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

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. &…

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…

Coloured Tweed Cushions

Borrisdale Tweed produces high quality, exclusive, Harris Tweed products.  We make cushions, throws and bedspreads, handbags, holdalls plus smaller items such as caps and scarves.

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…

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…

Wildlife Tours with Rob Howard Photography

Wildlife Tours in the stunning Pairc district of the Isle of Lewis

Sollas Bookbinding

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

Aerial photo of the Taigh Chearsabhagh building, looking towards Lochmaddy Pier and Lee.

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.

Cliff Studio  - external

Cliff Studio, located by Cliff Beach, Valtos, Uig, shows coastal landscape and abstract influenced paintings, drawings and ceramics by artist’s Margaret Uttley and David Knight. Open for visitors…

Made in the Outer Hebrides

A downloadable guide to galleries and retail outlets where visual art and craft, made in the Outer Hebrides, can be viewed, enjoyed & purchased.

Thatched cottage in the snow

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,…

An Taigh Cèilidh

Nicknamed “The Gaelic café” by locals, An Taigh Cèilidh is a Gaelic community centre with events, café, bookshop & gifts. The use of Gaelic is encouraged, though everyone is welcome regardless of…

Gneiss Things

Open Studio for hand-carved stone jewellery, fine art and gifts; made in Harris from the landscape and natural materials of the Outer Hebrides.

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.

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.…

Stornoway Golf Club

We are awaiting information from Stornoway Golf Club.

MacGillivrays Gift Shop

MacGillivrays is a 3rd, entering the 4th, generation family business based in Balivanich on the Isle of Benbecula. Quality gifts, crafts, tweeds, books and local photography available instore and…

Hebridean Jewellery

Hebridean Jewellery Iochdar South Uist HS8 5QX celtic jewellery hand crafted in Silver and Gold. South Uist shop has a very pleasant Coffee shop serving light lunches and snacks open Monday to…

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…

Ralph Tonge Photography

A photographer based on the Isle of Lewis – landscape, tours, nature, portraits, events, night sky – special moments captured. Commissions welcomed and a range of products available.

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…

Enchanted Isle in Village Bay

Our St.Kilda day trip is our main trip and one we specialise in. Running from Leverburgh in the Isle of Harris the trip offers the shortest crossing to this spectacular duel World Heritage site. We…

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…

Hebridean Art Studio

Stop off at Fiona’s art gallery to enjoy her original style of painting, see her studio and gain a unique insight into island life over a cup of tea.

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  1. 8 Ways to Experience the Outer Hebrides this Spring!

    Our islands ancient history and spectacular landscapes offer unlimited adventures. From strolling along pristine sands, to enjoying sea vistas of turquoise waters or immersing yourself in our Hebridean culture, there are lots of memories to take back home with you!

  2. Made in the Outer Hebrides, a guide to arts and Crafts on the islands.
    Check out our downloadable Art and Craft guide, showcasing our Hebridean Artists and Makers.
  3. Light on at cottage in St Kilda
    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.
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  5. We invite you to embark on our uniquely crafted and interactive Hebridean Tour of the Isle of Lewis with three immersive experiences that will captivate your imagination.
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  6. Open Studio for hand-carved stone jewellery, fine art and gifts; made in Harris from the landscape and natural materials of the Outer Hebrides.
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  7. Cliff Studio  - external
    Cliff Studio, located by Cliff Beach, Valtos, Uig, shows coastal landscape and abstract influenced paintings, drawings and ceramics by artist’s Margaret Uttley and David Knight. Open for visitors April to Sept, Tuesday to Saturday, 11am - 5pm.
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  8. 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. Each design is unique and I’m happy to design something special just for you.
    1. An open studio situated in an old byre overlooking the Atlantic in the crofting village of Aird Uig.
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    2. Guided outdoor swimming experiences & RIB boat tours for up to 8 people in and around Lewis & Harris. Explore beaches, lagoons and marine wildlife in our RIB Keava or explore from the water with our local & experienced Open Water Coaches. All equipment available.
      1. Nicknamed “The Gaelic café” by locals, An Taigh Cèilidh is a Gaelic community centre with events, café, bookshop & gifts. The use of Gaelic is encouraged, though everyone is welcome regardless of whether fluent or don’t have a single word.
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      2. Horse-riding along Traigh Mhor beach
        Beach Riding at at Tràigh Mhòr Pony Trekking
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      3. Get pampered in luxurious surroundings and enjoy some much-needed relaxation time with Hebridean Spa.
      4. 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.
      5. Take a wildlife trip to the uninhabited island of Mingulay.
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      6. Wildlife Tours in the stunning Pairc district of the Isle of Lewis
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      7. <img src="lovegaelic" alt="Learn Gaelic in the Hebrides">
        Enrich your Gaelic conversation skills while visiting our island communities with immersion courses and one-off local lessons.
        1. Pick up stunning hand-crafted books and boxes.
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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.
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        3. Enchanted Isle in Village Bay
          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. Puffin
          We run sightseeing trips along the east and west coast of Uist, along with trips to Mingulay, Monach Isles and St Kilda.
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        5. Castlebay Marina, an excellent resting point on your journey through the Hebrides. Situated in the heart of Castlebay, Isle of Barra next to the facilities in the town.
        6. 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.
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        7. A photographer based on the Isle of Lewis – landscape, tours, nature, portraits, events, night sky – special moments captured. Commissions welcomed and a range of products available.
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        8. Gallery 3
          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.
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        9. 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 provide you with an amazing cycling holiday.
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        10. We are awaiting information from Stornoway Golf Club.
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        11. Hercules statue, langass woods, north uist

          North Uist had a global celebrity visit in 1980 - in the shape of a grizzly bear!

        12. Tiumpan Head is located at the far eastern end of the Eye peninsula on Lewis
        13. Northton temple harris
          This area, from the township of Taobh Tuath to the headland of Rubh' an Teampaill, has numerous sites of archaeological significance.
        14. Beach laning in Barra
          The only place in the world where scheduled flights land on the beach!
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        1. Puffin
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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.

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

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          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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          Lady Lever Park, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XP

          Telephone

          01851 702240

          Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          We are awaiting information from Stornoway Golf Club.

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          Balivanich, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LA

          Telephone

          01870 602525

          Isle of Benbecula

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

          MacGillivrays is a 3rd, entering the 4th, generation family business based in Balivanich on the Isle of Benbecula. Quality gifts, crafts, tweeds, books and local photography available instore and online www.thehebridesltd.co.uk. Within the ship we have a tourist information spot alongside our Island gallery.

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          Eochar, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5QX

          Telephone

          01870 610288

          Isle Of South Uist

          Awards

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

          Hebridean Jewellery Iochdar South Uist HS8 5QX celtic jewellery hand crafted in Silver and Gold. South Uist shop has a very pleasant Coffee shop serving light lunches and snacks open Monday to Saturday.

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          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.

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          North Tolsta, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0NJ

          Telephone

          07801279753

          Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          A photographer based on the Isle of Lewis – landscape, tours, nature, portraits, events, night sky – special moments captured. Commissions welcomed and a range of products available.

          Add Ralph Tonge Photography to your Itinerary

        8. Holmasaig Gallery
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          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.

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        9. Enchanted Isle in Village Bay
          Village Bay St.Kilda
          Main Street, St.Kilda, Isle of Harris.
          Gannets over Boreray
          Stac an Armin, Boreray & Stac Lee, with Enchanted Isle in the foreground
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          Feather Store & Dun, St.Kilda
          Eilean an Tigh, Shiant Islands
          Shillay Lighthouse, Monach Islands
          Cearstaigh, Scarp
          Enchanted Isle in Village Bay
          Village Bay St.Kilda
          Main Street, St.Kilda, Isle of Harris.
          Gannets over Boreray
          Stac an Armin, Boreray & Stac Lee, with Enchanted Isle in the foreground
          Slopes of Ruabhal & Dun, St.Kilda
          Feather Store & Dun, St.Kilda
          Eilean an Tigh, Shiant Islands
          Shillay Lighthouse, Monach Islands
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          Address

          East Tarbert, Tarbert, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3DB

          Telephone

          01859 502007

          Isle of Harris

          Awards

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

          Our St.Kilda day trip is our main trip and one we specialise in. Running from Leverburgh in the Isle of Harris the trip offers the shortest crossing to this spectacular duel World Heritage site. We also offer many other charter trips from the Isle of Harris to many other accessible Islands.

          Add Sea Harris to your Itinerary

        10. Cladh Hallan overhead
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          Virtual Cladh Hallan from phone app
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          Daliburgh, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SS

          Isle of South Uist

          Download the Uist Unearthed app and step back 3500 years ago to explore conjoined Bronze Age roundhouses nestled in the Daliburgh machair.

          Add Uist Unearthed - Location A - Cladh Hallan Roundhouses to your Itinerary

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          Address

          1-3 Francis Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2NF

          Telephone

          07885 250860

          Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          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 of service possible to our clients.

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        12. Address

          The Hall, Laxay, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9PJ

          Telephone

          07521702455

          Laxay, Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          Stop off at Fiona’s art gallery to enjoy her original style of painting, see her studio and gain a unique insight into island life over a cup of tea.

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          Add Hebridean Art Studio to your Itinerary

        13. Buth Bharraigh interior

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          TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 66 reviews66 reviews

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          Castlebay, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XD

          Telephone

          01871 810043

          Isle Of Barra

          Awards

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

          Community local produce shop selling quality products from Barra & Vatersay including fish, meat, bread, jams and chutneys, eggs, home baking and much more. Also stocks wholefood, books, wool & craft supplies. Free Wifi and laundrette.

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        14. Horse-riding along Traigh Mhor beach
          Horse-riding along Traigh Mhor beach

          Address

          41 North Tolsta, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0NL

          Telephone

          01851890453

          Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          Beach Riding at at Tràigh Mhòr Pony Trekking

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          TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 14 reviews14 reviews

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          Locheport, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5EU

          Telephone

          01876 580697

          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 Pottery & Gallery to your Itinerary

        16. Virtual Bornais from a distance
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          Virtual Bornais with person standing next to it
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          Virtual Bornais from a distance
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          Virtual Bornais with person standing next to it
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          Daliburgh, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SS

          Isle of South Uist

          Download the Uist Unearthed app and reveal an impressive Viking longhouse, which dominated the Bornais machair 1100 years ago.

          Add Uist Unearthed - Location C - Bornais to your Itinerary

        17. 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

        18. 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

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