South Uist

Island Highlights

Garrynamonie Machair & Beach

The machair runs parralell to the beach and a great place to walk.

South Boisdale Beach and Boat

Along the west coast of South UIst lies around 20 miles of stunning white beach and machair.

Beach and Machair at Kilpheder

Along the west coast of UIst lies around 20 miles of stunning white beaches.

Ormiclate Beach & Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair.

Daliburgh Machair & Beach

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beaches and machair.

Askernish Beach & Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair.

Kildonan Beach and Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair.

Milton Beach and Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair. Acces from the village of Milton (Gerraidh Bhaltos is the Gaelic translation).

Bornish Beach and Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair.

Stoneybridge Beach and Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair.

Howmore Beach and Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair.

Drimisdale Beach and Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair.

Stilligarry Beach and Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair. Access can be gained from the village of Stilligarry.

Geirnish Beach amd Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair.

Iochdar Beach and Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair.

Polochar Beach

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair. There is easy access to this beach at Polachar.

Frobost Beach and Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair. Acces can be gained at Frobost.

Traigh na Croise

Sandy Beach looking out over the Sound of Barra.

Loch Druidibeg

Loch Druidibeag is a National Nature Reserve where colourful grassland on the coast graduually gives way to moorland and lochans.

Loch Bee

Loch Bee is a very large brackish loch which stretches from the west side of South Uist to the east side

Discover South Uist

  1. Sunset at south uist beach
    Any road to the west off the main road will take you to the stunning 20 mile strip of beach and wildflower peppered machair (grassland)! It is both an exhilarating and intensely relaxing experience.
  2. Wild ponies at Loch Skipport
    See what you can spot as you walk around Loch Druidibeg - birds of prey, seals, otters and ponies. The star of them all are the friendly wild Shetland Ponies, who will spot you and say hello!
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    At Kildonan Museum. Learn about the rich Gaelic Culture and hear exciting stories from times past.
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  1. Address

    Smerclate, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TU

    Telephone

    01381 610496

    Isle of South Uist

    Smiddy Cottage is a 5 star, luxury, thatched cottage on the Isle of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides. The cottage was built in 2008, using local stone and thatching reed and offers a beautifully cosy retreat for 2.

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  2. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 64 reviews64 reviews

    Address

    Iochdar, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RQ

    Telephone

    01870 610361

    Isle of South Uist

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member - Book Now 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member - Book Now

    Luxury 5 star self catering accommodation set in the natural beauty of South Uist, Outer Hebrides. The cottage offers magnificent views of the hills of South Uist and the pristine white sandy beaches are only a short walk away.

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    • Gaelic Speaking

    Add Corrodale Cottage to your Itinerary

  3. The Shieling by the Bay 2007
    The Shieling by the Bay aerial view with purple heather
    The Shieling by the Bay Kitchen-sitting room
    The Shieling by the Bay Bedroom
    The Shieling by the Bay Bathroom
    The Shieling by the Bay Peat fire
    The Shieling by the Bay sitting room - Dining area and Peat fire.
    Front of cottage Sunrise Sept 2019
    Lochcarnan Sunset 31st Dec 2008
    The Shieling by the Bay 2007
    The Shieling by the Bay aerial view with purple heather
    The Shieling by the Bay Kitchen-sitting room
    The Shieling by the Bay Bedroom
    The Shieling by the Bay Bathroom
    The Shieling by the Bay Peat fire
    The Shieling by the Bay sitting room - Dining area and Peat fire.
    Front of cottage Sunrise Sept 2019
    Lochcarnan Sunset 31st Dec 2008

    Address

    Lochcarnan, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5PE

    Telephone

    0800 122 3234

    Isle of South Uist

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member - Book Now 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member - Book Now

    A 5 star Luxury Thatched Cottage on the Isle of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. Unique handmade furniture, exposed roof beams, an authentic peat fire and top quality furnishings makes this your ideal escape to the magical Hebrides.

    Add The Shieling by the Bay (Airidh a' Bhaigh) to your Itinerary

  4. Address

    South Boisdale, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TE

    Telephone

    01381 610496

    Isle of South Uist

    Corncrake cottage is a traditional 4 star graded cottage situated in a quiet crofting township.
    Has a relaxing sunlounge looking onto a large fenced garden, sleeps 6 persons & pets are welcome.

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    • Gaelic Speaking

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    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
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    • Outdoor Play Area

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    • Children Welcome
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    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

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  5. Address

    Lochcarnan, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5NU

    Telephone

    01876 510234

    Isle of South Uist

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Our luxurious 4-star self-catering cottage in the picturesque South Uist village of Lochcarnan provides nature lovers with peace and tranquility. Surrounded by moorlands and beautiful Lochs it offers breathtaking views through every window.

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    • Gaelic Speaking

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    • Children Welcome
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    Add Lily Pond Cottage to your Itinerary

  6. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 206 reviews206 reviews

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    Loch Carnan, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5PD

    Telephone

    01870 610298

    Isle of South Uist

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Situated at the north end of the Isle of South Uist, The Orasay Inn is ideally placed to explore the Uists, Benbecula, Eriskay & Berneray  as they are all linked by causeways and with Barra only 35 minutes by ferry.

     

     

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    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
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    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
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    • Dairy Free
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Vegan Meals Available
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    • Vegetarian Food Available

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    • Disabled Citizens

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  7. Address

    Daliburgh, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SS

    Telephone

    01878 700444

    Isle of South Uist

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Set in the peaceful village of Daliburgh this friendly family run hotel offers Island hospitality, Comfortable accommodation and good food.  Whatever your reason for your visit you are all made welcome in the Borrodale

    Operating on restricted hours

    Add Borrodale Hotel to your Itinerary

  8. Address

    Kilpheder, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TB

    Telephone

    01381 610496

    Isle of South Uist

    Dùn na Cille House is beautifully positioned on a private track overlooking a loch, which is well known for fishing. Permits are available and it's the perfect place to practice your technique - just through a gate and a short wander from the house.

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    • Children Welcome
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    • Children Welcome

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    • Disabled Citizens

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  9. Address

    East Kilbride, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Telephone

    01381 610496

    East Kilbride, Isle of South Uist

    Rockpool occupies a truly magnificent position and commands panoramic views across to the islands of Eriskay and Barra. The view is just breathtaking and will surely mean that you hardly want to stray from this perfect holiday cottage.

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    • Gaelic Speaking

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    • Children Welcome
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    • Dogs Welcome
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    Add Rockpool to your Itinerary

  10. Address

    West Kilbride, ISLE OF SOUTH UIST, HS8 5TT

    Telephone

    01381 610496

    ISLE OF SOUTH UIST

    Experience South Uist, arguably the most unspoilt, underdeveloped and consequently most beautiful and tranquil part of the Outer Hebridean archipelago.

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    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available

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    • Children Welcome
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    • Dogs Welcome
    • Pets Allowed
    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

    Add Beach View Cottage to your Itinerary

  11. Address

    LOCHBOISDALE, ISLE OF SOUTH UIST, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TH

    Telephone

    01381 610496

    ISLE OF SOUTH UIST

    An ideal arrival and departure location for ease of access with all the convenience of a village yet a good starting point for exploring these magnificent islands, either on 2 or 4 wheels.

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    • Gaelic Speaking

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    Children

    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome

    Add Tulloch House to your Itinerary

  12. Address

    Peninerine, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SF

    Telephone

    01381 610496

    Isle of South Uist

    Taigh Dhonnchaidh (Duncan's House) is the perfect family holiday house with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, plenty of outdoor space to sit outside and take in the views and best of all - just a short walk to a huge sandy beach.

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    • Gaelic Speaking

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    • Cot Available - on request
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    • Children Welcome
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    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

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  13. Address

    Lochboisdale, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TH

    Telephone

    01878700444

    Isle of South Uist

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    We have three recently renovated self-catering cottages in the village of Lochboisdale, South Uist.

    Add Borrodale Self Catering to your Itinerary

  14. Address

    Bornish, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SA

    Telephone

    01381 610496

    Bornish, Isle of South Uist

    Ceannard is a new barn conversion ideal for those with a love of island life and Gaelic culture. It is well equipped, beautifully furnished and very comfortable. A great place to return to after exploring or just to stay put and relax.

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    • Gaelic Speaking

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    • Children Welcome

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    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

    Add Ceannard to your Itinerary

  15. Address

    South Boisdale, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TE

    Telephone

    01381 610496

    Isle of South Uist

    A true gem of a find. Once inside it is immediately obvious that luxury has been paramount in the creation of every room. The attention to detail is clear wherever you look and the comfort of the guests has always been considered throughout.

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    • Gaelic Speaking

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    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available - Travel Cot. Please bring own bedding
    • Highchair Available

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Families

    Add Coastal View Cottage to your Itinerary

  16. Grianaig Guest House - External
Amazing Night Sky Opportunities
    Grianaig Guest House - large luxury open plan entertainment space fully kitted out for up to 8 guests.
    Grianaig Guest House - Extensive kitchen, part of the large open plan entertainment space at Grianaig Guest House
    One of the 4 En-suite bedrooms at Grianaig Guest House South Uist
    Grianaig Guest House from Above, only moments from the beach and miles of walking or exploring Uist
    Grianaig Guest House - External
Amazing Night Sky Opportunities
    Grianaig Guest House - large luxury open plan entertainment space fully kitted out for up to 8 guests.
    Grianaig Guest House - Extensive kitchen, part of the large open plan entertainment space at Grianaig Guest House
    One of the 4 En-suite bedrooms at Grianaig Guest House South Uist
    Grianaig Guest House from Above, only moments from the beach and miles of walking or exploring Uist

    Address

    Grianaig Guest House, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SX

    Telephone

    07970 788779

    Isle Of South Uist

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Grianaig Guest House is perfectly located on the Island of South Uist, recently renovated with 4 spacious en-suite rooms, large entertaining space and in-house chef serving breakfast & dinners.

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    Children

    • Children Welcome

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Families

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    Special Requirements

    • Dogs Welcome - We accept well behaved dogs, max of 2 per stay additional charges will apply
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement - Request for pets to stay because we have fee roaming chickens and our own dogs on the premises.

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    • Disabled Parking

    Add Grianaig Guest House to your Itinerary

  17. Address

    1a North Glendale, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5UD

    Telephone

    01878 700 050

    Isle Of South Uist

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Luxury one bedroom thatched cottage situated in the village of North Glendale, Isle of South Uist. Set off the main road but within 15 minutes drive of local amenties; Taigh Mairi Anndra is steeped in local history and tradition while also offering all your modern comforts and needs.

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    • Gaelic Speaking

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    • Dogs Welcome - Enquire first
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

    Add Taigh Mairi Anndra to your Itinerary

  18. Address

    Lochboisdale, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TH

    Telephone

    07833690693

    Isle Of South Uist

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    We run sightseeing trips along the east and west coast of Uist, along with trips to Mingulay, Monach Isles and St Kilda. Other island destinations available on request.

    Add Uist Sea Tours to your Itinerary

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