Islands Info and Links

Please see links and bits of information about the Hebrides and some of the locations we’ll be visiting below.

We’d strongly encourage you NOT to rush the Hebrides – it’s just not the way things work round here!. Take your time… come out a few days early, or travel back a few days late. The islands will certainly repay you!

Calmac Ferries: www.calmac.co.uk
Timetables, Fares and other useful info. There are various routes to/from the islands – the race will be using the new Mallaig-Lochboisdale service.

Visit Hebrides: www.visithebrides.com
Links to accommodation providers, and places to see/things to do in the Hebrides.

North Uist/Benbecula/Berneray: www.northuist.org.uk
Information on accommodation, eating out and loads of other stuff.

South Uist: www.southuist.com
Information on accommodation, eating out and loads of other stuff.

Barra: www.isleofbarra.com

Hebrides Search and Rescue Team: www.hsar.org.uk
Volunteer staffed (and donation funded) SAR team for the islands. Good people.