29 days in Lewis and Harris Itinerary

29 days in Lewis and Harris Itinerary

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Isle of Scalpay
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Stornoway ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Norse Mill and Kiln and St Columba's Chapel. Visit Calanais Standing Stones and Lews Castle for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Great Bernera (Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House & Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach)), Carloway (Blue Pig Studio & Leathad Ard Gardens) and Uig Museum (in Timsgarry).

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Stornoway online vacation planner.

London to Stornoway is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. When traveling from London in September, plan for little chillier days in Stornoway, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tarbert.

Things to do in Stornoway

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Isle of Lewis, Great Bernera, Carloway, Mangersta Sands, Uig Museum
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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


Tarbert ©
Tarbert is the main community on Harris in the Western Isles of Scotland. Step off the beaten path and head to Northton Temple and The Isle of Harris Golf Club. Step out of Tarbert with an excursion to The Mission House Studio in Finsbay--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Luskentyre Beach, sample the fine beverages at Isle of Harris Distillery, stroll through Huisinis Beach, and view the masterpieces at Holmasaig Gallery.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tarbert online trip planner.

Getting from Stornoway to Tarbert by car takes about an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Tarbert can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You'll set off for Isle of Scalpay on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Tarbert

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Isle of Harris, The Mission House Studio, Hebscape Gallery
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Luskentyre Beach ©
Luskentyre Beach
St Clement's Church ©
St Clement's Church
The Isle of Harris Golf Club ©
The Isle of Harris Golf Club

Isle of Scalpay

Isle of Scalpay ©
Isle of Scalpay is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: visit a coastal fixture at Isle of Scalpay Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Isle of Scalpay travel itinerary planner.

Isle of Scalpay is very close to Tarbert. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Isle of Scalpay

Historic Sites
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Isle of Scalpay Lighthouse ©
Isle of Scalpay Lighthouse