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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Love Gàidhlig

Learn the Gaelic language with us and enrich your Gaelic conversation skills while visiting the Hebridean island communities. From immersion courses to one-off local lessons, let us give you a sense…

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 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

Alpacan

Alpacan is a family run croft offering alpaca experiences for all ages. A fantastic way to spend a couple of hours....and get that important alpaca selfie !

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.

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.

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…

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.

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…

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…

Isle of Harris Distillery

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…

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…

An Lanntair

The largest arts facility in the Outer Hebrides and comprises a gallery, performance space/cinema, education room, bar/restaurant and gift shop. It has won many awards including a Come to Britain…

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. &…

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…

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.…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

A few ideas....

  1. 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. 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
      5. Tiumpan Head is located at the far eastern end of the Eye peninsula on Lewis
      6. Northton temple harris
        This area, from the township of Taobh Tuath to the headland of Rubh' an Teampaill, has numerous sites of archaeological significance.
      7. Statue of the famous grizzly bear Hercules, who escaped and went on the run during filming Benbecula in 1980. Find out more about the story at Langass Woodland.
      8. Beach laning in Barra
        The only place in the world where scheduled flights land on the beach!
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      1. Address

        Market Stance, Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

        Benbecula

        This walk has been written by Martin Margulies. The articles appeared in Am Paipear, and extracts are reproduced here with his permission. The walks have been collected together in a book, called Mhor and More.

        The walk begins, unpromisingly, at the island dump site, which one passes (as rapidly as possible) on the left. The digression rears up…

        Add Rueval to Rossinish Walk to your Itinerary

      2. Address

        Sollas, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BX

        Isle Of North Uist

        Vallay is a beautiful desserted tidal island and is accessible at low tide from Sollas. Tidal information is available from the Tourist Information Centre in Lochmaddy.

        Add Vallay Island (Balaigh) to your Itinerary

      3. Address

        Carinish, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HN

        Isle Of North Uist

        250 metres from the main road (which itself dissects the remains of a stone circle at NF 833602), on top of a small hillock, lie the remains of a once spectacular long cairn with a horned facade at its eastern end

        Add Carabhat Barp to your Itinerary

      4. Address

        Milton, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RY

        Isle Of South Uist

        Neolithic chambered cairn.

        Add Reineabhal Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

      5. Address

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

        Telephone

        07724 150015

        Isle Of Lewis

        Awards

        • 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.

        Add Hidden Hebrides to your Itinerary

      6. Address

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

        Isle Of South Uist

        South Uist War Memorial

        Add South Uist War Memorial to your Itinerary

      7. Address

        Balivanich, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LA

        Isle Of Benbecula

        Ruins of Teampull Chaluim Chille to the east of Balivanich.

        Add Teampull Chaluim Chille to your Itinerary

      8. Address

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

        Isle Of Lewis

        The standing stones of Calanais are the most famous archaeological monument in the Outer Hebrides. It is a remarkable complex comprising a circle of 13 stones, with a central monolith, and a small chambered tomb which was later wedged between it and

        Add Calanais Standing Stones to your Itinerary

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

        Isle Of North Uist

        Follow this fantastic walk and take in the beautiful scenery and wildlife. Moderate Walk. Aprrox 12 Kilometres/7.5 miles. Allow 6 hours.

        Add Berneray Walk to your Itinerary

      10. Dunasbroc

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        South Dell, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0SP

        Isle Of Lewis

        This is a small, steep-sided, conical stack situated close to shore near Aird Dell. It is c 20m tall with a flat summit platform measuring only c 6 by 15m and can be seen from the adjacent coast.

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        Vatersay, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YW

        Vatersay

        The wreck of an RAF Catalina seaplane that tragically crashed on the hill killing three of her nine crew on a training excerise in 1944 can still be seen on the side of the hill at Heishival Beag.

        Add Catalina Wreck to your Itinerary

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        Borve, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XR

        Isle Of Barra

        This site was investigated by Channel 4's Time Team in May 2007. Amongst other remains, a well-preserved Iron Age wheelhouse was uncovered, and nearby, a group of earlier roundhouses of Bronze Age date.

        Add Allathasdal to your Itinerary

      13. Address

        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

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        Bernera, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LT

        Isle Of Lewis

        A circular walk of 11km (7 miles) around part of Great Bernera including a visit to the Bronze age dwelling at Bosta beach - 3 - 4 hours.

        Add Great Bernera Walk to your Itinerary

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        Drimisdale, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RT

        Isle Of South Uist

        Caisteal Bheagram is a ruin of a 15th/16th Century tower,

        Add Caistel Bheagram to your Itinerary

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        Marig, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AG

        Isle Of Harris

        A short walk of 6km (4 miles) to a modest summit that provides stunning views of the Harris Hills and down into Loch Seaforth - 1-2 hours.

        Add Cleit Ard to your Itinerary

      17. Address

        Kallin Harbour, Grimsay, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5HY

        Telephone

        01870 602 403

        Isle of North Uist

        Awards

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

        Lady Anne Boat Trips depart from Kallin Harbour in Grimsay North Uist.  You will experience an abundance of wildlife and spectacular scenery.

         

         

        Add Lady Anne Boat Trips to your Itinerary

      18. Bonnie Prince Charlie Monument - Arivruach - Rachel Keenan

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        Arivruaich, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LE

        Isle of Lewis

        This Bonnie Prince Charlie monument is in the village of Arivruach, Lochs - on the main A857 road between Stornoway and Tarbert to mark where he landed following the Battle of Culloden.

        This is what it says on the plaque; 

        "On 4th May 1746 Charles Edward Stuart landed here while on the run having sailed from Scalpay. It was 18 days after…

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