Isle of Skye, The Scottish Highlands, UK
Uig is a village on the Trotternish peninsula in the north of the Isle of Skye.
The village lies in a protected bay, known for its beautiful scenery. Here you can take advantage of the stunning natural landscape and explore its woodlands, cliff-tops and waterfalls. The birdlife is also abundant and you can expect to see buzzards, herons and, if you’re lucky, oystercatchers.
In particular, the Fairy Glen near Uig is worth seeing for its miniature grassy landscape of cone-shaped hills and Ewen’s Castle, a turret-shaped rock.
Uig has good facilities for the visitor including shops, a petrol station, pubs and restaurants. You can catch a ferry from Uig over to the Outer Hebridean islands.
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