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Outdoor Activities on Harris

The Outer Hebrides offers a superb range of outdoor activities including surfing, kite surfing, hill walking, mountaineering, fishing, Karting, and much more, below are a selection of companies and links that offer many different options for the keen outdoors person

Adventure Hebrides -  Kayaking, Canoeing, Sailing, Surfing, Kiting, Climbing, Wildlife, Hill walking and more. Explore the site and unlock your adventure. 
Harris Outdoor Adventure Centre Windkarting, Mountain Bike Hire, Sea Kayaking and Canoe activities.

Golf Courses on Lewis and Harris

Scarista Golf Course
Stornoway Golf Club

Salmon, Trout and Sea Fishing

Salmon and Trout fishing in the Hebrides is rated amongst the best Scotland has to offer, why not give it a go? Permits are needed for some, but not all rivers, so please check before you go.Fishing Hebrides

Why not try saltwater fly fishing? A relatively new sport and available via Hebridean Fishing Experience on Harris. Alternatively take a day sea angling in some of the richest waters in the UK. You can always fish from the rocks, or beaches, but get some local advice about the best spots.

Obbe Fishings
Hebridean Fishing Experience 
Harris Sea Angling Club - Tel: 01859 530310 
Stornoway Sea Angling Club
Stornoway Angling Association
Fish Hebrides

The Isle of Harris is ideal for Bird watchingEagle

You will probably spot Golden Eagles from Rowan Cottage, or even Sea Eagles, but if bird watching is your passion follow the links for more information.

Western Isles Wildlife
Heb Birding
Bird Sightings Western Isles

St Clements Church - Rodel

Archaeology

No visit to the Western Isles is complete unless you have experienced the Calanais Stones on Lewis.  But the islands are rich in ancient monuments and archaeology so pick up a guide, or follow our links for more info.

Dave's Archaeological Tours
Calanais Visitor Centre
Archaeology - Culture Western Isles
St Clements Church - Rodel (Tur Chliamainn)
Ui Church - burial place of the Clan Chiefs of Lewis
Visit Outer Hebrides - Archaeology