We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dave's Hebridean Archaeological Tours

+44 1851 830777
Review Highlights

I had an amazing 2 days with Dave being shown some of the highlights of the islands, learning about... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Temecula, California
Oh, Lucky Day!

I smile just thinking about the delightful day my husband and I spent with Dave Godwin on the Isle... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Potomac, Maryland
Read all 51 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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)
  • Excellent98%
  • Very good1%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“land rover” (11 reviews)
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (51)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I had an amazing 2 days with Dave being shown some of the highlights of the islands, learning about their significance, their history and some of the island culture. Dave was able to share a tiny bit of his knowledge with me ho enhance the...More

Thank vintagechina
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I smile just thinking about the delightful day my husband and I spent with Dave Godwin on the Isle of Lewis. I am an ancient history buff and frequent visitor of neolithic sites, often frustrated at the lack of information about them. NOT THIS TRIP!!...More

Thank nhafkin
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Modest, unassuming, polite, humorous, accommodating and EXTREMELY KNOWLEDGEABLE. Dave Godwin takes the time and effort to understand what you want to see, what you limitations are, and makes it work. Our particular interest was in the archeology of the Isle of Lewis. We got that...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The two days we spent touring Lewis & Harris with Dave surpassed all expectations. First, I'd like to say that he's a really nice, funny guy and a superb driver. That being said, I think it would hard to find a better and more knowledgeable...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 August 2017

An Englishman who found his destiny on the Outer Hebrides. Which in itself is quite a feat, since Dave is an Archeologist surrounded by people who believe that the world is only 5000 years old. So there he is showing you things that are not...More

Thank Jazzojojo
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Words cannot describe the feeling when you visit the Callanish standing stones. Dave was very friendly and I had a blast with him and I really enjoyed my private tour. Before going back to the ferry station, he stopped in another standing stone, he told...More

Thank Elia M
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We had a great day with Dave. He is a veritable mine of information on all aspects of life in the past (and present) of the island. It was a highlight of our holiday and the best tour we've been on anywhere in the world....More

Thank lancashirelass28
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited Harris & Lewis for the first time last month and we spent one full day with Dave. He is a fount of knowledge and stories, and he makes it fun! Sure, I could have read a book or articles about...More

Thank Mismouse
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Despite enjoying many lovely experiences in the Hebrides, both my daughter (who is twenty-five) and I speak of Dave’s tour as the highlight of our trip. Being an archaeologist, Dave was able to share his understanding of ancient remains, especially the Standing Stones of Callanish,...More

Thank florence665
Reviewed 13 July 2017

My son and I spent 2+ incredible weeks in Scotland, England, and Iceland. The two days spent with Dave touring Lewis and Harris were the highlight of the entire time. Dave is knowledgeable of the history and culture of the Outer Hebrides and a great...More

Thank Mary M
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Catherine A
6 May 2017|
Response from Daveshebtours | Property representative |
Hi Catherine Yes I do tours 7 days a week all year round Dave
Christine W
15 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