Travel Guide

North Uist can easily be reached by boat with a regular car ferry service running from Uig on Skye (a 1hr 45min trip) and Leverburgh on Harris (a 1hr trip). There is also a ferry from Barra to Eriskay which is linked to South Uist by a causeway. Alternatively, ferries run from Mallaig to Lochboisdale (a longer ferry trip of around 3.5hrs). This route includes a 46 mile drive from South Uist to Tigh na Boireach. For up to date prices, timetables and booking information please visit

*Please note - the ferries to the islands get very busy at weekends. We strongly advise booking the ferry at the same time as booking the cottage.*

You can also reach Uist by plane with flights from Glasgow to Benbecula. For more information about flights, car hire etc. please visit

Although not essential, a car is advisable. Car hire is available from the airport or alternatively from Maclennan Bros. LTD.
For details please contact them:
Tel. no. 01870 602191 or Email:

A bus service also operates across the islands. For timetables and more information please visit