Uig is famous for its beaches, yet there is so much more on offer, we have listed a few of the attractions below, but you will quickly find your own way around, your own discoveries.

The Community Centre is home to the museum and is another hub of the community, hosting special evenings and often entertainment it is well worth checking out.

The Lewis Chessmen

Lewis ChessmenUig beach is the site where the Lewis Chessmen were found. They were featured in the film 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' and inspired the children's animation 'Noggin the Nog'. They were carved over 800 years ago from walrus ivory and replicas can be seen in the Uig Heritage Centre in Timsgarry.

Further information on the history of Uig can be found in the following links. Comann Eachdraidh Uig Uig Historical Society 
Uig and Bernera
Archaeology in Uig
History of the Isle of Lewis

The Beaches

Cliff beach is where 38 Cliff and Lag na Mara cottages are located
Mangersta sands (Traigh Mangurstadh)
Riof or Reef Beach - Traigh na Berie
Valtos - Bhaltos Beach

Surf Report from Magic Seaweed

Surf report for Cliff  Please read the surf report on the area before taking to the waves.
Suileachan ProjectSurf report for Mangersta

Boat Trips

Seatrek Boat Trips, just a five minute drive from the cottages.  Sea Safari's and Visit St. Kilda, spot dolphins, whale sharks, or even killer whales.

Places of Interest

Abhainn Dearg Distillery  this is a must for whisky enthusiasts.  A new distillery and the first for the Western Isles in almost 200 years. 
Suileachan Commemorative Landmark
Mealasta ruined nunnery and crofting township

Places to Eat

Loch Croistean Tea and Coffee Shop

Contact Details

Marlene Ralley
Camus Uig
Isle of Lewis

Telephone: 01851 672720

Email Us
Website: www.hebrideanbeachhouse.co.uk


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