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

Loch Bee

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

Coll Beach

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

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 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.

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

Balranald RSPB Nature Reserve

A beautiful reserve on the north west coast of North Uist with sandy beaches, rocky foreshore,, marshes and sand dunes.

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.

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.

Traigh Mhor

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

Malacleit

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

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 Mhangurstadh (Mangersta Beach)

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

Bearsdaire

Berneray and the nearby island of Pabbay lie in the Sound of Harris between North Uist and Harris

Stornoway Harbour

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

Dun Cuier

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

Traigh Mhor

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

St Kilda

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

Traigh Iar

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

Butt of Lewis (Rubha Rohanais)

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

Traigh na Croise

Sandy Beach looking out over the Sound of Barra.

Traigh Dhail Beag (Dalbeg)

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

Seilebost

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

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

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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    Seilebost, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

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

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    Aird, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Benbecula

    This elusive, grey and brown bird is slightly smaller than a moorhen and found around thick cover.

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    Callanish, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

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

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    Clachan Sands, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AY

    Isle Of North Uist

    Clachan Sands beach is a stunning white sandy beach which is accessible via the village of Clachan Sands.

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    Sollas, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of North Uist

    This dumpy looking finch with prominent white flashes in the wing can often be found on the machair in winter.

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    Seaforth Head
    Museum interior
    Seaforth Head

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    Community Hub, Balallan, Kinloch, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9PN

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    Kinloch, Isle of Lewis

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    • 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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    Loch Stilligarry, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    This sparrow-like bird superficially resembles corn bunting although is much slimmer and the males show a black head.

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    Gress, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0LQ

    Isle Of Lewis

    Memorial erected to signify the land raid in Gress

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    Frobost, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RX

    Isle Of South Uist

    Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair. Acces from the village of Milton (Gerraidh Bhaltos is the Gaelic translation).

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    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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    Langass, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HA

    Isle Of North Uist

    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.

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    Vatersay, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YW

    Vatersay

    The wreck of an RAF Catalina seaplane that tragically crashed on the hill killing three of her nine crew on a training excerise in 1944 can still be seen on the side of the hill at Heishival Beag.

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    Kildonan, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    An excellent area for sightings of this species.

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    Hushinish, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

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

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    Reuval, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Benbecula

    Only owl species often seen in broad daylight

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    Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

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

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    Rubha Ardvule, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of South Uist

    This is our smallest bird of prey with males appearing a dashing, steel blue compared with the slightly larger, rusty-brown females and young.

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    Rueuval, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Benbecula

    This is our smallest bird of prey with males appearing a dashing, steel blue compared with the slightly larger, rusty-brown females and young.

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