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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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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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          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

          1 Ardvey, Finsbay, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JG

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          01859 530244

          Isle of Harris

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

          Open Tuesday to Friday inclusive every week - appointments can be made outwith those times, just call during working hours. New work always available.

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        2. Address

          38 Heatherhill, Barvas, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0QS

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          +447799066458

          Isle Of Lewis

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

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          North Bragar, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DA

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          01851 710210

          Isle of Lewis

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

          A cèilidh/meeting place with arts and cultural exhibitions, a café, accommodation, events and classes. A warm welcome – ceud mìle fàilte – awaits visitors from near and far at Grinneabhat.

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        4. Address

          21 Baleshare, North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HG

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          07894321876

          North Uist

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

          Expressive and contemporary art inspired by the Western Isles. Jac Volbeda has been a professional artist for 40 years and Senna Volbeda Richardson enjoys making art in her spare time. The art can be viewed in Jac’s home on Baleshare

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

          Isle Of South Uist

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

          Eriskay is famed for its Eriskay Jersey’s

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        6. Address

          Carloway Community Centre, Knock, Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AU

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          01851643481

          Carloway, Isle of Lewis

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

          Add Carloway Estate Trust to your Itinerary

        7. Address

          Studio 3 Talla na Mara, Pairc Niseabost, Horgabost, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 5AE

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          07801 812261

          Horgabost, Isle of Harris

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

          I am an artist living and working on Harris.

          My work is inspired by the wildlife and landscape if the Hebrides and I create and sell original artwork and gifts from my studio and gallery at Talla Na Mara.

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          Add Joceline Hildrey Illustration to your Itinerary

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          Kershader, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9QA

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          01851 880236

          Isle Of Lewis

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          The Ravenspoint Centre Museum also has an archive and exhibition to allow you to discover more about the people and the place.

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          Various studios, Lewis, Harris and Uist, Outer Hebrides

          Lewis, Harris and Uist

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

          Established in Lewis in 2021, Open Studio events have proved to be a great success each year, with a steady expansion across Lewis and Harris and now into Uist. As our main Open Studios Event approaches, we will be producing our usual guide that contains a wealth of information about how to visit the members in their studios and our group venues.

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          Timsgarry, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9JD

          Isle Of Lewis

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

          In the remote region of uig on the Isle of Lewis, you will find Uig Heritage Centre.  Here you can see replicas of the famous Lewis Chessmen, 12th century Viking chess pieces which were found on Uig Beach.

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          Our Lady of the Isles, South Uist
          Loch Skipport ponies, South Uist
          Loch_Drudibeg, South Uist
          Our Lady of the Isles, South Uist
          Loch Skipport ponies, South Uist

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          Culla Bay, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LU

          Isle of Benbecula

          This east coast of Lewis self guided tour will take you as far north as the village of Tolsta, as far east as Tiumpan Head lighthouse and as far south as the village of Airivruaich.

          Add South Uist and Benbecula Geotourist Audio Tour to your Itinerary

        12. Borgh Pottery plaque

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          Borve, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0RX

          Telephone

          01851 850345

          Isle of Lewis

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

          Welcome to Borgh Pottery, a working studio overlooking the Atlantic ocean on the Isle of Lewis. For five decades Sue Blair has made unique ceramics interpreting the raw elements of the landscape in simple, striking forms.

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          Berneray, Isle Of North Uist, Ou, HS6 5BD

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          07826 097599

          Isle Of North Uist

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

          Coralbox is a small independent gift shop

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        14. Address

          27 Achmore, Lochs, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DU

          Isle of Lewis

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

          Crafting Harris Tweed gifts, accessories and soft furnishings - pouffes, doorstops, bags, scented gifts, cushions, Tweedy teddies and more. Selling from my Honesty hut. Open to orders through Facebook Messenger and email. Wholesale possible.

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          4 Geocrab, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HB

          Telephone

          01859 530268

          Isle Of Harris

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

          Art Gallery and studio in the Bays of Harris where you can enjoy a tea, coffee or cake whilst browsing the original oil paintings on display.

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          • Baby Changing Facilities Available
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          Castlebay School, Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XD

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          01871 710321

          Isle of Barra

          Castlebay Sports Centre has a Gym, Swimming Pool and Sauna. Games Hall is also available for hire outside school hours. Other activities include Flipper & Snorkel sessions and fun sessions.

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        17. Address

          Caberfeidh, Tarbert, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3DJ

          Telephone

          01859 502040

          Isle of Harris

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

          Harris Tweed Isle of Harris is a family-run business that specialises in the world-famous cloth known as Harris Tweed®. The family has a rich heritage of weavers that go back generations and are proud to be able to continue the family legacy combining our rich time-honoured craft with modern, contemporary influences.

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          Berneray, Isle of Berneray, Isle of North Uist, Isle of North Uist, HS6 5BQ

          Telephone

          07881651427

          Isle of Berneray , Isle of North Uist

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

          The Birlinn Yarn Company studio sells locally sourced yarn in a range of natural blends and organically dyed colours, bespoke knitting patterns that take inspiration from the local environment and heritage, Harris tweed items and art work by Meg

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