Those who wish to relax can simply do so in solitude and tranquility or take a cruise around the islands, enjoy a wild life trip, or visit many of the local attractions. Visit nearby Grimsay Boathouse and museums recalling the history of Grimsay's boatbuilding tradition. For more history, see the Grimsay Wheelhouse, the best example on North Uist of a wheelhouse dating back to the Iron Age. For a wealth of information re local archaeological sites see

For the more energetic, Uist Outdoor Centre in Lochmaddy can provide adventurous pursuits, also boat trips to St Kilda.

Sandy beaches lie to the west as does Askernish Golf Course, to the south west, a recently rediscovered and regenerated Tom Morris course on South Uist about 45 minutes' drive away.

Balranald and Loch Druidibeg are local nature reserves famed for their varied and abundant wildlife. For walkers, why not attempt the challenge of Eabhal, Ben Mor and Hecla?

For dark night enthusiasts and astronomers, Grimsay has very little light pollution. The cottage is in a black night location with fabulous views of the Milky Way and the Aurora Borealis from October onwards.

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