Attractions

Museum in Western Lewis

Uig Museum

This small community museum, housed in the local school, has lots of info on the Lewis chess pieces (discovered nearby in 1831) and on other historic sites in western Lewis.
Landmark in Western Lewis

Gallan Head

Gallan Head, 3 miles north of Uig, was once an RAF radar station and surveillance post until it was abandoned in the 1960s. The old military camp, ringed by spectacular sea cliffs, has undergone several incarnations…