coast of West Lewis - allow 6 hours.

Cleit Ard

A short walk of 6km (4 miles) to a modest summit that provides stunning views of the Harris Hills and down into Loch Seaforth - 1-2 hours.

Crabhadail Walk

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…

Northton Machair and Temple

A short and pleasant walk of 5km (3 miles) over the machair to the Temple - a ruined chapel - with sandy beaches and views out to the islands in the Sound of Harris - 1-2 hours

The Coffin Route

A circular walk of 14km (8 miles) on good paths from the east coast of South Harris over to the west coast and back with good cafes to enjoy nearby - 4 - 5 hours

Skeudale with the old whaling station at Buonvoneader in the foreground

A circular walk of 16km (10 miles) along a high ridge with excellent views in all directions - well worth the effort involved in the steep ascent - 6-7 hours.

Butt of Lewis lighthouse

A circular walk of 5.5.km (3.5 miles) that starts and finishes at the Eoropie Playpark - 2 hours

Suaineabhal from Cairisiadar

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

Scalpay Lighthouse

A circular walk of 13km (8miles) around Scalpay and Eilean Glas lighthouse - 4 hours.

Great Bernera Walk

A circular walk of 11km (7 miles) around part of Great Bernera including a visit to the Bronze age dwelling at Bosta beach - 3 - 4 hours.

Tolsta Head

An easy walk of 6km (4 miles) around Tolsta Head with lots of opportunity for wildlife watching - allow 3 hours.

Castle Grounds

Great walks, cylce paths, mountain bike trail and scenery overlooking Stornoway Harbour.

Clisham Horseshoe

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…

Langass Woodland

There is a walking trail through the woodlands and is a great way to enjoy the wildlife and trees.

Hidden Hebrides

Unique walking experiences in the Outer Hebrides. Our holidays and day tours allow you to explore these spectacular islands on foot and at your own pace, in the company of a friendly and…

Barvas and Brue Walking Route

A short walk along a waymarked route. About 5.5 miles/9Km.

Iochdar Walk

This is an easy 4 mile walk around Iochdar. Sgoil an Iochdair Agus a'Choimhearsnachd Walks

Hecla Walk

A difficult walk requiring a good level of fitness

Bagh Hartabhagh Walk

A moderate walk - 3hrs total.

Stulaval Walk

This walk has been written by a regular visitor to these islands, Martin Margulies. The articles first appeared in Am Paipear, and extracts are reproduced here with his permission. In 2011, the walks…

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    Glean Meavaig, Meavaig, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AW

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    01859 502222

    Isle Of Harris

    A short walk up 2km of gravelled track to the North Harris Eagle Observatory, which is consider to be the best location for viewing these magnificent birds - allow 30 minutes each way for the walk.

    Add North Harris Eagle Observatory Walk to your Itinerary

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    South Locheynort, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    This walk has been written by a regular visitor to these islands, Martin Margulies. The articles first appeared in Am Paipear, and extracts are reproduced here with his permission. In 2011, the walks were collected together in a book, called Mhor and More.

    Start at the Mingarry footpath. When the path peters out near Loch nan Caorach, keep…

    Add Stulaval Walk to your Itinerary

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    Orinsay, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9RG

    Isle Of Lewis

    A short walk of 4km (2 miles) across rough ground to an abandoned village on the north shore of Loch Sealg - allow 2 hours.

    Add The Deserted Village of Stiomrabhaigh (Stemreway) to your Itinerary

  4. Butt of Lewis lighthouse

    Address

    Butt of Lewis, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XF

    Isle Of Lewis

    A circular walk of 5.5.km (3.5 miles) that starts and finishes at the Eoropie Playpark - 2 hours

    Add Around the Butt of Lewis to your Itinerary

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    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 Scaladal.

    Add Clisham Horseshoe to your Itinerary

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    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

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    Bernera, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LT

    Isle Of Lewis

    A circular walk of 11km (7 miles) around part of Great Bernera including a visit to the Bronze age dwelling at Bosta beach - 3 - 4 hours.

    Add Great Bernera Walk to your Itinerary

  8. Address

    Loch Skipport, Isle of South UIst, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South UIst

    A difficult walk requiring a good level of fitness

    Add Hecla Walk to your Itinerary

  9. Skeudale with the old whaling station at Buonvoneader in the foreground

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    Ardhasaig, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AJ

    Isle Of Harris

    A circular walk of 16km (10 miles) along a high ridge with excellent views in all directions - well worth the effort involved in the steep ascent - 6-7 hours.

    Add Skeudale Horseshoe to your Itinerary

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    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

  11. Address

    Urgha, Isle Of Harris, Isle Of Harris, HS3 3BW

    Isle Of Harris

    A circular walk of 19km (12 miles) on good footpaths and quiet roads that visits the quiet villages of Reinigeadal and Maraig. Reaching 300m above sea level means there are excellent views all around - 6 hours

    Add Reinigeadal and Maraig from Urgha to your Itinerary

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    Gead Gorm, Garenin, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AN

    Isle Of Lewis

    A waymarked route of 18km (10 miles) along the Atlantic coast of West Lewis - allow 6 hours.

    Add West Side Coastal Path to your Itinerary

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    Castle Grounds, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1

    Isle of Lewis

    Great walks, cylce paths, mountain bike trail and scenery overlooking Stornoway Harbour.

    Add Castle Grounds to your Itinerary

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

    Isle Of Harris

    A short walk of 6km (4 miles) to a modest summit that provides stunning views of the Harris Hills and down into Loch Seaforth - 1-2 hours.

    Add Cleit Ard to your Itinerary

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    Iochdar Hall, Iochdar, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RQ

    Isle Of South Uist

    This is an easy 4 mile walk around Iochdar.

    Sgoil an Iochdair Agus a'Choimhearsnachd Walks

    Add Iochdar Walk to your Itinerary

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    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

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    Market Stance, Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

    Benbecula

    This walk has been written by Martin Margulies. The articles appeared in Am Paipear, and extracts are reproduced here with his permission. The walks have been collected together in a book, called Mhor and More.

    The walk begins, unpromisingly, at the island dump site, which one passes (as rapidly as possible) on the left. The digression rears up…

    Add Rueval to Rossinish Walk to your Itinerary

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    Bornish, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SB

    Isle Of South Uist

    Easy to moderate circular walk from Bornish over moorland and along main road.

    Add Bornish/Unisary/Minigarry Circular Walk to your Itinerary

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