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Hosta Beach, Tràigh Stir, North Uist (Credit: VisitScotland/Paul Tomkins)
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Favourite Places: Hosta Beach

By Jonny Ingledew

Jonny Ingledew
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This audio forms part of a series of audio interviews conducted in 2022 by Smartify as part of the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands project. Listen and discover the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands through the eyes of the people who live, work and visit here.

In this audio series, learn about the places across the region that hold special meaning to the people of the Highlands and Islands. Here, listen to Jonny Ingledew, co-founder of the North Uist Distillery Co., as he shares his favourite spot - the stunning Hosta Beach, also known as Tràigh Stir, on North Uist.

It's an amazing spot, you get some really nice waves for surfing there. I pick some of the botanicals we use in our gin blue seas and you just get this nice gentle swell rolling in...