Our Area

"Lewis & Harris - the best island in Europe...

and one of the top five islands in the world!"

Wildlife & the Natural Environment

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The beautiful rare machair is a sight to behold in the summer. But there are treats for the patient to be observed throughout the year: fish eagles, golden eagles, puffins, oyster catchers, otters, seals, basking sharks, minkie whales, dolphins...

 

 

 

Beautiful, Unspoilt Beaches

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With 24 sandy beaches in the area ranging in size from the extensive Uig Sands, to the white tropical sands of Reef, the crashing waves at Mangersta, surfers delight at Cliff beach and the many other hidden secret gems, a visitor to Uig is spoilt for choice.