Hebridean Way Walking Holiday
on the Outer Hebrides in Scotland
13 nights and 12 days walking

Hebridean Way Scottish walking holiday with Let's Go Walking

Hebridean Way Scottish walking holiday with Let's Go Walking

Hebridean Way Scottish walking holiday with Let's Go Walking

Hebridean Way Scottish walking holiday with Let's Go Walking

This 177 mile Scottish walking holiday crosses 10 islands linked by 6 causeways and 2 ferries: rugged hills, dazzling white shell beaches and miles and miles of open moorland.

Hebridean Way walking holiday with Let's Go Walking

Hebridean Way Scottish walking holiday with Let's Go Walking

Hebridean Way Walking Holiday
14 day itinerary
 in Scotland 
on the Outer Hebrides
From Vatersay via Barra, Eriskay, South Uist, Benbecula, Grimsay,
North Uist, Berneray, Harris and Lewis

We offer this 16 day itinerary for The Hebridean Way walking holiday as a 163 mile way-marked walking trail. The route can be walked in either direction but our suggested itinerary is from south to north as described in the Cicerone guide book.

This self guided Hebridean Way walking holiday in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides crosses 10 islands linked by 6 causeways and 2 ferries. The Hebridean Way passes through rugged hills, along dazzling white shell beaches and across miles and miles of open moorland.

Some days you are transferred to your accommodation from the end of your walking stage and transferred back the following morning.

We also offer this walking holiday on Hebridean Way in 2 sections:
south section and north section.

Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.

The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.

We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.

Special diets can be catered for, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.

We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.

Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest selection of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

This walking holiday in the UK operates April to September and in either direction.

These daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of England or the UK. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available.
A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

Hebridean Way Walking Holiday
14 day itinerary
Barra to Stornoway
12 days walking and 13 nights

Suggested Itinerary
Optional Day: overnight in Oban
Day 1: Transfer from Castlebay ferry terminal or Barra airport to accommodation in Castlebay
Day 2: Vatersay to North Bay on Barra                                     14 miles moderate, stay Castlebay
Day 3: ferry to Eriskay, walk to Howmore on South Uist         21 miles easy
Day 4: Howmore to Liniclate on South Uist                               18 miles easy
Day 5: Liniclate to Carinish on North Uist                                  17 miles
Day 6: Carinish to Lochmaddy on North Uist                            12 miles
Optional Days: in Lochmaddy
Day 7: Lochmaddy to Bernerary                                                  11 miles
   option to take ferry at the end of day’s walking to Leverburgh for overnight
   to enable extra 2 days for visit to St Kilda (cost of day trip not included)
   (2 days recommended in case of inclement weather)

Day 8: ferry to Leverburgh, walk to Horgabost/Luskentyre on Harris     10/14 miles
Day 9: Horgabost/Luskentyre to Tarbet on Harris                    17 miles moderate
Day 10: Tarbet to Ardvourlie on Harris                                       10 miles moderate
Day 11: Ardvourlie to Loch Erisort on Lewis                               14 miles moderate
Day 12: Loch Erisort to Achamore on Lewis                               12 miles moderate, stay Stornoway
Day 13: visit to Callanish Standing Stones, then bus back to Achamore
                and walk to Stornoway on Lewis                                   7 miles easy
Optional Day: walk New Tolsta to Butt of Lewis                         16 miles moderate
                          stay Stornoway   (this mileage cannot be shortened)
Optional Day: extra night in Stornoway to visit
          Blackhouses and Broches (transfer cost not included)
Day 14: transfer to Stornoway ferry terminal or Stornoway airport

April-June
£1,651pp

July-Sept
£1,378pp
dbl/twin

April-June
£1,963pp
July-Sept

£1,690pp
single occ

April-June
£2,158pp

July-Sept

£1,885pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Holiday price determined by starting date.
Extra night in Stornoway from £69.00 per person per night.
Cost of plane and ferry tickets not included.

This 177 mile Scottish walking holiday crosses 10 islands linked by 6 causeways and 2 ferries: rugged hills, dazzling white shell beaches and miles and miles of open moorland.

Hebridean Way walking holiday with Let's Go Walking

Hebridean Way Walking Holiday
Suggested Tour Duration:

13 nights, 12 days walking
Total Distance:
163 miles
Min/max daily distance:
7/21 miles
Average Daily distance:
14 miles
Grading:
easy to moderate
Features:
machair
Kisimul Castle at Castlebay
long white sandy beaches
standing stones and stone circles
Isle of Harris Distillery at Tarbet
Callanish Standing Stones (off route, Visitors Centre not open on Sundays)
Black Houses, broches and shielings
Lews Castle in Stornoway
Butt of Lewis lighthouse
2 inter-island ferry journeys

Please note the following when deciding on your starting date for this holiday:
Day 7: there are no evening meal options in Berneray on a Sunday
Extra days after day 7 to visit St Kilda: there are no day trips to St Kilda on a Sunday
and they need to be either Monday and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, or Friday and Saturday

Day 13: the bus does not operate on a Sunday

Optional Accommodation Upgrades for
Hedridean Way

Can be added when booking online

Subject to availability              Supplement per person per night

Castlebay
Castlebay Hotel

double/twin
£45.00

single
£60.00

You stay 2 nights in Castlebay on this itinerary,
therefore the price of upgrade is 2 times this per night price above

Carinish
Temple View Hotel

double/twin
£28.00

single
£20.00

Lochmaddy
Lochmaddy Hotel

double/twin
£19.00

single
£20.00

Tarbert
Harris Hotel

double/twin
£38.00

single
£48.00

Hotel Hebrides

£48.00

£58.00

Stornoway
Crown Hotel

double/twin
£28.00

single
£36.00

Royal Hotel

£55.00

£62.00

You stay 2 nights in Stornoway on this itinerary, therefore the price of upgrade is 2 times this per night price above

What’s included
in your Herbridean Way Walking Holiday in Scotland:

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • transfer between accommodation and walking route as required
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • map of Hebridean Way
  • Cicerone’s guide to Hebridean Way

Optional Extras
for your Herbridean Way Walking Holiday in Scotland:

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • extra night in Stornoway
  • rest days

What’s not included
in your Herbridean Way Walking Holiday in Scotland:

  • ferries Oban/Castlebay, Uig/Lochmaddy and Stornoway/Ullapool
  • flights Glasgow/Barra, Benbecula/Glasgow, Stornoway/Glasgow
  • inter-island ferries Barra/Eriskay Berneray/Leverburgh
  • travel insurance

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays, and additional accommodation arising out of ferry or flight cancellations.

Should ferries or flights included within your holiday itinerary be cancelled or delayed Let’s Go Biking Ltd will endeavour to arrange alternative accommodation which may be subject to additional charges.
We will also assist with arranging onward land transfers (where appropriate) as we deem required to enable you to continue your holiday as originally scheduled.

This is in addition to our existing booking conditions.

Hebridean Way Walking Holiday: How to get there

  • By Plane to/from Glasgow, Edinburgh, Barra, Benbecula or Stornoway
  • By Ferry Oban to Barra or Uig to Lochmaddy
  • By Car to Oban or Uig where parking is available
  • By Train / Bus to Oban or Uig

This 177 mile Scottish walking holiday crosses 10 islands linked by 6 causeways and 2 ferries: rugged hills, dazzling white shell beaches and miles and miles of open moorland.

Hebridean Way walking holiday with Let's Go Walking

Please contact us if you have any questions.

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