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The Isle Of South Uist

Island Attractions

South Uist is an island full of character that inspires, areas to explore, and landscapes to capture in painting and photographs. Find out what else, apart from golf, attracts people to South Uist.


South Uist as an island has a fascinating coast but also a large number of lochs and lochans presenting opportunities for both sea and fresh water fishing.

Why not hire a small rowing boat and head out onto a loch for a spot of trout fishing?


Walking is one of the fastest growing outdoor activities across britain as more and more of the outdoor environment becomes accessible with official paths and tracks.

South Uist presents some of the most stunning landscape with miles of sandy coastline on one side and in contrast a ridge of mountainous terrain on the other featuring the peak of Beinn Mhor at over 2000 feet tall.

History, Culture & Island Museum

The island of South Uist is steeped in history and culture - the remains of medieval churches and chapels, the Kildonan Museum with exhibits, photos and the 16th century carved Clanranald Stone, Flora MacDonald's childhood home and much more await your discovery.

Eriskay, a small island, sits just below South Uist joined by a small causeway, is famous for jerseys and an unusual breed of pony which roam the island and the events of 1941 when the SS Politician sank off the island with over 200,000 bottles of whisky led to the book by Compton Mackenzie - Whisky Galore!

Whatever your reason for visiting the Western Isle of South Uist, you can be assured that something of interest will capture your imagination and stay with you for a very long time.

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