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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

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Tigh Dearg Hotel & Leisure Club (6.93 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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Orasay Inn (15.45 miles)

Orasay Inn
Orasay Inn in the outer Hebrides is the ideal location for a special Hebridean holiday. Whatever type of activity you prefer, we provide a warm, friendly and relaxed atmosphere, with the best of fresh, local ... More | visit website
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Carters Rest (24.97 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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Six Willows Bed and Breakfast (25.70 miles)

Six Willows Bed and Breakfast
This comfortable Bed and Breakfast between the hills of MacLeod's Tables and Loch Pooltiel, with views over lovely open Glendale with its hills, river, wide sky scapes and sea views to the outer islands ... More | visit website
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Hotel Hebrides (28.83 miles)

Hotel Hebrides

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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

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Polochar Inn (34.07 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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Shorefield Guest House (35.26 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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Bayside Gallery (36.70 miles)

Bayside Gallery

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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

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Uig Hotel (36.79 miles)

Uig Hotel
The Uig Hotel is a charming family run hotel located in Uig on the Isle of Skye. The Uig Hotel is an old coaching inn, with Sobhraig House, a former Steading above the hotel, having ... More | visit website
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Skeabost Country House (39.62 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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