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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      Vatersay, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YW

      Vatersay

      A monument in memory of those lost in the Annie Jane maritime disaster in 1853.

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    2. Dunasbroc

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      South Dell, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0SP

      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.

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      Locheport, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HD

      Isle Of North Uist

      First World War memorial.

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    4. Bonnie Prince Charlie Monument - Arivruach - Rachel Keenan

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      Arivruaich, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LE

      Isle of Lewis

      This Bonnie Prince Charlie monument is in the village of Arivruach, Lochs - on the main A857 road between Stornoway and Tarbert to mark where he landed following the Battle of Culloden.

      This is what it says on the plaque; 

      "On 4th May 1746 Charles Edward Stuart landed here while on the run having sailed from Scalpay. It was 18 days after…

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      Garrabost, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0PN

      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.

      Add Dursainean Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

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      South Dell, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0SP

      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

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    7. St Columba's Church, Aignish (Eaglais Na H-Aoidhe) by Eileen Henderson

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      Point, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0PD

      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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    8. Pairc Raiders monument

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      Balallan, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9PN

      Isle of Lewis

      Built in 1994, the Pairc Land Raiders monument is dedicated to the memory of the people of Lochs who challenged their landlords.

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    9. Stac a' Chaisteal

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      Garenin, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AL

      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.

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      Nunton, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LU

      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.

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      Rodel, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS5 3TW

      Isle Of Harris

      This is the largest and most splendid medieval church in the Outer Hebrides. NG 048 832

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      Nunton, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LU

      Isle Of Benbecula

      Ruined Chapel dating back to the 16th Century

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

      Isle Of Harris

      Remains of chambered cairn

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      Grimsay, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HY

      Isle Of North Uist

      Remains of a wheelhouse dating back to the iron age can be seen in Grimsay.

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

      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

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      Newton, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AZ

      Isle Of North Uist

      The remains of a stronghold occupy the whole of a tiny islet in the middle of the tidal loch of Sticir. It is connected by a stone-built causeway to a slightly larger islet which in turn is connected to the shore by two stone causewaays.

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      Borve, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HT

      Isle Of Harris

      Remains of an Iron Age broch at NG032 940 near the village of Borve.

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      Eriskay, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5JH

      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.

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