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

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.

Traigh Scarista

Facing out into the Atlantic Traigh Scarasta has dramatic views over the Sound of Taransay from its white sand beach.

Traigh Eais

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

Traigh na Croise

Sandy Beach looking out over the Sound of Barra.

Lemreway

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

Coll Beach

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

Butt of Lewis (Rubha Rohanais)

Rubha Robhais (Butt of Lewis) is the most northerly tip of the Isle of Lewis.

Coileag a' Prionnnsa

Bonnie Prince Charlie first stepped foot on Scottish soil on this beach on 23rd July 1745, from the french ship "Du Teillay"

Tiumpan Head

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

Traigh na Beirghe (Reef Beach)

Traigh na Beirghe (Reef Beach) is a very long, sweeping, white sand beach in Uig

Sunrise at Loch Seaforth

Loch Seaforth Viewpoint looks out along the sea loch that is Loch Seaforth. The viewing is stunning, and worth a stop off. There is a carpark with picnic tables and it is one of the best viewpoints…

Traigh Iar

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

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.

Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach)

Traigh Bhostadh is a sheltered shell sand beach at the north end of Great Bernera. The Iron Age House and Time and Tide Bell are both sited here, along with ample parking and toilets.

Loch Bee

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

Beinn Ghainche

Ben Ghainche is a small hill situated at the north end of the beach at Bearsdaire

Traigh Seilebost

Traigh Seilebost is a beautiful sandy beach on the south side of Traigh Luskentyre.

Traigh Dhail Beag (Dalbeg)

Traigh Dail Beag (Dalbeg) is a lovely small bay and beach on the west side of Lewis.

St Kilda

St Kilda, a world double heritage site, is situated some 45 miles west of Grimnish Point on North Uist

Traigh Mhangurstadh (Mangersta Beach)

Traigh Mhangurstadh (Mangersta) is a beautiful beach in the parish of Uig in south west Lewis.

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  Ghearadha

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

Kisimul Castle

Kisimul Castle sits on a rocky islet just off the coast of Barra at Castlebay

Callanish Standing Stones

The Callanish Stones can be found near the village of Callanish in west Lewis just above Loch Roag.

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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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  1. Address

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

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Culla bay beach is a stunning white sandy beach and can be accessed from Nunton or Aird.

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    Hushinish, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

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    Griminish, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5QA

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Benbecula War Memorial

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  4. Liniclate Beach and machair, benbecula with runners

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    Liniclate, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5PJ

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Liniclate beach is a stunning white sandy beach and can be accessed from the village of Liniclate.

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

    Isle of Lewis

    Short, low growing with spike of bright yellow flowers

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

    Isle Of South Uist

    South Uist War Memorial

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    Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Traigh Mhangurstadh (Mangersta) is a beautiful beach in the parish of Uig in south west Lewis.

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    Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Traigh na Beirghe (Reef Beach) is a very long, sweeping, white sand beach in Uig

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    Sound of Barra, Eriskay, Outer Hebrides

    Eriskay

    This stunning diver species breeds on large moorland lochs in the summer and winters in coastal waters.

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    Sound of Harris, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    Large Diving water bird present on the Harris coastline throughout the winter

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    Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Ard Feinis is a rocky promontory just south of Mangurstadh in the south west of Lewis.

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  12. The Harris Tweed® Story Room
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    The Harris Tweed® Story Room
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    Town Hall, 2 Cromwell Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DB

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    01851 702269

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

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    Sgeulachd a’ Chlò Mhòir is an introduction to the unique world of HARRIS TWEED, the people, the provenance and the sense of place that makes it so special. There are weaving demos twice weekly and private tours bookable for up to 12 people.

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    Borve, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Benbecula

    The Great Yellow Bumblebee is a large bee with a yellow or brownish yellow body with a single black band (between the wings).

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

    Isle of Lewis

    Medium, slim plant with pale to deep purple spike of flowers.

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  15. Our Holy Redeemer Catholic Church

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

    Isle of Lewis

    Much local material – Lewisian Gneiss, Borve pottery, Harris tweed – is used in this white-harled cruciform church, built 2005-07. Impressive tapestry of Our Holy Redeemer by Meg Thompson. Antique oak crucifix donated by the Diocese of Aachen, Germany. Unique oak lectern, presidential chair and curved ash pews, all custom-made and decorated with…

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    Peters Port, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Benbecula

    Look from the pier; otters are often found feeding in the bay.

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    Loch Eynort, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    They are found throughout the loch.

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    Garrabost, Point, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0PW

    Isle Of Lewis

    Church of Scotland in Point

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