New collaboration with Ian McHardy-Professional ArchAeologist
We took a circuit inland from Riof Beach which gave us some beautiful views out over Pabbay and the surrounding islands. The walk had been booked by a family of four staying in the area, and it was wonderful to see them becoming more and more absorbed as Ian brought the landscape around them to life, interpreting walls, dams, scattered millstones, islets in lochans, black house ruins and finally an iron age graveyard, and a stone tool 'workshop' which was almost on the beach itself.
The family later described the experience as the highlight of their holiday. If you are heading to Harris or Lewis why not have a piece of this? Ian is now bookable through our website, with rates the same as our medium 'Wild Walk'.
If you don't want to walk far, ask him to bring two or three of the famous Callanish stone circles into focus for you. Yes there are more Callanish Stones than most people realise!
If you are feeling adventurous, encourage him to share his theories and evidence about the fortified headlands and dramatic sea stacks of the west Lewis coast. This is an incredible side of Lewis many visitors miss completely.
There is an archaeology walk to suit everyone. You will find he can explain so much of this curious and beautiful landscape for you.
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