Local Area

  • The area is a paradise for artists and photographers as well as bird watchers, walkers and people with an interest in archaeology.Grimsay - North Uist
  • Dates for events can be found on www.visitouterhebrides.co.uk
  • You can also download the Outer Hebrides App for lots of information.
  • A wide variety of fish and shellfish can be bought in Kallin a short walk from An Taigh Fiodh.
  • The Grimsay Community Association have a new home and hold a market every Wednesday between 3 and 6pm selling local produce, crafts and Uist Wool as well as teas, coffee and homebaking. 
  • Lady Anne Wildlife Boat trips www.uistboattrips.com leave from Kallin Harbour.
  • Good launching for kayaks in the area.
  • Grimsay being well known for its' boat building has one working shed and 3 museums. View the story of Grimsay Boatshed on YouTube
  • A local Wheelhouse makes an interesting evening walk. Learn about the Grimsay Wheelhouse on YouTube
  • Uist Wool has a Facebook page.

A further five miles south, a library, swimming pool with sauna, tennis courts, fitness suite and games hall are all available at Liniclate Community School ,also meals during term time.

  • Taigh Chearsabhagh museum and arts centre in Lochmaddy has two galleries, a museum, seasonal workshops, post office cafeteria. WIFI available.
  • Urachadh Uibhist at Claddach Kirkibost heading to the west side of North Uist has a café and shop and also hosts events throughout the summer months such as guided walks for those interested in archaeology, otter spotting, bird watching, peat cutting, thatching,etc., plus evenings of talks, slide shows and sing -songs.
  • Kildonan Museum on South Uist has a craft shop and café.

Other attractions include:Guided Walks North Uist



North Uist Angling Club
Wild About Fishing - 10 top trout lochs on Uist


Three golf courses, one in Askernish in South Uist, designed by Old Tom Morris, one in Balivanich, and another at Sollas in North Uist;


Countless hill and beach walks.