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  1. Add Ailein Duinn (The Voyage) to your Itinerary

    Ailein Duinn (The Voyage)

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    Arts & Crafts

    Lochmaddy, Isle Of North Uist

    In 2007 Taigh Chearsabhagh commissioned artist Ian Stephen who proposed a series of three voyages in traditional boats linked to three traditional Gaelic songs to celebrate the opening of the 2008 studio extension.

  2. Dùn Othail

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    Dùn Othail

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    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 Macleod Standing Stone (Clach Macleoid) to your Itinerary

    Macleod Standing Stone (Clach Macleoid)

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    Standing stone overlooking the beach near the village of Horgabost .

  4. 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.

  5. Dun Mhulan

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    Dun Mhulan

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    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. Add Shoreline Stoneware to your Itinerary

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    Shoreline Stoneware

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    Arts & Crafts

    Isle Of North Uist

    Inspired by the Atlantic coastline, Shoreline Stoneware draws inspiration from its unique Hebridean environment. Beautiful hand-crafted pieces capture the essence of the Hebrides, reflecting connections between the land and light of Uist.

    Telephone

    01876 580372
  7. 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

  8. Add Gaelic for Sailors - Mountains & Key Phrases to your Itinerary

    Gaelic for Sailors - Mountains & Key Phrases

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    Type:

    Gaelic Language

    Gaelic translations to help you with the charts.

  9. Dunasbroc

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    Dunasbroc

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    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 Baille nan Cailleach to your Itinerary

    Baille nan Cailleach

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    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 Lews Castle to your Itinerary

    Lews Castle

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle of Lewis

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

  12. 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.

  13. Coir Fhinn Chambered Cairn

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    Coir Fhinn Chambered Cairn

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    Remains of chambered cairn

  14. Add The loss of  HMY Iolaire  -  Call na h-Iolaire to your Itinerary

    The loss of HMY Iolaire - Call na h-Iolaire

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    While the sea brought has wealth and power to the Outer Hebrides over the centuries, it has also brought tragedy.

  15. Add A Young Teacher on St Kilda (1901) to your Itinerary

    A Young Teacher on St Kilda (1901)

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    Historic Sites

    St Kilda

    1901 - With four to feed the rationales winter ahead was of concern, but by use of a double-barrelled gun and some fishing tackle… the Schoolmaster was confident he could make a useful contribution to the table….

  16. Add Ormiclate Castle to your Itinerary

    Ormiclate Castle

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    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.

  17. Add Vikings and the Lords of the Isles Part II to your Itinerary

    Vikings and the Lords of the Isles Part II

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    Historic Sites

    Isle of Lewis

    In 1263, King Haakon IV of Norway attempted to regain control of the Hebrides and Argyll but was defeated by the Scots at the Battle of Largs and forced to relinquish control to the Scottish Crown...

  18. 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.

  19. Add Ian Stephen to your Itinerary

    Ian Stephen

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    Type:

    Arts & Crafts

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    “Under the pier” a poem from Ian Stephen, poet, mariner & Lewis man...

    Telephone

    01851 705320
  20. Add Cleitreabhal Chambered Cairn/Wheelhouse to your Itinerary

    Cleitreabhal Chambered Cairn/Wheelhouse

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    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.

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