Things to do on the Isle of Harris
The main attractions are the beaches, which are some of the very best in Scotland. Most beaches are close to the road and there are many places to stop and enjoy them. Next, would probably be the walking and outdoors, closely followed by boat trips and the general culture of the Hebrides. Below are quick links to the things to do.
Things to do on the Isle of Harris, Visit Lewis
From Harris its only a short trip north to get to the Isle of Lewis through the hills of Harris. Harris and Lewis are both joined at the head of Loch Seaforth and are not actually separate islands.
Things to do from on Isle of Harris, Visit Scalpay
Another excursion is that its only a short drive to get to the Isle of Scalpay. Scalpay lies to the East of Tarbert, the main village. Access to the island is over a very imposing bridge. The island has a shop and some good walks and, if you are interested in the culture of the islands, many residents still speak Gaelic.
Harris boat trips
How about a visit to remote island that is in reach of Harris, the Isle of St. Kilda. Boat trips on fast modern boats can be picked up in Leverborgh in the south of Harris. This is a full days trip and is well worth the cost and time spent on a boat, particularly if you like seascapes and wildlife.
Trips to the Shiants, Taransay, Scarp, and Loch Seaforth, by Seaharris. Also full cruises of the breath-taking Harris coastline in their 'East to West' tours.
Things to do from the Isle of Harris, Cycling
In the last few years, a cycle route called the Hebridean Cycle way. The route was launched in March 2016 by the cyclist Mark Beaumont, who completed it in just 24 hours. The ride starts on an island to the south of the Hebrides called Vatersay and finishes on the north of Lewis at the Butt of Lewis. One of the most scenic sections is down the western shore of South Harris and over the hills to the north.
All in all, there are many things to do on the Isle of Harris, so give yourself enough time to enjoy them.