History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
However, the dun itself goes back much earlier, probably to the Iron Age or perhaps even earlier. There is little enough to see beyond very low foundation walls. The dun is easily visible from the main road, but there is no access to the island unless you happen to have a boat handy!
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About Dun Aonghais
Address: A865, Solas, North Uist, Western Isles, Scotland
Attraction Type: Historic Building
Location: On the A865 just west of the B893 junction at the northern end of North Uist
Website: Dun Aonghais
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
Opening Details: Open access site, usually accessible at any reasonable time
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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Pobull Fhinn Stone Circle - 5.5 miles (Prehistoric Site)
South Clettreval Chambered Cairn - 6.8 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Telford Church - 6.9 miles (Historic Church)
Scolpaig Tower - 7.8 miles (Historic Building)
Kilphedder Cross - 8 miles (Historic Church)
Nearest Holiday Cottages to Dun Aonghais:
Nearby accommodation is calculated 'as the crow flies' from Dun Aonghais. 'Nearest' may involve a long drive up and down glens or, if you are near the coast, may include a ferry ride! Please check the property map to make sure the location is right for you.