Riof Ocean Cottage Isle of Lewis


The Hebridean Islands have a lot to offer visitors of all ages and abilities. There are museums, craft shops, visitor centre's, but how about something a little different?

We have listed a range of sites offering activities or information on Island life. Information is also available at the Cottage.

Walks near cottage:

Reef Beach:  2 miles
Peninsula circular walk: 6 miles
East Reef: 3 miles (smaller tranquil beaches)
Suainabheal: 4-5hrs (to summit and back)

See also Uig and Bernera .com


Museum Nan Eilean
Calanais Visitor Centre ~ Callanish Stones
Comunn Eachdraidh Nis Museum
Proiseact nan Ealan
An Sulaire Trust
Arnol Blackhouse Museum
Bosta Iron Age House
Dun Carloway Broch
Butt of Lewis
Lews Castle
Lews Castle Grounds
Gearrannan Village

Morven Gallery
Gisla Woodcraft
An Lantair
Borgh Pottery
Harris Tweed and Knitwear
Norse Mill and Kiln Shawbost

Golf - Harris and Lewis

Scarista Golf Course
StornowayGolf Club


The Hebrides have in excess of 2000 freshwater lochs and a large number of rivers with access to the sea. Beach casting and rock fishing are also excellent. Salmon and Trout fishing is rated amongst the best Scotland has to offer and the cottage is convenient to all.

Stornoway Sea Angling Club
Fish Hebrides

Wildlife and Bird watching

Western Isles Wildlife
Heb Birding
Bird Sightings Western Isles

Scottish Dancing at the Highland Games
You Tube Videos of Uig
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What you could try ........

Power Kiting - 20 min's drive. Take some kiting tuition and have a go on one of the best beaches in the world.

Adventure Hebrides
Kayaking, Canoeing, Sailing, Surfing, Kiting, Climbing, Wildlife, Hill walking and more. Explore our site to unlock your adventure.

Sea Trek -
10 minute drive from the cottage offering wildlife trips with a chance to see Puffins, Seals, Dolphins and Basking Sharks. This makes for a real sea safari. Special packages are available so check the website for further details.

Stornoway Canoe Club
Canoe Hebrides - part of Adventure Hebrides

Go Karting - location

Viking Paintball - location

Seatrek Adventures
Seatrek a must whilst staying in Uig.
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