Bed and Breakfast
Uig, Isle of Skye, Scotland, IV51 9YB
Telephone/Fax: International: 44-1470-542228: From within UK: 01470-542228
There are three ways to reach the Isle of Skye from the UK mainland.
1. Caledonian MacBrayne ferry from Mallaig to Armadale (Uig 60 miles). Crossing time 30 minutes. For times and prices see Calmac website.
2. Private ferry from Glenelg to Kylerhea (Uig 54 miles). Very scenic route, but involves much driving on narrow roads. Crossing time 5 minutes. For times and prices check with ferry company on 01599-511302 or Uig Tourist Office (01470-542404).
Picture: Glenelg ferry at
3. The controversial toll bridge from Kyle of Lochalsh to Kyleakin (Uig 50 miles).
The Skye Bridge nearing completion in 1995, viewed from the old Kyle ferry
From any of these points of entry, just follow the signs for Portree and then Uig.
Citylink run buses to Uig from Glasgow, Inverness, Fort William. See the Citylink website for details. There is also a local bus service to get you here from other parts of Skye, and to get you around the area once you are here. Phone Uig Tourist Office (01470-542404) for latest details. Both the Citylink and local bus services go past our door.
By train you can get as far as Kyle of Lochalsh, then take Citylink bus to Uig, or hire car at Kyleakin (see below).
Or by train to Mallaig, then take ferry to Armadale, Skyeways bus to Broadford and Citylink bus to Uig.
For train information visit ScotRail website.
If you are arriving on Skye from the Western Isles, you can get a ferry from Tarbert (Harris) or Lochmaddy (North Uist) to Uig. Visit Calmac site for details. Our house is one mile from the ferry terminal, and we will be happy to collect you if you are on foot.
Picture: The Uig Ferry at
Car and Bicycle Hire
Car Hire is available at Portree Coachworks (Uig 17 miles), and at Broadford (Uig 42 miles) and Kyleakin (Uig 50 miles). Bicycle Hire is available in Uig itself. Contact Uig Tourist Office for latest information.
All travel information can be obtained from Uig Tourist Office, Ferry Terminal, Uig, Isle of Skye, Telephone 01470-542404. They are open from approx start of April to end October. In winter contact the Portree Tourist Office, Portree, Isle of Skye, on 01478-612137.
Location of Braigh
Coming from Portree: as you descend the hill into Uig, you will see the bay and the pier as in the picture on the left. Look out for the Uig Hotel on your right. Our house is the second on the right after the hotel.
Coming from Uig Pier: follow the ferry traffic along the main road (signposted Portree), and after 3/4 mile look out for the Post Office on your right. Braigh Uige is the next house on the left (about 1/4 mile further on). It is just below the church in the picture.
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