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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Island Highlights

Sollas Bookbinding

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

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.

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Love Gàidhlig

Learn the Gaelic language with us and enrich your Gaelic conversation skills while visiting the Hebridean island communities. From immersion courses to one-off local lessons, let us give you a sense…

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.

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,…

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…

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.

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.

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

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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.…

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  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

        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

      2. Northton Temple

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        Northton, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JA

        Isle Of Harris

        A short and pleasant walk of 5km (3 miles) over the machair to the Temple - a ruined chapel - with sandy beaches and views out to the islands in the Sound of Harris - 1- 2 hours

        Add Northton Machair and Temple to your Itinerary

      3. Address

        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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        Add Sollas Bookbinding to your Itinerary

      4. 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

      5. Address

        Lochmaddy, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AA

        Telephone

        01870 603970

        Isle of North Uist

        Awards

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

        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.

        Add Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre to your Itinerary

      6. Harris Tweed purse
        Harris Tweed Callanish wash bags
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        Harris Tweed Callanish wash bags
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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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        • On Public Transport Route

        Add Dancing Flower Crafts to your Itinerary

      7. Address

        Loch Skipport, Isle of South UIst, Outer Hebrides

        Isle of South UIst

        A difficult walk requiring a good level of fitness

        Add Hecla Walk to your Itinerary

      8. Unisary
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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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        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

      10. Holmasaig Gallery
        Holmasaig Gallery

        Address

        Quidinish, Finsbay, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JQ

        Telephone

        01859 530401

        Isle Of Harris

        Awards

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

        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 Harris.

        Add Holmasaig Studio Gallery to your Itinerary

      11. Tangasdal -Looking South to Dun Ban
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        Tangasdal -Bridge at stream
        Tangasdal -Bronze Age burial cairn
        Tangasdal -MacNeil_s settlement
        Tangasdal -Looking South to Dun Ban
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        Tangasdal -Bridge at stream
        Tangasdal -Bronze Age burial cairn
        Tangasdal -MacNeil_s settlement

        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

      12. Rib with visitors
        Rib with visitors heading out on tour
        Conachar rib, Uig, Isle of Lewis
        View from the boat, Uig, Isle of Lewis
        Seal
        Basking sharks
        Rib, Uig, Isle of Lewis
        Cave, Uig, Isle of Lewis
        Boat in the bay, Uig, Isle of Lewis
        Puffins
        Rib with visitors
        Rib with visitors heading out on tour
        Conachar rib, Uig, Isle of Lewis
        View from the boat, Uig, Isle of Lewis
        Seal
        Basking sharks
        Rib, Uig, Isle of Lewis
        Cave, Uig, Isle of Lewis
        Boat in the bay, Uig, Isle of Lewis
        Puffins

        Address

        16 Uigen, Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9HX

        Telephone

        01851 672469

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        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.

        Add Seatrek to your Itinerary

      13. Stac a'Phris

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        South Shawbost, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9BJ

        Isle of Lewis

        Stunning coastal walk between Shawbost beach and the stunning natural arch, Stac a'Phris. The walk is around 2 hours.

        Add Stac a'Phris Walk to your Itinerary

      14. Callanish at sunrise

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

        Isle of Lewis

        Discover the iconic Callanish Standing Stones (Calanais I), Cnoc Ceann a’ Gharraidh standing stones (Calanais II) and Cnoc Fhillibhir standing stones (Calanais III). A short 2 mile walk - allow a couple of hours.

        Add Callanish Walk to your Itinerary

      15. 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.

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        • Disabled Citizens

        Add An Lanntair to your Itinerary

      16. 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

      17. Gearrannan Village, Lewis

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        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

      18. Address

        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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