• Our white sandy beaches

    Our white sandy beaches

  • Discovering the Hebrides

    Discovering the Hebrides

  • Winter at Calanais

    Winter at Calanais

  • Stornoway


  • Lews Castle Stornoway

    Lews Castle Stornoway



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Whilst there are plenty of places to visit in South Lochs, you will want to travel further and as the Islands of Lewis and Harris are land-bridged you have access to both!  During the summer months there are festivals, gala days, special markets and a host of special events, we have listed just a few with links to sites where you can find out more.

Places to visit on the Isle of Lewis

Lews Castle StornowayStornoway - the main town on Lewis and the main shopping area.  Supermarkets, Tesco and Co-Op, but there are also specialty food shops in the town and don't forget Stornoway's famous Black Pudding!

Lews Castle Stornoway
An Lanntair
Stornoway Museum
Sports Centre and Swimming Pool

Further afield

Ui Church Burial place of the MacLeod of Lewis Clan Chiefs
Calanais Standing Stones
Carloway Broch
Blackhouse Arnol
Gearannan Blackhouse Village
Abhainn Dearg Distillery

Beaches On LewisRiof Beach Uig

Port of Ness
Bostadh Beach
Dalmor and Dalbeag
Tolsta Beach (TrĂ igh Ghearadha)
Traigh Chuil (Beach at Coll)
Ardroil Beach (Uig Sands)
Valtos Beach

 Festivals and Shows

Hebridean Celtic Festival Festivals on Isle of Lewis
Sail Hebrides
Stornoway Carnival
Harris Mountain Festival
lsle of Harris Half Marathon
South Harris Agricultural Show on Facebook
Hebridean Book Festival

Places to visit on the Isle of Harris

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

Beaches on Harris

Huisinis Beach
Luskintyre Beach
Seilebost Beach
Borve Beach
Northton-Scarista Beach

List of Events

Check what's going on during your visit Here   

Sites of Interest and Local Information

North Harris Trust organise walks and tours Calendar of Events 
The Western Isles - multi information site with information on birds, wildlife, wild flowers and events across the Western Isles
Hebridean Connections - where you will find over 74,900 records on the people, places and stories of the Western Isles
Virtual Hebrides
Visit Outer Hebrides