The best Island in Europe - Harris and Lewis
Trip Advisor voters have named Harris and Lewis in the Scottish Hebrides as Europe's best Island(s). Take a look at Cicerone's guidebook Walking on Harris and Lewis, and find out for yourself what makes these islands so special. Read more information on CalMac's website, and book a ferry today.
TripAdvisor voters have named Harris and Lewis in the Scottish Hebrides as Europe's best Island(s). And it is not hard to see why - it is a truly beautiful place. Actually one landmass, Harris and Lewis both have very different identities but are stunning places to visit for day walks or longer distances. You won't be disappointed if you like a sneaky wild swim either as there are also over 4000 freshwater lochs on Harris and Lewis. Loch Langabhat, ‘long loch’, is the largest with a length of 13km, covering an area of 8.9km2.
Article · 5 Aug 2015
11 surprise facts about Harris and Lewis
Of course you all know about Richard Barrett's guidebook to Walking on Harris and Lewis but here are eleven things you may not have known about the islands.
Walking on Harris and Lewis
30 day walks exploring the islands
Guidebook to 30 day walks on the Isles of Harris and Lewis, in Scotland's Outer Hebrides. Walks range from 2 to 14 miles; combining all-day routes in the high hills to short, lower-level walks that visit the world-famous heritage sites. Routes include the An Cliseam horseshoe, the stone circles of Calanais and Butt of Lewis lighthouse.More information
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