The top images right are from the road up
from the south looking down on Uig Pier, Ferry
and of Uig Tower.
Uig Tower was built in 1860 for the area
landowner, Major William Fraser, known for
taking part in the Highland
The Uig Hotel is on
the south side of Uig looking down Uig Bay.
Uig Free Church is next to the Uig Hotel,
built around 1845.
Fairy Glen is one and a half miles up
Sheader Road that is single lane by the Uig
Hotel with a Pay and Display Car park at the
Glen, a top attraction on Skye with strange
The Ferry Inn is in
the centre of Uig, an 1800s refurbished Inn
with Restaurant, Bar and Rooms.
Uig Church of Scotland is next to the Ferry
Inn, built around 1860.
The Rha Waterfalls are where the
road to Staffin starts in the centre of Uig, by
the Old Police House. Park by the Old Police
House, then walk 200 yards west along the
Staffin Road to the Rha Bridge. The Falls Path
starts at the Bridge, only about 200 yards from
there up to the Falls.
The Ferry Terminal
is on the west side of Uig for Ferries to
Tarbert on the Isle of Harris.
The crossing takes about 1 hour 40 mins with
one or two Crossing each way per day.
The Uig Ferry is named MV Hebrides,
that entered service in 2001 at 5,500 tons,
capable of carrying 90 cars and 612
The Uig Ferry Terminal was being enlarged in
2013 so it can take a larger Ferry expected to
replace the MV Hebrides in the next few
The Isle of Skye Brewing
Company is by the Pier. The Brewery opened
in 1995 with a shop selling their Beer and
The Uig Restaurant &
Bar overlooks the Pier.
The Uig Memorial is by the Pier with seating
The Uig Tearoom with Caravans is by the
Uig Pottery is
by the Pier with a wide range of Pottery with
Isle of Skye themes.
Just south of the Pier is the Uig Bay Campsite, with
Pitches for Tents, Tourers, and Caravans.
1500s? the area was controlled by Clan
MacDonald who owned the Kilmuir Estate.
1812 - the Road between Uig and Portree was
1831 - the Uig Hotel was built as a Coaching
1840 - the Pier was built for Steamers to
run between Uig and Tarbert on Harris, and
Lochmaddy on North Uist.
1840s? - the Ferry Inn was built.
1845 - the Uig Free Church was built.