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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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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…

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…

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…

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.

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.

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.

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…

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…

Sollas Bookbinding

Creative artisan bookbinding and box making, influenced by the materials and colours of island living

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…

Out and About Tours

For a once in a lifetime experience, join us for a personalised tour of Lewis and Harris and learn about the history, archaeology and wildlife of these beautiful islands.

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

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…

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.

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,…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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.

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.

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.…

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…

A few ideas....

  1. Riding along the Airport beach in Balivanich.  Uist Community Riding School, Benbecula
    There are so many great things to do and experience in the Outer Hebrides. Whether you're up for high octane adventure or more sedate activities, there is something for everyone.
  2. 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.
  3. Pick up stunning hand-crafted books and boxes.
    1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
  4. Horseriding - airport beach, Balivanich, Benbecula
    With Uist Community Riding School
  5. Take a wildlife trip to the uninhabited island of Mingulay.
    1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
  6. 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

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

        Isle Of North Uist

        Pobull is a stone circle situated on the south side of Ben Langass.

        Add Piobull Fhinn Stone Circle to your Itinerary

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        Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

        Isle of Lewis

        In 1263, King Haakon IV of Norway attempted to regain control of the Hebrides and Argyll but was defeated by the Scots at the Battle of Largs and forced to relinquish control to the Scottish Crown...

        Add Vikings and the Lords of the Isles Part II to your Itinerary

      4. Gress Lodge Corn Mill

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

        Isle Of Lewis

        Corn mill, Gress, 19th and early 20th century. The roofless ruin of a complex and two-storey building, part rubble, part cast concrete, with rhe axle and one ring of a six-spoke iron overshot wheel about 14ft (4.3m) diameter and the cast-iron pit wheel. There is a 48in (1.22m) diameter millstone at the entrance.

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      5. Address

        Callanish, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DY

        Telephone

        01851 621422

        Isle Of Lewis

        Awards

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

        Facilities

        Children

        • Baby Changing Facilities Available
        • Children Welcome

        Add Calanais Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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        West Gerinish, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RW

        Isle Of South Uist

        Our Lady of the Isles is a statue of the Madonna and Child by sculptor Hew Lorimer. Erected in 1957 on the west slope of Reuval overlooking the sea, it is a fantastic viewpoint.

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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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        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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      9. Island Arts Gallery and Coffee Shop

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        8 Balallan,, Lochs, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9PN

        Telephone

        01851 830742

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

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

        “We are an oasis of good food, warmth, art and cheeriness”

        We are a gallery and coffee shop based in Balallan. Look for the Black and White signs for the Island Arts Gallery and Snacks and Tigh na Bruaich B&B. We are ¼ mile from the ‘Welcome to Baile Ailein’ sign, at the Stornoway end of village and 2 ½ mile from the Tarbet end. We are the…

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        Borve, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XR

        Isle Of Barra

        This site was investigated by Channel 4's Time Team in May 2007. Amongst other remains, a well-preserved Iron Age wheelhouse was uncovered, and nearby, a group of earlier roundhouses of Bronze Age date.

        Add Allathasdal to your Itinerary

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

        Telephone

        01870 602864

        Isle Of Benbecula

        Awards

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

        Museum nan Eilean is part of the Heritage Service operated by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and is based at Sgoil Lionacleit the community school on the Isle of Benbecula. Museum nan Eilean U&B is a sister museum of Museum nan Eilean Lews Castle which is in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. 

         

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        Northton, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JA

        Telephone

        01859 520316

        Isle Of Harris

        Awards

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

        Situated in Northton, Isle of Harris, Harris Art Gallery is run by portrait painter Suzan Visser-Offereins.

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        Nunton, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LU

        Isle Of Benbecula

        Ruined Chapel dating back to the 16th Century

        Add Teampull Mhoire to your Itinerary

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

        Isle Of North Uist

        Close to the ferry terminal lie the slight remains of a burial cairn, probably dating to about 700 AD.

        Add Aird ma-Rhuibhe to your Itinerary

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        Kilpheder, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TB

        Isle Of South Uist

        A well-preserved aisled wheelhouse was excavated in 1952 in the machair at Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair).

        Add Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair) Wheelhouse to your Itinerary

      16. Address

        Obbe Rd, Leverburgh, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS5 3TS

        Telephone

        01859 520208

        Isle Of Harris

        Awards

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

        Borrisdale Tweed produces high quality, exclusive, Harris Tweed products.  We make cushions, throws and bedspreads, handbags, holdalls plus smaller items such as caps and scarves.

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      17. Address

        Shawbost, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9BQ

        Isle Of Lewis

        Reconstructed Norse Mill

        Add Norse Mill and Kiln to your Itinerary

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        Callanish, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DY

        Isle Of Lewis

        An outer ring now with 8 standing stones and 5 fallen ones, with an inner group of 4 distinctive stones.

        Add Calanais III (Cnoc Fhillibhir Bheag) to your Itinerary

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