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Grimsay Wheelhouse

Isle Of North Uist
Outer Hebrides

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Grimsay Wheelhouse
This is possibly the best preserved example of a wheelhouse on North Uist and is not shown on the OS maps. Difficult to find, it is located between Loch Hornary and the north coast of Grimsay. It dates from the Iron Age. © Copyright Bob Jones and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

What's Nearby

  1. Bagh Mor

    Bagh Mor

    The Island of Grimsay is made up of tidal sands, sea lochs, small islands and islets, and is...

    0.78 miles away
  2. Copyright- Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust

    Golden Eagle-Kallin Harbour

    A huge bird of prey, with its long broad wings and longish tail, it has a different outline to the...

    1.37 miles away
  3. Grimsay Boatshed

    Grimsay Boatshed

    1.48 miles away
  4. Carabhat Barp

    Carabhat Barp

    250 metres from the main road (which itself dissects the remains of a stone circle at NF 833602),...

    2.25 miles away
  1. Rossinish © Tommy Macdonald

    Location P - Rossinish 2nd Visit: Bonnie Prince Charlie Trail

    28th June 1746. Rossinish, Benbecula. The Prince finally escapes from Uist with Flora MacDonald...

    2.5 miles away
  2. Location B - Rossinish 1st Visit: Bonnie Prince Charlie Trail

    Location B - Rossinish 1st Visit: Bonnie Prince Charlie Trail

    26th April 1746. PrinceCharles Edward Stuart sailed from Borradale, Loch nan Uamh, at night,...

    2.5 miles away
  3. © Laurie Campbell

    Hen Harrier - Cairnish Wood

    While males are a pale grey colour, females and immatures are brown with a white rump and a long,...

    2.59 miles away
  4. © Laurie Campbell

    Black Throated Diver-Loch Carabhat

    This stunning diver species breeds on large moorland lochs in the summer and winters in coastal...

    2.75 miles away
  5. Ruaval


    Ruaval (Ruabhal) is the highest point on Benbecula.

    3.61 miles away
  6. Teampull Na Trionaid

    Teampull Na Trionaid

    Ruins of a Medival early church, Teampull Na Trionaid, can be found in the village of Cairinish.

    3.62 miles away
  7. © Laurie Campbell

    Black Throated Diver-Ruabhal

    The Black-throated Diver is a Mallard sized water bird with a stout bill, and bold black and white...

    3.64 miles away
  8. Sanctuary Sculpture

    Sanctuary Sculpture

    The Scantuary sculpture forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

    3.81 miles away
  9. © Laurie Campbell

    Artic Tern-Loch Mor

    This sleek, elegant bird with a silvery body, slender wings and elongated tail streamers can be...

    3.91 miles away
  10. © James Smith

    Bird of Prey Trail - Rueval

    A path runs across Benbecula, through an area of low lying moorland and lochs. This is an excellent...

    4.13 miles away
  11. Merlin-Reuval


    This is our smallest bird of prey with males appearing a dashing, steel blue compared with the...

    4.23 miles away
  12. Short Eared Owl-Reuval

    Short Eared Owl-Reuval

    Only owl species often seen in broad daylight

    4.23 miles away
  13. Hen Harrier-Reuval

    Hen Harrier-Reuval

    Males are ghostly grey whilst the females and youngsters are brown with a conspicious white 'ring'...

    4.23 miles away
  14. Shoreline Stoneware

    Shoreline Stoneware

    Inspired by the Atlantic coastline, Shoreline Stoneware draws inspiration from its unique Hebridean...

    4.56 miles away
  15. Piobull Fhinn Stone Circle

    Piobull Fhinn Stone Circle

    Pobull is a stone circle situated on the south side of Ben Langass.

    4.97 miles away
  16. Red Deer-Barpa Langass

    Red Deer-Barpa Langass

    The red deer is the fourth largest deer species behind moose, elk (wapiti), and sambar deer

    5.06 miles away
  17. Bird of Prey Trail - Langais

    Bird of Prey Trail - Langais

    Beinn Langais is a prominent hill surrounded by vast areas of peatland, freshwater and sea lochs. A...

    5.15 miles away
  18. Reflections Sculpture

    Reflections Sculpture

    Reflections is part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

    5.17 miles away
  19. Benbecula War Memorial

    Benbecula War Memorial

    Benbecula War Memorial

    5.2 miles away
  20. Langass Woodland

    Langass Woodland

    There is a walking trail through the woodland where you can enjoy trees and wildlife.

    5.23 miles away
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