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Lochboisdale is an historic fishing port positioned on the southern headland of the Isle of Uist, in the Outer Hebrides in Scotland, and it is home to just over six hundred people. From a small agricultural settlement Lochboisdale thrived with the onset of the Herring Industry and an important Fishing station was built here in the latter part of the 1800's. When the industry boomed, a Steamer Pier was built forging a link with the nearby Islands; and a hotel was built to cater for the needs of the Fishermen which still remains today. Today's visitors can still uncover wild and dramatic scenery with views to Canna and the Island of Rum which attracts walkers and cyclists constantly. For those who are tempted to stay there are a few B&B's and the 19th Century Hotel overlooking the Harbour and the Loch which is still offering a warm welcome. There are a couple of Harbourside shops, a Post Office and a Ferry Terminus. There's beautiful white shell beaches, a church which was built in 1905, and the remnants of a castle found beneath the Pier which was destroyed by Cromwell's soldiers in the 17th Century with the bloody battles fought during the Civil War.


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Polochar Inn (3.89 miles)

Polochar Inn

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Polochar Inn is situated on the southerly tip of South Uist, on the waters edge overlooking Barra and Eriskay. This traditional inn specialises in locally caught seafood. The location is ... More

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Carters Rest (29.19 miles)

Carters Rest

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We are a purpose built guesthouse situated in one of the most beautiful areas of Skye and only ten minutes from the world famous Three Chimneys restaurant. The guesthouse offers ... More

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Tigh Dearg Hotel & Leisure Club (31.64 miles)

Tigh Dearg Hotel & Leisure Club

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Whether you choose to visit our beautiful island to walk on mile after mile of unspoilt beaches, fish one of our thousand freshwater lochs, visit our world renowned bird reserve ... More

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Blue Lobster (36.90 miles)

Blue Lobster

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Gloriously set beside a waterfall at the head of Glen Eynort, this comfortable timber property offers an ideal base for walking, climbing, bird watching, diving and scrambling ... More

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Morrison Cottage (38.62 miles)

Morrison Cottage

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n a crofting community set amidst spectacular scenery below the Cuillins, Morrison Cottage, attached, and the newly built MacNab House are both set on an elevated location ... More

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Shorefield Guest House (39.19 miles)

Shorefield Guest House
Shorefield House offers luxury accommodation in a quiet, loch side village location. Situated close to Dunvegan castle, the Waternish Peninsula and Portree, it offers an ideal place to stay to tour the island. Many excellent ... More | visit website
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Skeabost Country House (42.31 miles)

Skeabost Country House

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Skeabost Country House Hotel stands within large private grounds at the edge of Loch Snizort. The hotel is an ideal base for exploring the surrounding Scottish highlands and visiting the ... More

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Marmalade Hotel (45.08 miles)

Marmalade Hotel
Portree House is a grade B listed building, which means it is protected by various rules and regulations set out by Historic Scotland controlling the development of old premises. Designed by the architect James Gillespie, the ... More | visit website
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Dunsgiath Apartments (45.24 miles)

Dunsgiath Apartments

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- 4 Star apartments on the beautiful Isle of Skye - Free Wireless Broadband Access - LCD Satellite TV, CD & DVD player - Spectacular ... More

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Bosville Hotel (45.30 miles)

Bosville Hotel

Situated in Portree, the Islands Capital, our quality Hotel offers fresh, stress free accommodation with many rooms overlooking idyllic Portree harbour. We have an unrivalled reputation for superb, award winning cuisine created using the freshest ... More | visit website

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