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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Cafe
“Andrew and Emma combine artistic and culinary skills to delight the eye and the palate”
  • 4 locals recommend
Lodging
  • 1 local recommends
Cafe
“With locally caught seafood cooked up by the fisherman's wife, this is a popular spot with locals and visitors alike.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The highest mountain in the Western Isles, at 799m. A stiff climb but on a clear day there are fantastic views over the whole island.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Excellent restaurant and a selection of craft products including an artisan chocolate shop selling great ice cream and some local artists.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great views, lovely food. They do coffee/tea and cakes during the day and dinner in the evening.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent local sea-food the speciality, great view over to Killegray and the Uists, booking essential.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Establishment
“Small friendly visitor centre with lots of historical information about the Islands”
  • 4 locals recommend
Lodging
“ Look for the little honesty shop near the archway, selling venison from the estate plus useful things like maps, wildlife books and chocolate :)”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“A lovely walk into the hills, with a chance of seeing the pair of resident golden eagles”
  • 4 locals recommend
Transit Station
“If you want to 'island hop' southwards this is the place to go to. The limited services available include a shop, post office and doctor's surgery”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
“Lovely cafe run by an Artist, lots of paintings of the beautiful beaches of Harris for sale”
  • 3 locals recommend
Store
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
“Open from early in the morning, this is a great place to pick up a breakfast roll and a tea or coffee if you are taking the ferry over to Berneray.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Roneval (Rhoineabhal). The highest point in South Harris, just 460m asl but fantastic panoramas as you climb and from the summit. Sensible clothing and footwear essential. ”
  • 2 locals recommend