Talla na Mara

Pairc Niseaboist, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AE

Type:Visitor Centres

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Talla Na Mara sits opposite Niseaboist beach, famed for its views across the sound of Taransay. Translated from Gaelic, Talla na Mara means the centre by the sea. Opened in 2017 as a multi-purpose site, you’ll find a place to eat and drink in the privately run An Traigh, purchase handcrafted souvenirs from the foyer gallery, visit the open artist studios or simply relax, regroup and enjoy the vistas.

We also offer a sheltered bike rack for our cycling visitors to secure their transport while they eat, shop and unwind.

With regular cultural and social events and the West Harris Trust office staff on hand Monday-Friday for a friendly welcome and information about the islands, motorhome users can extend their visit by utilising the campervan facilities on site, just a short walk from the beach. Owned by the community, the West Harris Trust manages 7225 acres of land, including the beautiful Horgabost, Seilebost and Luskentyre beaches. Our mission is to revitalise the community, create environmentally sustainable energy and conserve and increase understanding of our stunning natural heritage, culture and history. Talla Na Mara is our latest step in this process.

10% off food and drink at An Traigh for customers of our campervan hook-ups.

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Awards

  • Other AwardsHebridean Way Pit Stop Hebridean Way Pit Stop 2019
  • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020

Opening Times

Open all year (26 Apr 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

What's Nearby

  1. Remains of chambered cairn

    0.17 miles away
  2. Translated from Gaelic, Talla na Mara means the Centre by the sea. Overlooking Niseabost…

    0.33 miles away
  3. Standing stone overlooking the beach near the village of Horgabost .

    0.39 miles away
  1. Inspired by Scottish coastal Iron Age buildings. Designed by Stuart Bagshaw (Private…

    0.98 miles away
  2. Traigh Seilebost is a beautiful sandy beach on the south side of Traigh Luskentyre.

    1.02 miles away
  3. Seilebost is a small crofting village on the coast road along the west side of Harris.

    1.36 miles away
  4. The corncrake is a rare but characteristic Machair species, a similar shape, size and…

    1.42 miles away
  5. Frog Orchid, Northern Marsh Orchid, Early Marsh Orchid, Greater Twayblade, and Lesser…

    1.42 miles away
  6. Large Diving water bird present on the Harris coastline throughout the winter

    1.66 miles away

  7. Photograph © David Wilson

    The book The Lewis Man starts with the body of a perfectly…

    1.67 miles away
  8. Remains of an Iron Age broch at NG032 940 near the village of Borve.

    1.68 miles away
  9. The Sound of Taransay lies between the main west coast of Harris and the beautiful island…

    1.78 miles away
  10. Traigh Noisaboist (Nisabost) is a spectacular west coast beach with extensive views…

    2.06 miles away
  11. This standing stone appears now as a single monolith overlooking one of the most…

    2.12 miles away
  12. Bag Steinigidh lies between Scarasta and Borve on the west coast of Harris.

    2.2 miles away
  13. The beach at Luskentyre is the largest and most spectacular of all the Harris beaches.

    2.28 miles away
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