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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        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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          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. Address

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

          Telephone

          01851 621234

          Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          The multi-award winning Hebridean Celtic Festival (HebCelt) has been a key feature in the cultural landscape of the Outer Hebrides since 1996. This internationally renowned event has a unique setting in the Scottish Hebridean island of Lewis, the heartland of the Gaelic language and culture.

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          • Gaelic Speaking

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          • Baby Changing Facilities Available
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        2. Clan Mackenzie Monument at Seaforth Head
          Loch Erisort in Winter
          Clan Mackenzie Monument at Seaforth Head
          Loch Erisort in Winter

          Address

          Community Hub, Balallan, Kinloch, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9PN

          Telephone

          01851 830778

          Kinloch, Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          Kinloch Historical Society is located on the main road between Stornoway and Tarbert, A859. It includes a museum and archive covering various aspects of community life, and information about the area’s links to Clan Mackenzie.

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        3. Mangersta Beach Isle of Lewis
          Mangersta Beach Isle of Lewis

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          North Shawbost, Isle of Lewis, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9BQ

          Telephone

          07834239519

          Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          Warner-Tate Photography, female facilitated photography tuition offering 1-2-1 & small group sessions based on the isle of Harris & Lewis. We aim to provide an insight into Seascape Photography in a relaxed & friendly environment.

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          • Children Welcome - Min age 12

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          • Children Welcome
          • Families

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          • Disabled Citizens - Locations to be discussed

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        4. Address

          Breasclete, Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          Learn more about the history, archaeology, gaelic culture, harris tweed etc of this fascinating and beautiful island in the company of a professional,and qualified local STGA Scottish Tourist Guide with more than 30 years experience. Guided tours include all historical and important sites on Lewis and Harris.
          Tours include:
          Historical walking…

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        5. Address

          Pier Road, Lochboisdale, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TH

          Telephone

          01878 700777

          Isle of South Uist

          Awards

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

          Uist Gifts and Info is a friendly Information centre for visitors to the islands.  Selling local prroducts, arts and crafts, gifts, books and clothing from the Outer Hebrides. Providing shipping agent facilities and land services required for visiting boats. Local tours, Information on walks, cycling routes, archaeology and wildlife spotting…

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        6. Address

          Eriskay, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5JH

          Telephone

          01878 720236

          Isle Of South Uist

          Awards

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

          Eriskay Shop is a friendly Community Shop at the heart of the community. We sell local products and crafts as well as every day goods. We are locally run and an essential stop on your visit to Eriskay.

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        7. Address

          Tarbert, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

          Telephone

          01859 502222

          Isle of Harris

          The Ranger Service works with the local community and visitors to increase awareness and understanding of the natural and cultural heritage of North Harris. It does this through a regular guided walks during the summer as well as bespoke outdoor activities.

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        8. photography gallery on the isle of lewis, blue timber building with fine art photography and traditional darkroom
          photography gallery on the isle of lewis, blue timber building with fine art photography and traditional darkroom

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          5c Achmore, ISLE OF LEWIS, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DU

          Telephone

          07599217064

          ISLE OF LEWIS

          Awards

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

          Island Darkroom is a black and white photographic gallery and studio in the heart of the Isle of
          Lewis - with an entirely handmade selection of prints, as well as tweed and cyanotype textiles,
          coffee and bespoke workshops.

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          • On Public Transport Route

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        9. Hebrides Fish 'n' Trips boat Eydis.
          Hebrides Fish 'n' Trips boat Eydis.

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          58 Lower Bayble, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0QB

          Telephone

          01851 871 165

          Isle Of Lewis

          Awards

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

          HEBRIDES FISH 'N' TRIPS operates from Stornoway harbour on the East Coast of the Isle of Lewis, providing exclusive private charters primarily for 2 people (max 3 people per charter). Charters are generally appreciated by couples looking for a private boat hire at an affordable rate, with their charter exactly tailored in line with their…

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          The Bungalow, Geocrab, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS33HB

          Telephone

          07709364265

          Isle of Harris

          Awards

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

          Margaret Soraya is a seascape photographer and fine artist living on the Harris. Margaret runs group creative retreats and also offers bespoke 1-2-1 photography sessions on Harris.
          Her limited-edition photographic prints, books and paintings are available online.

          Add Quiet landscapes to your Itinerary

        11. Address

          22a Crossbost, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NP

          Telephone

          07833 335186

          Isle of Lewis

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

          The Weaving Shed; an independent studio shop and Harris Tweed weaving shed. Stocking Harris Tweed fabric, clothing, bags and accessories, plus original artwork and jewellery crafted from seashore finds.

          Add The Weaving Shed: Two Sisters Tweeds & Western Isles Designs to your Itinerary

        12. Address

          Askernish, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SY

          Telephone

          01878 700628

          Isle Of South Uist

          Awards

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

          Created in 1891 by Old Tom Morris, the Askernish Golf Club is in one of the most beautiful and rugged setting in the world!

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        13. Scalpay bothy

          Address

          Outend, Isle of Scalpay, Outer Hebrides, HS4 3YG

          Telephone

          01859 502222

          Isle of Scalpay

          Awards

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

          Located just outside the gate to Eilean Glas Lighthouse, Scalpay Bothy offers shelter and historical information panels for those using the footpaths to the lighthouse. 20 minutes walk from the carpark gets you to a tranquil haven overlooking the quay that served the lighthouse.

          Please note that the building is not connected with the Mountain…

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        14. Tigh na Mara Gallery - exterior and sea
          Tigh na Mara Gallery inside
          Tigh na Mara Gallery - beach view
          Tigh na Mara Gallery - exterior and sea
          Tigh na Mara Gallery inside
          Tigh na Mara Gallery - beach view

          Address

          East Kilbride, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TS

          Telephone

          01878 700883

          Isle of South Uist

          Awards

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

          Tigh na Mara Art and Antiques Gallery is by the sea at East Kilbride on the south coast of South Uist. Run by artist Amanda Rae and features local artists and makers.

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        15. Address

          8 Knockquien, Carinish, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HW

          Telephone

          07835123161

          Isle of North Uist

          Awards

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

          Crafted using different wool felting methods and other materials, I make original items and scenes inspired by the local area. Come and learn about the process in a relaxed setting. Gifts, cards, prints and originals for all who wish them.

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          • Children Welcome

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          • On Public Transport Route

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        16. Address

          Ofis Storas, Daliburgh, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SS

          Telephone

          01878 708002

          Isle Of South Uist

          Awards

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

          Come and join us in the stunning Uists for some of the finest wild game trout and salmon fishing in Europe.

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        17. Address

          Lionel, Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XB

          Telephone

          01851 810039

          Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          Spòrsnis is a community sports centre in the North of Lewis. It hosts the Hebrides’ only 10-pin bowling alley and offers a wide range of indoor activities and sports as well as gyms, a sauna, showers and a selection of classes.

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        18. Thatch Cottage , North Uist
          Coming ashore otter
          Yacht at anchor , Vallay
          Cycling in Harris
          Eriskay and Causeway
          The Lees , North Uist
          Beach
          West beach Berneray
          Harris Tweed
          Sunset, Barra
          Thatch Cottage , North Uist
          Coming ashore otter
          Yacht at anchor , Vallay
          Cycling in Harris
          Eriskay and Causeway
          The Lees , North Uist
          Beach
          West beach Berneray
          Harris Tweed
          Sunset, 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.

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