Lewis and Harris

Description

Lewis and Harris is the main islands of the Outer Hebrides. So, it's not two islands. Lewis is the northern part, pretty flat, and navigating over the moor requires map and compass. Harris is the mountainous south part of the island. There is no marked long distance trail on the island. But many shorter walks fan out into wild areas. Once you get all the way to this island, you will probably like to hop to the other islands too, each of which is very different in character.

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Rate 9.0 | 1 vote | No 3. in United Kingdom
  • Henk Nouws May 1993
  • Rate 9
  • Positive Hiking over the flat moors of Lewis using map and compass. Wild mountains of Harris, hidden beaches.
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Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2013
  • Walking the Corbetts Vol 2 North of the Great Glen
  • The guidebook describes walking routes up all 109 Corbetts north of the Great Glen (Scotland's 2500-2999ft mountains). From Ardgour to Cape Wrath including Knoydart, Applecross and Torridon, as well as Mull, Rum, Harris and Skye. For walkers who want interesting routes up these spectacular and lesser-known hills. Part of a two-volume set. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2015
  • The Hebrides
  • Inspirational guidebook to 50 varied walking and backpacking routes in the Hebrides, featuring classics such as the Skye Cuillin and the Paps of Jura, but also many lesser-known routes on Jura, Scarba, Islay, Colonsay, Rum, Eigg, Canna, Muck, Coll, Tiree, Mull, Skye, Raasay, Harris, Lewis, Berneray, North Uist, South Uist, Barra and St Kilda. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2015
  • Hebrides: 50 Walking and Backpacking Routes
  • Inspirational guidebook to walking in Scotland's Hebrides islands. 50 adventurous walks on well-known and remote islands; from Syke, Mull, Rum, the Uists and Barra, Ulva, Iona, Eigg and Muck and more besides. Most of the walks provide a full day for experienced walkers, with a few multi-day adventures as well as some shorter routes.The terrain... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2015
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2015
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2015
  • Walking on Harris and Lewis
  • Guidebook to 30 day walks on the Isles of Harris and Lewis, in Scotland's Outer Hebrides. Walks range from 2 to 14 miles; combining all-day routes in the high hills to short, lower-level walks that visit the world-famous heritage sites. Routes include the An Cliseam horseshoe, the stone circles of Calanais and Butt of Lewis lighthouse. Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2015
  • Walking on Harris and Lewis
  • Guidebook to 30 day walks on the Isles of Harris and Lewis, in Scotland's Outer Hebrides. Walks range from 4 to 22km; combining all-day routes in the high hills to short, lower-level walks that visit the world-famous heritage sites. Routes include the An Cliseam horseshoe, the stone circles of Calanais and Butt of Lewis lighthouse. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2013
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2013
  • The Outer Hebrides: 40 Coast & Country Walks
  • The Outer Hebrides are a place apart, an island chain stretching almost 200km from the Butt of Lewis to Barra Head with some of Britain's most mesmerising beaches, dramatic mountain ranges, wonderful wildlife, a long and fascinating history and a rich and vibrant Gaelic culture. This book features 40 mostly moderate walks, with many ideal for... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2013
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2013
  • Wandelgids Outer Hebrides | Pocket mountains ltd | Paul Webster,Helen Webster
  • Handige compacte wandelgids met 40 dagwandelingen. Deze gids bevat kleine kaartjes en leuke uitgebreide informatie over wat er langs de route te zien is. Goede wandelkaarten zijn echter we noodzakelijk voor deze tochten: de Ordnance Survey explorer maps of Landanger maps zijn zeer geschikt. The Outer Hebrides are a place apart, an island chain... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • The Literary Traveller in Scotland
  • The Literary Traveller in Scotland opens up Scotland's literary landscape for the first time in one concise volume. All prominent Scottish writers from the fourteenth to the twenty-first century are included and discussed in their literary, historical and cultural contexts, set in the landscapes where they were born and which inspired them. It... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Walks In Ancient Wales
  • Robert Harris has compiled a selection of fascinating walks throughout Wales which not only visit the sites and monuments left by our ancestors, but pass through some of the most spectacular scenery of the Welsh countryside. He has divided Ancient Wales into three specific areas - Anglesey, North Wales, and South Wales. Dating from the... Read more
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Bol.com
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  • Walks in Ancient Wales
  • Robert Harris has compiled a selection of fascinating walks throughout Wales which not only visit the sites and monuments left by our ancestors, but pass through some of the most spectacular scenery of the Welsh countryside. He has divided Ancient Wales into three specific areas - Anglesey, North Wales, and South Wales. Dating from the... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Forgotten London - A Picture of Life in the 1920s
  • With over 250 stunning photographs of people and places all over London in the 1920s, Forgotten London charts a decade of great change and progress in England's capital. From children playing on the coconut shy at the Blackheath village fete, to the bankers milling around Threadneedle Street and the flapper girls leaving Mayfair clubs in the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Skye & The Western Isles
  • Skye & the Western Isles is a fully revised new edition of the only comprehensive guide to Scotland's Western Isles, which include Skye, Lewis, Harris, Uist, Iona, Jura, Islay and Arran. These enchanting islands reward the visitor with a rich variety of terrain and wildlife from the stark beauty of the Cuillin mountains of Skye to the raging... Read more
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Maps

The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Sound of Harris
  • Map No. 18, Sound of Harris / Caolas na Hearadh, in the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000, including: on North Uist/Uibhist a Tuath, Ceann a Bh Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Stornoway and North Lewis
  • Zeer goede detailkaart met topografische ondergrond. Hierop zijn toeristische symbolen van bezienswaardigheden ingetekend, daarnaast staan bijvoorbeeld campings en jeugdherbergen vermeld en - voor wandelaars het belangrijkst - alle right of way paden en Lange afstands Wandelpaden zijn er op te vinden. De ideale kaart voor het wandelen in... Read more
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  • West Lewis and North Harris
  • Zeer goede detailkaart met topografische ondergrond. Hierop zijn toeristische symbolen van bezienswaardigheden ingetekend, daarnaast staan bijvoorbeeld campings en jeugdherbergen vermeld en - voor wandelaars het belangrijkst - alle right of way paden en Lange afstands Wandelpaden zijn er op te vinden. De ideale kaart voor het wandelen in... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Snowdon OS ACTIVE Map
  • Map No. 115, Snowdon / Yr Wyddfa, in the waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000, including Caernarfon, Bangor, Llandudno, Conwy, Penmaenmawr, Abergwyngregyn, Bathesda, Dolgarrog, Deiniolen, Y Felinheli, Llanberis, Bontnewydd, Carmel, Penygrose, Talysarn, Rhyd-Ddu, Beddgelert, Capel... Read more
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  • Sound of Harris OS ACTIVE Map
  • Map No. 18, Sound of Harris / Caolas na Hearadh, in the waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000, including: on North Uist/Uibhist a Tuath, Ceann a Bh Read more
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  • Stonehaven and Banchory OS ACTIVE Map
  • Map No. 45, Stonehaven and Banchory, in the waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000, including Bridge of Canny, Drumoak, Kirkton of Durris, Portlethen, Newtonhill, Finzean, Strachan, Rickarton, Bridge of Dye, Glenbervie, Drumlithie, Auchenblae, Catterline, Arbuthnott, Frodoum,... Read more
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Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Schotland - Hebriden
  • De Hebriden zijn befaamd onder natuurliefhebbers. Tijdens deze rondreis beginnen we eerst met een verkenning van de Binnenste Hebriden: Mull, klooster-eiland Iona en Staffa met de befaamde Fingall's Cave. Daarna per ferry naar de 'Outer Hebrides'. Van het zuidelijk gelegen Barra tot het meeste noordelijke Lewis, bieden de eilanden u verlaten... Read more
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