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Below is a list of Relevant Websites for the Isles of Barra off the northwest coast of Scotland, RS-Barra. Barra is situated about 90 miles off the northwest coast of Scotland from the ferry port of Oban. The main ferry port town on the island is Castlebay.

Barra is the furthest south main island of the Outer Hebrides. There is a small ferry that runs regular between the north side of Barra and the Isle of Eriskay, and Eriskay is joined to South Uist, Benbecula and North Uist by causeway roads.

Barra from Oban Google Map . Barra RS Map . Barra Images .

Barra Websites

Calmac Barra Ferries Oban - Castlebay/ Barra about 1 each way a day Map

Calmac Barra to Eriskay Ferry about every 2 hours, 40 minute crossing Map

Barra Airport - flights from Glasgow, the runway is on a beach Map - accommodation, eating out, historic sights, events, more - Information about Isles of Barra and Vatersay

Undiscovered Scotland - Barra - history and many images

Kisimul Castle - historic castle in the harbour of Castlebay

Wiki - Barra - in depth history of Barra - for wildlife spotting trips & deserted islands

Walk Highlands - a number of walking routes around Barra up to 1,200ft

Barra Restaurants - Google Maps for Barra Restaurants with Reviews

Barra Shops - Google Maps for Barra Shops with Reviews

BBC Barra area Weather - 5 day weather forecast for the Barra area


Isle of Barra Golf Club - 9 hole course 6 miles north of Castlebay Map - sea fishing for mackerel, pollack, coley, saithe

Annual Events

Barrathon - half marathon and fun run normaly held in June

Heaval Race - hill race to 1,256ft, top of Barra, normaly held in July

Barrafest - community music festival, only held some years in July

Barra and Vatersay Island Produce Show - normally September at Castlebay


Castlebay Hotel - Hotel overlooks Kisimul Castle & the harbour Reviews

Craigard Hotel - on the hillside above the small town of Castlebay Reviews

Heathbank Hotel - in Northbay on the northwest of the island Reviews

Isle of Barra Beach Hotel - on the Atlantic West Coast of the Island Reviews

Barra Google Maps B&Bs - for Barra B&Bs with Reviews

Barra Google Maps Self Catering - for Self Catering with Reviews

See Also

Eriskay and the Uist Islands that are situated a short ferry trip north

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