Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Isle of Harris – escaping the post holiday blues in the Outer Hebrides

How do you cure the post holiday blues? By escaping to an idyllic corner of the Isle of Harris, that's how. I recently returned from Iceland feeling that 'meh' way you get when a much-anticipated holiday ends. My unseasonably late summer holiday had flown by, leaving me longing for Iceland's dramatic landscape, quirky architecture and… Continue reading Isle of Harris – escaping the post holiday blues in the Outer Hebrides

Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Exploring the Outer Hebrides (part 2) – aeroplanes on a Barra beach

In my last blog I promised I’d share more from our recent trip to the Uists and Barra.  So here I am back, this time to take you on a virtual tour of the Hebridean delights that are Barra and Vatersay. Eriskay to Barra with CalMacThe morning after ‘blowing a hoolie day’ we woke to… Continue reading Exploring the Outer Hebrides (part 2) – aeroplanes on a Barra beach

Castles & ancient ruins, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, Standing stones & cairns, Things to do

Exploring Harris & Lewis – Tweed, tweed, glorious tweed

Today I'm delving into the Wee White Dug's Scottish travel archives to share a taste of the stunning Outer Hebrides with you. This post will focus on the Isles of Harris and Lewis. Our Tarbert base on the Isle of Harris Our accommodation for the trip was a self-catering cottage in Tarbert, Harris’s main village.… Continue reading Exploring Harris & Lewis – Tweed, tweed, glorious tweed