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.
    1. 1st April 202430th September 2024
  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.
          1. 1st April 202430th September 2024
        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

          8 Balallan,, Lochs, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9PN

          Telephone

          01851 830742

          Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          “We are an oasis of good food, warmth, art and cheeriness”

          We are a gallery and coffee shop based in Balallan. Look for the Black and White signs for the Island Arts Gallery and Snacks and Tigh na Bruaich B&B. We are ¼ mile from the ‘Welcome to Baile Ailein’ sign, at the Stornoway end of village and 2 ½ mile from the Tarbet end. We are the…

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          Grimsay, Grimsay, ISLE OF NORTH UIST, Isle of North Uist, HS65HX

          Telephone

          01870 603457

          Grimsay, ISLE OF NORTH UIST

          Awards

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

          Hebridean Candles is a small family business making Scented Candles, and related products, in our workshop on the Island of Grimsay, North Uist.

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          Aquamarine Mug, Rupert Blamire at Harris shop
          Painting by Hope Blamire at Harris shop
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          Aquamarine Mug, Rupert Blamire at Harris shop
          Painting by Hope Blamire at Harris shop

          Address

          Main Street, Tarbert, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3DJ

          Telephone

          01179393914

          Isle of Harris

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

          Art, ceramics & home-wares by Hope and Rupert Blamire.

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        4. Address

          Sir E Scott School, Tarbert, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3BG

          Telephone

          01859 502944

          Isle of Harris


           

           

           

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        5. Address

          Scarista, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HX

          Telephone

          01859501251

          Isle of Harris

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

          Studio Gallery selling Original Paintings of Hebridean Landscapes, Prints, Giclee Prints, Ceramics and Harris Tweed Gifts by Artists and Makers inspired by the Isle of Harris. Artists Workshops Programme.

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        6. Address

          13 Bornish, South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SA

          Telephone

          01878710360

          South Uist

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

          Exhibition of Ceramic Glazes and other Crafts using local Hebridean materials. Also crafts for sale.

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          • Disabled Citizens

          Add Hebridean Glazes to your Itinerary

        7. Address

          11 Stonefield, Breasclete, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9EA

          Telephone

          07533060644

          Isle of Lewis

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          bold colourful landscapes

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          • Children Welcome

          Add DK Macleod Scottish Landscape Artist to your Itinerary

        8. Art by Seonaid Pet Commission
          Art by Seonaid painting
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          Art by Seonaid Pet Commission
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          Art by Seonaid studio

          Address

          2B Steinish, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0AA

          Telephone

          07542 629289

          Isle of Lewis

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

          Busy home studio to Stornoway artist, Seonaid Clarke, where she enjoys creating detailed portraits to commission as well as a variety of contemporary Hebridean landscapes and highly-textured paintings on Harris Tweed.

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        9. Address

          Sealladh na Mara, Coll, Isle Of Lewis, Isle Of Lewis, HS2 0JR

          Telephone

          07724 150015

          Isle Of Lewis

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

          Unique walking experiences in the Outer Hebrides. Our holidays and day tours allow you to explore these spectacular islands on foot and at your own pace, in the company of a friendly and knowledgeable local guide.

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        10. Address

          5 Mangersta, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9EY

          Telephone

          01851 672 384

          Isle Of Lewis

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

          You will find Mangurstadh Gallery, a  family run business, on a working croft in Uig, Isle of Lewis.

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        11. Address

          East Camp, Balivanich, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5ND

          Telephone

          07766 017004

          Isle of Benbecula

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

          Jewellery designer and artist based on the isle of Benbecula.

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          The Beach House, Dalbeg, Isle of lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AE

          Telephone

          07500117832

          Isle of lewis

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

          We are awaiting information from this business. In the mean-time you can check out their website

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        13. Address

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

          Telephone

          01859 520316

          Isle Of Harris

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

          Situated in Northton, Isle of Harris, Harris Art Gallery is run by portrait painter Suzan Visser-Offereins.

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        14. Address

          The Pier, Tarbert, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3DG

          Telephone

          01859 502768

          Isle Of Harris

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

          Our shop in Tarbert includes an information display with leaflets, flyers and information regarding attractions and activities within the Outer Hebrides.

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        15. Address

          Daliburgh, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SS

          Telephone

          07747882622

          Isle of South Uist

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

          Cnoc Soilleir is an exciting new development for Gaelic culture in the heart of South Uist. Located in Daliburgh this joint venture by Ceòlas Ubhist and Lews Castle College UHI, is a vibrant cultural centre.

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        16. Address

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

          Telephone

          01871 817948

          Isle of Barra

          Award winning Bunting Project bringing people together with connections to Barra and Vatersay from all over the world.

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        17. Address

          9A Habost, Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0TG

          Telephone

          07853006270

          Isle of Lewis

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

          We are awaiting information from this business. In the mean-time you can check out their website

          Add Dina Campbell Artist to your Itinerary

        18. Address

          Sgoil Lionacleit, Liniclate, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5PJ

          Telephone

          01870 603526

          Isle of Benbecula

          Liniclate Sports Centre incorporates a swimming pool, sports centre, fitness suite, sauna and cafe.

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