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Uist Archaeology Tours

Clarkston, Lochboisdale HS8 5TH, Scotland
+44 1878 700053
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Fascinating!

Kate took my husband and I on one of her tours in May this year. It was the best day. Kate is... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
scarletsavanna
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Bristol, United Kingdom
A glimpse into the past

The use of first-class audio-visual technology and aerial views of sites using drones made for a... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
Ivan C
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Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Clarkston, Lochboisdale HS8 5TH, Scotland
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Kate took my husband and I on one of her tours in May this year. It was the best day. Kate is very approachable and warm and she certainly knows her onions! The tour was fascinating, informative and had just the right balance. We are...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

The use of first-class audio-visual technology and aerial views of sites using drones made for a fascinating and informative session. The variety and complexity of our prehistoric ancestors was a revelation. Thank you so much for such an enjoyable afternoon. Lunch in the café beforehand...More

1  Thank Ivan C
Kate M, Owner at Uist Archaeology Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2016

Hi Ivan. Thanks for the review, but I think I you might have got my tours mixed up with another provider, as I don't give audio-visual presentations. You might be thinking of Taigh Chearsabhagh in North Uist.

Reviewed 12 June 2016

This was absolutely the best day out of a really good 2 week trip in the Scottish islands. Kate McDonald keeps just the right pace, providing enough explanation and allowing time for questions without dragging anything out. She started with a neolithic burial chamber and...More

Thank Jane E
Kate M, Owner at Uist Archaeology Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2016

Thank you so much Jane. It's good to know that I'm hitting the spot!

Reviewed 5 June 2016

A fantastic archaeological full day tour of four sites by Dr Kate MacDonald who was always interesting and keen to fill the day with detail. Uncovering the ancient history of South Uist with clarity using an impressive breadth of knowledge, Kate opened our minds eye...More

Thank JezBryant
Kate M, Owner at Uist Archaeology Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2016

Thanks Jez. I'm glad I managed to inspire you!

Reviewed 4 June 2016

We were privileged to have a half-day tour with Kate who introduced us to some of the ancient history of South Uist. She is an expert, but is able to speak clearly and in an engaging way about the island. Kate also gave us tips...More

Thank HarrodSphree
Kate M, Owner at Uist Archaeology Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2016

Thanks for the recommendation. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your Hebridean adventure.

Reviewed 1 July 2015

We had the opportunity to go on a day tour with Dr. Kate - it was fabulous! Kate was incredibly knowledgeable, yet also very personable. She brought us from 5,000 years in the Neolithic past to medivial times. Kate was also willing to help us...More

Thank B K
Kate M, Owner at Uist Archaeology Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2015

I'm so pleased that you enjoyed the day with Holly and I, and that you finally got to see some Scottish sunshine!

Reviewed 24 June 2015

If standing stones and chambered cairns are all a bit obscure to you, take the opportunity to have your eyes opened and your mind expanded by Kate McDonald on a day long Archaeology tour in S Uist. It was a great introduction to the island...More

Thank Paul R
Kate M, Owner at Uist Archaeology Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2015

Thanks Paul. I'm so glad to have made a positive contribution to your trip to the Uists! Kate

Reviewed 30 May 2014

I've just ventured through the Western Isles and this tour was a definite highlight of the trip. Kate drove across the islands to meet me just after I had gotten off the ferry. Then she took me on a carefully designed itinerary covering the sites...More

1  Thank Selkie2012
Kate M, Owner at Uist Archaeology Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2014

Thanks Selkie2012. I'm so glad you enjoyed. Holly and I had a great day too!

Reviewed 16 May 2014

The tour was really great. Kate took us around and told us a lot about the history of the island, from the iron age onwards. The weather was pretty bad, and we had to cut the tour short as a result, but we still had...More

Thank katetacular
Kate M, Owner at Uist Archaeology Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2014

I'm glad you had a good time on your tour, and I hope your feet dried out eventually. Enjoy the rest of your vacation! Kate

Reviewed 26 July 2013

We had such an interesting and enjoyable - guided tour of key archaeological sites with Kate MacDonald of Uist Archaeology! Kate was hugely informative and enthusiastic! She guided us to sites and walked us up to and around a range of sites in chronological order...More

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Anne P
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Response from Kate M | Property representative |
Hi Anne, yes, your cocker spaniel would be most welcome. My labrador would be delighted to have a friend along for the walk! If you contact me via the email address on the page we can make arrangements. All the best, Kate
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