See and Do


The devil creates work for idle hands. (Someone with nothing to do will put the cats on the fire)

An duine aig nach eil càil ri dhèanamh, cuiridh na cait air an teine


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Hebridean Sea Tours

Enhance your visit to the Outer Hebrides with a stunning tour or adventure to Mingulay, St Kilda, or around the Southern Islands. We provide access to some of the most awe-inspiring locations.

Shoreline Stoneware

Every piece of hand-crafted Shoreline Stoneware Pottery captures texture from natural materials and found objects. The gallery hosts a wide selection of work by local artist with original works…

Long Island Retreats

Create memories that will last a lifetime. Step off the beaten track and immerse yourself in island life. Meet the locals, hear tales of yesteryear, learn a little Gaelic, get up close with our…

Isle of Harris Distillery

The first distillery in Harris has opened it's doors. The Harris Distillery is a working distillery that welcomes guests. Join us on a tour of the distillery, sit by the peat fire or enjoy the…

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…

An Lanntair

The largest arts facility in the Outer Hebrides and comprises a gallery, performance space/cinema, education room, bar/restaurant and gift shop. It has won many awards including a Come to Britain…

Ardhasaig Glass and Arts

Ardhasaig Glass & Arts – Embroidered Art, Gifts, Souvenirs and Clothing, many incorporating Harris Tweed. Open to the public 6 days a week.

Ardhasaig Glass and Arts

Ardhasaig Glass & Arts – Embroidered Art, Gifts, Souvenirs and Clothing, many incorporating Harris Tweed. Open to the public 6 days a week.

Mingulay Boat Trips

Mingulay Boat Trips in Castlebay on the Isle of Barra will take you to the uninhabited islands to the south of Barra

Heb360 Tours

We offer Private Tours of Outer Hebrides from our base in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. Bilingual locals we provide flexible, professional journeys in our 4x4 7-seater vehicles and the highest standards…

Out and About Tours

For a once in a lifetime experience, join us for a personalised tour of Lewis and Harris and learn about the history, archaeology and wildlife of these beautiful islands.

Holmasaig Studio Gallery

Isle of Harris watercolour artist Margarita Williams of Holmasaig Studio Gallery, lives in the village where she was born, situated in spectacular scenery of the Bays Road on the rocky South East of…

Beach at Sollas, North Uist

Igot2travel offer wildlife watching, cultural & history, walking, fishing and inter-island day trips with a local Gaelic speaking guide. Specially tailored personal tours across the Outer Hebrides,…

Harris Tweed purse

Dancing Flower Crafts designs and handmakes one off, unique Harris Tweed® gifts and accessories. Inspired by the colours, sights, sounds, life, wildlife and environment of the magical Outer Hebrides.…

Sea Harris boat

Sea Harris offer scheduled excursions to St.Kilda and the Shiant Islands as well as providing charters to many small Islands accessible from the Isle of Harris. The dual World Heritage site of St…

Scaladale Centre - Activities

Scaladale offers coasteering, kayaking, gorge walking, climbing and abseiling, mountain biking, hill walking, raft building, archery, dinghy sailing and boat trips. Scaladale Activity enquiries…

Skinny Tyres Ltd

Skinny Tyres provide unrivalled and expert support for your road cycling adventure in the Outer Hebrides. Our fully customised vans & expert team of guides means you can be confident that we will…

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.

Outside of gallery

Every piece of hand-crafted Shoreline Stoneware Pottery captures texture from natural materials and found objects. The gallery hosts a wide selection of work by local artist with original works…

Calbost, Pairc, South Lochs.

Gaelic Heritage Landscapes photographic collection. Take a moment to immerse yourself in this vast emptiness rich in Gaelic heritage and folklore. With the panoramic view, your mind will instantly…

Harris Tweed purse

Dancing Flower Crafts designs and handmakes one off, unique Harris Tweed® gifts and accessories. Inspired by the colours, sights, sounds, life, wildlife and environment of the magical Outer Hebrides.…

Alpacan

Alpacan is a family run croft offering alpaca experiences for all ages. A fantastic way to spend a couple of hours....and get that important alpaca selfie !

Kilda Cruises

Kilda Cruises is based in The Isle of Harris and aims to provide a fast, comfortable day trip service with St Kilda as our main destination

Rib with visitors

Let your Hebridean Adventure begin with Seatrek, based in Uig on the Isle of Lewis, providing unforgettable day trips to some of our most remote islands such as North Rona and the Flannans, or take a…

A few ideas....

  1. Riding along the Airport beach in Balivanich.  Uist Community Riding School, Benbecula
    There are so many great things to do and experience in the Outer Hebrides. Whether you're up for high octane adventure or more sedate activities, there is something for everyone.
  2. Spend the morning getting to know the ponies, learn the art of sheep shearing or head out on the machair to learn about the unique ecosystem of South Uist.
  3. Pick up stunning hand-crafted books and boxes.
    1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
  4. Horseriding - airport beach, Balivanich, Benbecula
    With Uist Community Riding School
  5. Take a wildlife trip to the uninhabited island of Mingulay.
    1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
  6. Enrich your Gaelic conversation skills while visiting our island communities with immersion courses and one-off local lessons.
    1. Harris Tweed purse
      Dancing Flower Crafts designs handmakes one off, unique Harris Tweed® gifts and accessories. Inspired by the colours, sights, sounds, life, wildlife, and environment of the magical Outer Hebrides.
      1. 1st January 000131st December 9999
      2. 1st January 000131st December 9999
    2. Outside of gallery
      Every piece of hand-crafted Shoreline Stoneware Pottery captures texture from natural materials and found objects. The gallery hosts a wide selection of work by local artist with original works across different media.
      1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
    3. Puffin
      We run sightseeing trips along the east and west coast of Uist, along with trips to Mingulay, Monach Isles and St Kilda.
      1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
    4. Calbost, Pairc, South Lochs.
      Photographic windows into the spirit of the Outer Hebrides. Take a moment to immerse yourself in this vast emptiness rich in Gaelic heritage and folklore. With the panoramic view, your mind will instantly relax and rejuvenate.
      1. Rib with visitors
        Let your Hebridean Adventure begin with Seatrek, based in Uig on the Isle of Lewis, providing unforgettable day trips to some of our most remote islands such as North Rona and the Flannans, or take a boat trip round the stunning coastline.
        1. 1st April 202230th September 2022
      2. Coll pottery goods
        A working craft centre featuring a blacksmith, glass, ceramics and jewellery. Here you can browse our galleries, watch us work from our viewing area and have refreshments in our tearoom.
        1. 1st January 000131st December 9999
        2. 26th April 202229th September 2022
        3. 1st October 202231st December 2022
        4. 1st January 202330th March 2023
      3. Sea Harris boat
        Sea Harris offer scheduled excursions to St.Kilda and the Shiant Islands as well as providing charters to many small Islands accessible from the Isle of Harris. The dual World Heritage site of St Kilda is our main destination with daily trips running
      4. Eilean Glas Lighthouse, Scalpay, Haris

        For those of you who like to find out about a bit of local history when out and about on holiday, then it’s worth considering a visit to one of the lighthouses (taighean-solais in Gaelic)

      5. Hercules statue, langass woods, north uist

        North Uist had a global celebrity visit in 1980 - in the shape of a grizzly bear!

      6. Buth Bharraigh interior
        Community local produce shop selling art and crafts, books, wool & craft supplies. Free Wifi and laundrette.
        1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
      7. Tiumpan Head is located at the far eastern end of the Eye peninsula on Lewis
      8. Northton temple harris
        This area, from the township of Taobh Tuath to the headland of Rubh' an Teampaill, has numerous sites of archaeological significance.
      9. Beach laning in Barra
        The only place in the world where scheduled flights land on the beach!
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      1. Address

        Parkview Terrace, Scalpay, Isle Of Scalpay, Outer Hebrides, HS4 3XX

        Isle Of Scalpay

        A circular walk of 13km (8miles) around Scalpay and Eilean Glas lighthouse - 4 hours.

        Add Scalpay Heritage Walk to your Itinerary

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        TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 37 reviews37 reviews

        Address

        3 Caolis, Vatersay, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YL

        Telephone

        01871 817803

        Isle Of Barra

        Awards

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

        Enhance your visit to the Outer Hebrides with a stunning tour or adventure to Mingulay, St Kilda, or around the Southern Islands. We provide access to some of the most awe-inspiring locations.

        Add Hebridean Sea Tours to your Itinerary

      3. Address

        Loch Street, Lower Barvas, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0QY

        Isle of Lewis

        A short walk along a waymarked route. About 5.5 miles/9Km around the coast.

        Add Barvas and Brue Walking Route to your Itinerary

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        TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 13 reviews13 reviews

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

        Telephone

        01876 580372

        Isle Of North Uist

        Awards

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

        Every piece of hand-crafted Shoreline Stoneware Pottery captures texture from natural materials and found objects. The gallery hosts a wide selection of work by local artist with original works across different media.

        Add Shoreline Stoneware to your Itinerary

      5. Bosta beach, Iron Age House and graveyard.

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        Bernera, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LT

        Isle Of Lewis

        A circular walk of 11km (7 miles) around part of Great Bernera including a visit to the Bronze age dwelling at Bosta beach - 3 - 4 hours.

        Add Great Bernera Walk to your Itinerary

      6. Address

        Tigh Na Breacain, Lochskipport, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5NS

        Telephone

        07795634525

        Isle of South Uist

        Awards

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

        Create memories that will last a lifetime. Step off the beaten track and immerse yourself in island life. Meet the locals, hear tales of yesteryear, learn a little Gaelic, get up close with our animals and sample our island produce.

        Add Long Island Retreats to your Itinerary

      7. Isle of Harris Distillery
        East loch Tarbert
        The Whisky Stills
        Spirit Hall
        Spirit Hall
        The Hearach - Tarbert Warehouse
        The Hearach - Ardhasaig Warehouse
        Casks in Ardhasaig
        Gin Still Dottach
        Gin Still at work
        Isle of Harris Distillery
        East loch Tarbert
        The Whisky Stills
        Spirit Hall
        Spirit Hall
        The Hearach - Tarbert Warehouse
        The Hearach - Ardhasaig Warehouse
        Casks in Ardhasaig
        Gin Still Dottach
        Gin Still at work

        Address

        Tarbert, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3DJ

        Telephone

        01859 502212

        Isle of Harris

        Awards

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

        The first distillery in Harris has opened it's doors. The Harris Distillery is a working distillery that welcomes guests. Join us on a tour of the distillery, sit by the peat fire or enjoy the flavours of the Island in the canteen.

        Add Isle of Harris Distillery to your Itinerary

      8. Horseriding - airport beach, Balivanich, Benbecula

        Address

        East Camp, Balivanich, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LA

        Telephone

        01870 602808

        Isle of Benbecula

        Awards

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

         

         

         

        Add Uist Community Riding School to your Itinerary

      9. Comunn Eachdraidh Nis
        Comunn Eachdraidh Nis Cafe
        Comunn Eachdraidh Nis Cafe
        Comunn Eachdraidh Nis
        Comunn Eachdraidh Nis Cafe
        Comunn Eachdraidh Nis Cafe

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        TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 56 reviews56 reviews

        Address

        Cross School, North Dell, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0SN

        Telephone

        01851 810377

        Isle Of Lewis

        Awards

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

        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 a café.

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        • Gaelic Speaking

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        • Baby Changing Facilities Available
        • Children Welcome
        • Children's Menu Available
        • Highchair Available

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        • Children Welcome
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        • Cafe / Restaurant available on site

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        • Gluten Free
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        • Disabled Parking

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        • On Public Transport Route

        Add Comunn Eachdraidh Nis to your Itinerary

      10. Address

        Kenneth Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DS

        Telephone

        01851 703307

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        The largest arts facility in the Outer Hebrides and comprises a gallery, performance space/cinema, education room, bar/restaurant and gift shop. It has won many awards including a Come to Britain Trophy and Traditional Music Venue of the year.

        Facilities

        Languages Spoken

        • Gaelic Speaking

        Facilities

        Children

        • Baby Changing Facilities Available
        • Children Welcome
        • Children's Menu Available
        • Highchair Available

        Special Requirements

        • Children Welcome

        Facilities

        Catering

        • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
        • Evening Meal Available

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        Catering

        • Vegan Meals Available
        • Vegetarian
        • Vegetarian Food Available

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        Special Requirements

        • Disabled Citizens

        Add An Lanntair to your Itinerary

      11. Address

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

        Telephone

        01851 621422

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

        • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member - Book Now 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member - Book Now

        The Calanais Visitor Centre is the Visitor Centre for the Callanish Standing Stones. The Centre has a small gift shop, cafe and interpretation centre for the 'Story of the Stones'.

        Add Callanish Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

      12. Eagle Walk

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        Glean Meavaig, Meavaig, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AW

        Telephone

        01859 502222

        Isle Of Harris

        A short walk up 2km of gravelled track to the North Harris Eagle Observatory, which is consider to be the best location for viewing these magnificent birds - allow 30 minutes each way for the walk.

        Add North Harris Eagle Observatory Walk to your Itinerary

      13. Address

        Grosebay, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3EF

        Isle Of Harris

        A circular walk of 14km (8 miles) on good paths from the east coast of South Harris over to the west coast and back with good cafes to enjoy nearby - 4 - 5 hours

        Add The Coffin Route to your Itinerary

      14. Address

        Marig, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AG

        Isle Of Harris

        A short walk of 6km (4 miles) to a modest summit that provides stunning views of the Harris Hills and down into Loch Seaforth - 1-2 hours.

        Add Cleit Ard to your Itinerary

      15. Address

        Kilpheder, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TB

        Isle Of South Uist

        Easy Walk which takes around an hour.

        Add Kilpheder/Daliburgh Machair Walk to your Itinerary

      16. Ardhasaig Glass and Arts
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts Heart
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts View
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts Heart
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts View
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts
        Ardhasaig Glass and Arts

        Address

        Ardhasaig, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AJ

        Telephone

        07795 804197

        Isle of Harris

        Awards

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

        Ardhasaig Glass & Arts – Embroidered Art, Gifts, Souvenirs and Clothing, many incorporating Harris Tweed. Open to the public 6 days a week.

        Add Ardhasaig Glass and Arts to your Itinerary

      17. Address

        Vatersay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YL

        Telephone

        07970 554147

        Isle of Barra

        Awards

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

        Mingulay Boat Trips in Castlebay on the Isle of Barra will take you to the uninhabited islands to the south of Barra

        Add Mingulay Boat Trips to your Itinerary

      18. Address

        South Locheynort, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

        Isle of South Uist

        This walk has been written by a regular visitor to these islands, Martin Margulies. The articles first appeared in Am Paipear, and extracts are reproduced here with his permission. In 2011, the walks were collected together in a book, called Mhor and More.

        Start at the Mingarry footpath. When the path peters out near Loch nan Caorach, keep…

        Add Stulaval Walk to your Itinerary

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