North Uist – A Wilderness in the Western Isles

  North Uist is characterised by its ‘drowned landscape’ of peat bogs and lochans, and its string of bountiful beaches. Visitors arrive by ferry at Lochmaddy, once a major herring fishing port. There are several prehistoric sites nearby, such as the huge chambered burial cairn of Barpa Langais.   Wildlife abounds amongst the island’s unusual…