Events are free unless stated otherwise.

Certain events have limited spaces and require advanced booking.

For more info:

tel: 01851 850393

email:  office@uogltd.com

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Health Walks are a safe and sociable way for anyone of any ability to get some exercise and meet people on the Estate.  

Mondays 1:30pm

We meet every Monday at Eoropie Play Park for a Family Buggy Walk and a bilingual Bookbug session afterwards.  Walk begins at 1:30pm.

There will be no Family Walk on 2nd and 9th August owing to staff holidays.

Fridays 10.00am

We have an established group of Health Walkers who meet every Friday at 10am in locations throughout the Estate.  See below for meeting locations if you'd like to join us. 


If you have any questions about our Health Walks, please contact us using the button below.

Meeting points:

6th August – Barvas Machair

13th August – Skig Peat rd

20th August – Borve Peat Rd

27th August – Port of Ness to Dùn Éistean

3rd September – Ballantrushal loop

10th September – Habost/Swainbost Machairs

17th September – Melbost Borve coastal route towards Shader

24th September – Butt of Lewis



Plòigh is a holiday activity club in the Galson Estate with the aim of running activities during the Easter, summer and October holidays. Plòigh activities are usually aimed at Sgoil Àraich (nursery) and primary aged children, whilst Plòigh Mhòr is open to those aged 12+ years.  It is open to both residents of and visitors to the Galson Estate.

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Fèis na Fairge [Festival of the Sea] is a new maritime festival, launching in 2021.

Between 25th March - 27th March 2021, we will be hosting a series of maritime-themed events, including online talks and self-guided activities. 

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Bookbug is back!

Monday - 2:30pm

Join us every Monday at Eoropie Play Park for a Buggy and Toddler Walk at 1:30pm, followed by a bilingual Bookbug session at 2:30pm.

For more information, see the event box 'Health Walks' on this page.

If you have any questions, please email us using the button below.

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Our drystone walling courses take place in June and September.

Click below for further information and your opportunity to learn this important traditional skill.





Between the 21st June and the 28th July, there will be three e-bikes on the Estate available to loan for free.  

These can be booked for week-long periods.

You must be a permanent resident on the Estate in order to book one.  


Click below for more information.

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Dùthchas is our annual heritage festival celebrating the heritage of the Galson Estate communities.

Dùthchas will return between 4th and 11th September 2021.

To see more information, click below.