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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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Island Highlights

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.…

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…

Atlantic Lights - Cliff -  Lustre

From the cusp of the Atlantic shores of the Isle of Lewis, hand poured soy wax candles, wax melts & reed diffusers with Hebridean inspired fragrances.

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.…

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.

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

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…

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.

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…

Puffin

We run sightseeing trips along the east and west coast of Uist, along with trips to Mingulay, Monach Isles and St Kilda. Other island destinations available on request.

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. Classes and…

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 !

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…

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…

Barra Surf and Coastal Adventures

Unique adventures in stunning locations on the Isle of Barra. Our professional guides and instructors offer surf lessons, snorkelling close encounters with seals, beautiful sea kayak tours, and the…

Sollas Bookbinding

Creative artisan bookbinding and box making, influenced by the materials and colours of island living

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…

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.

Spirit Hall

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…

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…

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…

Dave's Hebridean Archaeological Tours

Personal guided tours of Lewis & Harris For the single traveller, couple, family or group of friends max 6 people.Tours are conducted by a resident archaeologist/guide in a Land Rover Defender 110…

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. Castle Grounds Stornoway

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

        Isle of Lewis

        Great walks, cycle paths, mountain bike trail and stunning scenery overlooking Stornoway Harbour.

        Add Castle Grounds to your Itinerary

      2. 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

        Add Long Island Retreats to your Itinerary

      3. Gearrannan Village, Lewis

        Address

        Garenin, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AL

        Isle of Lewis

        A stunning circular 5.5 mile route - allow 2 - 3 hours.

        Add Liamisiadair and Gearrannan Walk to your Itinerary

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        Lochboisdale, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TH

        Telephone

        07833690693

        Isle Of South Uist

        Awards

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

        We run sightseeing trips along the east and west coast of Uist, along with trips to Mingulay, Monach Isles and St Kilda. Other island destinations available on request.

        Add Uist Sea Tours to your Itinerary

      5. Address

        Iochdar Hall, Iochdar, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RQ

        Isle Of South Uist

        This is an easy 4 mile walk around Iochdar.

        Sgoil an Iochdair Agus a'Choimhearsnachd Walks

        Add Iochdar Walk to your Itinerary

      6. 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

      7. Looking back towards Loch Trolamaraig with Todun above.

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        Urgha, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3BW

        Isle Of Harris

        A circular walk of 19km (12 miles) on good footpaths and quiet roads that visits the quiet villages of Reinigeadal and Maraig. Reaching 300m above sea level means there are excellent views all around - 6 hours

        Add Rhenigidale and Maraig from Urgha to your Itinerary

      8. Coll pottery goods
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        Coll, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0JP

        Telephone

        01851 820475

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        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. Classes and workshops available in glass and ceramics. We have ample car parking space for cars and coaches and disabled access.

        Add Coll Pottery Craft Centre to your Itinerary

      9. Address

        29 Coll, Back, Isle of lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0LP

        Telephone

        07790454565

        Isle of lewis

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

        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 !

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        • Baby Changing Facilities Available
        • Children Welcome - Supervised only

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        • Children Welcome
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        • Disabled Citizens - With prior arrangement

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        • Disabled Parking - Our parking is at the house, is disabled friendly

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        • On Public Transport Route

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        Address

        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

      11. Address

        Market Stance, Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

        Benbecula

        A walk up Reuval hill and then on to Rossinish for wonderful views and a white sandy beach.

        Add Rueval to Rossinish Walk to your Itinerary

      12. Address

        Ardvourlie, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AB

        Telephone

        01859 502502

        Isle of Harris

        Awards

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

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

        Scaladale Activity enquiries via website as well as hostel bookings, self contained units in hostel

        Add Scaladale Centre - Activities to your Itinerary

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        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

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        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

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

        Telephone

        01871 810443

        Isle of Barra

        Awards

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

        Unique adventures in stunning locations on the Isle of Barra. Our professional guides and instructors offer surf lessons, snorkelling close encounters with seals, beautiful sea kayak tours, and the ultimate adventure, coasteering,

        Add Barra Surf and Coastal Adventures to your Itinerary

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        Mishisgarry, Sollas, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BT

        Telephone

        01876 560338

        Isle Of North Uist

        Awards

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

        Creative artisan bookbinding and box making, influenced by the materials and colours of island living

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        • Disabled Access

        Add Sollas Bookbinding to your Itinerary

      17. Address

        Camach Park, North Tolsta, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0NR

        Isle Of Lewis

        An easy walk of 6km (4 miles) around Tolsta Head with lots of opportunity for wildlife watching - allow 3 hours.

        Add Tolsta Head to your Itinerary

      18. Address

        Loch Eynort, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

        Isle of South Uist

        A wonderful plantation where a mixture of trees have been planted and footpaths created. The woodland is located at the end of the road at North Locheynort and there are picnic tables and seats at stunning points along the walk. 

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