Kinloch on the beautiful Hebridean Isle of South Uist



Links 

 

 

Travel

www.flybe.co.uk
Provides details of times and costs of flights to and from Glagow to Benbecula.
Note these vary significantly depending on time of year.

www.calmac.co.uk
Ferry details, timetable and prices

Local Fishing

www.southuistfishing.com
Fishing site run by Storas Uibhist.

General Fishing Sites

www.fishhebrides.com
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.

www.hotchkissflyfishing.co.uk
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 recommended.

www.wild-fishing-scotland.co.uk
Somewhat limited information about fishing in the Hebrides but some interesting sections.

www.barrafishingcharters.com
Will take you sea fishing or wildlife watching

www.wildtrout.org
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.

Overseas fishing

www.elencuentroflyfishing.com

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 recommended.
Patagonia may not be cheap but represents some of the finest trout fishing in the world.

www.patagonianflyfish.com.ar
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: ctrisciuzzi@jdeandes.com.ar

Local General / activities

www.visithebrides.com
A wide ranging general tourist information site for the Hebrides.

www.nnr-scotland.org.uk
Scottish National Heritage (SNH) site which provides top line information on National Nature Reserve (NNR) sites, including Loch Druidibeg.

Birds / Wildlife

www.western-isles-wildlife.co.uk
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.

Golf

www.askernishgolfclub.com
Latest information on development of the Old Tom Morris course at Askernish.

Cycling

www.rothan.com
Tommy is the island’s bicycle expert. Will sell hire or repair.
He will also arrange for your bike to be at the pier on your arrival to the island.

Horse riding

www.ridehebrides.co.uk
The local community riding school site on Benbecula. Offers a range of riding opportunities.

Boat Trips

www.uistboattrips.com

Nick will take you out from Kallin harbour on Benbecula to the East coast to meet Sea Eagles and porpoises. A great trip.

Cultural

www.ceolas.co.uk
Full information relating to the music school and music festival based on South Uist which is run each year in July.

www.kildonanmuseum.co.uk
The local museum just 20 minutes drive South of Kinloch

www.taigh-chearsabhagh.org
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

www.william-neill.co.uk
Very talented local artist based at his Askernish gallery – specializes in bird and landscape pictures. Both originals and prints available.

www.hebrideanjewellery.co.uk
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.

www.hebridestoyou.com
A mail order site for a range of Hebridean gifts and food products.

Local food producers

www.outerhebridesfoodtrail.com
Provides a list of local food producers – some of whom have their own more detailed web sites.

www.carnansmokehouse.com
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.

www.hebrideansmokehouse.com
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 available.

www.kallinshellfish.co.uk
Based on Grimsay , are wholesalers of fresh local fish including lobster, prawns and local crab.

www.hebrideankitchen.co.uk
Based on North Uist makes specilaity foods including preserves, chutneys and tablet.

www.ardbhanorganics.co.uk
Farm on North Uist offering organic Highland beef and local Hebridean mutton.

Some useful email addresses

John Steele – Estate fishing manager.
Email: seonaidh5@hotmail.co.uk
Also his telephone number 01878 700 655

Amanda MacDonald – Owner of local stables.
Can offer horse riding by arrangement.
Email: hebridean.equestrian@hotmail.co.uk

Christina Morrison manages fishing and boat bookings on behalf of Storas Uibhist christina.morrison@storasuibhist.com and telephone 01878 700 101



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