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Archaeology

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  1. Add Dursainean Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

    Dursainean Chambered Cairn

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    This communal burial tomb would have been an important highly visible monument of the first farming people who lived in the peninsula of An Rubha in the Neolithic period.

  2. Dùn Othail

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    Dùn Othail

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    This striking pinnacle of rock can only be accessed with great care from the south, via a series of small plateau's and eventually a narrow ledge, which runs into a defended entrance. The terraces beyond this have at least five structures upon them.

  3. Add Grimsay Wheelhouse to your Itinerary

    Grimsay Wheelhouse

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Remains of a wheelhouse dating back to the iron age can be seen in Grimsay.

  4. Stac a' Chaisteal

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    Stac a' Chaisteal

    Type

    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.

  5. Dun Mhulan

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    Dun Mhulan

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  6. Clach Steineagaidh

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    Clach Steineagaidh

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    This standing stone appears now as a single monolith overlooking one of the most beautiful stretches of shore in the Hebrides, looking towards the island of Taransay. But when it was first erected, it was part of a complex that included a large stone

  7. Teampull Mhoire

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    Teampull Mhoire

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Ruined Chapel dating back to the 16th Century

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

    Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair) Cross

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Kilpheder Cross

  9. Dunasbroc

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    Dunasbroc

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  10. Add Dun an Sticer to your Itinerary

    Dun an Sticer

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    The remains of a stronghold occupy the whole of a tiny islet in the middle of the tidal loch of Sticir. It is connected by a stone-built causeway to a slightly larger islet which in turn is connected to the shore by two stone causewaays.

  11. Add Flora Macdonald's Birthplace to your Itinerary

    Flora Macdonald's Birthplace

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    The famous Flora MacDonald’s Birthplace is in the village of Milton, on the west side of South Uist.

  12. Add Cille Bharra to your Itinerary

    Cille Bharra

    Type

    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.

  13. Add Aird ma-Rhuibhe to your Itinerary

    Aird ma-Rhuibhe

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Close to the ferry terminal lie the slight remains of a burial cairn, probably dating to about 700 AD.

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

    Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House

    Type

    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.

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  15. Add Polochar Stone to your Itinerary

    Polochar Stone

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

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

  16. Add Calanais IV (Ceann Thulabhaig) to your Itinerary

    Calanais IV (Ceann Thulabhaig)

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    An oval ring now with 5 standing stones, and the remains of a low cairn inside.

  17. Clach Ghlas

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    Clach Ghlas

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  18. Add Bernera and Tir Mhor to your Itinerary

    Bernera and Tir Mhor

    Type

    Type:

    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. Add Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim to your Itinerary

    Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim is situated near the village of Mangersta in Uig.

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

    Howmore (Tobha Mhor) Ancient Chapels

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

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

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