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  1. Cladh Maolrithe

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    Cladh Maolrithe

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    At Beinn a'Chlaidh - Hill of the Graveyard - there is a standing stone.

  2. Add Howmore (Tobha Mhor) Ancient Chapels to your Itinerary

    Howmore (Tobha Mhor) Ancient Chapels

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    Tobha Mòr has been an important ecclesiastical centre since early medieval times.

  3. Teampull Mhoire

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    Teampull Mhoire

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Ruined Chapel dating back to the 16th Century

  4. Add St Clements Church (Tur Chliamainn) to your Itinerary

    St Clements Church (Tur Chliamainn)

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    This is the largest and most splendid medieval church in the Outer Hebrides. NG 048 832

  5. Add The loss of  HMY Iolaire  -  Call na h-Iolaire to your Itinerary

    The loss of HMY Iolaire - Call na h-Iolaire

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    While the sea brought has wealth and power to the Outer Hebrides over the centuries, it has also brought tragedy.

  6. Dunasbroc

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    Dunasbroc

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    This is a small, steep-sided, conical stack situated close to shore near Aird Dell. It is c 20m tall with a flat summit platform measuring only c 6 by 15m and can be seen from the adjacent coast.

  7. Add Eriskay Jerseys to your Itinerary

    Eriskay Jerseys

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    Arts & Crafts

    Isle Of South Uist

    Eriskay is famed for its Eriskay Jersey’s

  8. Add Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair) Wheelhouse to your Itinerary

    Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair) Wheelhouse

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    A well-preserved aisled wheelhouse was excavated in 1952 in the machair at Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair).

  9. Add Gaelic for Sailors - Colours to your Itinerary

    Gaelic for Sailors - Colours

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    Gaelic Language

    Gaidhlig (Gaelic in English and pronounced gaalic not gaylic) remains the majority language of the Outer Hebrides. The majority of placenames in the islands are Gaelic or a gaelicised form of Norse. Familiarity with the more common words can greatl

  10. Add Comunn Eachdraidh Nis to your Itinerary

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    Comunn Eachdraidh Nis

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    Museums

    Isle Of Lewis

    Comunn Eachdraidh Nis is situated in North Dell in the former Cross Primary School. It includes an accredited museum, a vast archive as well as genealogical records for the whole of North Lewis and a café.

    Telephone

    01851 810377
  11. Add Cille Bharra to your Itinerary

    Cille Bharra

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Barra

    The chapel at Cille Bharra was perhaps founded as early as the 7th century AD, being named after St Barr (or Finnbar) who was ordained c AD 600.

  12. Add Isle of Harris Distillery to your Itinerary

    Isle of Harris Distillery

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    Distilleries

    Isle of Harris

    The first distillery in Harris has opened it's doors. The Harris Distillery is a working distillery that welcomes guests. Join us on a tour of the distillery, sit by the peat fire or enjoy the flavours of the Island in the canteen.

    Telephone

    01859 502212
  13. Add Vikings and the Lords of the Isles Part I to your Itinerary

    Vikings and the Lords of the Isles Part I

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    Historic Sites

    Isle of Lewis

    Since our ancestors landed on the Hebrides over 8,000 years ago, sailing and boat building has been an integral part of the islands’ life. Far from being a barrier, the Sea of the Hebrides formed a major thoroughfare trade and communications

  14. Dun Mhulan

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    Dun Mhulan

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    The broch of Dùn Mhulan was inhabited during the Iron Age. This large tower-like house was built around 150 BC, originally on an island within a freshwater loch, long before the open sea had broken through.

  15. Add Holmasaig Studio Gallery to your Itinerary

    Holmasaig Studio Gallery

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    Arts & Crafts

    Isle Of Harris

    Margarita Williams D.A was born in Quidinish, (Cuidhtinis) Isle of Harris. She studied drawing, painting and textiles at Glasgow School of Art. Her work using dyes in textile design led to her interest in using the transparent medium of watercolour.

    Telephone

    01859 530401
  16. Add Macleod Standing Stone (Clach Macleoid) to your Itinerary

    Macleod Standing Stone (Clach Macleoid)

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    Standing stone overlooking the beach near the village of Horgabost .

  17. Add Our Lady of the Isles to your Itinerary

    Our Lady of the Isles

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    Our Lady of the Isles is a statue of the Madonna and Child by sculptor Hew Lorimer. Erected in 1957 on the west slope of Reuval overlooking the sea, it is a fantastic viewpoint.

  18. Add Bernera and Tir Mhor to your Itinerary

    Bernera and Tir Mhor

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle of Lewis

    Other points of interest on Bernera and the surrounding land include the bridge, standing stones, a Lobster Pond, Norse Mill and Riot Cairn.

  19. Clach Ghlas

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    Clach Ghlas

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    Clach Ghlas (NF 5281 3340) is an enigmatic triangular standing stone 1.7 metres high, standing in the centre of a mound 2 metres high and 30 metres long and partly surrounded by a ditch.

  20. Add Teampull Na Trionaid to your Itinerary

    Teampull Na Trionaid

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Ruins of a Medival early church, Teampull Na Trionaid, can be found in the village of Cairinish.

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