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

Dun Cuier

A well preserved iron age galleried dun situated on hill to the east of Cuier cemetery

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.

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.

Beinn Ghainche

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

St Kilda

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

Traigh  Ghearadha

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

Bagh Steinigidh

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

Loch Druidibeg

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

Traigh Shanndaigh (Eoropie Beach)

Traigh Shanndaigh (Eoropie beach) is a beautiful sandy beach in the north of Lewis, near the Butt of Lewis

Hushinish

Hushinish is a small settlement of only 4 houses overlooking a white sand beach in the far west of Harris

Camas na Clibhe (Cliff Beach)

Camas na Clibhe (Cliff beach) is a quartz sand beach situated on the Valtos peninsular in the Uig parish of Lewis.

Lemreway

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

Conachair

Conachair at 376 metres is the highest point of St Kilda

Traigh na Beirghe (Reef Beach)

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

Traigh Iar

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

Loch Bee

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

Seilebost

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

Heaval

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

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 Dhail Beag (Dalbeg)

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

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.

Traigh Scarista

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

Traigh na Croise

Sandy Beach looking out over the Sound of Barra.

A few ideas....

  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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    Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Port Nis (Port of Ness) is in the parish of Ness, the most northerly parish in Lewis.

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  2. Long Tailed Duck - Culla Bay

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

    Isle Of Benbecula

    The long-tailed duck is a small, neat sea duck. They have small round heads and steep foreheads.

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  3. Airport beach in Balivanich, Benbecula

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    Balivanich, ISLE OF BENBECULA, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LA

    ISLE OF BENBECULA

    Just a stones throw from the airport, this magnifient beach is well worth a visit and is easily acccessed by a small road before you get to Benbecula Aiport. 

    The beach is a haven for wildlife such as ground nesting waders including the oystercatcher, lapwing, dunlin, ring plover, redshank and the snipe that return here to nest each year.…

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  4. 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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    Tolsta, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

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

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    Tolsta, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

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

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    Lochmaddy, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AE

    Isle Of North Uist

    The Mosaic Mackerel sculpture by Rosalind Waites forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

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    Garynahine, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Our largest mammal. Mature males have distinctive antlers.

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  9. Frog Orchid © Laurie Campbell
    Early March Orchid © Laurie Campbell
    Frog Orchid © Laurie Campbell
    Early March Orchid © Laurie Campbell

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    Seilebost, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    Frog Orchid, Northern Marsh Orchid, Early Marsh Orchid, Greater Twayblade, and Lesser Butterfly Orchid are typical Machair orchid species.

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  10. Seol an Iolaire installation, Stornoway

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    STORNOWAY, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DU

    Isle of Lewis

    While the sea brought has wealth and power to the Outer Hebrides over the centuries, it has also brought tragedy.

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    Loch Thallan, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    This rather fat looking, sparrow-like bird is found in the area around the cemetery or to the south at Kilpheder.

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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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  13. Free Church of Scotland Continuing

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    Northton Meeting House, Northton, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JA

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    01859 520200

    Isle of Harris

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  14. White Billed Diver - Balranald

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    Balranald, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of North Uist

    A rare passage migrant off Uist

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    Dalbeg, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

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

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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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    Berie Sands, Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NB

    Isle of Lewis

    Tall, slim stems with pale blue flowers

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    First World War memorial.

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