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This ancient monument is one of the most significant archaeological spots in Scotland's Outer Hebrides.
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All reviews standing stones stone circle unlike stonehenge magical place visitor centre and cafe well worth a visit amazing site within walking distance awe inspiring ancient history gift shop car park nice cafe walk around walk up great place to visit information centre
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Reviewed 6 days ago

After an exciting Lewis west coast exploration we stopped at the visitor center in the late afternoon. If there had been any crowds we had missed them all. It had been just us and some sheep nearby enjoying the afternoon light, wind, clouds and this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank loveEileannaHearad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A landscape pf history that we do not fully understand but is deeply impressive on man levels. Take you time and look at the other stones in the surrounding area to see their greater coverage of the land and the conundrum of their existence.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rittmr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful place to visit steeped in history. Lots of information boards to read and some stunning views. Great view point to see other parts of the island too. Make sure you have plenty layers though as can be very windy and cold. Lovely cafe...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PianoGill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Access is via a bog, make sure you’ve got waterproof boots on, it’s very wet underfoot. When you get there you find the stones are quite small really, the tourist photos are all taken from almost ground level giving the impression that they are quite...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tw0Macs
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

5,000 year old standing stones - so interesting! You can’t begin to imagine if only these stones could talk!! It reminded me of a scene from ‘Outlander’ the tv series when they travel through ancient ceremonial stones .... very cool indeed & a MUST SEE...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

We managed to catch the last of the light just before sundown, and saw the stones in golden hues!! There’s a great little shop, car park and toilets here so a perfect way to warm up after a day of sight seeing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank boombabe
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Went with a few friends and we arrived just after ten am and had the place to ourselves for over an hour. What an amazing site with wonderful views and the place has such good energy. I great place to start our tour. The information...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank karmwatson
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We visited on a weekday in November so there were only a few other visitors. The stones were erected about four thousand years ago and to stand beside them with the fields and hills around is a great experience. You can still walk right up...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 40forty
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

There is something incredible about this place... Is well hidden but when you manage to See whole Picture you Will feel simple magic of this incredible place!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank hesi8asia
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Visited these as part of z tour of Lewis, Harris, Benbecula and Skye. Amazing place. Very atmospheric.

Date of experience: October 2018
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ellemadrigal
25 August 2018|
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Response from iscott76 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it cost us ~£50.00 for two adults and 2 children in an estate sized car to go from Uig in Skye to Tarbert on Harris one way. Calmac website for accurate pricing. You cannot get there and back in the same day with the... More
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11 March 2018|
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Response from Croftboy | Reviewed this property |
An hour and a half should cover it. Take your time outside... it’s really worth it. !
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Jennye J
24 September 2017|
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Response from 567020John | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus service around the island from Stornoway but you need to chech service times
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