Provides details of times and costs of flights to and from
Glagow to Benbecula.
Note these vary significantly depending on time of year.
Ferry details, timetable and prices
Fishing site run by Storas Uibhist.
General Fishing Sites
A general site about fishing in the Hebrides including
latest catch returns from South Uist. Definitely one for
the fisherman to add to their favourites.
John Hotchkiss is a good friend and expert casting
instructor based in Wiltshire. Can also offer one to one
tuition on the Southern chalkstreams, organise corporate
days out or the occasional overseas holiday. Highly
Somewhat limited information about fishing in the Hebrides
but some interesting sections.
Will take you sea fishing or wildlife watching
The site of the Wild Trout Trust. An interesting site
covering the actives of the Trust particularly in terms of
improving habitats for Wild Brown trout.
One of the best lodges in the central region.
Family run comfortable lodge overlooking the Rio Futalefu.
I use Benjamin Beale to organise all my trips – he has
access to many different lodges and a vast range of some
of the best trout fishing in the area – big and small
lakes, big and small rivers, creeks etc. -and will put an
itinerary together to suit your requirements. Highly
Patagonia may not be cheap but represents some of the
finest trout fishing in the world.
Carlos Trsiciuzzi is one of the best guides in Central
Patagonia – based in the Junin de los Andes area which is
the ideal base for fishing Central Patagonia.. Can be
contacted on email: email@example.com
Local General / activities
A wide ranging general tourist information site for the
Scottish National Heritage (SNH) site which provides top
line information on National Nature Reserve (NNR) sites,
including Loch Druidibeg.
Birds / Wildlife
Highly recommended site covering a wide range of local
flora and fauna, and including recent sightings of rare
birds. Steve offers a range of guided bird watching tours.
Latest information on development of the Old Tom Morris
course at Askernish.
Tommy is the island’s bicycle expert. Will sell hire or
He will also arrange for your bike to be at the pier on
your arrival to the island.
The local community riding school site on Benbecula.
Offers a range of riding opportunities.
Nick will take you out from Kallin harbour on
Benbecula to the East coast to meet Sea Eagles and
porpoises. A great trip.
Full information relating to the music school and music
festival based on South Uist which is run each year in
The local museum just 20 minutes drive South of Kinloch
Run the Museum and Art centre at Lochmaddy - North Uist.
The centre also has a Café serving most excellent
sandwiches and a gift small shop – worth a
visit if you are in the area.
General gifts /
jewellery / artwork
Very talented local artist based at his Askernish gallery
– specializes in bird and landscape pictures. Both
originals and prints available.
Designs and sells their own range of silver and gold
jewellery, from Pictish and Celtic influences through to
more modern designs.
Retail outlet and workshop at Iochdar just 10 minutes
drive down the road.
The shop has a range of other gifts, pictures, glassware
etc. and a coffee shop and the web site offers a
mail order service on a number of jewellery items.
A mail order site for a range of Hebridean gifts and food
Local food producers
Provides a list of local food producers – some of whom
have their own more detailed web sites.
Just 10 minutes from Kinloch the smokehouse produce unique
gold medal winning hot smoked salmon, available locally in
many retail outlets or by mail order.
Based on North Uist the Smokehouse produces exceptional
Peat smoked Salmon and Sea Trout. Other smoked products
include scallops and Salmon pate. Mail order service
Based on Grimsay , are wholesalers of fresh local fish
including lobster, prawns and local crab.
Based on North Uist makes specilaity foods including
preserves, chutneys and tablet.
Farm on North Uist offering organic Highland beef and
local Hebridean mutton.
Some useful email addresses
John Steele – Estate fishing manager.
Also his telephone number 01878 700 655
Amanda MacDonald – Owner of local stables.
Can offer horse riding by arrangement.
Christina Morrison manages fishing and
boat bookings on behalf of Storas Uibhist firstname.lastname@example.org
and telephone 01878 700 101