Harris

Highlights

Red Throated Diver-Loch Langavat

Large diving water bird with red neck in summer plumage

Hebridean Way Walking Route Section J: Tarbert to Scaladale

Islands: 1 (Harris) Causeways: 0 Ferries: 0 Distance: 9 miles Route Time:4 hours Grade: Easy to moderate

Hen Harrier © Lauries Campbell

A path runs across Benbecula, through an area of low lying moorland and lochs. This is an excellent area for hen harrier, short-eared owl and merlin during the breeding season.

Sea Campion - Mangurstadh Head

Low growing white flower with 5 petals found in rocky crevices and shingle on coast

Location E - Corrodale: Bonnie Prince Charlie Trail

14th May 1746. Neil MacEachen guides the Prince to Glen Corodale which was to be his main place of refuge during his time in Uist.

Listening Place Sculpture

The Listening Place Scuplture, forms part of the Uist sculpture Trail

Balranald RSPB Nature Reserve

A beautiful reserve on the north west coast of North Uist with sandy beaches, rocky foreshore,, marshes and sand dunes.

Daliburgh Machair & Beach

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beaches and machair.

Copyright- Laurie Campbell and North Harris Trust

Frequently seen above the surrounding hills.

Otter - Loch Bee

Can be found anywhere in the loch.

© Laurie Campbell

The gardens and surrounding moorland often hold the odd bird during the spring and summer.

Frog Orchid © Laurie Campbell

Frog Orchid, Northern Marsh Orchid, Early Marsh Orchid, Greater Twayblade, and Lesser Butterfly Orchid are typical Machair orchid species.

© Laurie Campbell

Primula vulgaris Magnificent display of a common species

© Laurie Campbell

The Field Gentian (Gentianella Campestris) on Vatersay is home to the largest display on Barra and Vatersay.

Bosta beach, Iron Age House and graveyard.

A circular walk of 11km (7 miles) around part of Great Bernera including a visit to the Bronze age dwelling at Bosta beach - 3 - 4 hours.

Iochdar Walk

This is an easy 4 mile walk around Iochdar. Sgoil an Iochdair Agus a'Choimhearsnachd Walks

Golden Eagle - Kallin Harbour

A huge bird of prey, with its long broad wings and longish tail, it has a different outline to the smaller Buzzard.

Peter May Trilogy - Police Station

Photograph © David Wilson The police station is off course where Detective Fin Macleod is based on his return to the island, having left as a teenager. He is brought in to investigate the murder…

© Laurie Campbell

Corn Bunting is our largest bunting. Dull streaked brown, with paler underparts, a jangley song and is most usually seen perched on a wire or post.

Wild Swimming

Guided wild swimming in the lochs and sea surrounding Lewis & Harris for individuals or groups. Suitable for dippers to experienced distance swimmers

Machair Flowers - Howmore

An excellent small area to see a good variety of machair flowers.

Location F - Wiay: Bonnie Prince Charlie Trail

6th June 1746. Fearing the Prince's discovery by his enemies after being a few weeks in Glen Corodale, Neil takes the Prince to the small island of Wiay, off Benbecula.

Traigh na Croise

Sandy Beach looking out over the Sound of Barra.

27. Cuithir Houses

Built in 2000 for Barra & Vatersay Housing Association (now part of HHP) by Ben Tindall Architects following extensive community consultation. ]

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    Scalpay, Isle Of Scalpay, Outer Hebrides, HS4 3XU

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    Isle Of Scalpay

    This harbour can handle medium to large vessels, the pier is 54 meters long.

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    Pier Road, Tarbert, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3DG

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    The ferry service connects Tarbert with Uig in Skye.

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    Tarbert, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3DJ

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    Leverburgh, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS5 3TS

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    The main pier at Leverburgh is 31m long with an alongside depth of 3.2 (MLWS) Chart 2642.

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    Hushinish, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AY

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    Huisinish is a stunning white sand shell beach.

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