Stornoway - Great Bernera Trail
Available all year
Great Bernera island is the largest in Loch Roag
Walk the western shore of Great Bernara with a local guide
Admire the dramatic views towards Uig on the way to Bostadh and look out for wildlife along the way
See the Iron Age village and admire a replica of one of its houses
Iron Age village
Walk past a series of sea lochs, through grassy moorlands with spectacular scenery. Visit the Iron Age village at Bostadh Beach, with a life-size replica of a ‘jelly baby’ house – the name comes from its distinctive blob shape. Take time to walk around this remarkable reconstruction for an insight into the life of the Norse people of this ancient community from around the year 500AD.
Remarks/requirements: Warm, waterproof clothing and sturdy footwear is essential.
Walking information: Approximately 1 hour of walking.
Wheelchair accessible: No.