St Columba’s Church Ui

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St Columba’s Church Ui is one of the oldest churches, if not the oldest on Lewis.  It is burial place to the Clan Chiefs of both the MacLeods and MacKenzies.  The Trust welcome people from all over the world, those who come looking  for relatives, or family connections. Ui Church is actually spelt Uidh but pronounced Ui.  The church was built in the late 14th Century on the site of a cell first used by Saint Catan, a follower of St. columba. View Isle of Lewis places of interest and accommodation in a larger map