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.
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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. Caolas Gallery - Exterior
          Caolas Gallery - inside
          Stefan Davies
          Caolas Gallery - Exterior
          Caolas Gallery - inside
          Stefan Davies

          Address

          11a Kyles Scalpay, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3BS

          Telephone

          01859 530344

          Isle of Harris

          Awards

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

          Our beautiful wooden eco-turf roofed Yurt Gallery is situated on the scenic road to the Isle of Scalpay. Browse our wide range of photography and hand made tweed rugs and cushions whilst enjoying tea/coffee and yummy cake.

          Add Harris Hebrides Photography to your Itinerary

        2. Hebridean Soap - exterior
          Machair Flower soap
          Hebridean Soap - exterior
          Machair Flower soap

          Address

          25 Breasclete, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9EF

          Telephone

          01851 621306

          Isle Of Lewis

          Awards

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

          The Hebridean Soap Company produces hand made soap in the village of Breasclete.We use traditional methods and natural ingredients to make hand crafted soaps in all shapes and sizes

           

           

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        3. Address

          Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AL

          Telephone

          01851 643416

          Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          It is easy to imagine that you have stepped back in time to experience the way of life in a typical crofting township of the last century when you visit Gearrannan Blackhouse Village. 

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          • Gaelic Speaking

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          • Children Welcome
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          • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

          Add Gearrannan Black House Village to your Itinerary

        4. Address

          Retailing @ Shoreline Stoneware, Locheport, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5EU

          Isle of North Uist

          Awards

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

          Unique hand pressed organic seaweed pictures made from delicate sea florals collected from Uist Hebridean seashores. Photo cards of the islands of Uist showing Hebridean life, land and seascape, flora and fauna and other Uist gifts.

          Add Vanessa Langley - Machair & Feamainn to your Itinerary

        5. Cottage by the sea painting by The Arty Hebridean
          Cottage by the sea painting by The Arty Hebridean

          Address

          Tigh na Mara Arts and Crafts, East Kilbride, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TS

          Telephone

          07717283012

          Isle of South Uist

          Awards

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

          A range of Outer Hebrides fine arts and handmade crafts in South Uist available at Tigh na Mara Art, Antiques, Crafts and Gifts.

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        6. Address

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

          Telephone

          01878 710343

          Isle of South Uist

          Awards

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

          Learn about the South Uists local history at Kildonan Museum through stories, artefacts and images.

          The museum is ajacent to a cafe and opposite a local craft shop.

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        7. 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.

          Add Igot2travel FISHING to your Itinerary

        8. Address

          Tigharry, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5DE

          Telephone

          07972 108724

          Isle of North Uist

          Awards

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

          Drawings, paintings in oil,watercolour and mixed media; original prints; etchings; hand printed cards.

          Add Hoglan Prints - Margaret Maclellan to your Itinerary

        9. Address

          9 Bank Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2XG

          Telephone

          07983346169

          Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          We’re an independent Graphic Design studio based in Stornoway. We specialise in branding and print design and run an online shop, selling our own original contemporary Hebridean influenced designs on a range of merchandise.

          Add LOOM Graphics to your Itinerary

        10. Address

          44 Habost, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0TG

          Telephone

          01851 810166

          Isle Of Lewis

          Awards

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

          Based in Ness on the Isle of Lewis, Taigh Dhonnchaidh offers musical and cultural opportunities to the youth of the area and beyond. Our aim is to preserve the local traditional music and culture for generations to come

          Add Taigh Dhonnchaidh Arts and Music Centre to your Itinerary

        11. Address

          9 Kirkibost, Great Bernera, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LX

          Telephone

          07902235551

          Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          New gallery and studio open from June 2023. Open by appoinment most of the time. Closed Sunday. 

          Add Jenny Wilson Art Studio & Gallery to your Itinerary

        12. Address

          Taigh Chearsabhagh, Lochmaddy, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AA

          Telephone

          01876 500293

          Isle of North Uist

          The Uist Sculpture Trail runs through Uist and Benbecula, providing a series of seven commissioned works of art by Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre.

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        13. Harbour View Gallery

          Address

          Port Of Ness, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XA

          Telephone

          01851 810735

          Isle Of Lewis

          Awards

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

          Small, working studio gallery above the beach and harbour at Port of Ness on the Isle of Lewis.

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        14. Address

          The School, Seilebost, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HP

          Telephone

          07899796739

          Isle of Harris

          Awards

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

          We make fused glass on the beautiful Isle of Harris. Come and join us to make yourself a suncatcher, coaster or other piece of glass art at one of our family friendly workshops. We also sell handmade glass gifts and artwork from the workshop.

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          • On Public Transport Route

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        15. Address

          27 Kenneth Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DR

          Telephone

          07462930247

          Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          Alice Catherine Jewellery is a jewellery designer based in Stornoway.

          Add Alice Catherine Jewellery to your Itinerary

        16. Address

          63 Cromwell Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DD

          Telephone

          01851 702372

          Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          Hebridean Jewellery are manufacturers of sterling silver and gold jewellery from the Pictish and Celtic periods through to the new millennium range.

          This quality Scottish celtic jewellery is manufactured in the township of Iochdar by the silver sands of the North West coast on the Isle of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. This is…

          Add Hebridean Jewellery to your Itinerary

        17. Address

          10 Adabrock, Port of Ness, Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0TW

          Telephone

          07962 320653

          Lewis

          Awards

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

          Adabrock Weaving company produces a Contemporary Hebridean Tweed. Taking inspiration from the coastal landscape surrounding the studio at Adabrock, Ness.

          Add Adabrock Weaving Company to your Itinerary

        18. Address

          16b Achmore, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DU

          Telephone

          07554665549

          Isle of Lewis

          Awards

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

          Maggie Smith is a native Gaelic speaking tour guide in the Outer Hebrides with over 20 years experience.

          Add Maggie Smith - Gaelic and Culture Tour Guide to your Itinerary

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