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

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.

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

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

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.

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…

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.

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.…

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…

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…

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.

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. &…

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.…

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…

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…

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.

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,…

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…

Calbost, Pairc, South Lochs.

Gaelic Heritage Landscapes photographic collection. Take a moment to immerse yourself in this vast emptiness rich in Gaelic heritage and folklore. With the panoramic view, your mind will instantly…

Alpacan

Alpacan is a family run croft offering alpaca experiences for all ages. A fantastic way to spend a couple of hours....and get that important alpaca selfie !

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…

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…

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. 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

        Loch Eynort, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

        Isle of South Uist

        A wonderful plantation where a mixture of trees have been planted and footpaths created. The woodland is located at the end of the road at North Locheynort and there are picnic tables and seats at stunning points along the walk. 

        Add Arinaban Woodland to your Itinerary

      2. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

        TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 82 reviews82 reviews

        Address

        68 Kirkibost, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LX

        Telephone

        01851 612324

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        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 available 7 days week all year round.

        Add Dave's Hebridean Archaeological Tours to your Itinerary

      3. Harris Tweed purse
        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

      4. Address

        Loch Street, Lower Barvas, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0QY

        Isle of Lewis

        A short walk along a waymarked route. About 5.5 miles/9Km around the coast.

        Add Barvas and Brue Walking Route to your Itinerary

      5. Kildonan beach
        Machair Road
        Sign to Flora MacDonald's birthplace
        Flora MacDonald Birthplace
        Kildonan Museum and Cafe
        Milton
        Machair flowers
        Kildonan beach
        Machair Road
        Sign to Flora MacDonald's birthplace
        Flora MacDonald Birthplace
        Kildonan Museum and Cafe
        Milton
        Machair flowers

        Address

        Kildonan, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RZ

        Isle of South Uist

        A circular 5 mile walk - around 2 hours with stops.

        Add Flora MacDonald Walk to your Itinerary

      6. Address

        Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

        Telephone

        07825 222840

        Isle of North Uist

        Awards

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

        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 of belonging to the Gaelic world.

        Add Love Gàidhlig to your Itinerary

      7. Address

        Lochside, North Tolsta, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0NF

        Isle Of Lewis

        A waymarked route of 22km (14 miles) along the dramatic North East coast of Lewis with lots of antiquites, wildlife and distant views of the mainland mountains across The Minch - 7-8 hours.

        Add Heritage Trail from Tolsta to Port of Ness to your Itinerary

      8. Comunn Eachdraidh Nis
        Comunn Eachdraidh Nis Cafe
        Comunn Eachdraidh Nis Cafe
        Comunn Eachdraidh Nis
        Comunn Eachdraidh Nis Cafe
        Comunn Eachdraidh Nis Cafe

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        TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 58 reviews58 reviews

        Address

        Cross School, North Dell, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0SN

        Telephone

        01851 810377

        Isle Of Lewis

        Awards

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

        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 a café.

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        • Baby Changing Facilities Available
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        Add Comunn Eachdraidh Nis to your Itinerary

      9. Address

        Kirkibost Pier, Kirkibost, ISLE OF LEWIS, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LX

        Kirkibost, ISLE OF LEWIS

        Awards

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

        Electric-Bike Hire on Great Bernera
        Feel the wind in your face while exploring the beautiful sights of Great Bernera with friends or family on one of our electric road bikes.

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        Add Great Bernera Community Development Trust - BERNERA BIKES to your Itinerary

      10. Atlantic Lights - Cliff -  Lustre
        Atlantic Lights - Dail Mòr - Solstice
        Atlantic Lights - Large Candle OOB - Solstice
        Atlantic Lights - Complete Set OOB Oblique - Beacon
        Atlantic Lights - Large Candle OOB - Glint
        Atlantic Lights - Complete Set OOB Oblique - Glint
        Atlantic Lights - Complete Set OOB Oblique - Lustre
        Atlantic Lights - Cliff -  Lustre
        Atlantic Lights - Dail Mòr - Solstice
        Atlantic Lights - Large Candle OOB - Solstice
        Atlantic Lights - Complete Set OOB Oblique - Beacon
        Atlantic Lights - Large Candle OOB - Glint
        Atlantic Lights - Complete Set OOB Oblique - Glint
        Atlantic Lights - Complete Set OOB Oblique - Lustre

        Address

        An Cnoc, 46A South Shawbost, ISLE OF LEWIS, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9BJ

        Telephone

        01851 710402

        ISLE OF LEWIS

        Awards

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

        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.

        Add Atlantic Lights to your Itinerary

      11. Beach at Sollas, North Uist
        Coming ashore otter
        Thatched cottage - Eabhal
        Cycling in Harris
        Eriskay and Causeway
        South Uist and Causeway to Eriskay
        Beach
        People on beach - Barra
        Harris Tweed
        Baile na Cillie, Uig, Lewis
        Beach at Sollas, North Uist
        Coming ashore otter
        Thatched cottage - Eabhal
        Cycling in Harris
        Eriskay and Causeway
        South Uist and Causeway to Eriskay
        Beach
        People on beach - Barra
        Harris Tweed
        Baile na Cillie, Uig, Lewis

        Address

        An Struan Ruadh, Sollas, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5DA

        Telephone

        07543 094491

        Isle of North Uist

        Awards

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


        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, introduce you to the magic of the islands.

        Add Igot2travel to your Itinerary

      12. 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

      13. Address

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

        Isle Of Harris

        A short walk of 6km (4 miles) to a modest summit that provides stunning views of the Harris Hills and down into Loch Seaforth - 1-2 hours.

        Add Cleit Ard to your Itinerary

      14. Address

        Tigh Na Breacain, Lochskipport, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5NS

        Telephone

        07795634525

        Isle of South Uist

        Awards

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

        Add Long Island Retreats to your Itinerary

      15. Summit of Suainabhal

        Address

        Carishader, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9ER

        Isle Of Lewis

        An ascent of Suaineabhal with excellent views over Uig Bay and beyond. The route is approximately 9km (5 miles) but is difficult terrain so allow 4-5 hours

        Add Suaineabhal from Cairisiadar to your Itinerary

      16. Northton Temple

        Address

        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

      17. 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

      18. Castle Grounds Stornoway

        Address

        Castle Grounds, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XP

        Isle of Lewis

        Great walks, cycle paths, mountain bike trail and stunning scenery overlooking Stornoway Harbour.

        Add Castle Grounds to your Itinerary

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