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  1. Add Gaelic for Sailors - Colours to your Itinerary

    Gaelic for Sailors - Colours

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    Gaelic Language

    Gaidhlig (Gaelic in English and pronounced gaalic not gaylic) remains the majority language of the Outer Hebrides. The majority of placenames in the islands are Gaelic or a gaelicised form of Norse. Familiarity with the more common words can greatl

  2. Add North Rona to your Itinerary

    North Rona

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    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

  3. Add An Suileachan to your Itinerary

    An Suileachan

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    Public Art structure by artists Marian Leven and Will Maclean that reflects local, historical events which started in the late 19th century and which are on-going into the 21st century.

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  4. Add Mosiac Mackerel to your Itinerary

    Mosiac Mackerel

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    The Mosaic Mackerel sculpture by Rosalind Waites forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

  5. 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.

  6. Add Dursainean Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

    Dursainean Chambered Cairn

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    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.

  7. Cladh Maolrithe

    Add Cladh Maolrithe to your Itinerary

    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.

  8. 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

  9. Add Sanctuary Sculpture to your Itinerary

    Sanctuary Sculpture

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    The Scantuary sculpture forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

  10. Add Norse Mill and Kiln to your Itinerary

    Norse Mill and Kiln

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    Type:

    Historic Sites

    Isle Of Lewis

    Reconstructed Norse Mill

  11. Add Cleitreabhal Chambered Cairn/Wheelhouse to your Itinerary

    Cleitreabhal Chambered Cairn/Wheelhouse

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    At this site, situated on the southern slope of the hill, lie the remains of a Neolithic chambered cairn, much of which has been re-modelled as a wheelhouse in the Iron Age.

  12. Add Scolpaig Tower to your Itinerary

    Scolpaig Tower

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Scolpaig Tower is situated near the village of Scolpaig.

  13. Add Lews Castle to your Itinerary

    Lews Castle

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle of Lewis

    Built in 1847, by Sir James Matheson, following his purchase of the Isle of Lewis.

  14. Add Vallay Island (Balaigh) to your Itinerary

    Vallay Island (Balaigh)

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Vallay is a beautiful desserted tidal island and is accessible at low tide from Sollas. Tidal information is available from the Tourist Information Centre in Lochmaddy.

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

    Howmore (Tobha Mhor) Ancient Chapels

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

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

  16. Stac a' Chaisteal

    Add Stac a' Chaisteal to your Itinerary

    Stac a' Chaisteal

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    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.

  17. Add Hercules - The Bear to your Itinerary

    Hercules - The Bear

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Statue of the famous grizzly bear Hercules, who escaped and went on the run during filming Benbecula in 1980. Find out more about the story at Langass Woodland.

  18. Add Stations of the Cross to your Itinerary

    Stations of the Cross

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    Stations of the Cross Interesting climb, following these images.© Copyright Barbara Carr and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

  19. Add Cille Bharra to your Itinerary

    Cille Bharra

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    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.

  20. Add St Columbus Church (Eaglais na h-Aoidhe) to your Itinerary

    St Columbus Church (Eaglais na h-Aoidhe)

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    Eaglais na h-Aoidhe (Church of the Eye, or isthmus) was the principal church of medieval Lewis, probably built in the later 14th century by the new Macleod dynasty as their religious centre on the Island.

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