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If you are planning to pay a short visit to Lewis and Harris, a customized day tours would be the ideal way to see more of these beautiful islands.Out And About Tours can put together itineraries that provide opportunities to see all the highlights...more
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25 Valasay | Isle of Lewis, HS2 9NB, Scotland
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+44 1851 612288
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Chris Ryan provided us with an outstanding tour of the Isle of Lewis, and tailored the tour to meet our requests. He is so knowledgeable and explains the history of the magnificent sights you are seeing, interspersing interesting anecdotes. He knows the history, flora, fauna...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Chris Ryan is a well informed and passionate guide to the life, history, geology and identity of Lewis and the ‘locals.’ We had an engaging and even inspiring look at the beauty and spirit of this island. We were very satisfied with our experience. Chris...More

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Out_and_About_Tours, Owner at Out and About Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

I'm delighted that your day on Lewis was so memorable. It was a pleasure to meet you both on the day and your interest in finding out more about the islands made my job easy. Many thanks for this review of my services.

Reviewed 30 July 2018

We have recently returned from a Great Rail Tours trip to the Highlands and Hebrides. Chris Ryan was sub-contracted as the local guide and escorted us through the Islands from Stornoway down to departing from Castle Bay on Barra. A full three days. His knowledge...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2018

My husband and I are a senior couple with some physical limitations. Chris was very sensitive to them; being very patient with us. His knowledge of the islands is outstanding! He picked us up at the Barra airport and we went from north/south and east...More

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Out_and_About_Tours, Owner at Out and About Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

It was a pleasure to take you both around the Outer Hebrides and I am delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the experience.I was well aware that you were covering a lot of miles during your visit to Scotland and that there were some...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017

What a wonderful day with Chris Ryan with whom we saw some of the beautiful sights on the Isle of Lewis of which he is justifiably proud. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I hired Chris for a two day private tour of Lewis and Harris to scope out places to take my university students on a future travel study about sustainable business. Not only did he deliver the places that were on my list, but also suggested...More

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Out_and_About_Tours, Owner at Out and About Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

It was a pleasure to take these clients around Lewis and Harris over a two day period and I'm glad to read that they enjoyed their time with me.

Reviewed 18 April 2017

I hired Chris for a one-day driving tour of Lewis. My daughter and I were visiting sites that inspired the Disney/Pixar movie Brave, and Chris did not disappoint. We had very rainy weather, but we visited all of the sites I wanted to see and...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

I hired Chris of Out and About Tours after working out a two day touring agenda for my trip to Lewis and Harris in October via email. This was a roots trip for me, a 5th generation Canadian whose forefathers left Lewis during the 19th...More

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Out_and_About_Tours, Owner at Out and About Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

It was a pleasure to provide these tours of Lewis and Harris and I really appreciate your review of my guiding service. I'm glad that I had the opportunity over the two days to show you a variety of sites and districts here on the...More

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We were traveling to the Isle of Lewis and sought to set up a tour in advance. We contacted Out and About Tours at random. Chris Ryan answered all of our questions quickly and cheerfully. The tour itself was outstanding. Chris knew everything about the...More

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Out_and_About_Tours, Owner at Out and About Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

Many thanks for this review of my guiding service. It was a pleasure to guide both of you around the Isle of Lewis and I'm really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your day out with me.

Reviewed 27 September 2016

Chris has been in this business and on the island for a long time, and it really shows. We spent a quiet pleasant day getting shown many of the highlights of Lewis. If you're on for a short time, don't have a car, or just...More

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Out_and_About_Tours, Owner at Out and About Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

It was a pleasure to guide you and your family around Lewis and I hope the rest of your visit to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland went well. Best wishes and many thanks again for using my guiding service.

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al c
26 April 2018|
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Response from Out_and_About_Tours | Property representative |
Hello, Many thanks for your enquiry. Unfortunately there is no way for you to get from Invergordon to Stornoway here on the Isle of Lewis within such a short time frame. I'm guessing your cruise ship will only be in... More
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Sacour
12 April 2017|
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Response from Anne R |
Hello, You'll find contact details by doing a google search. Unfortunately its not possible to paste them here directly. Regards, Chris
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LouiseUpstateNewYork
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Response from Out_and_About_Tours | Property representative |
Hello Louise, Many thanks for your enquiry. I am based on the Isle of Lewis at the top end of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland and the guiding service I provide is mainly around the Isle of Lewis and Harris. It would be... More
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