Hut of the Shadows

Lochmaddy, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AE

Type:Monuments & Ruins

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The Hut of the Shaddows is located at Sponish, 20 minutes walk north of Lochmaddy. Go over footbridge at Sponish, from which you'll see the work on the first headland.

The hut acts as a camera obscura with a lens and mirrors projecting the landscape outside onto a large stone inside.

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