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Hillwalking in the Hebrides PDF Print E-mail
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Walking in the Hebrides
Rugged mountains of the Hebrides
The walking in the Outer Hebrides is fantastic with everything from a quiet walk on the beaches of Uig, to the bird filled machairs of North Uist, from the rugged mountains of Harris to the wind swept cliffs of the Butt of Lewis. You should come and explore. It could be your last chance to see some of the most beautiful landscapes before they build windfarms all over them !

The Western Isles Tourist Board produce leaflets detailing some superb walks in different places around the islands. The walk leaflets are available from them at a cost of £0.50 each. You can also buy maps and books on the area from them.

Walking in the Hebrides - Roger RedfernA good book to buy is - Walking in the Hebrides by Roger Redfern - published by Cicerone in 1998. The book is available from Amazon here.

Adventure Hebrides provide walking and mountain guides in Harris and Lewis and you can contact Tim for details.

Sunset in the Hebrides

For guided walks in the mountains of Harris contact Mike Briggs.

Explore remote glens and mountains Based in Ullapool just a ferry ride away are North West Frontiers. Marco offers a unique programme of walking holidays in the Scottish Highlands and Islands. To contact them: +44 (0)1854 612628 or visit North West Frontiers.

You will be able to learn informally about the flora and fauna, geology, local history and navigation but these are holidays, not courses, and the emphasis is on the walking and enjoying the scenery.

Out and About Tours run by Chris Ryan are a company who offer guided tours of the Outer Hebrides. Chris is an experienced naturalist and countryside ranger. You can contact or call +44 (1851) 612 288 for more information.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 10 April 2007 )
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