Out and About Tours

25 Valasay, Bernera, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NB

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If you are planning to travel to Lewis and Harris as an independent traveller or as part of a small group, you can add value to your visit with a private guided day tour or day walk. ‘Out and About Tours’ have operated a professional guiding service in the Outer Hebrides since 1994 and can put together itineraries that will introduce you to the archaeology, history, culture and wildlife of Lewis and Harris.

Lewis and Harris is the largest island of the Outer Hebridean archipelago and the third largest island in the British Isles. It has a great deal to offer the visitor including a rich archaeological and cultural heritage, rugged landscapes and abundant wildlife. A private day tour or walk can be arranged that will allow you to visit some of the most remote and beautiful areas of our island in the company of a qualified Scottish Tourist Guide Association regional guide. The itinerary will be planned to suit the interests of you and your group whether this is to iconic sites such as the Callanish Standing Stones and the Butt of Lewis with its spectacular cliffs and historic lighthouse, or a walk along one of our rugged coastal footpaths or through one of our remote glens where Golden Eagle or Red Deer may be seen.

We also provide a step/on, step/off guiding service for coach operators that will add value to your parties visit to Lewis and Harris. We can put together itineraries that will visit all the major archaeological and historic sites.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • NeedlemanFamily
      Trip Type:
      Great introduction to our time on Lewis
      5 of 5 stars
      12th September 2020
      An entertaining and fascinating tour of Lewis, focusing on the area closest to our cottage and providing tips on where to walk and visit during our stay. We particularly enjoyed the social history... Read full review
    • AMBullen
      London, United Kingdom
      Brilliant guide for Lewis and Harris
      5 of 5 stars
      3rd October 2020
      We had had a particularly bad 24 hours trying to get from Skye to the Hebrides, but on arrival in Stornoway our small group were met by Chris and it was just wonderful to listen to someone who talked... Read full review
    • 524iainm
      Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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      Chris Ryan, of 'Out and About Tours' was our guide in the Outer Hebrides.
      5 of 5 stars
      8th August 2021
      Chris Ryan, (Out and About Tours) was our guide in the Outer Hebrides. He guided us for two consecutive days on 'Harris and Lewis'. Chris, obviously, possesses a vast amount of knowledge about the... Read full review


    • Other AwardsGold Listing Gold Listing 2013
    • Green TourismEnergy Isles Award Energy Isles Award 2016
    • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020
    • Other AwardsWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

    Opening Times

    Out and About Tours (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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