Otternish

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Otternish
Scottish Gaelic: Otairnis
Otternish is located in Outer Hebrides
Otternish
Otternish
 Otternish shown within the Outer Hebrides
OS grid reference NF906794
Council area Na h-Eileanan Siar
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ISLE OF NORTH UIST
Postcode district HS6
Dialling code 01876
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Scottish Parliament Western Isles (Eilean Siar)
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 57°41′53″N 7°11′35″W / 57.698°N 7.193°W / 57.698; -7.193

Otternish is the former North Uist terminal for the ferry to Berneray.[1] The slipway lies 6 miles (10 km) north of Lochmaddy. When the causeway was completed in December 1998, the slipway was no longer needed. Ancient human remains were found here in 1870.[2]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Otternish". Ports and Harbours of the UK. Retrieved 13 September 2009. 
  2. ^ "Otternish". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 14 September 2009.