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Dave's Hebridean Archaeological Tours

+44 1851 830777
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Wonderful, informative tour

Dave met us at the ferry and took us to see some of the wonders of Lewis. He is extremely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fascinating and in- depth tour

Our group learned so much in 4 hours from Dave, and not the ordinary stuff you find from other tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Personal Guided tours of Lewis and Harris for the Single Traveller, Couple, Family or Group of Friends Max 6 People. Tours are conducted by a resident Archaeologist/Guide in a Land Rover Defender 110. Pick up point & drop off point by arrangement from Accommodation, Airport, Ferry or Yacht. The Itinerary for Your customised tour is based upon Your personal interests and fitness. (sorry no pets)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dave met us at the ferry and took us to see some of the wonders of Lewis. He is extremely knowledgeable and was very open to answering all questions. The tour was truly customized to suit our interests, and we all felt we could not...More

Thank D M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group learned so much in 4 hours from Dave, and not the ordinary stuff you find from other tour guides. This guy is an archeological expert, super interesting and great at answering the barrage of questions we threw at him. A fabulous find! Will...More

Thank Gaela M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting Lewis for three days, mainly to see the Standing Stones of Callanish. Coming from New Zealand and reading that Lewis doesn't have a lot of signage, I thought it would be a good idea to get the help of a local guide...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in the Hebrides in summer. I had been to London on business and always dreamed of seeing the Hebrides which have the most amazing sky's. I'd seen it in books. The people there are so lovely and warm. I love the Scottish People...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I spent 2 days touring with Dave. But however much time you've got, a tour with Dave is beyond recommended, I reckon it’s compulsory if you want to get the full flavour of L&H past and present. Dave assisted with tailoring the itinerary. All the...More

Thank tardis395
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We did a half day tour with Dave on Lewis and another on Harris. We were very impressed by Dave's knowledge regarding all the sites he took us to especially there weren't much information boards around in the area (and some weren't even recognised as...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

We have visited many Neolithic sites in the UK, Ireland and Brittany, so we probably knew more than the average tourist. Dave turned out to be a true expert, not only in the overall subject of archaeology, but also in the sites on the Isle...More

Thank krobbins11
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I did two 5-hour tours with Dave; one focused on Harris, the other on Lewis. It was all quite good. I sent Dave a list of things I was interested in seeing ahead of time, but also told him that since he had so much...More

Thank Kathleen E
Reviewed 17 July 2016

The half-day tour with Dave was definitely one of the highlights of my Scotland vacation. He picked me up at my hotel and we spent the next 4 hours talking about the region's archeology and Lewis is general. I was specifically interested in the standing...More

Thank VGal2000
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I organised this tour online with Dave and he was there to meet me on the quayside when my boat came in. I spent about 6 hours with Dave and we must have spent the entire time chatting away, not just on the archaeology and...More

Thank Ricloff
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Catherine A
Is there any chance of a Sunday tour? My sister-in-law and I are thinking of being in Tarbert for two nights, Saturday and Sunday (September 16 and 17) and wondering about a Sunday and/or Monday tour? Thank you - Catherine Anderson
5 May 2017|
Response from Daveshebtours | Property representative |
Hi Catherine Yes I do tours 7 days a week all year round Dave
Christine W
What sort of price would be charged for a days tour of prehistoric sites in Lewis/Harris for 2 people in June
14 April 2017|
Response from Daveshebtours | Property representative |
Hi Chrisine Please contact me through my web site with your date and I send you a price and itinerary