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Scalpay is small but beautiful, it's unique identity and Gaelic community built around fishing and crofting. An island gem waiting to be explored.

Take a walk to the historic Eilean Glas Lighthouse, built in 1825 by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Hunt for Bonnie Prince Charlie's cave.

Enjoy hillwalking around the fresh water lochans.

Relax and watch the yachts bobbing in the harbour.

Buy seafood on the pier caught by local fishermen.

Scalpay Bridge, otter crossing sign

Watch the resident seals playing in the water.

Take an Eilean Glas Rib Tour and marvel at the local wildlife, eagles, porpoise, dolphins or perhaps even a minke whale.

Dine at the award winning North Harbour Bistro.

North Harbour Bistro dessert
Seal on rock with seaweed


Seileost beach, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides
Harris Tweed
Scallops and black pudding

Scalpay's neighbour, Harris, is only 300 meters away across the bridge, famous for its beaches and of course Harris Tweed.

Visit the Distillery and sample the Harris Gin.

Explore the stunning white beaches on the west side of the island.

Buy Harris Tweed, which is hand woven by islanders, from a weavers shed or visit a craft market and see items made from the locally produced cloth.

See the carvings at St Clement's church, Rodel, built for the MacLeod clan chiefs.

Book a day trip to St Kilda. 

Play golf at one of the most picturesque courses in the world.

Eat, eat,  and eat some more. Enjoy the amazing range of dining available, from unassuming shacks with astounding seafood to award winning restaurants.

Whether it's adventure you are looking for on both land and sea, or a relaxing escape and the opportunity to unwind and enjoy an unique natural environment. The Outer Hebrides has it all, and so much more. 

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