Barra

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Seaview

A newly renovated bungalow which sits on an elevated site. The view is tranquil and beautiful, especially at high tide when the water glitters below the house or in the morning, as the sun rises…

Canna Cottage

An economical, comfortable family house for 5 that sits high up on the hillside with amazing views north and east.

Hamper of local produce on Vatersay beach

Community local produce shop selling quality products from Barra & Vatersay including fish, meat, bread, jams and chutneys, eggs, homebaking and much more. Also stocks wholefood, books, wool & craft…

Isle of Barra Beach Hotel

The Isle of Barra Beach Hotel is Britain’s most westerly hotel and sits 40 yards from the beach on the rugged rocks of Tangasdale Beach, Halaman Bay. A wild location and yet such a peaceful place…

Crofters Cottage View

Escape to the luxury of Crofters Cottage where you’ll find the welcome of our roaring log burner, complimentary drinks and dried foods and Nespresso on tap; all seconds from the white sandy beach…

Dunard Hostel and Lodge

Welcome to Dunard Hostel & Lodge. We're a small, family run hostel in Castlebay on the stunning Isle of Barra in the Outer Hebrides. We have twin rooms, a family room and shared bunkrooms in the…

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  1. Beach laning in Barra
    Barra airport, in Eoligarry to the north of the island, has the worlds only scheduled beach landing flights in the world. It’s well worth visiting the airport to watch the flights land, and there a café to enjoy a cuppa while you wait.
  2. Barra Kisimul Castle and boat
    Home of Clan MacNeil, this medieval castle was built in 15th Century and rebuilt in 1956-1970. Take the short boat ride over to the castle, walk the footsteps of great clan chiefs of past and climb the tower house battlements for spectacular views over Castlebay.
  3. Common Buzzard © Laurie Campbell
    Craigston, to the west of Barra, is an idyllic place to spot birds of prey and particularly Eagles. Craigston is also a fantastic location for watching Lapwing, Snipe Breed and Redshank, on the surrounding croft land.
  4. Take a wildlife trip to Mingulay
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  1. Address

    Dunard, Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XD

    Telephone

    01871 810443

    Isle of Barra

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Unique adventures in stunning locations on the Isle of Barra. Our professional guides and instructors offer surf lessons, snorkelling close encounters with seals, beautiful sea kayak tours, and the ultimate adventure, coasteering,

    Add Barra Surf and Coastal Adventures to your Itinerary

  2. Kisimul Castle and Barra lifeboat, Castlebay

    Address

    Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XD

    Isle of Barra

    A there and back cycle from Castlebay to Vatersay - 6 miles (about 2 hours with stops)

    Add Castlebay to Vatersay to your Itinerary

  3. Address

    Vatersay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YL

    Telephone

    07970 554147

    Isle of Barra

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Mingulay Boat Trips in Castlebay on the Isle of Barra will take you to the uninhabited islands to the south of Barra

    Add Mingulay Boat Trips to your Itinerary

  4. Address

    North Bay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YQ

    Telephone

    01381 610496

    Isle of Barra

    A newly renovated bungalow which sits on an elevated site. The view is tranquil and
    beautiful, especially at high tide when the water glitters below the house or in the morning, as
    the sun rises across the sea and floods the bay with light.

    Facilities

    Children

    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Families

    Facilities

    Transport

    • On Public Transport Route

    Add Seaview to your Itinerary

  5. Address

    North Bay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YQ

    Telephone

    01381 610496

    Isle of Barra

    An economical, comfortable family house for 5 that sits high up on the hillside with amazing views north and east.

    Facilities

    Children

    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Families

    Add Canna Cottage to your Itinerary

  6. Hamper of local produce on Vatersay beach
    Kisimul Castle, Castlebay, Barra
    Wholefood produce
    Barra Atlantic fish
    Jams and chutneys
    Balls of wool
    Craft products
    Hamper of local produce on Vatersay beach
    Kisimul Castle, Castlebay, Barra
    Wholefood produce
    Barra Atlantic fish
    Jams and chutneys
    Balls of wool
    Craft products

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 61 reviews61 reviews

    Address

    Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XF

    Telephone

    01871 817948

    Isle of Barra

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Community local produce shop selling quality products from Barra & Vatersay including fish, meat, bread, jams and chutneys, eggs, homebaking and much more. Also stocks wholefood, books, wool & craft supplies. Free Wifi and laundrette.

    Add Bùth Bharraigh to your Itinerary

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    Address

    3 Caolis, Vatersay, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YL

    Telephone

    01871 817803

    Isle Of Barra

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Enhance your visit to the Outer Hebrides with a stunning tour or adventure to Mingulay, St Kilda, or around the Southern Islands. We provide access to some of the most awe-inspiring locations.

    Add Hebridean Sea Tours to your Itinerary

  8. Tangasdal -Looking South to Dun Ban
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    Tangasdal -Bridge at stream
    Tangasdal -Bronze Age burial cairn
    Tangasdal -MacNeil_s settlement
    Tangasdal -Looking South to Dun Ban
    Tangasdal - Pebbly beach 63896 00421
    Tangasdal -Bridge at stream
    Tangasdal -Bronze Age burial cairn
    Tangasdal -MacNeil_s settlement

    Address

    Tangasdal, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XW

    Isle of Barra

    This is an established trail with way-marker posts. It has a combination of cultural and natural heritage which gives a great insight to the island’s past and present. It has also some truly spectacular scenery. 2.5 miles, 2 - 3 hours

    Add Tangasdal to your Itinerary

  9. Address

    Tangasdale, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XW

    Telephone

    01871 810383

    Isle of Barra

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    The Isle of Barra Beach Hotel is Britain’s most westerly hotel and sits 40 yards from the beach on the rugged rocks of Tangasdale Beach, Halaman Bay. A wild location and yet such a peaceful place to relax and rest after a perfect Hebridean day. Barra's tranquility, Gaelic culture, language and fascinating history will make your visit a unique and…

    Add Isle of Barra Beach Hotel to your Itinerary

  10. Crofters Cottage View
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    Crofters Cottage View
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    Address

    Eoligarry, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YD

    Telephone

    07900 393 600

    Isle Of Barra

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Escape to the luxury of Crofters Cottage where you’ll find the welcome of our roaring log burner, complimentary drinks and dried foods and Nespresso on tap; all seconds from the white sandy beach under a mile from Barra’s famous airport.

    Facilities

    Languages Spoken

    • Gaelic Speaking

    Facilities

    Children

    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available - Travel Cot Provided

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Families

    Facilities

    Special Requirements

    • Dogs Welcome
    • Pets Allowed
    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

    Facilities

    Facilities

    • Disabled Access - Via Kitchen / Patio Doors - ramp and low threshold entry

    Special Requirements

    • Disabled Citizens

    Facilities

    Transport

    • On Public Transport Route - Bus runs from Airport (one mile away)

    Add Crofters Cottage to your Itinerary

  11. Address

    Dunard, Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XD

    Telephone

    01871 810443

    Isle of Barra

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Welcome to Dunard Hostel & Lodge. We're a small, family run hostel in Castlebay on the stunning Isle of Barra in the Outer Hebrides. We have twin rooms, a family room and shared bunkrooms in the hostel, and private accommodation in the adjoining Lodg

    Add Dunard Hostel and Lodge to your Itinerary

  12. Address

    Bruernish, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5UY

    Telephone

    01764 650 243

    Isle of Barra

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Welcome to Tigh Zed, Bruernish, Isle of Barra - the house that Z built in the shape of a Z! He rebuilt a ruined crofthouse into a family home by himself with a little help from family and friends. Fully detached self catering; 3 bedrooms; sleeps 7.

    Facilities

    Children

    • Children Welcome

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Families

    Facilities

    Special Requirements

    • Dogs Welcome
    • Pets Allowed
    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

    Facilities

    Transport

    • On Public Transport Route

    Add Tigh Zed to your Itinerary

  13. Address

    Barra, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Barra

    This beautiful beach is the spectacular site of Barra’s amazing airport – but only at low tide!

    Add Traigh Mhor to your Itinerary

  14. Address

    Main Street, Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XD

    Telephone

    01871 810645

    Isle of Barra

    Café Kisimul is a small family run restaurant situated in the heart of Castlebay. We specialise in Indian and Italian cuisine with a strong focus on fresh local seafood. Try our scallop pakora & don’t miss our folk music nights in summer!

    Add Eat Drink Hebrides - Cafe Kisimul to your Itinerary

  15. Address

    Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Barra

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    The short walk round the bay has excellent displays, telling the story of the herring industry on Barra. The bay was once filled with so many fishing boats that it was possible to walk across the bay, boat to boat, without getting your feet wet.

    Add Herring Walk to your Itinerary

  16. Address

    Eoligarry, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YD

    Isle of Barra

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    Great white sandy beach. Perfect for a family outing or a quiet walk.

     

    Add Eoligarry Beach to your Itinerary

  17. Address

    Eoligarry, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YD

    Telephone

    01871 890212

    Isle Of Barra

    Traigh Mhor is the beach where the plane lands - the only scheduled plane landing that lands on a beach in the world!

    Add Traigh Mhor Beach - Barra Airport to your Itinerary

  18. Address

    Barra, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Barra

    Traigh Eais is sandy beach over a mile long, bordered on the east side by a extensive area of sand dunes.

    Add Traigh Eais to your Itinerary

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