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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      Tigharry, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5DE

      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.

      Add Cleitreabhal Chambered Cairn/Wheelhouse to your Itinerary

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      Kildonan Centre, Kildonan, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RZ

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      01878 710343

      Isle of South Uist

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      Learn about the South Uists local history at Kildonan Museum through stories, artefacts and images.

      The museum is ajacent to a cafe and opposite a local craft shop.

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

      Isle Of North Uist

      Pobull is a stone circle situated on the south side of Ben Langass.

      Add Piobull Fhinn Stone Circle to your Itinerary

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      Vatersay, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YW

      Vatersay

      The wreck of an RAF Catalina seaplane that tragically crashed on the hill killing three of her nine crew on a training excerise in 1944 can still be seen on the side of the hill at Heishival Beag.

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      Milton, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RY

      Isle Of South Uist

      Neolithic chambered cairn.

      Add Reineabhal Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

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      West Kilbride, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TT

      Isle Of South Uist

      At the very south of the Island, lies the Polachar Stone, looking out to sea.

      Add Polochar Stone to your Itinerary

    7. Seol an Iolaire installation, Stornoway

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      STORNOWAY, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DU

      Isle of Lewis

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

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      Bentangaval, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XN

      Isle Of Barra

      Neolithic people settled here around 4000 BC and built an artificial platform behind a terrace wall. A later blackhouse stands on part of this platform, but behind it, Neolithic remains were found almost undisturbed.

      Add Allt Easdal to your Itinerary

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

      Isle Of North Uist

      Eilean Domhnuill (NF 7470 7530) is an artificial islet in the loch that was occupied during the Neolithic period.

      Add Eilean Dhomhnaill, Loch Olabhat to your Itinerary

    10. Bunavoneader Whaling Station

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      Bunavoneader, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AL

      Isle Of Harris

      Situated at the foot of the southern slopes of the North Harris mountains, the remains of a 20th century industrial site nestle between the road and the shore of Loch Bun Abhainn Eadarra.

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      Drimisdale, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RT

      Isle Of South Uist

      Caisteal Bheagram is a ruin of a 15th/16th Century tower,

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

      Isle Of South Uist

      South Uist War Memorial

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

      Isle Of Lewis

      An outer ring now with 8 standing stones and 5 fallen ones, with an inner group of 4 distinctive stones.

      Add Calanais III (Cnoc Fhillibhir Bheag) to your Itinerary

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

      Isle Of North Uist

      The Scantuary sculpture forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

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

      Isle Of North Uist

      The Udal is thought to have been occupied from the Neolithic Age right up to the early 20th Century and is one of the most important archaeological sites in the UK.

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      Eoligarry, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YD

      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.

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

      Isle Of Lewis

      The standing stones of Calanais are the most famous archaeological monument in the Outer Hebrides. It is a remarkable complex comprising a circle of 13 stones, with a central monolith, and a small chambered tomb which was later wedged between it and

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    18. Cladh Maolrithe

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

      Isle Of North Uist

      At Beinn a'Chlaidh - Hill of the Graveyard - there is a standing stone.

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