15 days in Lewis and Harris Itinerary

15 days in Lewis and Harris Itinerary

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— 3 nights
Isle of Scalpay
— 1 night
Isle of Lewis
— 9 nights


Ardhasaig ©
Relax by the water at Luskentyre Beach and Scarista Beach. You'll explore and learn at Hebscape Gallery and The Mission House Studio.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ardhasaig holiday website.

Denver, USA to Ardhasaig is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Denver in May: highs in Ardhasaig hover around 54°F, while lows dip to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Isle of Scalpay.

Things to do in Ardhasaig

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Isle of Harris, Tarbert, The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay, The Mission House Studio
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The Mission House Studio ©
The Mission House Studio
Luskentyre Beach ©
Luskentyre Beach
Hebscape Gallery ©
Hebscape Gallery

Isle of Scalpay

Isle of Scalpay ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Isle of Scalpay Lighthouse.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Isle of Scalpay online vacation planner.

Isle of Scalpay is just a stone's throw from Ardhasaig. In May in Isle of Scalpay, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 41°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Mon) before leaving for Isle of Lewis.

Things to do in Isle of Scalpay

Historic Sites
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Isle of Scalpay Lighthouse ©
Isle of Scalpay Lighthouse

Isle of Lewis

Isle of Lewis ©
Forming the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island in the Outer Hebrides archipelago, Isle of Lewis offers scenery consisting of fertile pastures and a meandering, rocky coastline.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Dailbeag Beach and Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach). Your inner history buff will appreciate The Blackhouse and Butt of Lewis Lighthouse. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Comunn Eachdraidh Nis, step into the grandiose world of Lews Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Moluag's Episcopal Church, and delve into the distant past at Calanais Standing Stones.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Isle of Lewis trip planner.

You can drive from Isle of Scalpay to Isle of Lewis in 1.5 hours. May in Isle of Lewis sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 41°F at night. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Isle of Lewis

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Blue Pig Studio ©
Blue Pig Studio
Norse Mill and Kiln ©
Norse Mill and Kiln
Morven Gallery ©
Morven Gallery