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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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    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

  4. © Laurie Campbell

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    Flora and Fauna - Machair

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    Reef, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle Of Lewis

    A low growing plant with small white 2 lobed flowers. Found on improved agricultural land and coastal grassland.

    Add Eyebright-Reef Sands to your Itinerary

less than 5 miles

  1. © 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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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

  7. 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

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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

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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

  10. Bernera Community Hall and Museum

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    Museums

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

    Telephone

    01851 612331

    Isle of Lewis

more than 5 miles

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    Architectural Trail

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

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    Built in 1847-51 in the Neo-Gothic style popular in the Victorian era by Sir James Matheson and substantially altered by Lord Leverhulme. After being used as a school, it re-opened in 2016.

    Add 1. Lews Castle and Museum to your Itinerary

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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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    Architectural Trail

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    Achmore, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DU

    Isle of Lewis

    Inspired by the traditional Hebridean summer dwellings or ‘airidhs’. The larch-clad house is both colourful and sculptural with dramatic views over the Harris hills. (Private residence: not open to the public).

    Add 11. The Summer House 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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    Literary Trail

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    Scarista, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HX

    Scarista, Isle Of Harris


    Photograph © David Wilson

    The book The Lewis Man starts with the body of a perfectly preserved body of a young man being recovered from a peatbog at Shader, near Ness. At first it is thought to be a "bog body" until the pathologist conducting the autopsy finds an Elvis Presley Tattoo on his forearm. What had appeared to be a historical find…

    Add Peter May Trilogy - Scarista Graveyard to your Itinerary

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    Literary Trail

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    Skigersta, Ness, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0TH

    Ness, Isle Of Lewis

    Overlooking the bay at Skigersta Harbour is Fin's Aunt's house.

    Add Peter May Trilogy - Fin's Aunt's House Skigersta to your Itinerary

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