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Lochmaddy is a village on the island of North Uist. Local signs use the Gaelic name Loch nam Madaidh
In the Outer Hebrides, there are airports in Stornoway (Isle of Lewis), Benbecula and Barra. These airports provide direct flights to Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. The nearest to Lochmaddy is Benbecula.
Buses link North Uist with Berneray, Benbecula, South Uist and Eriskay. As part of the Western Isles Overland Route combination of bus and ferry, you can travel in under a day from Stornoway or Castlebay on Barra .
You can explore the village on foot, although it is a fairly scattered settlement and often a direct route from A to B is not possible because of the coastline.
Lochmaddy has a local shop/petrol station and a Bank of Scotland. In addition, Taigh Chearsabhagh sells books and souvenirs.
There is a cafe in Taigh Chearsabhagh.
Bed and Breakfasts
Some can be found on the tourist board website , but many are no longer listed due to the changes and "hassle".
In summer, the Tourist Information Office  is near the pier and is usually open for ferry arrivals.