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    Flora and Fauna - Machair

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    Berie Sands, Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NB

    Isle of Lewis

    Tall, slim stems with pale blue flowers

    Add Harebell- Berie Sands to your Itinerary

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    Scenic Locations

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    Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Traigh na Beirghe (Reef Beach) is a very long, sweeping, white sand beach in Uig

    Add Traigh na Beirghe (Reef Beach) to your Itinerary

less than 2 miles

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    Literary Trail

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    Pabbay, Uig, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9HU

    Uig, Isle Of Lewis


    Photograph of Pabbay from Reef Beach © David Wilson

    In The Chessmen, Uig Gala day is taking place at Ardroil beach in front of Uig Lodge. Fin and Gunn arrive looking for their suspect and end up in a boat chase which takes them past Gallan Head and into the caves at Pabbay.  Fin and Detective Gunn arrive at the caves and despite their best…

    Add Peter May Trilogy - Pabbay to your Itinerary

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    Scenic Locations

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    Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Camas na Clibhe (Cliff beach) is a quartz sand beach situated on the Valtos peninsular in the Uig parish of Lewis.

    Add Camas na Clibhe (Cliff Beach) to your Itinerary

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    Monuments & Ruins

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    Reef, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9HX

    Telephone

    01851 672479

    Isle Of Lewis

    Public Art structure by artists Marian Leven and Will Maclean that reflects local, historical events which started in the late 19th century and which are on-going into the 21st century.

    Add An Suileachan to your Itinerary

less than 5 miles

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    Literary Trail

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    Ardroil, Uig, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9EU

    Uig, Isle Of Lewis


    Photograph © David Wilson


    The glorious bay at Uig, south west Lewis, has many of Fin’s locations around it. Whistler lives at Ardroil as does Minto and the ancient little graveyard at Baile na Cille must be one of the most scenic in Britain.

    The Chessmen sees Fin in contact with his old friend Whistler. Whistler played in a band, whilst…

    Add Peter May Trilogy - Whistler's House Ardroil to your Itinerary

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    Scenic Locations

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    Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Camas Uige or Uig Bay is in a national scenic area in the south west of Lewis.

    Add Ardroil Sands to your Itinerary

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    Flora and Fauna - Moorland and Mountain

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    Bosta, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle Of Lewis

    Tall slim leaves with large bright yellow flower

    Add Yellow Flag Iris - Bostadh to your Itinerary

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    Flora and Fauna - Machair

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    Ardroil, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NB

    Isle of Lewis

    Short, low growing with spike of bright yellow flowers

    Add Lady's Bedstraw-Ardroil Sands to your Itinerary

  5. © Laurie Campbell

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    Flora and Fauna - Otters

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

    Isle of Lewis

    Large semi-aquatic animal. Very sleek profile in water.

    Add European Otter - Valasay to your Itinerary

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    Scenic Locations

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    Bernera, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Traigh Bhostadh is a sheltered shell sand beach at the north end of Great Bernera. The Iron Age House and Time and Tide Bell are both sited here, along with ample parking and toilets.

    Add Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach) to your Itinerary

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    Flora and Fauna - Machair

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    Bosta, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Low/medium annual flowering plant with White/Mauve flowers

    Add Sea Rocket-Bosta to your Itinerary

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    Visitor Centres

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    Timsgarry, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9JD

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

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

    In the remote region of uig on the Isle of Lewis, you will find Uig Heritage Centre.  Here you can see replicas of the famous Lewis Chessmen, 12th century Viking chess pieces which were found on Uig Beach.

    Add Uig Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

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    Monuments & Ruins

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

    Telephone

    01851 612314

    Isle Of Lewis

    An Iron Age house which was reconstructed in 1999 following a storm in 1993 which revealed stonework. Further excavation of the area showed a series of well preserved houses dating back to the 6th and 7th Centuries.

    Add Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House to your Itinerary

  10. 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

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    Monuments & Ruins

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    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

  11. Bernera Community Hall and Museum

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    Museums

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01851 612331

    Isle of Lewis

more than 5 miles

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    Literary Trail

    Address

    Cross, Ness, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0SN

    Ness, Isle Of Lewis


    Photograph © David Wilson

    The Free Church of Scotland building and manse were used as the models to base  the church and manse in "Crobsot".  There are no churches in Adabroc, the village "Crobost" is based on and so the church at Cross was "moved" to Crobost. Fin's old friend is Donald Murray, the minister's son. Donald rebels against his…

    Add Peter May Trilogy - The Church and Manse, Cross to your Itinerary

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    Architectural Trail

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    Gibson Gardens, Stornoway, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2AG

    Isle Of Lewis

    A large (in island terms) social housing project for rent which fits an urban site where a school hostel had been located. Completed in 2012 by local architects Anderson Associates.

    Add 6. Gibson Gardens to your Itinerary

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    Architectural Trail

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

    Isle of Lewis

    Blackhouses were common dwellings in the Hebrides. This was the last group to be occupied, being vacated in 1974.

    Add 9. Gearrannan Blackhouse Village to your Itinerary

  4. Common Buzzard © Laurie Campbell
    Kestrel © Laurie Campbell
    Common Buzzard © Laurie Campbell
    Kestrel © Laurie Campbell

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    Bird of Prey Trail

    Address

    Bogha Glas, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AD

    Isle Of Harris

    A path leads you into the North Harris hills; one of the largest areas of un-roaded land is Scotland. One of the most reliable places for locating both golden and white-tailed eagles and where the two eagle species are often seen together.

    Add Bird of Prey Trail - Bogha Glas to your Itinerary

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