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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Dave's Hebridean Archaeological Tours

Personal guided tours of Lewis & Harris For the single traveller, couple, family or group of friends max 6 people.Tours are conducted by a resident archaeologist/guide in a Land Rover Defender 110…

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

Beach at Sollas, North Uist

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,…

Scaladale Centre - Activities

Scaladale offers coasteering, kayaking, gorge walking, climbing and abseiling, mountain biking, hill walking, raft building, archery, dinghy sailing and boat trips. Scaladale Activity enquiries…

Coll pottery goods

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. Classes and…

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…

Spirit Hall

The first distillery in Harris has opened it's doors. The Harris Distillery is a working distillery that welcomes guests. Join us on a tour of the distillery, sit by the peat fire or enjoy the…

Ardvourlie Woodland Observatory

The breath-taking views over Loch Seaforth and the chance to see native trees in an otherwise rugged and tree-less landscape make this well worth a visit. The Observatory sits near the top of the…

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

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…

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. &…

Barra Surf and Coastal Adventures

Unique adventures in stunning locations on the Isle of Barra. Our professional guides and instructors offer surf lessons, snorkelling close encounters with seals, beautiful sea kayak tours, and the…

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…

Atlantic Lights - Cliff -  Lustre

From the cusp of the Atlantic shores of the Isle of Lewis, hand poured soy wax candles, wax melts & reed diffusers with Hebridean inspired fragrances.

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…

Sea Harris boat

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…

Shoreline Stoneware

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…

Comunn Eachdraidh Nis

Comunn Eachdraidh Nis is situated in North Dell in the former Cross Primary School. It includes an accredited museum, a vast archive as well as genealogical records for the whole of North Lewis and…

Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre

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.

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.…

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…

Out and About Tours

For a once in a lifetime experience, join us for a personalised tour of Lewis and Harris and learn about the history, archaeology and wildlife of these beautiful islands.

Ardhasaig Glass and Arts

Ardhasaig Glass & Arts – Embroidered Art, Gifts, Souvenirs and Clothing, many incorporating Harris Tweed. Open to the public 6 days a week.

A few ideas....

  1. Riding along the Airport beach in Balivanich.  Uist Community Riding School, Benbecula
    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.
  2. 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.
  3. Pick up stunning hand-crafted books and boxes.
    1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
  4. Horseriding - airport beach, Balivanich, Benbecula
    With Uist Community Riding School
  5. Take a wildlife trip to the uninhabited island of Mingulay.
    1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
  6. 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.
      1. 1st January 000131st December 9999
      2. 1st January 000131st December 9999
    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.
      1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
    3. 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 202231st December 2022
    4. Calbost, Pairc, South Lochs.
      Photographic windows into the spirit of the Outer Hebrides. Take a moment to immerse yourself in this vast emptiness rich in Gaelic heritage and folklore. With the panoramic view, your mind will instantly relax and rejuvenate.
      1. 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 202230th September 2022
      2. Coll pottery goods
        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.
        1. 1st January 000131st December 9999
        2. 26th April 202229th September 2022
        3. 1st October 202231st December 2022
        4. 1st January 202330th March 2023
      3. Sea Harris boat
        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. 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)

      5. Hercules statue, langass woods, north uist

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

      6. Buth Bharraigh interior
        Community local produce shop selling art and crafts, books, wool & craft supplies. Free Wifi and laundrette.
        1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
      7. Tiumpan Head is located at the far eastern end of the Eye peninsula on Lewis
      8. Northton temple harris
        This area, from the township of Taobh Tuath to the headland of Rubh' an Teampaill, has numerous sites of archaeological significance.
      9. Beach laning in Barra
        The only place in the world where scheduled flights land on the beach!
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      1. Address

        Garrabost, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0PN

        Isle Of Lewis

        This communal burial tomb would have been an important highly visible monument of the first farming people who lived in the peninsula of An Rubha in the Neolithic period.

        Add Dursainean Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

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

        Isle Of Harris

        This standing stone appears now as a single monolith overlooking one of the most beautiful stretches of shore in the Hebrides, looking towards the island of Taransay. But when it was first erected, it was part of a complex that included a large stone

        Add Clach Steineagaidh to your Itinerary

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        Lochmaddy, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AE

        Isle Of North Uist

        The Hut of the Shadows by artist Chris Drury forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

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      4. Address

        Bornish, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SA

        Isle Of South Uist

        South Uist War Memorial

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      5. Address

        Kenneth Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DS

        Telephone

        01851 703307

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        The Gift Shop at An Lanntair, Stornoway Isle of Lewis is stocked with quality products designed and made in the Outer Hebrides

         

         

        Add An Lanntair Gift Shop to your Itinerary

      6. Gress Lodge Corn Mill

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        Gress, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0LQ

        Isle Of Lewis

        Corn mill, Gress, 19th and early 20th century. The roofless ruin of a complex and two-storey building, part rubble, part cast concrete, with rhe axle and one ring of a six-spoke iron overshot wheel about 14ft (4.3m) diameter and the cast-iron pit wheel. There is a 48in (1.22m) diameter millstone at the entrance.

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      7. Address

        Reef, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9HX

        Telephone

        01851 672479

        Isle Of Lewis

        Public Art structure by artists Marian Leven and Will Maclean that reflects local, historical events which started in the late 19th century and which are on-going into the 21st century.

        Add An Suileachan to your Itinerary

      8. 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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      9. Dun Carloway Broch - Rachel Keenan
        Dun Carloway Broch - Rachel Keenan

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        Carloway, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AA

        Isle Of Lewis

        This is the best preserved and most visited broch in the Outer Hebrides. It occupies a low hilltop with commanding views across the seaways to the south and west.

        Add Dun Carloway Broch (Dùn Chàrlabhaigh) and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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

        Isle Of Lewis

        Remains of an oval stone ring with 5 standing stones and at least two fallen ones dating back to the Neolithic or early Bronze Age periods and dug out of the peat in 1858.

        Add Calanais II (Cnoc Ceann a' Ghàrraidh) to your Itinerary

      11. Island Arts Gallery and Coffee Shop

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        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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        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.

        Add Lionacleit Sports Centre and Swimming Pool to your Itinerary

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        Berneray, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BJ

        Isle Of North Uist

        Giant Mackaskill Monument is located ti the South of Berneray.

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        Berneray, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BD

        Isle Of North Uist

        Close to the ferry terminal lie the slight remains of a burial cairn, probably dating to about 700 AD.

        Add Aird ma-Rhuibhe to your Itinerary

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

        Isle Of Lewis

        Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim is situated near the village of Mangersta in Uig.

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      16. Address

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

        Telephone

        01851 621422

        Isle Of Lewis

        Awards

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

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        • Baby Changing Facilities Available
        • Children Welcome

        Add Calanais Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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        Outer Hebrides

        Gaidhlig (Gaelic in English and pronounced gaalic not gaylic) remains the majority language of the Outer Hebrides. The majority of placenames in the islands are Gaelic or a gaelicised form of Norse. Familiarity with the more common words can greatl

        Add Gaelic for Sailors - Colours to your Itinerary

      18. Address

        6 Sand St, Stornoway, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 2UE

        Telephone

        07775 943355

        Stornoway, Isle Of Lewis

        Awards

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

        Add Bike Hebrides to your Itinerary

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