The Sheiling by the Bay, South Uist South Uist Holiday Let  

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Welcome to Àiridh a’ Bhàigh (The Shieling by the Bay) a luxury 5 star self catering thatched cottage centrally located in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland island chain on the beautiful island of South Uist. The cottage is an original 1800s traditional thatched cottage which has been renovated to the highest standard. It is full of authentic Hebridean character with added luxuries for your relaxation and enjoyment.

The Shieling is located in a tranquil unspoilt environment where an abundance of rare wildlife will entertain you in their natural habitat from your window or the secluded bay view seating area. You can sit and relax on your private elevated view point of Creag Loisgte (Burn Rock) where you may view St Kilda, The Isle Of Skye, Rhum, Harris, Barra, Benbecula and North Uist. Only minutes walk away enjoy the finest award winning local produce from the fertile land and sea of the Outer Hebrides in the local award winning restaurant.

The Shieling makes for the perfect hideaway for exploring the magical Hebrides. Relax at the peat fire and take life at your own pace in this truly romantic, idyllic setting.

your escape to the magical Hebrides


The islands offer you miles of some of the most amazing and peaceful beaches and hills where you can unwind from the hectic pace of life in another world. Whether you are looking to escape for a romantic break in the Hebrides, play the old Tom Morris golf course, relax and unwind or experience the magic of the Hebrides, The Shieling by the Bay will treat you to them all…





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