The Outer Hebrides ( or Western Isles) form an archipelago of which the major islands include Lewis and Harris, North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist, and Barra. Lewis and Harris, are frequently referred to as individual islands, but are joined by a land border.  Other islands that are accessible by bridges are Great Bernera, which is en-route to Uig and Scalpay in Harris.  So whilst there is plenty to discover in Uig, you are ideally situated to explore the rest of the islands, and if you are really adventurous take a boat trip to St.Kilda, stunningly beautiful.  Sea Trek offer excursions and they are on the doorstep.

You can take a trip out from the cottages to explore Lewis, nearest neighbour Great Bernera, Harris and Scalpay, yet still be home at teatime.Callanish Stone Circle

Stornoway - the main town on Lewis and the main shopping area.
Lews Castle Stornoway and castle grounds, water wheel and cycle tracks
An Lanntair - art gallery, cinema, cafe and restaurant
Stornoway Museum
Sports Centre and swimming pool, gym and climbing wall

Great Bernera
Bostadh Iron Age House
Tide and Time Bell

Out and about on Lewis.  These are a few of the attractions, but certainly not all.

Calanais Standing Stones
Carloway Broch
The Norse mill and kiln at Shawbost
Blackhouse Arnol
Gearannan Blackhouse Village Ui Church Burial place of the MacLeod of Lewis Clan Chiefs
Morven Gallery stunning art and great coffee
The Clach an Truiseil - huge standing stone
Harbour View Gallery Ness
Butt of Lewis & Lighthouse
Ui Church burial place of the Clan Chief MacLeod's and MacKenzies
Trumpan Head Lighthouse - Point, great place for whale and dolphin spotting

Festivals and Shows

Hebridean Celtic Festival Hebridean festival
Sail Hebrides
Stornoway Carnival

Harris Mountain Festival
lsle of Harris Half Marathon

South Harris Agricultural Show
Hebridean Book Festival
Hebridean Celtic Festival

Places to visit on the Isle of Harris

Tarbert the main town on Harris 
An Seallam - Genealogy Centre
Harris Tweed and Knitwear  Harris Tweed weaving demonstrations
Skoon Art Cafe - Original Art and great cafe
St. Clements Church, Rodel
MacLeod Stone
Coir Fhinn Chambered Cairn - Horgabost
Leverburgh

Contact Details

Marlene Ralley
38 Cliff
Uig
Isle of Lewis
HS2 9HP
Scotland

Telephone: 01851 672745

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Website: www.hebrideanbeachhouse.co.uk

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