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Kneep

Kneep is a village on the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Kneep is within the parish of Uig. Various archaeological finds have been made in Kneep, including the cemetery of Vikings and a number of Viking graves, and the tomb. Othe ...

Knock, Isle of Lewis

Knock, from the Gaelic, An Cnoc, is a village in Point peninsula on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. Point is connected by road across a narrow isthmus to Stornoway, the main administrative centre of the Western Isles. Poundin ...

Knockaird

Knockaird is a village on the Isle of Lewis in the parish of Ness, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. It is the highest point in Port of Ness and is home to Dùn Eistean an ancient ruined fort on a small island that is joined by a bridge. Dùn Eistea ...

Laxdale

Laxdale is a village in the Scottish Outer Hebrides, on the Isle of Lewis. Although nominally a distinct village, Laxdale is now effectively a suburb of Stornoway. Laxdale is also within the parish of Stornoway. There is a school called Laxdale S ...

Leurbost

Leurbost is a village on the east coast of the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. It is approximately 6 miles south of Stornoway on the road to Harris. It is the main settlement in the area of the island known as North Lochs. Leurbo ...

Lingay, Fiaray

Lingay is an uninhabited island in Scotland, one of ten islands in the Sound of Barra, a Site of Community Importance for conservation in the Western Isles. It lies between South Uist, Eriskay, Fuday and Fiaraidh, once anglicized as Fiaray. Its m ...

Lionel, Lewis

Lionel is a village in the Ness area of the Isle of Lewis. Lionel is within the parish of Barvas. Lionel is situated near the northern end of the A857, at the junctions with the B8013 to Eoropie and the B8015 to Eorodale and Skigersta.

Loch Langavat

Loch Langavat is the name of several freshwater lochs in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The name is a Gaelic rendition of Old Norse lang "long" and vatn, meaning "lake". Most of these lakes are on the island of Lewis and Harris Loch Langabhat NG ...

Loch Rog

Loch Rog or Loch Roag is a large sea loch on the west coast of Lewis, Outer Hebrides. It is broadly divided into East Loch Roag and West Loch Roag with other notable branches being Little Loch Roag, Loch Barragloum, Langavat and Loch Kintulavik. ...

Loch Seaforth

Loch Seaforth is a sea loch in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. It consists of three distinct sections, the most seaward is aligned northwest-southeast, a middle section is aligned northeast-southwest and the inner and most northerly section is al ...

Lochboisdale

Lochboisdale is the main village and port on the island of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Lochboisdale is within the parish of South Uist, and is situated on the shore of Loch Baghasdail at the southern end of the A865.

Marybank, Lewis

Marybank is a settlement on the outskirts of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. It is also within the parish of Stornoway. Marybank is situated at the junction of the A858 and A859. Lews Castle and Stornoway Golf Club are ...

Melbost

Melbost is a traditionally Gaelic-speaking village in Point on the east coast of the Isle of Lewis, in Scotlands north-west. It is largely a crofting township and is about 2 1 ⁄ 2 miles east of Stornoway at the head of an isthmus connecting with ...

New Tolsta

New Tolsta is a village on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. New Tolsta is within the parish of Stornoway, and it lies to the north of North Tolsta, at the end of the B895 road. North of the village is the beginning of a road was ...

Newmarket, Lewis

Newmarket is a village in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, on the Isle of Lewis near Stornoway. It is part of the Leodsoch countryside and a peat site is not far away. Its nearest town is Stornoway and the nearest council headquarters is Na h-Eile ...

Newtonferry

Newtonferry is a small crofting community on the island of North Uist in the Western Isles of Scotland, at the end of the B893 road. Newtonferry is within the parish of North Uist. A number of archaeological sites have been discovered in the area ...

Newvalley, Lewis

Newvalley is a hamlet on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Newvalley is within the parish of Stornoway. The remains of the Priests Glen stone circle are to the north of the settlement.

North Dell

North Dell is a village on the Isle of Lewis in the community of Ness, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. North Dell is within the parish of Barvas.

North Lochs

North Lochs, an area in eastern Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, is named for the many lochans which dot the landscape. Because of its largely undulating and rocky terrain, it is sparsely populated apart from flat ground near the coast. Its commu ...

North Tolsta

North Tolsta is a village in the Scottish Outer Hebrides, on the east side of the Isle of Lewis. North Tolsta is within the parish of Stornoway. Tolsta is notable for its long sandy beach, which is popular with surfers. The village of Bail Ùr Tho ...

Park, Lewis

Park, also known as South Lochs, is a huge area of land connected to the rest of Lewis only by a narrow neck between Loch Seaforth and Loch Erisort. This had a wall called Gàrradh an Tighearna built across it by the Earl of Seaforth in the early ...

Parkend, Lewis

Parkend is a hamlet in the Point region of the Isle of Lewis, although like Melbost, it is not a part of the Eye Peninsula. Many people erroneously believe it to be a suburb of Stornoway, on the island of Lewis and Harris in the Outer Hebrides of ...

Plasterfield

Plasterfield is a hamlet in the Scottish Outer Hebrides, on the Isle of Lewis. Plasterfield is within the parish of Stornoway. Plasterfield is a suburb of Stornoway, and consists of two groups of houses built after the Second world war. Ambulance ...

Port of Ness

Port of Ness is a village on the Isle of Lewis in the community of Ness, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Port of Ness is within the parish of Barvas. Port of Ness is situated at the end of the A857, which runs from Stornoway. The harbour was bui ...

Portnaguran

Portnaguran is a settlement situated within Point, on the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Portnaguran is the township at the north-easternmost point of the peninsula. It lies 1 mile southwest of Tiumpan Head and just south of the ...

Reinigeadal

Reinigeadal is a small settlement in Harris, in the Western Isles in Scotland. It is situated on the east coast of Harris, 8 km east of Tarbert, at the western side of the entrance to Loch Seaforth. Reinigeadal is situated within the parish of Ha ...

Rodel

Rodel is a village on the south-eastern coast of Harris, an island in the Scottish Outer Hebrides. Rodel is situated in the parish of Harris. It was formerly the historic capital of Harris, and the main port, before Tarbert took the title. The Ch ...

Roineabhal

Roineabhal is a hill on Harris, in the Western Isles of Scotland. The granite on the summit plateau of the mountain is anorthosite, and is similar in composition to rocks found in the mountains of the Moon. This area is part of the South Lewis, H ...

Sandwick, Lewis

Sandwick is a village in the Scottish Outer Hebrides, on the Isle of Lewis and a quasi-suburb of Stornoway. Sandwick is situated within the parish of Stornoway.

Seanna Chnoc

Seanna Chnoc, also known as Seana Bheinn is an islet in outer Loch Rog, Lewis, Scotland. It lies north west of Great Bernera and Bearasaigh. The STAC website we Balg lies in the sea to the North there is a cave in the North-West of the island. No ...

Sgarabhaigh

Sgarabhaigh is a small uninhabited island in the eastern end of the Sound of Harris, Outer Hebrides, Scotland. It is approximately 40 acres 160.000 m2 in size and is home to many seabirds, otters and seals. Sgarabhaigh and its sister Islands Grod ...

Sgeotasaigh

Scotasay is an uninhabited island in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. It lies 1 kilometre off the east coast of Harris and gives some shelter to the ferry port of Tarbert.

Shillay

Shillay is an uninhabited island which lies 2 km north of Pabbay in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The name comes from the Norse selr-Oh means seal island and the Scottish wildlife trust reserve owing to its international importance for breeding ...

Shulishader

Shulishader is a small village with a population of around 120 people in Point, Outer Hebrides on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland. Located on the north-western side of the Eye Peninsula, it overlooks Broad Bay. Most of the village is over 60m above s ...

Skigersta

Skigersta is a village to the south east of Ness on the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Skigersta is situated within the parish of Barvas. There is a quay built in 1901 and a shingle beach. Skigersta was a location for fish curing ...

Soay Beag

Soay Beag is a small, uninhabited tidal island in West Loch Tarbert, between the northern and southern parts of Harris. Soay Beag is separated from the southwest coast of North Harris by the Soay Sound. The island is located immediately to the no ...

Soay Mor

Soay Mor is an island in West Loch Tarbert, between the northern and southern parts of Harris. The uninhabited island is separated from the southwest coast of North Harris by the Soay Sound. The adjacent Soay Beag is accessible on foot at low tide.

Soay Sound

Soay Sound is a strait separating the islands of Soay Mor and Soay Beag from the northern part of Harris. The sound is part of West Loch Tarbert.

South Dell

South Dell is a village on the Isle of Lewis in the community of Ness, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. South Dell is within the parish of Barvas, and is situated alongside the A857. Two bronze swords from the 8th century BC was discovered in Sou ...

Steinish

Steinish is a village in the Scottish Outer Hebrides, on the Isle of Lewis, near Plasterfield and Stornoway Airport. Steinish is situated within the parish of Stornoway, and is also situated adjacent to the Laxdale estuary. A treasure trove was d ...

Stockinish Island

Stockinish Island lies on the edge of the Minch, in the mouth of Loch Stockinish, south east of Harris. It is uninhabited and is now used for grazing. The island is 49 hectares 0.19 sq mi in area, and rises to 44 metres 144 ft at its highest poin ...

Stoneybridge

Stoneybridge is a village on the island of South Uist in Scotland. The Crois Chnoca Breaca standing stone is situated to the west of the village. Stoneybridge is within the parish of South Uist and the chapel was also situated west of the settlem ...

Swainbost

Swainbost is a village on the Isle of Lewis in the district of Ness, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. The name Swainbost meaning Sweins steading is of Viking derivation. The settlement is situated in the parish of Barvas. The remains of the churc ...

Tahay

Tahay is an island in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The name originates from the Old Norse tagg-oy meaning island with a prominent hill. At 53 hectares in area and with a central peak of 65 metres, it is the largest of the group of uninhabited ...

Tarbert, Harris

Tarbert is the main community on Harris in the Western Isles of Scotland. The name means "isthmus", "crossing point" or "portage", in Gaelic. The isthmus, between the sea lochs West Loch Tarbert and East Loch Tarbert, joins south Harris to north ...

Tigharry

Tigharry is a small village on the west of North Uist. It is mostly a farming community. There are a few rocky beaches and one point of interest is Kettles Cave. Tigharry is within the parish of North Uist and used to have its own chapel, known a ...

Timsgarry

Timsgarry is a village on the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Timsgarry is home to the Baile na Cille Church, and is situated within the parish of Uig. Timsgarry used to have its own chapel, named Capail Mor, further to the west o ...

Tong, Lewis

Tong is a village on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland, 4 miles north-east of the main town of Stornoway on the B895 road to Back and Tolsta. The population of the village is 527. Fishing forms part of the local economy.

West Loch Tarbert

West Loch Tarbert is a sea loch that separates the northern and southern parts of Harris in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. A small isthmus joins these two areas, on which is to be found the village of Tarbert. The loch contains the islands Soay ...

West Side, Lewis

The West Side is the name used for the settlements along the NW coast of the Isle of Lewis between Dell in Ness to the NE and Shawbost to the SW. An area of about 25 km in length and is served by the A857 and A858 road. Settlements in the West Ba ...