Lewis and Harris is the most northerly island of the Outer Hebrides, extending to 841 square miles (over 2,000 square kilometres). It is the largest island in Scotland. The island is separated from the mainland, 24 miles (39 kilometres) to the east, by the Minch - a very rough ferry crossing if you take that route to the islands.
From the Isle of Lewis Travel Guide
photos. I also stopped in to see the temporary exhibit of the Lewis Chessmen. It’s believed they’re of Scandinavian origin, made in the late 12th or early 13th century and found on the Isle of Lewis in the 19th ...
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