Places to visit in the Outer Hebrides
Festivals and Exhibitions
The summer months bring Festivals, Shows and all kind of Fun Days and Events for islanders and visitors alike. The Celtic Music Festival, Highland Games and Sailing Festivals are possibly the most well known, but the local Agricultural Shows and Fun Days offer visitors a real taste of Island life and hospitality.
Hebridean Celtic Festival Famous three day music festival held in Stornoway Castle Grounds
- Lewis Highland Games – The Lewis Highland Games has been staged for around a century. This event is hosted by the community of Tong, on the doorstep!
Shows, Gala’s & Carnivals
Westside Agricultural Show
Uig Gala Day
Museums, Galleries and Exhibitions
There are lots of photo galleries, museums and art exhibitions on the islands, this is just a small selection.
Stornoway Museum 10am- 5.30pm
Museum nan Eilean,
Comann Eachdraidh Nis / Ness Historical Society
Ongoing exhibitions covering local crofting history in the Ness Area.
10-4pm Mon – Fri
Ness Heritage Centre,
Ravenspoint Visitor Centre,
Isle of Lewis,
There is almost always something to do or see, all year around !
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