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

Ardvourlie Woodland Observatory

The breath-taking views over Loch Seaforth and the chance to see native trees in an otherwise rugged and tree-less landscape make this well worth a visit. The Observatory sits near the top of the…

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.…

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.

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. &…

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

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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.

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

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…

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…

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 !

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.

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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

        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

      2. Address

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

        Telephone

        01851 822746

        Isle Of Lewis

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        • 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

      3. 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

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        Town Hall, 2 Cromwell Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DB

        Telephone

        01851 702269

        Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        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.

        Add The Harris Tweed® Story Room 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. 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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      7. 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

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        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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      9. Address

        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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        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

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

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        01859 511136

        Isle Of Lewis

        RSPB Loch na Muilne nature reserve and nearby coastline.

        Add RSPB Loch na Muilne Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

      12. 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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        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

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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

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        Scalpay, Isle Of Scalpay, Outer Hebrides, HS4 3XU

        Isle Of Scalpay

        The Old Manse, now Two Harbours Guest House, is built on the site of the house Prince charlie sheltered in after the battle of Culloden in 1746.

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      16. Address

        Amhuinnsuidh, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AR

        Isle Of Harris

        Well preserved Beehive sheilings

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        Rodel, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS5 3TW

        Isle Of Harris

        This is the largest and most splendid medieval church in the Outer Hebrides. NG 048 832

        Add St Clements Church (Tur Chliamainn) to your Itinerary

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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

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