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

St Kilda

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

Conachair

Conachair at 376 metres is the highest point of St Kilda

Traigh na Croise

Sandy Beach looking out over the Sound of Barra.

Loch Druidibeg

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

Heaval

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

Traigh Mhor

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

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.

Ardroil Sands

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

Port Nis

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

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!

Kisimul Castle

Kisimul Castle sits on a rocky islet just off the coast of Barra at Castlebay

Butt of Lewis (Rubha Rohanais)

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

Dun Cuier

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

Traigh Shanndaigh (Eoropie Beach)

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

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…

Hushinish

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

Traigh Dhail Beag (Dalbeg)

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

Loch Crabhadal

Loch Crabhadal (Cravadal) is a wild, remote and spectacular area of North Harris.

Traigh Dhail Mhor (Dalmore)

Dail Mhor (Dalmore) is a long sandy beach with sea stacks, on the Atlantic Coast of the Isle of Lewis

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

Lemreway

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

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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    Hushinish, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    Large, dark green/black seabird common on the Harris coastline.

    Add Shag - Huisnish to your Itinerary

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    Liniclate, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5PY

    Isle Of Benbecula

    The Black-throated Diver is a Mallard sized water bird with a stout bill, and bold black and white markings on the back and throat.

    Add Black Throated Diver-Ruabhal to your Itinerary

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

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    01851 822746

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

    • 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

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    Youth Hostel, Isle of Berneray, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Berneray

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

    Add Great Northern Diver - Berneray to your Itinerary

  5. Liniclate Beach and machair, benbecula with runners

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    Liniclate, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5PJ

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Liniclate beach is a stunning white sandy beach and can be accessed from the village of Liniclate.

    Add Liniclate Beach and Machair to your Itinerary

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    Garry Beach, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NB

    Isle of Lewis

    Low to medium growing with globular flowerheads, found on coastal grassland and agricultural land

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    Eoropie, Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NB

    Isle of Lewis

    Low/medium annual flowering plant with White/Mauve flowers

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    Shiants, Outer Hebrides

    Present on off-shore islands from late April - August.

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    Berneray Harbour, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of North Uist

    Common seals are brown, tan, or grey, with distinctive V-shaped nostrils.

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  10. The Salvation Army

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    Bayhead, STORNOWAY, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DZ

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    01851 703875

    Isle Of Lewis

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    Baleshare, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HG

    Isle Of North Uist

    Reflections is part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

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

    Isle Of Harris

    Standing stone overlooking the beach near the village of Horgabost .

    Add Macleod Standing Stone (Clach Macleoid) to your Itinerary

  13. Traigh Iar Beach North Uist

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

    Isle Of North Uist

    Sollas beach is a stunning white sandy beach and eaily accessible from the village of Sollas and Grenitote.

    Add Traigh Iar Beach and Machair to your Itinerary

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    Allasdale, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Barra

    Watch the seals laze on the rocks off shore - you may even catch them coming for a cheeky peek at you!

    Add Seal Bay to your Itinerary

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    St Kilda, Outer Hebrides

    Present on off-shore islands from late April - August.

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    Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Barra

    Kisimul Castle sits on a rocky islet just off the coast of Barra at Castlebay

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  17. Bonnie Prince Charlie Monument - Arivruach - Rachel Keenan

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    Arivruaich, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LE

    Isle of Lewis

    This Bonnie Prince Charlie monument is in the village of Arivruach, Lochs - on the main A857 road between Stornoway and Tarbert to mark where he landed following the Battle of Culloden.

    This is what it says on the plaque; 

    "On 4th May 1746 Charles Edward Stuart landed here while on the run having sailed from Scalpay. It was 18 days after…

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    Berneray, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle Of North Uist

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

    Add Bearsdaire to your Itinerary

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