Things To Do

Things To Do! Boat Trips
   Boat trips can be arranged to see local marine life – whales, dolphins and more, uninhabited islands etc with Seatrek; contact Murray Macleod on 01851 672464 – Ferry Information Our Award Winning Local Shop! A Community Co-operative was established in March 2004; local people now own and operate Uig Community Shopwhich is linked to the Scottish Co-op; great range of groceries fresh fruit and vegetables etc. Diesel and Petrol also available. Usual opening hours 10am – 5pm. Not open on Sunday. Don’t bother stocking up in Stornoway – support your local shop! Newly extended for 2008! Local Information We have two mountain bikes and two sit-on Perception canoes – guests are welcome to borrow. (You can take the kids for the afternoon as well if you like!) Kirsty teaches a mixed ability fitness class at Uig Community Centre – Monday evenings at 6.15pm – you are welcome to join in, so don’t forget your Lycra …maybe not….! Uig Gala Day Usually held on the first Saturday of July, this is a fantastic day out for all the family.  All the usual attractions plus some that have only be thought up by people of a strange disposition during long dark winter nights, such as the world famous ‘Sheep Race’ including a man in a sheepdog costume. You need to be there. Suileachan Memorial In 2013 a beautiful memorial to the exploits of the men of Reef who opposed the land grab of the 19th century was built. The landowners forcibly removed the rightful tenants from the land and these brave men resisted this opression. Follow the link below for more information – well worth a visit! Looking for other places to stay? After you have been here a couple of days that will be an entirely natural reaction. Only kidding – we hope! Seriously, if you are looking for a range of accommodation providers try– the easiest site to find the holiday accommodation and attractions you want. Fancy a day trip to Harris?  Why not visit Skoon Cafe? One of out favourite places to visit is Skoon Cafe – great coffee and the BEST brownies! Visit for more information and directions. Some of Uig’s ‘Not Really Wildlife But Still Quite Wild Life’! Image description ‘Sometimes, talking to you is like talking to a fencepost!’ Image description A rather juvenile attitude towards an attempt at artistic photography, don’t you think? Image description

The ‘Kate Moss’ of the Uig Highland Cattle herd, just loving the camera! Miss November 2011