The summer months bring lots of activities to the Western Isles, Highland Games, Shows, Festivals and Gala's that are a delight for locals and visitors.
The Celtic Music Festival, Highland Games and Sailing Festivals are possibly the most well known, but the local Agricultural Shows and Fun Days offer visitors a real taste of Island life and hospitality.
Hebridean Celtic Festival
Famous three day music festival held in Stornoway Castle Grounds
Lewis Highland Games -
The Lewis Highland Games has been staged for around a century. This event is hosted by the community of Tong, on the doorstep!
Annual Sailing Festival for everyone.
Gala's, Carnivals &
Westside Agricultural Show
Museums, Galleries and Exhibitions
This is just a sample selection of the photo galleries, museums and art exhibitions on the islands.
10am- 5.30pm Museum nan Eilean,
Francis Street, Stornoway
Comann Eachdraidh Nis / Ness Historical Society
Ongoing exhibitions covering local crofting history in the Ness Area.
10-4pm Mon - Fri
Ness Heritage Centre, Habost, Ness
Ravenspoint Visitor Centre,
Kershader, South Lochs, Isle of Lewis,
There is almost always something to do or see, all year around !