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

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.

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

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

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.

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…

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.

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.…

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…

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…

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.

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. &…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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.

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,…

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…

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…

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 !

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…

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…

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.

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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        Sandwick, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0AE

        Isle Of Lewis

        Iolaire Memorial

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      2. Address

        Kilpheder, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TB

        Isle Of South Uist

        A well-preserved aisled wheelhouse was excavated in 1952 in the machair at Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair).

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      3. Bornais Settlements

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

        Isle Of South Uist

        Three artificial settlement mounds dominate the machair plain at Bornish.

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

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        01851 710210

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        Fàilte! Welcome to Grinneabhat. Open Tuesday to Saturday. Bragar. Isle of Lewis. On A858. Café. Parking. Light lunches. Sit-In. Takeaway. GF / Dairy-free / Vegetarian options available.

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      5. Pairc Raiders monument

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        Balallan, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9PN

        Isle of Lewis

        Built in 1994, the Pairc Land Raiders monument is dedicated to the memory of the people of Lochs who challenged their landlords.

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      6. Address

        Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XD

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        01871 817948

        Isle of Barra

        Award winning Bunting Project bringing people together with connections to Barra and Vatersay from all over the world.

        Add Barra Bunting to your Itinerary

      7. Cladh Hallan overhead
        Uist Unearthed App - Clad Hallan
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        Cladh Hallan overhead
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        Daliburgh, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SS

        Isle Of South Uist

        This is a Bronze Age-Iron Age settlement excavated between 1989 and 2002.

        Add Cladh Hallan Roundhouses to your Itinerary

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        Torlum, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5PP

        Isle Of Benbecula

        Borve Castle stood three storeys high. Now in ruins you can still see the five foot deep walls.

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      9. Address

        Old School House, Drinishader, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3DX

        Telephone

        01859 511189

        Isle Of Harris

        Awards

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

        The Clò-Mòr or Harris Tweed exhibition in Drinshader Harris, exhibits Harris Tweed through the ages.  There are displays of old and new artefacts and mannequins wearing designer tweed outfits that graced the catwalks around the world.

         

         

        Add Harris Tweed and Knitwear  "Clo Mhor" Exhibition to your Itinerary

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        Garynahine, Uig, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DS

        Isle Of Lewis

        An oval ring now with 5 standing stones, and the remains of a low cairn inside.

        Add Calanais IV (Ceann Thulabhaig) to your Itinerary

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

        Isle Of South Uist

        Eriskay is famed for its Eriskay Jersey’s

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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.

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        Horgabost, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HR

        Isle Of Harris

        Remains of chambered cairn

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        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.

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

        Isle Of South Uist

        Neolithic chambered cairn.

        Add Reineabhal Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

      17. Address

        Northton, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JA

        Telephone

        01859 520316

        Isle Of Harris

        Awards

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

        Situated in Northton, Isle of Harris, Harris Art Gallery is run by portrait painter Suzan Visser-Offereins.

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        Eoropaidh, Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 0XB

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        01851 703 658

        Isle of Lewis

        The ancient church of St Moluag sits in a crofter's field.

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