Visit the Hebrides
Visit the Hebrides

What the press say...

Press Date                        Publication Island Text
Monday, April 04, 2011 The Travel Editor Harris Harris in the Outer Hebrides is a beautiful island. It's mountainous, you are never far from a sea view and around every corner there's another photo opportunity.
Monday, April 04, 2011 The Travel Editor Harris My holiday was in the Outer Hebrides – a wonderful, awe inspiring and educational 7 days.
Monday, April 04, 2011 The Travel Editor Lewis Until very recently, you couldn't take the ferry to Scotland's Outer Hebrides on a Sunday. Now you can. But don't think the remote Island of Lewis is wholly ready to join the 21st century yet.
Monday, April 04, 2011 The Travel Editor Harris Mile long expanses of deserted white sand which look, on paper at least like the Bahamas, in reality they’re possibly a little more windy. The sand is mostly crushed shell ...
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 Scotland on Sunday Lewis Linda Norgrove's parents are paying tribute to their daughter's life by continuing her work
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 Scotland on Sunday Harris DONALD John Mackay, a weaver of Harris Tweed known throughout the island as DonJohn, a soubriquet that indicates a level of local familiarity and fame ...
Saturday, February 12, 2011 Telegraph N Uist Clinging on to the very edge of Europe, North Uist in the Hebrides is an island of endless white beaches, golden eagles and history galore.
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 Scotland on Sunday Eriskay THIS weekend sees the 70th anniversary of the sinking of the SS Politician in the Sound of Eriskay with £3m in Jamaican currency and 264,000 bottles of whisky on board.
Saturday, February 05, 2011 Scotland on Sunday Lewis We are transported to the dark, narrow lanes of Victorian Stornoway. Late at night a doctor's maid answers an insistent knocking on the door.
Thursday, January 27, 2011 Scotland on Sunday Eriskay (Karen Swan, author) married ten years ago on Eriskay, which the MacLeod clan took over for the celebrations. Green wore a MacLeod hunting tartan kilt – Swan's wedding gift to her English husband – "because he has the legs for it".
Monday, January 17, 2011 Telegraph Vatersay It’s one of the Royal family’s best-kept secrets – a vast, majestic, pristine white beach that sweeps along the dunes as far as the eye can see,
Friday, August 20, 2010 Telegraph Outer Hebrides The Outer Hebrides, an archipelago of 200 islands strung out over 130 miles, have an edge-of-the-world feel and possess some of Britain’s most soul-stirring scenery.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 Scotland on Sunday S Uist THE scene is one of old-fashioned Highland hospitality. Whisky and claret flow, peat glows and half-a-dozen fiddlers around a sturdy oak table play reels at a frenetic pace.
Monday, January 04, 2010 National Geographic Lewis Amazingly, Uig Bay drains entirely at low tide, turning it into a stunning beach.
Sunday, November 01, 2009 The Guardian Harris No. 17: The Outer Hebrides and St Kilda offer wilderness walking with the wow factor
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 Birmingham Mail Lewis The still,turquoise waters looked so inviting that I just couldn't resist the urge to strip off and take the plunge.
Sunday, August 16, 2009 The Observer Lewis to Barra I followed this dead-end road for 25 miles, climbing 1,500ft, trying to ignore the voice that screamed: "What's the point when you've got to come all the way back?" A red stag stood on a rocky outcrop. The voice was quiet after that.
Sunday, June 28, 2009 The Observer S Uist In 1891, the world's greatest golf course designer produced his masterpiece on a tiny island in the Hebrides. Once lost, golf's 'holy grail' has now been rediscovered.
Monday, June 08, 2009 Press & Journal Lewis Susan Welsh took her family to the Outer Hebrides to find out more about her family roots
Saturday, May 02, 2009 Scotland on Sunday Lewis ... top-notch single malt, set to hit the shelves when the National Mod – aka the "Whisky Olympics", returns to Stornoway in 2011.
Sunday, April 19, 2009 Scotland on Sunday Eriskay ... the pull to the top is more than worth it for one of the best 360-degree views of the Scottish islands.
Saturday, April 18, 2009 The Scotsman Barra "Unfold Your Imagination" written on the roof of a 36-tonne truck.
Saturday, February 28, 2009 The Scotsman Lewis Additionally, the inherent strength of the SIPs means you're not limited with traditional roof trusses so you can have features such as cathedral ceilings
Sunday, September 02, 2007 Scotland on Sunday Lewis Getting there Caledonian MacBrayne ( operates various routes, including a ferry from Ullapool to Stornoway. Direct flights are available from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness.
Monday, June 25, 2001 Daily Mail Lewis From the comfort of my home 700 miles away, a stone chapel in the middle of a field in the Outer Hebrides seemed a memorably romantic place to get married.
Thursday, January 01, 1970 The Travel Editor Lewis The suggested itinerary for the Outer Hebrides part of VisitScotland's Archaeological Treasures Trail