Some of terrain is as rugged as anywhere else in Scotland and the weather here in the Outer Hebrides is famously changeable – very often, you will experience all four seasons in one day.The picture shows a view from the Clisham Horseshoe, a 9-mile (15 km) route on Harris which this web site says is one of the ten best hikes in the British Isles.
Hebridean Way: 156 miles (250 km), 10 islands, 6 causeways and 2 ferries. There is also a biking trail that runs the same distance along a somewhat different route.
1745 rebellion. Over the century after that defeat thousands of islanders left, some heading to Glasgow, others to North America or Australia.
broch from the first century AD, known as Dun Carloway.