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North Uist is a small island in the Outer Hebrides in Scotland situated between Harris and Benbecula.
Settlers on the island date back to the Neolithic era with the chambered cairn at Barpa Langass, which sits between Lochmaddy and Clachan and there are three bronze-age standing stones on the western slopes of Blashaval in the north-west of the island known as ‘Na Fir Bhreige’ or ‘the false men’.
The island measures just 12 miles north to south and by 16 miles east to west, it is a popular tourist destination ideal for walking, climbing, nature-watching and fishing, including crab and lobster fishing. The north and west coasts have stretches of beautiful sandy bays and fertile farmland, the east coast is rocky, littered with seaweed and riddled with deep sea-lochs. The Principal village on the island is Lochmaddy with a hotel, the Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre and the ferry-port linking to Tarbet in Harris and Uig in Skye.
Historically interesting features include the pre-reformation church of St Columba at Clachan sands and the ruins of the Teampull na Trionaid medieval monastery.
Birdwatchers can enjoy the RSPB reserve at Balranaid and local boats are available for charter to explore the five Monach Isles National Nature Reserve used each autumn as breeding colonies for Atlantic grey seals
Pub and Bar
The Weehavitt Shop
Taigh Chearsbhagh Cafe
North Uist Riding Centre(Riding)
Places to Stay near North Uist
Tigh Dearg Hotel & Leisure Club
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
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
The Hotel Hebrides offers sublime comfort in a relaxing environment, top quality beds, exceptional food, late breakfasts and checkouts, an excellent range of drinks and cocktails and friendly staff all ... More
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
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
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STUNNING WATERSIDE LOCATION, SURROUNDED BY 360 DEGREES OF UNINTERUPTED BREATHTAKING SCENERY. ACCOMPANIED BY BEAUTIFUL SUNSETS. SET ALONG A BIRD SANTUARY WITH ROMANTIC STROLLS NEARBY.Your holiday location in the geologically unique, ... More
Skeabost Country House
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
Flodigarry Country House Hotel
Scottish ‘Country House Hotel of the Year’, Taste of Scotland/Macallan Award. Fine historic mansion house in secluded wooded grounds. Unsurpassed sea and mountain view. Superb en-suite bedrooms, log ... More
Old School House
This traditional Victorian house dates from 1870 and is situated on the Isle of Skye. ... More