Uig Beach

Uig Beach

lies on the south western side of the Isle of Lewis and is one of the largest beach areas.  More about Uig

The beach has places to camp and also has a toilet block.

Uig beach was where the discovery of a Viking Chess set in a small stone chamber at the edge of the Beach.   These pieces are now in several museums, including the National Museum for Scotland and the Museum in Stornoway

Inside were 93 Chess pieces made of Morse Ivory, from the husks of Walrus teeth. The pieces were probably crafted in Trondheim Norway.

Uig Sands Isle of Lewis

Uig Sands Restaurant

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