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

Bridge to Nowhere

The Bridge was built - and there was meant to be a road that would ling Tolsta to Skigersta at Ness. The mixing of many tons of concrete went into making the bridge and this was all done by hand!

Traigh na Croise

Sandy Beach looking out over the Sound of Barra.

Miabhag

Miabhag (Miavag) is a small setttlemen in North Harris of just a few houses situated on the narrow single track road from Tarbet to Hushinish.

Loch Druidibeg

Loch Druidibeag is a National Nature Reserve where colourful grassland on the coast graduually gives way to moorland and lochans.

Lemreway

Lemreway is a small crofting and fishing village on the shores of Loach Sealg in the South Lochs area of Lewis.

Seilebost

Seilebost is a small crofting village on the coast road along the west side of Harris.

Loch Bee

Loch Bee is a very large brackish loch which stretches from the west side of South Uist to the east side

Crosbost

The peaceful crofting village of Crosbost is reached near the end of the B897 road that branches of the main Stornoway to Tarbet road at Liurbost.

Ardroil Sands

Camas Uige or Uig Bay is in a national scenic area in the south west of Lewis.

Rueval

This is the panoramic view from the top of Rueval (Ruabhal), which is the highest point on Benbecula. Look out for the birds of prey as you climb this hill.

Stornoway Harbour

Stornoway with its population of about 6000 is the main port and administrative centre on the Isle of Lewis.

Vatersay Bay

Vatersay is the southernmost inhabited island in the Outer Hebrides. It is now linked to Barra by a causeway which was completed in 1991

Bagh Mor

The Island of Grimsay is made up of tidal sands, sea lochs, small islands and islets, and is situated between Benbecula and North Uist.

Tiumpan Head

Tiumpan Head is located at the far eastern end of the Eye peninsula on Lewis

Heaval

Heaval is the highest point on the Isle of Barra at 383 metres

Coll Beach

Beautiful beach approximately five miles from Stornoway. Suitable for walking, wind-surfing, kite flying. There is also a caravan park with toilets

Balranald RSPB Nature Reserve

A beautiful reserve on the north west coast of North Uist with sandy beaches, rocky foreshore,, marshes and sand dunes.

Traigh Mhor

The Traigh Mhor is a mile long sandy beach at North Tolsta in the unspoilt north east part of the Isle of Lewis

Traigh Mhor

This beautiful beach is the spectacular site of Barra’s amazing airport – but only at low tide!

Bagh Steinigidh

Bag Steinigidh lies between Scarasta and Borve on the west coast of Harris.

Scolpaig

Scolpaig Tower is a Georgian folly located near the village of Scolpaig.

Traigh  Ghearadha

Triaigh Ghearadha is a beautiful sandy beach at the end of the B895 road in the unspoilt north east part of Lewis.

Traigh Eais

Traigh Eais is sandy beach over a mile long, bordered on the east side by a extensive area of sand dunes.

Traigh Iar

Traigh Noisaboist (Nisabost) is a spectacular west coast beach with extensive views across the Sound of Taransay.

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  1. Tiumpan Head is located at the far eastern end of the Eye peninsula on Lewis
  2. Northton temple harris
    This area, from the township of Taobh Tuath to the headland of Rubh' an Teampaill, has numerous sites of archaeological significance.
  3. 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.
  4. Beach laning in Barra
    The only place in the world where scheduled flights land on the beach!
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    Loch Eynort, Lochboisdale, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    The Common Seal are often hauled up on the rocks throughout the loch and are visible from the road.

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    Sollas, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of North Uist

    This dumpy looking finch with prominent white flashes in the wing can often be found on the machair in winter.

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    Ardroil, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NB

    Isle of Lewis

    Short, low growing with spike of bright yellow flowers

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    Committee Road, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of North Uist

    This rusty brown, pigeon-sized game bird occurs on the moorland either side of the road.

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    Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Since our ancestors landed on the Hebrides over 8,000 years ago, sailing and boat building has been an integral part of the islands’ life. Far from being a barrier, the Sea of the Hebrides formed a major thoroughfare trade and communications

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    Toddun, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    The mountain hare is about twice the size of a rabbit with much longer hind legs and a white winter coat.

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  7. Free Church of Scotland (Continnuing)

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    Knockintorran, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5ED

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    01876 510305

    Isle Of North Uist

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    Dalmore, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Dail Mhor (Dalmore) is a long sandy beach with sea stacks, on the Atlantic Coast of the Isle of Lewis

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    Eriskay, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    Highest point on the Isle of Eriskay at 185 metres

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    Shiants, Outer Hebrides

    Present on off-shore islands from late April - August.

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    Kershader, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Large semi-aquatic animal. Very sleek profile in water.

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    St Kilda archipelago can be viewed from the west coast of North Uist. The viewpoint is at Clettreval Hill close to Hosta.

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    Seilebost, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    The Sound of Taransay lies between the main west coast of Harris and the beautiful island of Taransay.

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    Vatersay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Barra

    The Field Gentian (Gentianella Campestris) on Vatersay is home to the largest display on Barra and Vatersay.


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  15. The New Wine Church

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    37 - 39 Point Street, STORNOWAY, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2XF

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    01851 706650

    Isle Of Lewis

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    Loch Bee, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    Can be found anywhere in the loch.

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    Youth Hostel, Isle of Berneray, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Berneray

    This is a large, heavy-billed diver can resemble a goose, especially in flight.

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  18. St Michaels Catholic Church

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    Eriskay, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5JJ

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    01878 700305

    Isle of South Uist

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