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

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

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.

Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre

Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre is a place where people can meet, share ideas, learn new skills and experience cultural interpretation that is imaginative and stimulating.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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.

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. &…

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…

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

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…

Dave's Hebridean Archaeological Tours

Personal guided tours of Lewis & Harris For the single traveller, couple, family or group of friends max 6 people.Tours are conducted by a resident archaeologist/guide in a Land Rover Defender 110…

An Lanntair

The largest arts facility in the Outer Hebrides and comprises a gallery, performance space/cinema, education room, bar/restaurant and gift shop. It has won many awards including a Come to Britain…

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…

Heb360 Tours

We offer Private Tours of Outer Hebrides from our base in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. Bilingual locals we provide flexible, professional journeys in our 4x4 7-seater vehicles and the highest standards…

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…

Barra Surf and Coastal Adventures

Unique adventures in stunning locations on the Isle of Barra. Our professional guides and instructors offer surf lessons, snorkelling close encounters with seals, beautiful sea kayak tours, and 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.…

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.…

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.

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. Dunasbroc

        Address

        South Dell, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0SP

        Isle Of Lewis

        This is a small, steep-sided, conical stack situated close to shore near Aird Dell. It is c 20m tall with a flat summit platform measuring only c 6 by 15m and can be seen from the adjacent coast.

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      2. View from Bernera to Tir Mhor from standing stones
        Tir Mhor looking south
        The seaweed cutting boats moored in Linsiadar
        You never know who you will meet on the road
        a frozen Loch na Muilne
        Full length of the bridge
        View from Bernera to Tir Mhor from standing stones
        Tir Mhor looking south
        The seaweed cutting boats moored in Linsiadar
        You never know who you will meet on the road
        a frozen Loch na Muilne
        Full length of the bridge

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        Bernera, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LT

        Isle of Lewis

        Other points of interest on Bernera and the surrounding land include the bridge, standing stones, a Lobster Pond, Norse Mill and Riot Cairn.

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      3. Address

        Mangersta, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9EY

        Isle Of Lewis

        Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim is situated near the village of Mangersta in Uig.

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      4. Address

        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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      5. Address

        Bernera, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LT

        Telephone

        01851 612314

        Isle Of Lewis

        An Iron Age house which was reconstructed in 1999 following a storm in 1993 which revealed stonework. Further excavation of the area showed a series of well preserved houses dating back to the 6th and 7th Centuries.

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      6. Address

        Vatersay, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YW

        Vatersay

        A monument in memory of those lost in the Annie Jane maritime disaster in 1853.

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      7. Address

        Morsgail, Uig, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9JH

        Uig, Isle Of Lewis


        Photograph © David Wilson

        In the book The Chessmen, Fin has given up his job as a Detective and has got a job as a gamekeeper. He comes across is old friend, Whistler, who the landlord has a grudge against, and so Fin finds himself in conflict with Whistler. Whistler leads Fin a merry dance over the hills and moors of UIg, in a storm, but ends…

        Add Peter May Trilogy - Beehive Dwellings and Disappearing Loch to your Itinerary

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        Port Of Ness, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XA

        Isle Of Lewis

        Dùn Èistean is traditionally known as the stronghold of the Clan Morrison. Archaeological excavation and survey work has found evidence for a defended medieval settlement on the island, with dwellings, storage buildings, a defensive wall and a tow.

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      9. St Columba's Church, Aignish (Eaglais Na H-Aoidhe) by Eileen Henderson

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        Point, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0PD

        Isle Of Lewis

        Eaglais na h-Aoidhe (Church of the Eye, or isthmus) was the principal church of medieval Lewis, probably built in the later 14th century by the new Macleod dynasty as their religious centre on the Island.

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      10. Address

        Griminish, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BX

        Isle Of North Uist

        Eilean Domhnuill (NF 7470 7530) is an artificial islet in the loch that was occupied during the Neolithic period.

        Add Eilean Dhomhnaill, Loch Olabhat to your Itinerary

      11. Address

        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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      12. Address

        Garynahine, Uig, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DS

        Isle Of Lewis

        An oval ring now with 5 standing stones, and the remains of a low cairn inside.

        Add Calanais IV (Ceann Thulabhaig) to your Itinerary

      13. Address

        Kershader, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9QA

        Telephone

        01851 880236

        Isle Of Lewis

        Awards

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

        The Ravenspoint Centre Museum also has an archive and exhibition to allow you to discover more about the poeple and the place.

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      14. Address

        Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XD

        Telephone

        01871 817948

        Isle of Barra

        Award winning Bunting Project bringing people together with connections to Barra and Vatersay from all over the world.

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      15. Address

        5 Mangersta, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9EY

        Telephone

        01851 672 384

        Isle Of Lewis

        Awards

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

        You will find Mangurstadh Gallery, a  family run business, on a working croft in Uig, Isle of Lewis.

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      16. Address

        Berneray, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BJ

        Isle Of North Uist

        Giant Mackaskill Monument is located ti the South of Berneray.

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      17. Address

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

        Isle Of North Uist

        The Scantuary sculpture forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

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      18. Address

        Horgabost, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HR

        Isle Of Harris

        Standing stone overlooking the beach near the village of Horgabost .

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