South Uist

Self catering accommodation on the Isle of South Uist

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At Daliburgh, just 3 miles from ferry port Lochboisdale on South Uist, this spacious modern property is ideally situated to explore the varied scenery and wildlife on the islands of the Hebrides.

Sleeping up to 6 people, this is an ideal location for exploring the Uists, Barra and Eriskay in the Western Isles (Outer Hebrides).

ACCOMMODATION

The house has:

A large vestibule

Lounge with colour TV, radio.

Dining room.

Farmhouse kitchen with microwave,
electric cooker, fridge, washing machine, etc.

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FACILITIES

Fully heated throughout.

A cot and high chair are provided if required.

A payphone is in the house.

There is parking for 4 cars.

WiFi is available

There are 3 bedrooms:
1 double room downstairs
and 2 twin rooms upstairs.

Downstairs toilet with basin,
bathroom with bath, shower cubicle,
toilet and basin.

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LOCATION

Shops, a pub and restaurant are located within 400 yards in the village of Daliburgh.

Further facilities are available at nearby Lochboisdale.

Lochboisdale
Lochboisdale
Askernish Golf Course

Situated on the West side of South Uist, Askernish Golf Course is a unique test for any grade of golfer. Originally designed by Old Tom Morris, four times winner of the Open Askernish Golf Course is at present undergoing extensive restoration work to bring it back to its original 18 hole status.

This is a great location to stay and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a totally different way of life. Fishing, golfing, diving, birdwatching and walking are what attracts many of our visitors to the area. deer

beach The Hebrides are famed for their long and usually empty, white sandy beaches which stretch along the west coast of the islands, running alongside the flowering machair.

For those interested in history, you will be spoilt for choice. Just a short drive away is Flora MacDonald's birthplace at Milton and the ruins of Ormacleit Castle which burned down on the eve of the Battle of Sherriffmuir. Scattered throughout South Uist you will see many of the traditional thatched cottages such as this one (pictured left) which overlooks Lochboisdale. cottage

Finn's People Travel further back in time and you can visit a wealth of archaeolgical sites of interest throughout the Uists including the huge prehistoric burial chamber at Barpa Langass with the nearby standing stone circle known as Finn's People.

The neighbouring islands of Eriskay and Barra are well worth a visit and day trips on the ferry are easily arranged. You are quite likely to spot dolphins along the way and you can see the location of the shipwreck which inspired Compton Mackenzie to write his novel Whisky Galore which was later turned into a film shot on Barra.

To the north you can also visit Harris and Lewis on a day trip by ferry from North Uist. There's certainly plenty to do and see wherever you go on these islands!

Isle of Eriskay

Location of South Uist in Scotland South Uist (highlighted in purple on the map) is reached by ferry from Oban and Barra, or by plane to Benbecula where you can hire a car. Flights are available from Stornoway, Barra, Inverness and Glasgow with connections from other parts of the UK. Full details on travel options and timetables are provided online in the Uists Travel Guide.

Since October 2008, fares on the Oban-Lochboisdale route have been cut by 40% in a Goverment-backed scheme to get ferry fares inline with Road Equivalent Tariffs. For more information and online booking, visit the Caledonian MacBrayne web site

CONTACT

For further details about this holiday property,
please contact:

Mrs. Margaret MacPhee
5 Cameron Avenue, Mallaig PH41 4QQ
Telephone: +44 (0)1687 462003
Mobile: 07846176802
Email: magsmacphee@talk21.com

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BOOKING INFORMATION

Prices
Low season from £380 to £420 per week
Peak Season from £420 to £530 per week
These prices include all bed linen and towels.
The house has storage heaters.
Electricity is on a 1 pound coin meter.

One well-controlled dog is welcome.

Weekly lets commence at 4pm on Saturdays.

Local sightseeing information
is given in The Internet Guide to Scotland on:
South Uist - Benbecula - North Uist - Barra
Skye - Harris - Lewis

ferry at Barra

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