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The Hebridean Islands have a lot to offer visitors of all ages and abilities. Hill walking, fishing, boating and kiting are a favourite for many visitors. Alternatively there are some spectacular historical sites, museums, art galleries and craft shops for you to enjoy, or just a leisurely drive amongst some of the most beautiful un spoilt scenery in Scotland.

Below we have listed a range of sites offering activities or information on Island life.


Walk Hebrides has a pick a walk section where you can choose a walk to suit your ability.
Visit their website here.

View Uig and Bernera .com to learn more about Uig. - Picture Galleries from Uig and Bernera .com


Museum Nan Eilean
Callanish Stones
Comunn Eachdraidh Nis Museum
Proiseact nan Ealan
An Sulaire Trust
Arnol Blackhouse Museum
Bosta Iron Age House
Dun Carloway Broch
Butt of Lewis
Lews Castle
Lews Castle Grounds
Gearrannan Village

Morven Gallery
Gisla Woodcraft
An Lantair
Borgh Pottery
Harris Tweed and Knitwear
Norse Mill and Kiln Shawbost

Golf - Harris and Lewis

Scarista Golf Course
Stornoway Golf Club


Taigh nan Eilean is an ideal base for Loch fishing, Sea Angling or Beach Casting. Salmon and Trout fishing in the Hebrides is rated amongst the best Scotland has to offer, why not give it a go?

Stornoway Sea Angling Club
Stornoway Angling Association
Fish Hebrides

Wildlife and Bird watching

Western Isles Wildlife
Heb Birding
Bird Sightings Western Isles

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Sea Trek -
Just a couple of minutes drive from the house; Seatrek run wildlife trips offering the chance to see Puffins, Seals, Dolphins and Basking Sharks. Go for a real sea safari or take a day trip to St Kilda. There are various excursions including a trip to the mysterious Flannan Isles so check the website for further details.
Seatrek Excursions around the coast of Lewis
Seatrek offer day trips and sea safaris.

Power Kiting - Kiting in the extreme and one of the fastest growing sports. Take some kiting tuition and have a go on some of the best beaches in the world.

Adventure Hebrides
Kayaking, Canoeing, Sailing, Surfing, Kiting, Climbing, Wildlife, Hill walking and more. Explore our site to unlock your adventure.

Stornoway Canoe Club - Flickr gallery

Canoe Hebrides are the leading sea kayak guiding operator in the Hebrides. "Our local guides have a wealth of knowledge on the coastline and wildlife of the area and can be relied on to make your trip special."

Go Karting - location - Viking Paintball - location

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