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Uig sands

Photo below © by kind permission of David Robertson

Great pictures of the sands can be found here and here. This is where the world famous Lewis chessmen were found hidden in a box beneath a sand-dune in 1831 by a shepherd.

The beach provides a timeless inspiration to many artists and photographers and is a major visitor attraction, with incredible white sands,  tropical shells borne by the warm North Atlantic drift current, and deep blue crystal clear waters. picnic on the uig sands?

Photo right  © John Maclean

As well as being great for picnics, Uig is also one of Scotland's leading kite-buggy locations, being large, flat, and frequently subject to suitable winds.

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