Wednesday 28 February, 2024

Scottish agritourism hit by ferry closures

Diversified businesses on South Uist are facing cancellations after ferry services were suspended

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Scottish agritourism hit by ferry closures

Farm businesses running tourism diversifications are being hit by the withdrawal of the ferry service from Mallaig to Lochboisdale on South Uist. Crofters were facing financial difficulties due to ferry...

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