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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

Hebridean Sea Tours

Enhance your visit to the Outer Hebrides with a stunning tour or adventure to Mingulay, St Kilda, or around the Southern Islands. We provide access to some of the most awe-inspiring locations.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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.

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

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…

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.

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…

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,…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

Calbost, Pairc, South Lochs.

Gaelic Heritage Landscapes photographic collection. Take a moment to immerse yourself in this vast emptiness rich in Gaelic heritage and folklore. With the panoramic view, your mind will instantly…

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.…

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 !

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

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…

A few ideas....

  1. 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.
  2. Pick up stunning hand-crafted books and boxes.
    1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
  3. Horseriding - airport beach, Balivanich, Benbecula
    With Uist Community Riding School
  4. Take a wildlife trip to the uninhabited island of Mingulay.
    1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
  5. 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

        South Lochboisdale, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5UB

        Isle Of South Uist

        The Listening Place Scuplture, forms part of the Uist sculpture Trail

        Add Listening Place Sculpture to your Itinerary

      2. Address

        22a Crossbost, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NP

        Telephone

        07833 335186

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        The Weaving Shed; an independent studio shop and Harris Tweed weaving shed. Stocking Harris Tweed fabric, clothing, bags and accessories, plus original artwork and jewellery crafted from seashore finds.

        Add Crossbost Harris Tweed and Western Isles Designs to your Itinerary

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        5 Losgaintir, Luskentyre, ISLE OF HARRIS, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HL

        Luskentyre, ISLE OF HARRIS

        Luskentyre Beach Hut is situated overlooking the world famous Luskentyre sands and sells a variety of gifts, souvenirs,drinks, ices and snacks.

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        Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XB

        Isle of Lewis

        Loch Stiapabhat bird reserve and hide to watch golden plover, Lapwing, whooper swans, geese and many rare migrants. The hide is open all year.

        Add Loch Stiapabhat to your Itinerary

      5. Address

        Loch Eynort, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

        Isle of South Uist

        A wonderful plantation where a mixture of trees have been planted and footpaths created. The woodland is located at the end of the road at North Locheynort and there are picnic tables and seats at stunning points along the walk. 

        Add Arinaban Woodland to your Itinerary

      6. Address

        Langass, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HA

        Isle Of North Uist

        There is a walking trail through the woodland where you can enjoy trees and wildlife.

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      7. Address

        Lews Castle Grounds, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XR

        Telephone

        01851 822746

        Isle Of Lewis

        Awards

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

        The Museum and Archive has recently opened at Lews Castle, Stornoway. Exhibitions will give an overview of the islands’ heritage and the Lewis Chessmen are back to delight.

        Add Lews Castle Museum and Archive for the Outer Hebrides to your Itinerary

      8. Address

        Arnol, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DJ

        Telephone

        01859 511136

        Isle Of Lewis

        RSPB Loch na Muilne nature reserve and nearby coastline.

        Add RSPB Loch na Muilne Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

      9.  © Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust
         © Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust
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         © Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust
         © Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust
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         © Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust
         © Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust
         © Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust
         © Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust

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        Glean Meavaig, Meavaig, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AW

        Telephone

        01859 502222

        Isle Of Harris

        With some of the highest densities of breeding golden eagles in all of Europe, North Harris provides one of the best opportunities in Scotland for viewing this iconic species.

        Add North Harris Eagle Observatory to your Itinerary

      10. Address

        Grimsay, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5JA

        Telephone

        01870 602597

        Isle Of North Uist

        Awards

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

        Uist Wool runs a spinning Mill & Wool Centre that specialises in creating artisan yarns for knitting and weaving using fleece sourced from crofts and farms in the Outer Hebrides and Scottish Highlands.

        Add Uist Wool to your Itinerary

      11. Address

        Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2BW

        Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

        A downloadable handy pocket sized guide to galleries and retail outlets where visual art and craft, made in the Outer Hebrides, can be viewed, enjoyed & purchased.

        Add Made in the Outer Hebrides: Art, Craft & History Guide to your Itinerary

      12. Address

        Houghgarry, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

        Telephone

        01876 560287

        Isle of North Uist

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

        Add Balranald RSPB Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

      13. Lews Castle Stoprnoway

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        Castle Grounds, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XR

        Isle of Lewis

        Built in 1847, by Sir James Matheson, following his purchase of the Isle of Lewis.

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      14. Seaforth Head
        Museum interior
        Seaforth Head
        Museum interior

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        Community Hub, Balallan, Kinloch, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9PN

        Telephone

        01851 830778

        Kinloch, Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        Kinloch Historical Society is located on the main road between Stornoway and Tarbert, A859. It includes a museum and archive covering various aspects of community life, and information about the area’s links to Clan Mackenzie.

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        • Gaelic Speaking

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        • Baby Changing Facilities Available

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        • Disabled Parking

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      15. Address

        Locheport, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HD

        Isle Of North Uist

        First World War memorial.

        Add North Uist War Memorial to your Itinerary

      16. Address

        Nunton, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LU

        Isle Of Benbecula

        Ruined Chapel dating back to the 16th Century

        Add Teampull Mhoire to your Itinerary

      17. Address

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

        Isle Of Lewis

        Dùn Èistean is traditionally known as the stronghold of the Clan Morrison. Archaeological excavation and survey work has found evidence for a defended medieval settlement on the island, with dwellings, storage buildings, a defensive wall and a tow.

        Add Dùn Èisdean to your Itinerary

      18. Stac a' Chaisteal

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        Garenin, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AL

        Isle Of Lewis

        Stac a' Chaisteal is is a dramatic, pinnacle shaped stack, surmounted by a plateau complete with what has clearly been a substantial building, joined to the adjacent cliffs by a knife edge of rock. The stack is too dangerous to access.

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