North Uist Ferries
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North Uist has two ports; Berneray and Lochmaddy. Berneray is in the North and connects the island to Leverburgh on the Isle of Harris. Lochmaddy lies further South providing sailings to Uig on the Isle of Skye, and Tarbert on the Isle of Harris.
You can book ferries from North Uist simply and easily on AFerry. To get a better idea of the range of services available, please look at the departures board below.
Ferries to and from North Uist
Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) Ferries operates a large variety of vessels. If the journey time is short, facilities may be limited. Otherwise, there is a full range including dining options and areas to enjoy a hot or cold drink or engage in a spot of souvenir shopping.
Berneray port facilities
There is a free local authority car park just 10 metres from the terminal. The port is unattended however there is a waiting room which can seat up to 24 people. The nearest shops and cash machines are located in the town centre, which is just 300 metres from the ferry terminal.
Lochmaddy port facilities
Free parking is available next to the terminal building, and there is also a bus stop outside the terminal. The terminal building houses a waiting room that can seat up to 40 people, and toilets with baby changing facilities. The nearest shops and cash machines can be found in the centre of Lochmaddy, 500 metres from the ferry terminal.
About North Uist
The landscape of North Uist is split between the East and the West. On the East side, you'll find boggy moors and craggy hills, with a rocky coastline, while the West shore is filled with sandy beaches.
North Uist is a fantastic destination for those seeking an active holiday. You'll find some of the highest peaks in the Outer Hebrides, and water activities including kayaking and scuba diving are available.
Seafood is a strong part of the culture on North Uist. Surrounded by fresh, clean waters, the area is a haven for salmon, trout and shellfish. These are best sampled from the Hebridean Smokehouse, where they are smoked with peat and beechwood.
North Uist is known for bird life, and is home to a RSPB nature reserve. Look out for Arctic terns, Manx shearwaters, gannets, corncrakes and corn buntings.
With so much to experience on this beautiful island, why not book your ferry to North Uist simply and securely with AFerry. today?
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