How to get here

Lochmaddy is the main ferry terminal for North Uist.  There is also a ferry which runs from Oban to Lochboisdale in South Uist.  Both car ferries are operated by Caledonian MacBrayne and for reservations call 08705650000 or  A car ferry to Leverburgh on South Harris can be boarded at Berneray (8 miles) call 01876500337 for reservations.

Lochmaddy is situated 20 miles from Benbecula Airport, with daily flights to and from Glasgow, Stornoway and Inverness, for reservations contact Highland Airways on 01870602310 or visit their website at

Car hire is reasonable and dependable though it is always advisable to book in advance during the summer.  The main car hire companies are Ask Car Hire on 01870602818 and MacLennan Bros. on 01870602191.

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