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Archaeology

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

    Howmore (Tobha Mhor) Ancient Chapels

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

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

  2. 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.

  3. Carabhat Barp

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    Carabhat Barp

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    250 metres from the main road (which itself dissects the remains of a stone circle at NF 833602), on top of a small hillock, lie the remains of a once spectacular long cairn with a horned facade at its eastern end

  4. Dùn Othail

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    Dùn Othail

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    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.

  5. Add Dun Carloway Broch (Dùn Chàrlabhaigh) to your Itinerary

    Dun Carloway Broch (Dùn Chàrlabhaigh)

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    This is the best preserved and most visited broch in the Outer Hebrides. It occupies a low hilltop with commanding views across the seaways to the south and west.

  6. Add Polochar Stone to your Itinerary

    Polochar Stone

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

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

  7. Dunasbroc

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    Dunasbroc

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    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.

  8. Dun Mhulan

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    Dun Mhulan

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    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.

  9. 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.

  10. Add Reineabhal Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

    Reineabhal Chambered Cairn

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    Neolithic chambered cairn.

  11. Add Dursainean Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

    Dursainean Chambered Cairn

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    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.

  12. Teampull Mhoire

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    Teampull Mhoire

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Ruined Chapel dating back to the 16th Century

  13. Cladh Maolrithe

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    Cladh Maolrithe

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

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

  14. Clach Ghlas

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    Clach Ghlas

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    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.

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

    Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair) Cross

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Kilpheder Cross

  16. Add North Rona to your Itinerary

    North Rona

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    North Rona is an uninhabited, isolated island 44 miles in the open sea north of the Butt of Lewis, and is seldom visited except by occasional private vessels. But its isolation has preserved the archaeological sites of the island in a relatively undi

  17. Add Udal Peninsula to your Itinerary

    Udal Peninsula

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    The Udal is thought to have been occupied from the Neolithic Age right up to the early 20th Century and is one of the most important archaeological sites in the UK.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. Add Flora Macdonald's Birthplace to your Itinerary

    Flora Macdonald's Birthplace

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    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.

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