Arts and Crafts in the Outer Hebrides

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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…

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Aerial photo of the Taigh Chearsabhagh building, looking towards Lochmaddy Pier and Lee.

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.

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  1. Made in the Outer Hebrides, a guide to arts and Crafts on the islands.
    Check out our brand new downloadable Art and Craft guide for the islands which showcases our amazing artists and makers.
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    ishga is an award-winning luxury skincare brand based in Stornoway. Results-driven skincare that is created using the pillars of provenance, science and sustainability.
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    An open studio situated in an old byre overlooking the Atlantic in the crofting village of Aird Uig.
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  4. Cliff Studio  - external
    Cliff Studio, located by Cliff Beach, Valtos, Uig, shows coastal landscape and abstract influenced paintings, drawings and ceramics by artist’s Margaret Uttley and David Knight. Open for visitors April to Sept, Tuesday to Saturday, 11am - 5pm.
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  5. Pick up stunning hand-crafted books and boxes.
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    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.
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  7. 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. Each design is unique and I’m happy to design something special just for you.
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  8. Gallery 3
    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.
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  9. Gneiss Things stones
    Open Studio for hand-carved stone jewellery, fine art and gifts; made in Harris from the landscape and natural materials of the Outer Hebrides.
    1. 1st January 202431st December 2024
  10. Buth Bharraigh interior
    Community local produce shop selling quality arts and crafts from Barra & Vatersay
    1. 1st January 202431st December 2024
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  1. Gneiss Things stones

    Address

    Studio 1, Old Seilebost School, Seilebost, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HP

    Telephone

    01859501253

    Seilebost , Isle of Harris

    Open Studio for hand-carved stone jewellery, fine art and gifts; made in Harris from the landscape and natural materials of the Outer Hebrides.

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  2. Address

    Grenitote, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BP

    Telephone

    01876 560338

    Isle of North Uist

    Awards

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

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

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  3. An Taigh Cèilidh cafe
    An Taigh Cèilidh meeting
    An Taigh Cèilidh cafe
    An Taigh Cèilidh meeting

    Address

    16 Sràid na h-Eaglaise, Steòrnabhagh, Leòdhas, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DH

    Telephone

    01851441375

    Leòdhas

    Awards

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

    Nicknamed “The Gaelic café” by locals, An Taigh Cèilidh is a Gaelic community centre with events, café, bookshop & gifts. The use of Gaelic is encouraged, though everyone is welcome regardless of whether fluent or don’t have a single word.

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    • Disabled Citizens - We try

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    • On Public Transport Route

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  4. Address

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

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    The Calanais Visitor Centre is the Visitor Centre for the Callanish Standing Stones. The Centre has a small gift shop, cafe and interpretation centre for the 'Story of the Stones'.

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    • Children Welcome

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    • Dairy Free
    • Gluten Free
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    • On Public Transport Route

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    Hebridean Art Studio sea
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    Address

    The Hall, Laxay, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9PJ

    Telephone

    07521702455

    Laxay, Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    Stop off at Fiona’s art gallery to enjoy her original style of painting, see her studio and gain a unique insight into island life over a cup of tea.

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    • Children Welcome

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  6. Address

    Eochar, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5QX

    Telephone

    01870 610288

    Isle Of South Uist

    Awards

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

    Hebridean Jewellery Iochdar South Uist HS8 5QX celtic jewellery hand crafted in Silver and Gold. South Uist shop has a very pleasant Coffee shop serving light lunches and snacks open Monday to Saturday.

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  7. Gallery 3
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    Solus Glass
    Pottery Teaching Area
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    Aidan
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    Stella glass cutting
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    Entrance Gallery
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    Solus Glass
    Pottery Teaching Area
    Jewellery Bench
    Aidan
    Angharad
    Stella glass cutting

    Address

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

    Telephone

    07787030504

    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.

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    • On Public Transport Route

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  8. An Lanntair external
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    An Lanntair external
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    Address

    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.

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    Languages Spoken

    • Gaelic Speaking

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    Children

    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available

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    • Children Welcome

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    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Evening Meal Available

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    sand
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    product selection
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    Address

    Gleann Seileach Business Park, Willowglen Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2QP

    Telephone

    01851 703 278

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    ishga is an award-winning luxury skincare brand based in Stornoway. Results-driven skincare that is created using the pillars of provenance, science and sustainability.

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    • Children Welcome - If accompanied by an adult

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    • On Public Transport Route - Calanish bus route

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    Address

    Locheport, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5EU

    Telephone

    01876 580697

    Isle Of North Uist

    Awards

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

    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.

    Add Shoreline Stoneware Pottery & Gallery to your Itinerary

  11. studio
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    Address

    7 Aird Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9JA

    Telephone

    07882887304

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    An open studio situated in an old byre overlooking the Atlantic in the crofting village of Aird Uig. 

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    • Children Welcome

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    • Dogs Welcome

    Add Nicola Stevenson Art to your Itinerary

  12. Buth Bharraigh interior

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 67 reviews67 reviews

    Address

    Castlebay, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XD

    Telephone

    01871 810043

    Isle Of Barra

    Awards

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

    Community local produce shop selling quality products from Barra & Vatersay including fish, meat, bread, jams and chutneys, eggs, home baking and much more. Also stocks wholefood, books, wool & craft supplies. Free Wifi and laundrette.

    Add Bùth Bharraigh to your Itinerary

  13. Address

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

    Telephone

    01870 602525

    Isle of Benbecula

    Awards

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

    MacGillivrays is a 3rd, entering the 4th, generation family business based in Balivanich on the Isle of Benbecula. Quality gifts, crafts, tweeds, books and local photography available instore and online www.thehebridesltd.co.uk. Within the ship we have a tourist information spot alongside our Island gallery.

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  14. calanais stones
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    calanais stones
    singer
    aurora
    sunset
    waves crashing
    bird
    red sunset
    ripples
    sunset beach
    waves & mountains

    Address

    North Tolsta, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0NJ

    Telephone

    07801279753

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    A photographer based on the Isle of Lewis – landscape, tours, nature, portraits, events, night sky – special moments captured. Commissions welcomed and a range of products available.

    Add Ralph Tonge Photography to your Itinerary

  15. Aerial photo of the Taigh Chearsabhagh building, looking towards Lochmaddy Pier and Lee.
    Photo of a museum exhibition with a mannequin's head in a feathered headdress, and photos in the background.
    Close up photo of someone working in the print workshop with books and art work materials.
    Photo of the Taigh Chearsbhagh cafe tables taken from above.
    Photo of Taigh Chearsabhagh taken on a dark moonlit evening, showing the tide line lighting installation round the building.
    Photo of an art exhibition in the Gallery, with a large drawing and artwork on a wall and table.
    Photo of a museum exhibition with a dressed mannequin and photos and artefacts in the background.
    Photo of bagpipes placed on a chair, with the Taigh Chearsabhagh logo in blue lighting behind.
    Image of a page of Gaelic text in a book, in green colouring, with the Duilleag Reading Group title above.
    Photo of the Taigh Chearsabhagh building taken from a boat on the sea below.
    Aerial photo of the Taigh Chearsabhagh building, looking towards Lochmaddy Pier and Lee.
    Photo of a museum exhibition with a mannequin's head in a feathered headdress, and photos in the background.
    Close up photo of someone working in the print workshop with books and art work materials.
    Photo of the Taigh Chearsbhagh cafe tables taken from above.
    Photo of Taigh Chearsabhagh taken on a dark moonlit evening, showing the tide line lighting installation round the building.
    Photo of an art exhibition in the Gallery, with a large drawing and artwork on a wall and table.
    Photo of a museum exhibition with a dressed mannequin and photos and artefacts in the background.
    Photo of bagpipes placed on a chair, with the Taigh Chearsabhagh logo in blue lighting behind.
    Image of a page of Gaelic text in a book, in green colouring, with the Duilleag Reading Group title above.
    Photo of the Taigh Chearsabhagh building taken from a boat on the sea below.

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01870 603970

    Isle of North Uist

    Awards

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

    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.

    Facilities

    Languages Spoken

    • Gaelic Speaking

    Facilities

    Children

    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Vegetarian Food Available

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    • Disabled Access
    • Lift

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    • Disabled Parking

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    • On Public Transport Route

    Add Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre to your Itinerary

  16. 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.

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    • Gaelic Speaking

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    • Children Welcome
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    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

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    • Disabled Citizens

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    • On Public Transport Route

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  17. Coloured Tweed Cushions
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    Address

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

    Telephone

    01858 520788

    Isle Of Harris

    Awards

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

    Borrisdale Tweed produces high quality, exclusive, Harris Tweed products.  We make cushions, throws and bedspreads, handbags, holdalls plus smaller items such as caps and scarves.

    Add Borrisdale Tweed to your Itinerary

  18. Rob Howard eagles
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    Address

    Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9QX

    Telephone

    +447722013519

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    Wildlife Tours in the stunning Pairc district of the Isle of Lewis

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    • Children Welcome

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