History and Mystery

  1. Sea bindweed - bonnie pronce charlies flower, eriskay
    Official tourist guide to the Bonnie Prince Charlie trail in the Outer Hebrides

Island Highlights

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…

Kinloch Historical Society

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…

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.

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…

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
  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. 1st January 202031st December 2020
  3. 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.
  4. A monument in memory of those lost in the Annie Jane maritime disaster in 1853.
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  1. Address

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

    Telephone

    01851 880236

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

    Add Ravenspoint Centre Museum to your Itinerary

  2. Address

    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.

    Add Udal Peninsula to your Itinerary

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

    Address

    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.

    Add St Columbus Church (Eaglais na h-Aoidhe) to your Itinerary

  4. 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

    Address

    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.

    Add Bernera and Tir Mhor to your Itinerary

  5. Address

    Port Of Ness, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XA

    Isle Of Lewis

    Dùn Èistean is traditionally known as the stronghold of the Clan Morrison. Archaeological excavation and survey work has found evidence for a defended medieval settlement on the island, with dwellings, storage buildings, a defensive wall and a tow.

    Add Dùn Èisdean to your Itinerary

  6. Address

    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.

    Add Calanais II (Cnoc Ceann a' Ghàrraidh) to your Itinerary

  7. Address

    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.

    Add Cladh Hallan Roundhouses to your Itinerary

  8. Address

    Castle Grounds, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XR

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    Add Lady Matheson Monument to your Itinerary

  9. Address

    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.

    Add An Carra Standing Stone to your Itinerary

  10. Address

    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

  11. Address

    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.

    Add Iron Age Broch (Dun Bhurigh) to your Itinerary

  12. Arnol Blackhouse

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    Arnol, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DB

    Telephone

    01851 710 395

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  13. Bernera Community Hall and Museum

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

    Telephone

    01851 612331

    Isle of Lewis

  14. Barra Heritage Centre

    Address

    Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XD

    Telephone

    01871 810413

    Isle of Barra

    The Comunn Eachdraidh (Historical Society) was formed in 1995 to conserve and promote the culture and heritage of the islands of Barra and Vatersay. The Society collects artefacts, documents and photographs, and has built up extensive archives and collections. It arranges exhibitions, displays and events of a social, educational and…

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