Hebridean Way Scottish walking holiday with Let's Go Walking

Hebridean Way Walking Holiday
on the Outer Hebrides in Scotland
17 nights and 16 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

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
18 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 18 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 walk-in and walk-out of your accommodations. 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
18 day itinerary
Barra to Stornoway
16 days walking and 17 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 Tangasdale on Barra                                    7 miles moderate, stay Castlebay
Day 3: Tangasale to North Bay on Barra                                   7 miles moderate, stay Castlebay
Day 4: ferry to Eriskay, walk to Dalabrog on South Uist        10 miles easy
Day 5: Dalabrog to Howmore on South Uist                             11 miles easy
Day 6: Howmore to Lochcarnon on South Uist                       13 miles easy
Day 7: Lochcarnon to Balivanich on Benbecula                        12 miles
Day 8: Balivanich to Carinish on North Uist                             10 miles
Day 9: Carinish to Lochmaddy on North Uist                           12 miles
Optional Days: in Lochmaddy
Day 10: Lochmaddy to Bernerary                                                11 miles
   option to take ferry at the end of day’s walking to Leverburgh for overnight
   to enable 2 extra days for visit to St Kilda (cost of day trip not included)
   (2 extra days recommended to allow for inclement weather)

Day 11: ferry to Leverburgh, walk to Horgabost/Luskentyre on Harris       10/14 miles
Day 12: Horgabost/Luskentyre to Lacklea on Harris                 7 miles moderate, stay Tarbert
Day 13: Lacklea to Tarbet on Harris                                           10 miles moderate
Day 14: Tarbet to Ardvourlie on Harris                                      10 miles moderate
Day 15: Ardvourlie to Bailie Ailein on Lewis                              14 miles moderate
Day 16: Bailie Ailen to Achamore on Lewis                                12 miles moderate, stay Stornoway
Day 17: 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 18: transfer to Stornoway ferry terminal or Stornoway airport

April-June
£2,057pp

July-Sept
£1,700pp
dbl/twin

April-June
£2,465pp
July-Sept

£2,108pp
single occ

April-June
£2,720pp

July-Sept

£2,363pp
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:

17 nights, 16 days walking
Total Distance:
163 miles
Min/max daily distance:
7/14 miles
Average Daily distance:
10 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 10: there are no evening meal options in Berneray on a Sunday
Extra days after day 10 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 17: 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 3 nights in Castlebay on this itinerary,
therefore the price of upgrade is 3 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

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

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

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