The Isle of Harris
Harris has some of the most beautiful shell sand beaches in the world. Its flower covered Machair grasslands extend to the shoreline and support all manner of local wildlife. All this is set within a dramatic rugged landscape of rocky hills partially enveloped with purple blossoming heathers. The Area attracts Artists, photographers, hill walkers and those who just want to relax in this area of outstanding natural beauty.
Things to do, Harris
- Surfing and other water sports, Golf
- Visit Historical sites
The Isle of Harris & Lewis are actually one Island connected by a thin strip of land called "Isthmus" in Gallic or "Crossing point" used by Vikings to haul there boats from one coast to the other. The village of Tarbert is where ferry's arrive directly to Harris from the Isle of Skye. Although Harris may seem remote to some visitors it is home to 2000 peolpe with a rich Gallic culture. The inhabited history of the Islands goes back tens of thousands of years and can be seen in its many historical sites and ruins
Harris & Lewis
- Distillary tours.
- Callanish ancient stone circle and vistor centre.
- Visit St Kilda by boat, a UNESCO world heritage site.
- Day trip via Boat to the Isle of Taransay.
- Pony trekking & Alpaca
- Stornoway castle grounds