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Culture and Heritage

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  1. Add Hebscape Gallery and Tearoom to your Itinerary

    Hebscape Gallery and Tearoom

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    Galleries

    Isle Of Harris

    Relax and enjoy a range of Hebridean Tea Store teas - e. g. Hebridean Blackhouse, Feasgar Math or a delicious cup of gourmet Hebscape Blend barista coffee as you take in the beautiful scenery.

    Telephone

    01859 502363
  2. Add Reineabhal Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

    Reineabhal Chambered Cairn

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    Neolithic chambered cairn.

  3. Add Blue Bonnets to your Itinerary

    Blue Bonnets

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    Type:

    Historic Sites

    St Kilda

    A story told, by Ian Stephen, on the cliffs near Soay, St Kilda

  4. 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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    Type:

    Historic Sites

    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

  5. Add Vikings and the Lords of the Isles Part II to your Itinerary

    Vikings and the Lords of the Isles Part II

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    Historic Sites

    In 1263, King Haakon IV of Norway attempted to regain control of the Hebrides and Argyll but was defeated by the Scots at the Battle of Largs and forced to relinquish control to the Scottish Crown...

  6. Add Polochar Stone to your Itinerary

    Polochar Stone

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    At the very south of the Island, lies the Polachar Stone, looking out to sea.

  7. Add Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House to your Itinerary

    Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    An Iron Age house which was reconstructed in 1999 following a storm in 1993 which revealed stonework. Further excavation of the area showed a series of well preserved houses dating back to the 6th and 7th Centuries.

    Telephone

    01851 612314
  8. Add Voyaging Monks to your Itinerary

    Voyaging Monks

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    Type:

    Historic Sites

    Isle of North Uist

    Early Celtic monks spreading Christianity from St Columba’s initial base on Iona throughout the islands and mainland used a simple vessel, the curach, which plied these waters for centuries beforehand and continued to be used into the 18th century.

  9. Add Teampull Na Trionaid to your Itinerary

    Teampull Na Trionaid

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

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

  10. Add Cille Bharra to your Itinerary

    Cille Bharra

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    Type:

    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.

  11. Add Peter May Trilogy - Beehive Dwellings and Disappearing Loch to your Itinerary

    Peter May Trilogy - Beehive Dwellings and Disappearing Loch

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Uig, Isle Of Lewis


    Photograph © David Wilson

    In the book The Chessmen, Fin has given up his job as a Detective and has got a job as a gamekeeper. He comes across is old friend, Whistler, who the landlord has a grudge against, and so Fin finds himself in conflict...

  12. Stac a' Chaisteal

    Add Stac a' Chaisteal to your Itinerary

    Stac a' Chaisteal

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    Stac a' Chaisteal is is a dramatic, pinnacle shaped stack, surmounted by a plateau complete with what has clearly been a substantial building, joined to the adjacent cliffs by a knife edge of rock. The stack is too dangerous to access.

  13. Add Macleod Standing Stone (Clach Macleoid) to your Itinerary

    Macleod Standing Stone (Clach Macleoid)

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    Standing stone overlooking the beach near the village of Horgabost .

  14. Add Hut of the Shadows to your Itinerary

    Hut of the Shadows

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    The Hut of the Shaddows by artist Chris Drury forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

  15. Add Ormiclate Castle to your Itinerary

    Ormiclate Castle

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    On the west side, in the village of Ormiclate is Ormiclate Castle which stands in ruins today after being burnt to the ground.

  16. Add Baille nan Cailleach to your Itinerary

    Baille nan Cailleach

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Cladh Mhuire, the burial ground for the Benbecula community, is the only site associated with early Christianity in Benbecula ,which still remains in use.

  17. Add Ceolas to your Itinerary

    Ceolas

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    Type:

    Festivals

    Isle Of South Uist

    A week long event of Gaelic song, dance and music.

    Telephone

    01878 700 154
  18. Add Cladh Hallan Roundhouses to your Itinerary

    Cladh Hallan Roundhouses

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    This is a Bronze Age-Iron Age settlement excavated between 1989 and 2002.

  19. Add Bunavoneader Whaling Station to your Itinerary

    Bunavoneader Whaling Station

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    Situated at the foot of the southern slopes of the North Harris mountains, the remains of a 20th century industrial site nestle between the road and the shore of Loch Bun Abhainn Eadarra.

  20. Add Piobull Fhinn Stone Circle to your Itinerary

    Piobull Fhinn Stone Circle

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Pobull is a stone circle situated on the south side of Ben Langass.

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Our holiday operator partner, Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays, is a fully bonded operator with many years experience in providing individually arranged holidays in the Outer Hebrides. Their holiday advisers live locally and they can discuss your plans, offer advice, submit a firm holiday quotation and, if acceptable, arrange all your sea or air travel, accommodation and activities to suit your requirements. Use our expertise to get the most out of your holiday.