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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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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.…

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…

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…

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

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…

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.…

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

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…

Ardvourlie Woodland Observatory

The breath-taking views over Loch Seaforth and the chance to see native trees in an otherwise rugged and tree-less landscape make this well worth a visit. The Observatory sits near the top of the…

Sollas Bookbinding

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

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.

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.

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…

Group of tour guides in the Outer Hebrides

Engage professional Tour Guides to enhance your visit to a Gaelic landscape and culture. Western Isles Tour Guide Association has a 21-year record of successful tours, in 9 languages, with U.K. &…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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.

A few ideas....

  1. 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.
  2. Pick up stunning hand-crafted books and boxes.
    1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
  3. Horseriding - airport beach, Balivanich, Benbecula
    With Uist Community Riding School
  4. Take a wildlife trip to the uninhabited island of Mingulay.
    1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
  5. 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
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    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

        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

      2. Ardvourlie Woodland Observatory
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        Address

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

        Telephone

        01859 502222

        Isle of Harris

        Awards

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

        The breath-taking views over Loch Seaforth and the chance to see native trees in an otherwise rugged and tree-less landscape make this well worth a visit. The Observatory sits near the top of the circular track through the 100ha community woodland in the often-overlooked northern part of the estate.

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        Address

        Tangasdal, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XW

        Isle of Barra

        This is an established trail with way-marker posts. It has a combination of cultural and natural heritage which gives a great insight to the island’s past and present. It has also some truly spectacular scenery. 2.5 miles, 2 - 3 hours

        Add Tangasdal to your Itinerary

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        Address

        Hillcrest, Upper Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AQ

        Telephone

        07985289468

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        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. Each design is unique and I’m happy to design something special just for you.

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      5. Ardhasaig Glass and Arts
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        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

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        Bornish, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SB

        Isle Of South Uist

        Easy to moderate circular walk from Bornish over moorland and along main road.

        Add Bornish and Minigarry Circular Walk to your Itinerary

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

        Isle Of Harris

        Undoubtedly the finest mountain walk in the Outer Hebrides. It is challenging with short stretches of scrambling and although only 14km will take 6-7 hours. It starts and finishes on the main A859 road near Scaladale.

        Add Clisham Horseshoe to your Itinerary

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        Group of Outer Hebrides Guides with a Berserker a large replica of one of the Lewis Chessmen
        Group at St Moluag Church , Ness Isle off Lewis
        Group of Hebridean Tour Guides on Assessment Day
        Group of tour guides in the Outer Hebrides
        Group of Outer Hebrides Guides with a Berserker a large replica of one of the Lewis Chessmen
        Group at St Moluag Church , Ness Isle off Lewis
        Group of Hebridean Tour Guides on Assessment Day

        Address

        c/o Failte Centre, Bayhead, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DU

        Telephone

        01851 880303

        Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        Engage professional Tour Guides to enhance your visit to a Gaelic landscape and culture. Western Isles Tour Guide Association has a 21-year record of successful tours, in 9 languages, with U.K. & international visitors to the Outer Hebrides.

        Add Western Isles Tour Guides Association 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

      10. 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

      11. Eagle Walk

        Address

        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

      12. Traigh Iar, North Uist

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        Grenitote, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BP

        Isle of North Uist

        A walk with a difference - you can walk through the centuries with a walking tour App. The walk is 7 miles and will take around 3 hours.

        Add Udal Walk to your Itinerary

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        Gead Gorm, Garenin, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AN

        Isle Of Lewis

        A waymarked route of 18km (10 miles) along the Atlantic coast of West Lewis - allow 6 hours.

        Add West Side Coastal Path to your Itinerary

      14. Address

        Orinsay, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9RG

        Isle Of Lewis

        A short walk of 4km (2 miles) across rough ground to an abandoned village on the north shore of Loch Sealg - allow 2 hours.

        Add The Deserted Village of Stiomrabhaigh (Stemreway) to your Itinerary

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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

      16. 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

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        Address

        Hillcrest, Upper Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AQ

        Telephone

        07985289468

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        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. Each design is unique and I’m happy to design something special just for you.

        Add Dancing Flower Crafts to your Itinerary

      18. 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

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