Uist is one of the British Isles' greatest and most remote wilderness locations.
Hebridean machair is the last stronghold of birds like the Corncrake. Twite, Dunlin,
Redshank and Ringed Plover. The machair land is also home to rare carpet flowers,
such as Irish Lady's Tresses, Orchids, and Yellow Rattle.
are great examples of how man and nature can work together. They are 'managed'
"The British Isles is a landscape of natural pasture. These habitats are
really some of the most exciting and colourful in the UK. The variation in habitats
is astounding and these are amazing places to see nature in her bounty... Get
out there and see where the real action is."