Sgeir Ruadh


Hougharry, Isle of North Uist, Isle of North Uist, HS6 5DL

    On top of a deserted sandy beach, with panoramic views across the bay.

    Hougharry is a small traditional crofting township, the location gives visitors a real insight into island life and will appeal to those seeking a tranquil setting, with a variety of outdoor interests nearby.

    Situated on the BALRANALD BIRD RESERVE and is convenient for beautiful beach walks, rambling over rocky headlands, exploring for rare 'machair' flowers, also for bird watching on the nearby Reserve - with corncrakes in Spring and Summer.

    A haven for the keen angler with many lochs for brown trout fishing available throughout the island.

    3 Bed and Breakfast
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double Ensuite Room
    £30.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Ensuite Room
    £30.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • TV Lounge

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement


    • Log Fire
    • Lounge

    Languages Spoken

    • Gaelic Speaking


    • Coastal Location
    • Rural Location
    • Village Location


    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Benbecula Airport, 20 miles, drive north following directions to Lochmaddy. You will arrive at a junction, at Clachan (a small village) keep to your left and then follow all the signs for Balranand Bird Reserve (large brown sign) this will take you to Hougharry, then Sgeir Ruadh, is the third house on the left.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Lochmaddy ferry, 17 miles, following road to Clachan, then turn right following all the signs to Balranald Bird Reserve, this will take you to Hougharry, Sgeir Ruadh is the third house on the left. From Otternish ferry, 18 miles follow road from ferry, turn left for 13 miles (until you see signs for Balranald Bird Reserve) turn down this road and Sgeir Ruadh is third house on left.

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