Some of the Main Attractions on the Isle of Harris
There are lots of things to see and do in Harris. We have listed some of the main attractions and facilities below.
Most shops are closed on a Sunday in both Harris and Lewis, as are some restaurants and cafes.
Tarbert & Surrounding Area
Harris Hotel, Tarbert
Calmac Booking Office and Pier.
Island Bites, catering van serving drinks and takeaway food.
Craft Markets, Handmade Harris & The Craft Market, at Tarbert Community Centre.
Isle of Harris Distillery, whisky tours, gift shop and canteen.
Harris Hotel lunch and evening meals with bar open to the general public.
Pierhouse Restaurant & Mote Bar lunch and evening meals with bar open to the general public.
Morrison’s Newsagent and Grocer, Main Street.
AD Munro’s, Newsagent, Off Licence, Grocer and Butcher, Main Street.
Akram Discount Stores, Household Stores.
Essence of Harris. Locally made, hand poured candles, gift shop. In the village centre.
Tearoom (new for 2019) located in the village centre.
Harris Tweed Isle of Harris Harris Tweed gift shop.
North Harris Trust Guided walk programme.
SC Seafoods. Mobile fish shop.
Kilda Cruises, booking office for trips to St Kilda.
Sea Harris. Offering boat trips to the Shiants and other destinations.
Harris Sports Centre, located within Sir E Scott School on A859.
Tarbert Filling Station, Scott Road.
Island Stitches, Handmade Harris Tweed gifts, Scott Road.
Black Lab Photos, West Loch Tarbert. Artwork for sale and framing.
Isle of Harris Handmade Glass, Arts and crafts shop on A859 north of Tarbert 01859 502664.
Hebscape Gallery & Tearoom, on A859 Ardhasaig.
Ardhasaig Filling Station, A859 Ardhasaig.
Ardhasaig House Hotel, Restaurant, booking required, in walkable distance from the cottage.
Road to Scalpay
North Harris Community Recycling Site for plastics, glass, metals and paper.
Urgha Loom Shed, Harris Tweed weaving shed with tweed and other gifts. Book for demonstration.
Caolas Gallery, Photography gallery. Kyles Scalpay.
North Harbour Bistro and Tearoom, Scalpay village, booking required for evening meals 01859 540218.
Scalpay Lighthouse walk, park at Outend.
Road to Huisinis
North Harris Eagle Observatory
Eagle Observatory walk, car park and signage to the observatory. Owned and managed by the North Harris Trust.
Amhuinnsuidhe Castle Estates Produce, just past the castle.
Huisinis beach and views of Scarp.
Huisinis Gateway, toilets, showers and information boards. Owned and managed by North Harris Trust.
West Side (heading south on A859)
Beaches Luskentyre, Seilebost, Horgabost, Nisabost, Scarista, Northton.
Luskentyre Tweed Company, Luskentyre. Harris Tweed workshop and tweed for sale by Donald John Mackay MBE.
Talla na Mara, café/restaurant/gallery and art studios selling gifts.
Blas bhon Iar. Takeaway food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Horgabost Campsite.
Pairc an t-Srath, Borve. Guesthouse serving restaurant dinners to the general public, booking required.
Isle of Harris Golf Club.
Scarista House, Scarista. Restaurant, booking required.
David Miles Art Studio, Scarista. Resident artist.
Croft 36, Northton, freshly prepared meals to collect (self-service shop).
Seallam! Visitor Centre, Northton. Genealogy Centre and gift shop.
Taobh Tuath Tweeds, Northton. Harris Tweed workshop and tweed for sale.
Northton Trading Co, Northton, handmade Harris Tweed gifts.
Mustheb, Leverburgh. Handmade Hebridean Mustard.
Leverburgh, Borrisdale and Rodel
St Clement’s Church, Rodel. The photo was taken by Stephen Branley.
An Clachan, Leverburgh. Grocery store, newsagent, off-licence, gift shop and filling station.
The Butty Bus, Leverburgh. Takeaway food or sit in food near Calmac pier.
Anchorage Restaurant and Bar, Leverburgh. Near Calmac pier.
St Kilda departure point for Kilda Cruises and Sea Harris.
St Clements Church, Rodel, historic church.
Borrisdale Tweed, Borrisdale, Harris Tweed gift shop.
Sam’s Seafood Shack, Rodel.
The Bays of Harris
The Mission House Studio, Finsbay. Photographic and Ceramics gallery. Resident Artists.
Bays of Chocolate, Finsbay. Handmade Chocolates.
Finsbay Gallery, Finsbay. Multimedia art gallery.
Holmasaig Gallery, Quidnish. Art gallery, Resident Artist.
Skoon Gallery, Geocrab. Art café. Resident Artist.
Bays Community Centre, Leac a Li. Café and events.
Harris Tweed & Knitwear, Plockropool. Harris Tweed clothing and accessories.
Harris Tweed Exhibition, Plockropool.
Willie Fulton Arts Venue, Drinishader. Art Gallery. Resident Artist.
Harris Tweed Company, Grosebay. Harris Tweed clothing and accessories.
Skoon Gallery, Geocrab
Travelling the main road through Harris. The photo was taken by David Crocker.
Hebridean Way, walk all the way from The Butt of Lewis, south through the isles of Harris, Uist and Benbecula to the Isle of Barra.
Fishing & Stalking: Fishpal.com (Finsbay Fishing, Borve Lodge Estate Fishing & Deer Stalking/Shooting, Obbe Fishing’s, Amhuinnsuidhe Castle). Hebrides Fish ‘n’ Trips, Marvig, South Lochs, Isle of Lewis (01851 871165)
Isle of Harris Car Hire.
Harris 365. Private Hire tour company.
Harris Scenic Tours. Private Hire tour company.
Bike Hire. Enquire at Ardhasaig Filling Station 01859 502066 or Sorrel Cottage Leverburgh 01859 520319.
Scaladale Centre. Water and land-based outdoor activities
Isle of Harris – comprehensive guide to our beautiful island.
Isle of Harris Facebook page.
Harris Scotland Facebook page.
TripAdvisor – Things to do in the Isle of Harris.
Explore Harris – information about the Isle of Harris.
VisitScotland – Information about the Isle of Harris.
Harris Events – News website including upcoming events.
Visit Outer Hebrides.co.uk – Information about the Outer Hebrides.
Arriving in Tarbert. The photo was taken by Nessy_Pic.