Vallay (Bhalaigh) island, near Sollas

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This exciting tidal walk heads across wet sands and mud flats to reach the now uninhabited island of Vallay. Pass the ruins of impressive Vallay House and the farm to cross the island to a sandy bay and the ruins of an ancient chapel.


Tidal sand, wet in places even at low tide, grassy path and track on island. NOTE: This walk can only be undertaken at low tide - check tide times (available Lochmaddy Tourist Info) before setting out and leave enough time to return.

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Aird Glas off A865, west of Malacleit and Sollas, North Uist. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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