Uist Unearthed - Location D - Dùn Torcuill

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

Type:Archaeology App

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From the machair to the moorland! Discover an imposing Iron Age broch standing tall in the middle of Loch an Duin, North Uist. Using the Uist Unearthed app, scan the QR code located on the shore and rebuild one of Uist’s best preserved brochs from a distance. Explore illustrations, text, and audio telling the story of the communities who made these watery landscapes their home. As you travel down the Loch Portain road, look out for a post which directs you to the perfect spot for viewing the site from afar.


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NGR: NF 88998 73414

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* Limited parking along the Lochportain road.

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