Taigh Chearsabhagh

Outer Hebrides

Taigh Chearsabhagh is a museum and arts centre that preserves and displays the history and culture of the Uists, and is also a thriving community centre, post office and meeting place. The centre's cafe (mains £4 to £6, closes at 3pm) dishes up homemade soups, sandwiches and cakes.

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Nearby Outer Hebrides attractions

1. Bharpa Langass & Pobull Fhinn


A waymarked path from a car park off the A867, 6 miles southwest of Lochmaddy, leads to the chambered Neolithic burial tomb of Bharpa Langass and the…

2. St Kilda Viewpoint

10.8 MILES

From the westernmost point of the road that runs around North Uist, a minor, drivable track leads for 1.5 miles to the summit of Clettraval hill where a…

3. St Clement’s Church

12.23 MILES

At the southernmost tip of the east coast of Harris stands the impressive 16th-century St Clement’s Church, built by Alexander MacLeod of Dunvegan between…

4. Leverburgh

13.01 MILES

The village of Leverburgh is named after Lord Leverhulme (creator of Sunlight Soap, and founder of Unilever), who bought Lewis and Harris in 1918. He had…

5. Balranald RSPB Reserve

13.3 MILES

Birdwatchers flock to this Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) nature reserve, 18 miles west of Lochmaddy, in the hope of spotting the rare…

6. Seallam! Visitor Centre

13.95 MILES

The culture and landscape of the Hebrides are celebrated in the fascinating exhibition at Seallam! Visitor Centre (Seallam is Gaelic for ‘Let me show you’…

7. Talla na Mara

18.87 MILES

Opened in 2017 as a community enterprise, this beautiful modern building houses several artists' studios and an exhibition space that displays works…

8. Coral Beaches

20.62 MILES

From the end of the minor road beyond Dunvegan Castle entrance, an easy 1-mile walk leads to the Coral Beaches – a pair of blindingly white beaches…