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Dark Island Hotel, Benbecula

Uist & Barra – Great Hebridean Escape

Five days away to enjoy the highlights of the beautiful Islands of Uist and Barra. Our break features two guided tours and an excursion to Stornoway.

● Coach travel throughout with reserved seating
● Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast at the Dark Island Hotel, Benbecula
● Inclusive guided tour of the Uists
● Inclusive guided tour of Barra
● Excursion to Stornoway.

First we follow the coastal route to the stunning Valley Strand. Our next port of call is the small Island of Berneray which Prince Charles claimed was his favourite Scottish Island. We also visit the Thatched Village of Howmore and the Kildonan Museum which features many artefacts on past Uist life.

Barra is steeped in Gaelic heritage and tradition and is without doubt one of Scotland’s hidden gems. Our visit to the southernmost of all the outer Hebridean Islands will no doubt be most memorable for the incredible views across the sound of Barra.

DAY ONE: Depart Glasgow and travel to Uig for our sailing to Lochmaddy then onwards to Benbecula where we spend four nights.

DAY TWO: Today we enjoy a guided tour of the Uists.

DAY THREE: Depart hotel on an excursion to the Island of Barra with included guided tour.

DAY FOUR: Today we enjoy an inclusive excursion to Stornoway.

DAY FIVE: Depart hotel and return to the mainland via Lochmaddy to Uig then home.

Ideally located for our guided tours in the centre of the Island chain, The Dark Island Hotel is surrounded by tranquil beaches and spectacular views.

Hotel Features: All bedrooms with en-suite facilities, TV & tea/coffee making facilities • Bar • Restaurant • Lift to all floors.

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