History and Mystery

  1. Explore Uist through time with a brand new Augmented Reality archaeology app which lets you see the original sites as they would have been 6000 years ago, in the modern day landscape.
  2. Sea bindweed - bonnie pronce charlies flower, eriskay
    Official tourist guide to the Bonnie Prince Charlie trail in the Outer Hebrides

Island Highlights

Comunn Eachdraidh Nis

Comunn Eachdraidh Nis is situated in North Dell in the former Cross Primary School. It includes an accredited museum, a vast archive as well as genealogical records for the whole of North Lewis and…

Lews Castle Museum and Archive for the Outer Hebrides

The Museum and Archive has recently opened at Lews Castle, Stornoway. Exhibitions will give an overview of the islands’ heritage and the Lewis Chessmen are back to delight.

The Harris Tweed® Story Room

Sgeulachd a’ Chlò Mhòir is an introduction to the unique world of HARRIS TWEED, the people, the provenance and the sense of place that makes it so special. There are weaving demos twice weekly and…

Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre

Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre is a place where people can meet, share ideas, learn new skills and experience cultural interpretation that is imaginative and stimulating.

Seaforth Head

Kinloch Historical Society is located on the main road between Stornoway and Tarbert, A859. It includes a museum and archive covering various aspects of community life, and information about the…

Delve into the past....

  1. Gearannan Blackhouse village, lewis
    Gearrannan (Garenin) is a restored blackhouse village on the west side of the Isle of Lewis
    1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
  2. St Clements Church is situated in the village of Rodel, South Harris. Construction started around 1520 by Alexander MacLeod of Dunvegan and Harris.
    1. Our Lady of the Isles is a statue of the Madonna and Child by sculptor Hew Lorimer. Erected in 1957 on the west slope of Reuval overlooking the sea, it is a fantastic viewpoint.
    2. A monument in memory of those lost in the Annie Jane maritime disaster in 1853.
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    1. Address

      Amhuinnsuidh, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AR

      Isle Of Harris

      Well preserved Beehive sheilings

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    2. Address

      Sollas, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BX

      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.

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      Horgabost, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HR

      Isle Of Harris

      Standing stone overlooking the beach near the village of Horgabost .

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      Shawbost, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9BQ

      Isle Of Lewis

      Reconstructed Norse Mill

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      Memorial Avenue, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2QR

      Isle of Lewis

      The Isle of Lewis War Memorial, overlooking the town of Stornoway, is dedicated to the lewis men who lost their lives in World War 1 and the sinking of HMY Iolaire in 1919.

       

       

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      Carinish, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5EJ

      Isle Of North Uist

      Ruins of a Medival early church, Teampull Na Trionaid, can be found in the village of Cairinish.

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    7. View from Bernera to Tir Mhor from standing stones
      Tir Mhor looking south
      The seaweed cutting boats moored in Linsiadar
      You never know who you will meet on the road
      a frozen Loch na Muilne
      Full length of the bridge
      View from Bernera to Tir Mhor from standing stones
      Tir Mhor looking south
      The seaweed cutting boats moored in Linsiadar
      You never know who you will meet on the road
      a frozen Loch na Muilne
      Full length of the bridge

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      Bernera, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LT

      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.

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      Borve, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XR

      Isle Of Barra

      This site was investigated by Channel 4's Time Team in May 2007. Amongst other remains, a well-preserved Iron Age wheelhouse was uncovered, and nearby, a group of earlier roundhouses of Bronze Age date.

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      Langass, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HA

      Isle Of North Uist

      Barpa Langais is a neolithic chambered cairn or tomb.

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      Ormiclate, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SB

      Isle Of South Uist

      An Carra Standing Stone is one of the tallest standing stone in the Southern Isles at 17ft high.

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    11. Cladh Hallan overhead
      Uist Unearthed App - Clad Hallan
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      Cladh Hallan overhead
      Uist Unearthed App - Clad Hallan
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      Daliburgh, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SS

      Isle Of South Uist

      This is a Bronze Age-Iron Age settlement excavated between 1989 and 2002.

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    12. Dun Mhulan

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      Bornish, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SA

      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.

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      Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

      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...

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

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      Reef, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9HX

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      01851 672479

      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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      Liniclate, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5PJ

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      01870 602864

      Isle Of Benbecula

      Awards

      • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

      Museum nan Eilean is part of the Heritage Service operated by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and is based at Sgoil Lionacleit the community school on the Isle of Benbecula. Museum nan Eilean U&B is a sister museum of Museum nan Eilean Lews Castle which is in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. 

       

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      Bernera, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LT

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      01851 612314

      Isle Of Lewis

      An Iron Age house which was reconstructed in 1999 following a storm in 1993 which revealed stonework. Further excavation of the area showed a series of well preserved houses dating back to the 6th and 7th Centuries.

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      Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

      Isle of Lewis

      Awards

      • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

      Gearrannan (Garenin) is a restored blackhouse village on the west side of the Isle of Lewis

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      Griminish, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5QA

      Isle Of Benbecula

      Benbecula War Memorial

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