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Plenty to see & do...

There is a resident herd of deer on North Uist.  Seals are common and Otters can be seen on North Uist.  On a nice clear day you can see the islands of St Kilda from the West Coast of Uist.

Urachadh Uibhist/Kirkibost Cafe
Tea room and craft shop 5 minutes away from the cotages with wifi facilities. Popular venue for showcasing island traditions such as peat cutting, spinning, cooking, baking, ceilidh eveings etc. Programme of events available during the summer months.

Hebridean Smokehouse
Small family run business producing smoked salmon and seatrout of the highest quality with a unique and distinctive peaty flavour. Viewing gallery and gift shop.

Uist Outdoor Centre
Uist Outdoor Centre offers unique locations, facilities and instruction for individuals, families, corporate, educational and leisure groups seeking unforgettable outdoor experiences.  Whether you want to go above or below water, climb rocky mountains or walk the hills and coastline, a visit to the Uist Outdoor Centre offers spectacular wild environments, superb wildlife, and the prospect of genuine adventures.

Taigh Chearsabhagh Arts Centre & Museum
Based in Lochmaddy exhibitions are on show all year round and change frequently. There is a great gift shop and the Post Office is also housed in Taigh Chearsabhagh. Paintings are displayed in the Cafe and other works are shown in the other Galleries. Open all year round from 10am - 5pm Monday to Saturday.

Beaches
The beaches in Uist are some of the best in the Outer Hebrides. Often deserted the beaches have white sand lapped by crystal clear waters.

Balranald Nature Reserve
You can visit the Balranald Nature Reserve on the west side of the island where you may be able to see such birds as the Corncrake, Curlew, Elder Ducks, Gannets, Whopper, Mute Swans or Greylag Geese and on the hills of North Uist you may even spot the Golden Eagle.

Fishing
North Uist has a vast number of Trout and Salmon lochs where you can fish on a daily or weekly permit, which can be purchased from the North Uist Estate Office in Lochmaddy or telephone 01876500329. Boat hire can also be arranged for most of the lochs.

Mrs Chrissie MacDonald, Claddach Holiday Cottages, North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5ES
T: 01876 580399 E: stay@uistholidaycottages.co.uk
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