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Overview

Uncover the natural beauty of Scotland’s rugged Atlantic coast on this 3-day tour of the Outer Hebrides islands, including accommodation in Stornaway and round-trip transport from Inverness. Journey through the Highlands, stopping to admire natural wonders like the Rogie Falls and Corrieshalloch Gorge, then sail out to explore the windswept isles of Lewis and Harris. Spot dolphins around the coast, stroll the sandy beaches and visit fascinating ancient sites like the Callanish Standing Stones and Carloway Broch.
  • 3-day Outer Hebrides tour from Inverness, vising the Isles of Lewis and Harris
  • Travel through the Scottish Highlands, stopping at the Rogie Falls and Corrieshalloch Gorge
  • Explore Stornaway, the capital of the Isle of Lewis, and then visit the windiest place in the British Isles
  • See top Hebridean sites like the Callanish Standing Stones and Carloway Broch
  • Admire stunning scenery on the Isle of Harris and walk down Lusekentyre Beach
  • Overnight accommodation in your choice of 3-star bed and breakfast or 3-star hotel

On this 3-day tour of the Outer Hebrides islands, you’ll observe the rugged beauty of Rogie Falls and Corrieshalloch Gorge in the Scottish Highlands. Stroll down Lusekentyre Beach, delve in the historical sites such as Carloway Broch and the Callanish Standing Stones, and experience the windiest place on the British Isles.

Luxuriate in 3-star bed-and-breakfast or hotel accommodation and enjoy select meals on this 3-day excursion.

See the Itinerary for further details of the tour schedule.  

Itinerary

Day 1: Inverness –Isle of Lewis
Leave Inverness behind and head northwest by luxury minibus to the seaside town of Ullapool. Stop to stretch your legs on the way with a short woodland walk to the impressive Rogie Falls, and then enjoy a visit to the breathtaking Corrieshalloch Gorge. Test your head for heights as you stand on the gorge’s spectacular viewing platform, enjoying views of the crashing waterfalls and countryside towards Loch Broom.

On reaching Ullapool, stop for lunch (own expense), then hop on the ferry for a 3-hour ride across the seas to Stornaway -- the capital of the Isle of Lewis. After being dropped off at your hotel, the evening is yours to spend at leisure.

Overnight: 3-star bed and breakfast or 3-star hotel in central Stornaway

Day 2: Isle of Lewis (B)
Enjoy breakfast and then meet your guide to explore the pretty Stornaway by day. While easily the largest settlement in the Western Hebrides, the town is tiny by mainland standards. Learn about its ancient history and traditional tweed-making shops while exploring its quaint streets.

Next, continue your tour to the island’s most northern point by minibus, to visit the windiest place in the British Isles (as recorded by the Guinness Book of Records) – the Butt of Lewis Lighthouse. After exploring the windswept plains around the lighthouse at leisure, head on to see other fascinating sites like the ancient Callanish Standing Stones and Carloway Broch – a meticulously well-preserved Iron Age structure. Spend the rest of your day sightseeing independently around the island, perhaps strolling along its stunning beaches.

Overnight: 3-star bed and breakfast or 3-star hotel in central Stornaway

Day 3: Isle of Harris – Inverness (B)
Rise early for breakfast on your final day and then head out with your guide to explore the beautiful Isle of Harris. Confusingly, Harris isn’t an island in its own right; it’s a stretch of land at the south of the Isle of Lewis, with its own distinct character. Visit the main port, Tarbert, and then travel west by minibus to see the Sound of Taransay – a remote and windswept island that was made famous for hosting the British TV programme, Castaway. Stroll along beautiful Lusekentyre Beach before saying your goodbyes to the Hebrides and returning to Inverness.

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j
, Jul 2017

I cant tell you how much we enjoyed this tour. Our guide, Fergie was wonderful and we were able to learn many things we would not have without his knowledge of the area. I certainly recommend this to anyone. We will definitely go back some day.
Janet

B
, Oct 2015

Great Time! Perfect combination of activities. Great tour director.

l
, Aug 2015

This was an experience that will stay in my memory for as long as I live. Hauntingly beautiful vista's and magnificent mountains and lochs. Beaches that would grace the finest postcards and crystal blue seas.

L
, Dec 2014

The tour was excellent. Jane, our guide, was very knowledgeable about the sites we visited and considerate of her passengers' abilities to maneuver them. She is also an excellent driver.

N
, Aug 2014

My husband and took this tour and can recommend it to everyone. There were thirteen of us, all got along together and Dave the driver and guide was super. His knowledge made the trip interesting and exciting. We booked three star hotels and were most pleased with the accommodation. There was,in fact,nothing we could fault with the tour.


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