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.

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…

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.

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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      Callanish, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DY

      Isle Of Lewis

      Remains of an oval stone ring with 5 standing stones and at least two fallen ones dating back to the Neolithic or early Bronze Age periods and dug out of the peat in 1858.

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      New Tolsta, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0NN

      Isle Of Lewis

      Caisteal a' Mhorair (the Castle of the Nobleman) is one of the few probably medieval 'castles' in the Isle of Lewis.

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      Baleshare, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HG

      Isle Of North Uist

      Reflections is part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

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      Kilpheder, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TB

      Isle Of South Uist

      A well-preserved aisled wheelhouse was excavated in 1952 in the machair at Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair).

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      Garynahine, Uig, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DS

      Isle Of Lewis

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

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      Lochmaddy, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AE

      Isle Of North Uist

      The Hut of the Shadows by artist Chris Drury forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

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

      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.

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      Brevig, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5UN

      Isle of Barra

      This is the only standing stone of any size still erect on Barra.

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      Scarista, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HX

      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

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      Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

      Isle of Lewis

      Since our ancestors landed on the Hebrides over 8,000 years ago, sailing and boat building has been an integral part of the islands’ life. Far from being a barrier, the Sea of the Hebrides formed a major thoroughfare trade and communications

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      Lochmaddy, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AE

      Isle Of North Uist

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

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      Morsgail, Uig, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9JH

      Uig, Isle Of Lewis


      Photograph © David Wilson

      In the book The Chessmen, Fin has given up his job as a Detective and has got a job as a gamekeeper. He comes across is old friend, Whistler, who the landlord has a grudge against, and so Fin finds himself in conflict with Whistler. Whistler leads Fin a merry dance over the hills and moors of UIg, in a storm, but ends…

      Add Peter May Trilogy - Beehive Dwellings and Disappearing Loch to your Itinerary

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      Kershader, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9QA

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      Isle Of Lewis

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

      The Ravenspoint Centre Museum also has an archive and exhibition to allow you to discover more about the poeple and the place.

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

      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.

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      Dun Carloway Broch - Rachel Keenan

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      Carloway, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AA

      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.

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    16. Dùn Othail

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      New Tolsta, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0NN

      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.

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      Sandwick, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0AE

      Isle Of Lewis

      Iolaire Memorial

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      Berneray, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BJ

      Isle Of North Uist

      Giant Mackaskill Monument is located ti the South of Berneray.

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