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North Uist & South Uist

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Below is a list of Websites for the Isles of North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist and Eriskay off the northwest coast of Scotland.

The main Ferries run from Uig on the Isle of Skye to Lochmaddy on North Uist, about 1 hour 40 minutes travel, 33 miles. You can now drive to Skye via the Skye Bridge. There is also a smaller Ferry that travels between the north side of North Uist and the south side of the Isle of Harris.

South Uist, Benbecula and Eriskay are connected to North Uist by Causeway Roads. The main Ferry to South Uist is from Oban to Lochboisdale on South Uist, about 88 miles, about 5 hours travel. These four Islands are normally visited at the same time.

These are remote peaceful Islands with good Beaches, Walking/Hiking routes, Fishing, Island Golf, Water Sports, and Boat Trips.

North Uist from Isle Of Skye Map

South Uist from Oban Google Map

Uist Photos . Uist Area Click on Map

North Uist & Neighbouring Islands Websites

North Uist Ferries . Map - Uig on Skye to North Uist about 2 per day, 1 hour 40 mins crossing

South Uist Ferries . Map - Oban to South Uist about 1 crossing per day, 5 hour crossing

Benbecula Airport . Map - flights from Glasgow and Stornoway with Car Hire

isle-of-north-uist.co.uk - accom, attractions, dining

southuist.com - accom, business directory, blog, forum, photos

Uist Restaurants - Google Maps with Reviews

Uist Shops - Google Maps with Reviews

isle-of-benbecula.co.uk - causeways, wildlife, beaches

visitouterhebrides.co.uk - smaller Islands in area

Undiscovered Scotland - Uists - history and many images

Wiki - North Uist - in depth history of the Uist islands

Wiki - South Uist - in depth history of the Uist islands

Wiki - Benbecula - in depth history of the Uist islands

Wiki - Eriskay - in depth history of the Uist islands

Kildonan Museum - heritage, craft shop on South Uist

Uist Boat Trips - North Uist seals, dolphins, pilot & killer whales

Walk Highlands - around the Islands and up to 2,000ft

BBC Lochmaddy area Weather - 5 day weather forecast


Benbecula Golf Club . Map - 9 hole course centre of Benbecula

Askernish Golf Club . Map - 18 holes southwest of South Uist

South Uist Fishing - wild trout and salmon fishing


Lochmaddy Hotel . Map - family owned hotel North Uist

Lochboisdale Hotel . Map - South Uist full of character

Orasay Inn . Map - north end of the Isle of South Uist

Uist Google Maps Hotels - with Reviews

Uist Google Maps B&Bs - with Reviews

Uist Google Maps Self Catering - with Reviews

See Also

Isle of Harris and Isle of Lewis that are situated a short ferry trip north

Isle of Barra that is a short ferry trip south

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