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Historic Attractions in Outer Hebrides

St Clements Church (HS)

Rodel, Isle of Harris, Scotland, UK

A fine 16th century church, built by the 8th Chief MacLeod and containing his richly-carved tomb.

Butt of Lewis Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Said to be the windiest place in the UK, it was a seriously isolated spot in 1862 when the tall, 37m (12 ft) red brick...

Tiumpan Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

This lighthouse to the north of Stornoway was built in 1900. In 1956 the royal family, on holiday on the Royal Yacht...

Kisimul Castle (HS)

Castlebay, Isle of Barra, HS9 5XD

This impressive island stronghold of the MacNeils dates from the early 15th Century. It withstood several seiges during...

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Eilean Glas Lighthouse

Scalpay, Scotland, UK

This historic 1789 light on the Island of Scalpay was one of the original four lighthouses agreed by the Commissioners for...

Dun Carloway Broch (HS)

Isle of Lewis, HS2 9DY

Stand within the towering drystone walls of one of the best-preserved broch towers in Scotland.

Calanais Standing Stones (HS)

Isle of Lewis, HS2 9DY

This amazing group of standing stones is unique in Scotland.

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Gearrannan Black House Village

Carloway, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9AL

This restored blackhouse village includes a museum, cafe, gift shop, and live interpretation. Enjoy the wonderful scenery.

Flannan Isles Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

The Flannans are seven uninhabited rocky islets, sometimes called The Seven Hunters. They are about 20 miles WNW of Gallan...

Ushenish Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Built on the isolated east coat of South Uist in 1857, with no road anywhere near it, this is one of the remotest land-based...

Barpa Langass Cairn

Langass, North Uist, HS6

This great cairn is the only chambered cairn in the Western Isles with its chamber still roofed over.

Monach Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

This tall, 41m (133 ft) unpainted brick, lighthouse was built in 1864 on the island of Shillay, the westernmost of five now...

Barra Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

The highest lighthouse in Scotland, built in 1833, it sits on top of a 190m (623ft) high cliff, on the island of Berneray,...

1 St Clements Church (HS) Rodel, Isle of Harris, Scotland, UK
2 Butt of Lewis Lighthouse Scotland, UK
3 Tiumpan Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
4 Kisimul Castle (HS) Castlebay, Isle of Barra, HS9 5XD
5 Eilean Glas Lighthouse Scalpay, Scotland, UK
6 Dun Carloway Broch (HS) Isle of Lewis, HS2 9DY
7 Calanais Standing Stones (HS) Isle of Lewis, HS2 9DY 3 stars
8 Gearrannan Black House Village Carloway, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9AL
9 Flannan Isles Lighthouse Scotland, UK
10 Ushenish Lighthouse Scotland, UK
11 Barpa Langass Cairn Langass, North Uist, HS6
12 Monach Lighthouse Scotland, UK
13 Barra Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK

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