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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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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…

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,…

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…

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…

Nicola Stevenson Art

An open studio situated in an old byre overlooking the Atlantic in the crofting village of Aird Uig. 

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…

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.

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

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.

Islewear

Hebridean designer jewellery. Beautiful designed precious jewellery inspired and shaped by the wild elements of Scotland.

<img src="lovegaelic" alt="Learn Gaelic in the Hebrides">

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…

Vatisker Tours

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.

Facilities at Calanais Visitor Centre in 2024

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'.

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

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…

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.

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. &…

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…

Horse-riding along Traigh Mhor beach

Beach Riding at at Tràigh Mhòr Pony Trekking

Shoreline Stoneware Pottery & 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…

Harris Tweed Weaver

We manufacture authentic Harris Tweed® at our mill in Shawbost, working with over 120 self employed home weavers to create our world-famous cloth. Visit our shop in Stornoway to see our collection of…

Wildlife Tours with Rob Howard Photography

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

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  1. An open studio situated in an old byre overlooking the Atlantic in the crofting village of Aird Uig.
    1. 1st April 202430th September 2024
  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.
  4. Wild Swimming & Boat Tours
    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. Barra Bike Hire is based on the beautiful Isle of Barra in the Outer Hebrides. A quality hire bike from Barra Bike Hire is, in our opinion, easily the best way to explore our island ‘Barradise’!
    2. Open Studio for hand-carved stone jewellery, fine art and gifts; made in Harris from the landscape and natural materials of the Outer Hebrides.
      1. 1st January 202431st December 2024
    3. Harris Tweed Weaver
      We manufacture authentic Harris Tweed® at our mill in Shawbost, working with over 120 self employed home weavers to create our world-famous cloth. Visit our shop in Stornoway to see our collection of fabrics, jackets and accessories.
      1. 1st January 202431st December 2024
    4. 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.
      1. 1st January 202431st December 2024
    5. Horse-riding along Traigh Mhor beach
      Beach Riding at at Tràigh Mhòr Pony Trekking
      1. 7th May 202431st December 2024
    6. Get pampered in luxurious surroundings and enjoy some much-needed relaxation time with Hebridean Spa.
    7. 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.
    8. Take a wildlife trip to the uninhabited island of Mingulay.
      1. 1st January 202431st December 2024
    9. <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. 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.
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      2. Pick up stunning hand-crafted books and boxes.
        1. 1st January 202431st December 2024
      3. 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 202431st December 2024
      4. 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
      5. 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 202431st December 2024
      6. Buth Bharraigh interior
        Community local produce shop selling art and crafts, books, wool & craft supplies. Free Wifi and laundrette.
        1. 1st January 202431st December 2024
      7. 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 202430th September 2024
      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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        2. 1st January 202430th March 2024
        3. 26th April 202429th September 2024
        4. 1st October 202430th November 2024
      9. 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)

      10. Hercules statue, langass woods, north uist

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

      11. Tiumpan Head is located at the far eastern end of the Eye peninsula on Lewis
      12. Northton temple harris
        This area, from the township of Taobh Tuath to the headland of Rubh' an Teampaill, has numerous sites of archaeological significance.
      13. Beach laning in Barra
        The only place in the world where scheduled flights land on the beach!
      14. 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.
        1. 1st January 202431st December 2024
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      1. 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

        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 animals and sample our island produce.

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      2. 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

        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 animals and sample our island produce.

        Add Long Island Retreats to your Itinerary

      3. Thatched cottage in the snow
        Coming ashore otter
        Yacht at anchor
        Cycling in Harris
        Eriskay and Causeway
        Snowy landscape reflections
        Beach
        Walking on the sweeping beach
        Harris Tweed
        Sunset in Barra
        Thatched cottage in the snow
        Coming ashore otter
        Yacht at anchor
        Cycling in Harris
        Eriskay and Causeway
        Snowy landscape reflections
        Beach
        Walking on the sweeping beach
        Harris Tweed
        Sunset in Barra

        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 Limited to your Itinerary

      4. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

        TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 43 reviews43 reviews

        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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      5. Address

        7 Aird Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9JA

        Telephone

        07882887304

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        An open studio situated in an old byre overlooking the Atlantic in the crofting village of Aird Uig. 

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        • Children Welcome

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        • Dogs Welcome

        Add Nicola Stevenson Art to your Itinerary

      6. 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
        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
        Cearstaigh, Scarp

        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

      7. Address

        Outer Hebrides

        Telephone

        07717283012

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

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      8. Address

        The Hub, Glen House, Willowglen Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2EP

        Telephone

        0787 657 0932

        Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        At Bespoke Bicycles, we provide a professional, friendly service with over 21 years combined bicyles repair/care experience between our qualified Velotech mechanics.

        Add Bespoke Bicycle Hebrides to your Itinerary

      9. Virtual Bornais from a distance
        Group of children next to virtual hut with fire burning inside
        Virtual Bornais with person standing next to it
        Uist Unearthed signpost
        Virtual Bornais closer
        Virtual Bornais from a distance
        Group of children next to virtual hut with fire burning inside
        Virtual Bornais with person standing next to it
        Uist Unearthed signpost
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        Address

        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

      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. Puffin
        Dolphins
        Bouy
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        Rissos dolphin
        Puffins
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        Calm waters at South Uist
        Puffin
        Dolphins
        Bouy
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        Uist Sea Tours Rib
        Mingulay
        Rissos dolphin
        Puffins
        Shark
        Calm waters at South Uist

        Address

        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.

        Add Uist Sea Tours to your Itinerary

      12. Address

        18 Breasclete, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9EF

        Telephone

        07596176794

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        Hebridean designer jewellery. Beautiful designed precious jewellery inspired and shaped by the wild elements of Scotland.

        Add Islewear to your Itinerary

      13. Address

        17 Vatisker, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0JS

        Telephone

        01851 619123

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        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.

        Add Vatisker Tours to your Itinerary

      14. Address

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

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        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'.

        Facilities

        Children

        • Children Welcome

        Facilities

        Catering

        • Dairy Free
        • Gluten Free
        • Vegetarian

        Facilities

        Transport

        • On Public Transport Route

        Add Facilities at Calanais Visitor Centre in 2024 to your Itinerary

      15. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

        TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 303 reviews303 reviews

        Address

        Heatherlea, Tarbert, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3BG

        Telephone

        01859 502060

        Isle of Harris

        Awards

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

        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

        Add Kilda Cruises to your Itinerary

      16. Address

        12 Nask, Bentangaval, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XN

        Telephone

        07876 402842

        Isle Of Barra

        Awards

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

        Barra Bike Hire is based on the beautiful Isle of Barra in the Outer Hebrides. A quality hire bike from Barra Bike Hire is, in our opinion, easily the best way to explore our island ‘Barradise’!

        Add Barra Bike Hire to your Itinerary

      17. Address

        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

        Facilities

        Languages Spoken

        • Gaelic Speaking

        Facilities

        Children

        • Baby Changing Facilities Available
        • Children Welcome
        • Children's Menu Available
        • Indoor Play Area

        Special Requirements

        • Children Welcome
        • Families

        Facilities

        Special Requirements

        • Dogs Welcome - Beer Garden in the main
        • Pets Allowed - Beer Garden in the main
        • Pets Welcome
        • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

        Facilities

        Facilities

        • Disabled Access

        Special Requirements

        • Disabled Citizens

        Transport

        • Disabled Parking

        Facilities

        Transport

        • On Public Transport Route

        Add Stornoway Golf Club to your Itinerary

      18. Address

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

        Telephone

        01870 602525

        Isle of Benbecula

        Awards

        • 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.

        Add MacGillivrays Gift Shop to your Itinerary

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