Callanish Standing Stones Visitor Guide

The Callanish Standing Stones are located on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.

These huge granite stones (the largest is 16 feet tall) were erected 5,000 years ago in the late Neolithic era, possibly for ritual use.

The site comprises a cross shape of monoliths around a central circle of 13 stones, with an avenue of a further 19 stones facing northeast.

Reuval, Benbecula, Visitor Guide

The 124-metre summit of Reuval is the highest point on the Outer-Hebridean island of Benbecula.

Though the walk up the hill is short it’s undeniably one of the highlights of a visit to this remarkable isle as the top offers gorgeous panoramic views of the surrounding sea, beaches, and mountains.

The Butt of Lewis Visitor Guide

The Butt of Lewis is an area on the far-northern tip of the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides.

In addition to being one of the windiest places in Britain, the ‘butt’ is home to a lighthouse built in 1862 that’s unusual because it’s unpainted rather than having the standard red and white colour scheme.

The Butt of Lewis is also a prime wildlife-spotting site as the steep cliffs are a haven for seabirds.

Luskentyre Beach Visitor Guide

Luskentyre is located on the west coast of South Harris in the Outer Hebrides.

This pristine golden sand beach is frequently voted among the top beaches in the UK thanks to its spectacular mountain backdrop and crystal-clear turquoise waters.

Lews Castle Visitor Guide

Lews Castle is a Victorian-era castle situated in the heart of historic Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis.
The castle is a popular tourist destination thanks to the extensive landscaped gardens as well as the on-site cafe and gift shop.
The main point of interest though, is the museum which explores the history of Lewis, the people that live there, and the wildlife that call this remarkable island home.

Gearrannan Blackhouse Village Visitor Guide

Gearrannan Blackhouse Village lies on the southwest edge of the Isle of Lewis, set within a deep cove that offers protection against the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean.

The village comprises a number of restored blackhouses – traditional thatched stone-walled dwellings that served as home to both animals and people for hundreds of years.

Arnol Blackhouse Visitor Guide

The Arnol Blackhouse on the Isle of Lewis is a fine example of one of the traditional thatched stone-walled houses that served as home to both people and animals on Scotland’s west coast islands for hundreds of years.

The restored building at Arnol – number 42 – sits in an idyllic setting on Lewis, surrounded by open fields and complete with authentic piles of cut peat and harvested crops.

Isle of Skye Visitor Guide

The Isle of Skye is one of Scotland’s most popular tourist destinations, attracting over 600,000 sightseers annually.

People travel from all over the world to explore this west-coast island’s beautiful landscapes and attractions like the Storr, the Fairy Pools, and the Quiraing are essential places to visit for anyone touring Scotland.

Discover this beautiful island with this complete guide featuring a photo slideshow and 360° photos.

Skye Marble Line Visitor Guide

The Marble Line is located a mile south of the village of Broadford in the southern half of the Isle of Skye.

This long-abandoned railway line was used to transport marble from a quarry 2 miles further south, but it has now been converted into a footpath that allows visitors to explore the clearance villages of Boreraig and Suisnish as well as the Strath Suardal valley.

Boreraig Clearance Village Visitor Guide

The remains of long-abandoned villages can be seen all over the Isle of Skye, but Boreraig – situated 4 1/2 miles south of Broadford – is perhaps the most hauntingly beautiful.

Visiting Boreraig takes walkers on a 9-mile circular trail from Broadford to the shore of Loch Eishort, across heather-covered moorland on a rough path that offers stunning views along the way.

Armadale Castle Gardens & Museum Visitor Guide

Armadale Castle on the Isle of Skye is one of the island’s most-visited tourist attractions.

Visitors can explore extensive grounds that feature an arboretum, landscaped gardens, woodland walks and a children’s play park, as well as the castle ruins and a fascinating museum.

Isle of Rum Visitor Guide

The Small Isles on the west coast of Scotland include Canna, Muck, Eigg, and Rum. Rum is the largest of the archipelago at 182 square miles, yet it is inhabited by just 40 people.

Getting to Rum involves a short ferry ride from the neighbouring Isle of Skye, after which visitors are free to explore mile after mile of heather-covered moorlands and dramatic mountain peaks.