14. Scalpay Bridge

Ardinashaig, Scalpay, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS4 3XZ

Type:Architectural Trail

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Scalpay Bridge opened in 1997 and was designed by Halcrow Crouch. It replaced a bow loaded ferry as Scalpay’s link to Harris. Its design had to consider complex geology, environmental impact, climactic conditions, the lack of existing infrastructure and fit the natural beauty of the location.

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* Open from Monday to Saturday from 10:00-17:00, contact directly for distillery tours.

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