Bornish and Minigarry Circular Walk

Bornish, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SB


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Starting at Bornish and walking over moorland track to South Locheynort. When you reach the road, turn right and walk along to Unisary. Unisary was the location where Bonnie Prince Charlie had his first meeting with Flora MacDonald. At Unisary, come off the road and start to walk over the moorland. Keep to the north side of Seabhal. When you reach Mingarry, walk down the road. At the main road junction, turn right and walk for about half a mile and you will see signs for Flora Macdonalds birthplace. From here walk up the main road to Kildonan Museum, where you can find out a little bit more about the history of the island and stop for a refreshing cuppa in the cafe. Walk up the Main road for a couple of miles until you get to your original start point.



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What's Nearby

  1. South Uist War Memorial

    0.65 miles away
  2. Scan the hills to the east of the main road.

    0.89 miles away
  3. An excellent area for sightings of this species.

    0.89 miles away
  1. Learn about the South Uists local history at Kildonan Museum through stories, artefacts…

    1.27 miles away
  2. Bornais Settlements

    Three artificial settlement mounds dominate the machair plain at Bornish.

    1.4 miles away
  3. On the west side, in the village of Ormiclate is Ormiclate Castle which stands in ruins…

    1.72 miles away
  4. Colourful fallow or crops full of Corn Marigold can be seen from the main track across…

    1.77 miles away
  5. Birthplace of Flora MacDonald "...a name that will be mentioned in history, and if…

    1.78 miles away
  6. Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach…

    1.78 miles away
  7. Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach…

    1.79 miles away
  8. The famous Flora MacDonald’s Birthplace is in the village of Milton, on the west side of…

    1.89 miles away
  9. An Carra Standing Stone is one of the tallest standing stone in the Southern Isles at…

    1.9 miles away
  10. 21st Jun 1746. The Prince gets an offer of help from an unlikely source. (Hugh 'Cam'…

    1.9 miles away
  11. Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach…

    1.96 miles away
  12. Most often seen over the hills to the east at the mouth of Loch Eynort.

    2.2 miles away
  13. Can be seen over any of the hills here.

    2.2 miles away
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