1. please click here for accommodation in the Outer Hebrides
  2. A comprehensive guide to accommodation and local attractions can be found at Visit the Hebrides.
  3. The Tractor Shed Bunkhouse and Camping Huts at Bayhead, North Uist


  1. Met office weather (inshore waters etc.)
  2. Met office surface pressure charts
  3. Magic Seaweed (good wind forecast)
  4. XC weather (concentrates on wind speeds)

Boat trps:

  1. Lady Anne Boat Trips around Ronay - leaving from Kallin, Grimsay.
  2. Miingulay Boat Trips leaving from Castlebay, Barra.

Local conservation projects:

  1. Loch Stiapabhat Local Nature Reserve near the Butt of Lewis has the only bird hide in the Western Isles

Local Websites:

  1. Shoreline Stoneware
  2. North Harris Trust
  3. Hebrides Light Photographic, Arts and Craft
  4. Roz Stewart's wildlife gallery

Birding websites:

  1. Skye Birds
  2. The SOC - Scotland's Bird Club
  3. Rare Bird Network
  4. Pelagic Birder Blog
  5. The Edinburgh Birdwatcher

Other Sites of interest:

  1. Internet Guide to Scotland
  2. Guided Birdwatching. com
  3. Outer Hebrides Walks
  4. Skye Flora