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

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.

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.

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…

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…

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 May 202131st December 2021
  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. Bornais Settlements

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

    Isle Of South Uist

    Three artificial settlement mounds dominate the machair plain at Bornish.

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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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    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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  4. Address

    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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  5. Address

    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

    Add Clach Steineagaidh to your Itinerary

  6. Address

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

    Isle of Lewis

    The Lady Matheson Monument was erected by Lady Matheson in memory of her husband, Sir James Matheson who built The Lews Castle in 1863.

     

     

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Address

    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

  10. 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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  11. Address

    Isle of Scalpay, HS4 3YG

    Isle of Scalpay

    One of the most popular walks in the Outer Hebrides with superb views back over Skye.  The familiar red and white tower was constructed in 1824, but is on the site of one of the four original Northern Lighthouse Board beacons established in 1789.

  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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