Bed and Breakfast

Uig, Isle of Skye, Scotland, IV51 9YB

Telephone/Fax: International: 44-1470-542228: From within UK: 01470-542228

Uig - How to get there

By car

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.

Glenelg-Kylerhea Ferry2. 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 Kylerhea Slipway.

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.

By bus
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
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.

By ferry
Uig Ferry at Tarbert, Harris
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 Tarbert, Harris
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.

Further 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 Uige
View of Uig BayComing 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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