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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Traigh Dhail Beag (Dalbeg)

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

Traigh Iar

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

Tiumpan Head

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

Malacleit

Malacleit is a peaceful crofting village situated on the edge of Traigh Bhalaigh (Vallay) on the north coast of North Uist.

Ardroil Sands

Camas Uige or Uig Bay is in a national scenic area in the south west of Lewis.

Hushinish

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

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…

Bagh Steinigidh

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

Seilebost

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

Traigh Eais

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

Traigh Mhangurstadh (Mangersta Beach)

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

Traigh Mhor

This beautiful beach is the spectacular site of Barra’s amazing airport – but only at low tide!

Beinn Scrien

Highest point on the Isle of Eriskay at 185 metres

Heaval

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

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"

Coll Beach

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

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.

Vatersay Bay

Vatersay is the southernmost inhabited island in the Outer Hebrides. It is now linked to Barra by a causeway which was completed in 1991

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

Dun Cuier

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

Stornoway Harbour

Stornoway with its population of about 6000 is the main port and administrative centre on the Isle of Lewis.

Scolpaig

Scolpaig Tower is a Georgian folly located near the village of Scolpaig.

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.

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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  1. © Laurie Campbell

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    Committee Road, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of North Uist

    Males are ghostly grey whilst the females and youngsters are brown with a conspicious white 'ring' at base of tail.

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    Stoneybridge, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SD

    Isle Of South Uist

    Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair.

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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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    Polochar, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    This is a large, heavy-billed diver can resemble a goose, especially in flight.

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  5. Free Church of Scotland

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    Carinish, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HN

    Isle Of North Uist

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    Reef, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9HX

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    01851 672479

    Isle Of Lewis

    Public Art structure by artists Marian Leven and Will Maclean that reflects local, historical events which started in the late 19th century and which are on-going into the 21st century.

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    60 Seaforth Road, Stornoway, HS1 2SH, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2SH

    Telephone

    01851 704770

    HS1 2SH, Isle of Lewis

    Stornoway Babtist Church welcomes you to our sevices on Sundays 11am and 6pm and on Thursdays at 7.30pm

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  8. Harris Free Church of Scotland

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    Leverburgh, Leverburgh, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS5 3TS

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    01859520205

    Isle of Harris

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    Brevig, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5UN

    Isle of Barra

    This is the only standing stone of any size still erect on Barra.

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    Vatersay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Barra

    Vatersay is the southernmost inhabited island in the Outer Hebrides. It is now linked to Barra by a causeway which was completed in 1991

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  11. © Copyright Anne Burgess and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

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    Hushinish, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    A carnivorous plant with starfish-shaped bright green leaves and a blue flower.

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    Scarista, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

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

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  13. St Mary's Catholic Church

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

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    01870 610243

    Isle of South Uist

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  14. ©Ian Fordham
    ©Ian Fordham

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    Hushinish, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    Large white seabird with black wing tips and a yellow head.

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    Balranald township, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of North Uist

    Much slimmer and smaller than the corn bunting this bird is often breeds in reed beds.

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

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    A handy pocket sized guide to galleries and retail outlets where visual art and craft, made in the Outer Hebrides, can be viewed, enjoyed & purchased. Please download a PDF from the CnES website or pick up a hard copy at cultural venues and visitor centres around the islands.

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  17. © Copyright Stornoway Port Authority

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    The Monach Isles, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of North Uist

    Early Celtic monks spreading Christianity from St Columba’s initial base on Iona throughout the islands and mainland used a simple vessel, the curach, which plied these waters for centuries beforehand and continued to be used into the 18th century.

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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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