11 days in Outer Hebrides Itinerary

11 days in Outer Hebrides Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Isle of Eriskay
— 1 day
2
Askernish, South Uist
— 1 night
3
Isle of Scalpay, Lewis and Harris
— 1 day
4
Ardhasaig, Lewis and Harris
— 2 nights
5
Stornoway, Lewis and Harris
— 5 nights

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day
Isle of Eriskay

Isle of Eriskay ©
On the 8th (Mon), stop by Eriskay Shop and then enjoy the sand and surf at Eriskay Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Isle of Eriskay driving holiday planner.

London to Isle of Eriskay is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from London in July, things will get slightly colder in Isle of Eriskay: highs are around 19°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Askernish.

Things to do in Isle of Eriskay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Eriskay Beach ©
Eriskay Beach
Eriskay Shop ©
Eriskay Shop

1
night
Askernish, South Uist

Askernish ©
On the 9th (Tue), play a few rounds at Askernish Golf Club, see the interesting displays at Kildonan Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Ormiclate Castle.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Askernish online vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Isle of Eriskay to Askernish with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Isle of Scalpay.

Things to do in Askernish

Outdoors · Golf · Museums

Side Trips

Kildonan Museum, Ormiclate Castle
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Askernish Golf Club ©
Askernish Golf Club
Kildonan Museum ©
Kildonan Museum

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day
Isle of Scalpay, Lewis and Harris

Isle of Scalpay ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): make a trip to Isle of Scalpay Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Isle of Scalpay trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Askernish to Isle of Scalpay. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Wed) before leaving for Ardhasaig.

Things to do in Isle of Scalpay

Historic Sites
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Isle of Scalpay Lighthouse ©
Isle of Scalpay Lighthouse

2
nights
Ardhasaig, Lewis and Harris

Ardhasaig ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): head outdoors with Golden Road and then stroll through Luskentyre Beach. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Isle of Harris Distillery, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Mission House Studio, then take in the exciting artwork at Hebscape Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Huisinis Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ardhasaig trip itinerary website.

Ardhasaig is very close to Isle of Scalpay. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Stornoway.

Things to do in Ardhasaig

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Isle of Harris, Tarbert, The Mission House Studio
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Luskentyre Beach ©
Luskentyre Beach
Huisinis Beach ©
Huisinis Beach
Hebscape Gallery ©
Hebscape Gallery

5
nights
Stornoway, Lewis and Harris

Stornoway ©
Popular historic sites such as Calanais Standing Stones and Norse Mill and Kiln are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Mangersta Sands and Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach). Explore Stornoway's surroundings by going to Blue Pig Studio (in Carloway) and Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House (in Great Bernera).

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Stornoway route planning tool.

Getting from Ardhasaig to Stornoway by car takes about an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stornoway

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Isle of Lewis, Great Bernera, The Blackhouse, Mangersta Sands, Blue Pig Studio
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Calanais Standing Stones ©
Calanais Standing Stones
Norse Mill and Kiln ©
Norse Mill and Kiln
St Moluag's Episcopal Church ©
St Moluag's Episcopal Church