• Accommodation on Harris
    Accommodation

    Discover a range of hidden gems from family run B &B's to relaxing hotels.

  • Shops and services on the Isle of Harris
    Shops & Services

    Harris has many Art and Craft galleries, as well as shops and services for visitors.

  • Attractions and things to do on the Isle of Harris
    Attractions

    View a range of attractions, including boat trips, world famous monuments to secluded beaches.

Isle of Harris

The Isle of Harris and Isle of Lewis are at the North west corner of the group of Islands known as the Outer Hebrides, or Western Isles. The Hebrides are known as the “long island” as they stretch for 100 miles.

Welcome to the Isle of Harris

The Isle of Harris is actually joined to the Isle of Lewis, and has a short border, shown by a ‘dashed’ line on the Harris map. Harris has a wide range of landscapes, all of which have their own charm and interest. On the west coast lie some of the most spectacular beaches of Britain (marked on the map) with large open machair areas. In the north, the terrain is rugged, mountainous and has a Lunar feel to it,

Explore Outer Hebrides Guide with Maps

Explore Outer Hebrides Guide with Maps. Click to view and download

with huge boulders littered around.

The east coast is more isolated and has some of the oldest rocks in the world, being dated at some three thousand million years old.

The exposed rocks are a result of scouring by the glaciers in the Ice Ages. The area is known as ‘The Bays’ because of the many small, quiet inlets. These inlets are populated by small villages, each with their own unique character.

In general, the attraction of Harris is its peace and tranquillity, the magnificent scenery and beaches, but finally the warmth and quiet confidence of its people.

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Latest News

Lewis and Harris are named the best islands in Europe

Trip Adviser named the two islands the best in Europe after polls from the Websites’ visitors.  This is a great boost for the islands reputation and comes after a report showing the improvement over the last few years in visitor numbers.  Changes such as RET and the Sunday ferry restrictions beinf lifted have all helped, […]

New Lifeboat for Harris

Images taken just outside Tobermory Harbour by Tobermry photographer Sam Jones.  The new ‘Mersey class’ boat is en-route to Leverborough on Harris on a three year trial.  The boat is hoped to be replaced by a more up to date vessel in the future.   The images also show the Harris boat towing the Tobermory […]

Upcoming Events

September 06, 2014 12.00am

Barra and Vatersay Island Produce Show

September 13, 2014 12.00am

Harris Mountain Festival