21. Scolpaig Tower

Tigharry, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5DE

Type:Architectural Trail

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The folly was built on the site of an Iron Age broch by Dr Alexander Macleod in the 1830’s to provided work during a famine. Now open to the elements, it is a nesting place for birds.

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* Open from Monday to Saturday from 10:00-17:00, contact directly for distillery tours.

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