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Archaeology

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  1. Carabhat Barp

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    Carabhat Barp

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    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

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

    Calanais IV (Ceann Thulabhaig)

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

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

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

    Dun Carloway Broch (Dùn Chàrlabhaigh)

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    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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Add Eilean Dhomhnaill, Loch Olabhat to your Itinerary

    Eilean Dhomhnaill, Loch Olabhat

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Eilean Domhnuill (NF 7470 7530) is an artificial islet in the loch that was occupied during the Neolithic period.

  7. Add Northon Temple (Rubh' an Teampaill) to your Itinerary

    Northon Temple (Rubh' an Teampaill)

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    This area, from the township of Taobh Tuath to the headland of Rubh' an Teampaill, has numerous sites of archaeological significance.

  8. 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.

  9. Add Dùn Èisdean to your Itinerary

    Dùn Èisdean

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    Dùn Èistean is traditionally known as the stronghold of the Clan Morrison. Archaeological excavation and survey work has found evidence for a defended medieval settlement on the island, with dwellings, storage buildings, a defensive wall and a tow.

  10. 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.

  11. Add Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim to your Itinerary

    Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

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

  12. Clach Steineagaidh

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    Clach Steineagaidh

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    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

  13. 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.

  14. Add Flora Macdonald's Birthplace to your Itinerary

    Flora Macdonald's Birthplace

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    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.

  15. Add Aird ma-Rhuibhe to your Itinerary

    Aird ma-Rhuibhe

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    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.

  16. 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.

  17. Add Udal Peninsula to your Itinerary

    Udal Peninsula

    Type

    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. Stac a' Chaisteal

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    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.

  19. Add Bernera and Tir Mhor to your Itinerary

    Bernera and Tir Mhor

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    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.

  20. 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.

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