Be prepared for jaw-dropping views of the Outer Hebrides and the Atlantic Ocean when you fly in to Benbecula Airport.

Gaelic for the island of the fords, Benbecula it is the flattest island in the Outer Hebrides and its airport has a long military history, having been built during World War II.

As the so-called island between the islands of North and South Uist to which it is connected by road causeways, it is the perfect stepping stone between both.

It operates services to Stornoway, Inverness and Glasgow airports.

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A hub for the Southern Isles, the small low-lying island is blessed with beautiful beaches and the machair typical of the Hebrides. From quirky tree houses to quaint thatched cottages, visitors can find some unusual places to stay.