Lewis and Harris are joined by a narrow neck of land and a road runs from the Butt of Lewis in the north to Rennish Point in the south.
To reach Lewis and Harris, it can be done by air, sea, car, rail, coach.
Well known World wide is the superb Harris Tweed clothing which when bought will last many years if properly looked after.
The chief town in Lewis is Stornoway which has a very busy fishing harbour.
Near the exposed west coast is Callernish, with a very fine stone circle and you will find the National Trust for Scotland are active in preserving history by looking after the ancient and amazing "black houses".
If you love stepping into the past then how about living for a few nights at the Gearrannan black house village on the Isle of Lewis, well known and well reported by all who stay there.
South of Stornoway is the Macaulay Trust interests, which started life as the Macaulay Experimental Centre for the reclamation of peatlands.
Lewis and Harris, well worth a visit armed with a good camera and plenty of battery power.
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