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Architectural Trail

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Number of results: 29

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  1. Add 1. Lews Castle and Museum to your Itinerary

    1. Lews Castle and Museum

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    Architectural Trail

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    Built in 1847-51 in the Neo-Gothic style popular in the Victorian era by Sir James Matheson and substantially altered by Lord Leverhulme. After being used as a school, it re-opened in 2016.

  2. Add 10. Dun Carloway to your Itinerary

    10. Dun Carloway

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle of Lewis

    A broch is an iron-aged drystone hollow-walled structure found only in Scotland. Dun Carloway, was likely built in 1st Century AD.

  3. Add 11. The Summer House to your Itinerary

    11. The Summer House

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle of Lewis

    Inspired by the traditional Hebridean summer dwellings or ‘airidhs’. The larch-clad house is both colourful and sculptural with dramatic views over the Harris hills. (Private residence: not open to the public).

  4. Add 12. Amhuinnsuidhe Castle to your Itinerary

    12. Amhuinnsuidhe Castle

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle of Harris

    Amhuinnsuidhe Castle was built in 1865 in the Scottish Baronial style by the architect David Bryce and the 7th Earl of Dunmore. Access by prior arrangement only.

    Telephone

    01859 560 200
  5. Add 13. Isle of Harris Distillery to your Itinerary

    13. Isle of Harris Distillery

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle of Harris

    Designed by John R. Coleman Architects, it occupies a strategic position in Tarbert, visible to everyone arriving there.

  6. Add 14. Scalpay Bridge to your Itinerary

    14. Scalpay Bridge

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    Architectural Trail

    Scalpay, Isle of Harris

    Scalpay Bridge opened in 1997 and was designed by Halcrow Crouch. It replaced a bow loaded ferry as Scalpay’s link to Harris.

  7. Add 15. Talla na Mara to your Itinerary

    15. Talla na Mara

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle of Harris

    Translated from Gaelic, Talla na Mara means the Centre by the sea. Overlooking Niseabost beach, the Centre boasts one of the most photographed locations in the Outer Hebrides.

    Telephone

    01859 503900
  8. Add 16. The Broch House to your Itinerary

    16. The Broch House

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle of Harris

    Inspired by Scottish coastal Iron Age buildings. Designed by Stuart Bagshaw (Private residence, please view from the road)

  9. Add 17. Temple Cafe to your Itinerary

    17. Temple Cafe

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle of Harris

    A stone building reminiscent of a Blackhouse, designed by Stuart Bagshaw in 1999 as an interpretive centre of William MacGillivray, an ornithologist from Harris.

    Telephone

    07876 340416
  10. Add 18. The Girnal to your Itinerary

    18. The Girnal

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle of Harris

    Large iron-roofed 18th-century structure, it is thought to have been a store or ‘keeping house’ with two floors and three bays.

  11. Add 19. St Clements Church to your Itinerary

    19. St Clements Church

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle of Harris

    St. Clement’s earliest sections date to the 15th Century and it is the finest pre-reformation church in the Hebrides. Inside is one of the most ambitious and richly-carved tombs of the time for the Macleod clan chief.

  12. Add 2. The Boatman’s Tower to your Itinerary

    2. The Boatman’s Tower

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle Of Lewis

    Built in 1847-51 in the Neo-Gothic style popular in the Victorian era by Sir James Matheson and substantially altered by Lord Leverhulme.

  13. Add 20. Gatliff Hostel to your Itinerary

    20. Gatliff Hostel

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle of North Uist

    These two converted blackhouses now form the Berneray hostel site of the Gatliff Trust and lie in a Conservation Area. The original croft houses probably dated from the 19th Century.

  14. Add 21. Scolpaig Tower to your Itinerary

    21. Scolpaig Tower

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle of North Uist

    The folly was built on the site of an Iron Age broch by Dr Alexander Macleod in the 1830’s to provided work during a famine. Now open to the elements, it is a nesting place for birds.

  15. Add 22. Taigh Chearsabhagh to your Itinerary

    22. Taigh Chearsabhagh

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle of North Uist

    A former inn with detached stable/storehouse, built on the site of an old salt house.

    Telephone

    01870 603970
  16. Add 23. Benbecula Water Tower to your Itinerary

    23. Benbecula Water Tower

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle of Benbecula

    An iconic structure built in the early 1970s to service the RAF station in Balivanich.

  17. Add 24. Nunton Steadings to your Itinerary

    24. Nunton Steadings

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle Of Benbecula

    The current steading was built in the early 1700’s; originally the site was part of a Nunnery from 1300.

  18. Add 25. Our Lady of Sorrows to your Itinerary

    25. Our Lady of Sorrows

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle of South Uist

    Designed in 1965 by architect Richard McCarron, this Catholic church has been described as “brutalist”, owing little to traditional Outer Hebrides building styles. It was largely self-built by the parishioners.

  19. Add 26. St Michael’s of the Sea to your Itinerary

    26. St Michael’s of the Sea

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle of South Uist

    Constructed by the islanders themselves under the guidance of Fr. Allan McDonald using local stone, timber salvaged from wrecks and a lime mortar of burnt shells and sand in 1899-1903. The altar rests on the bow of a lifeboat.

    Telephone

    01878 700305
  20. Add 27. Cuithir Houses to your Itinerary

    27. Cuithir Houses

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    Architectural Trail

    Isle of Barra

    Built in 2000 for Barra & Vatersay Housing Association (now part of HHP) by Ben Tindall Architects following extensive community consultation. ]

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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.