General Information


Below are a few of the things that are good to know about travel and help.  We have added some information that is common to the whole of the island chain, as some features, like a tourist office are missing on the island.

For information about the next island, South Uist, click here

Explore Outer Hebrides Barra

Explore Outer Hebrides Guide and Map

Explore the Outer Hebrides Guides can be found in Tourist information office, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis Essence of Harris, Tarbert, Read more » Read more

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Clan Macneil Tartan

Clan MacNeil of Barra

The Clan MacNeil of Barra claims descent from Niall, a descendent of Aodh O'Neill, a king of Northern Ireland at the beginning of the eleventh century. Read more

Ferry arriving in Castle Bay Barra

Getting to the Isle of Barra

Travel to the Isle of Barra is either by air or by ferry. Read more

Useful information telephone numbers

Telephone Numbers

Useful telephone numbers for the island and also for other islands, where the facility is not available on the island.  Click Here