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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.

Google Map . Barra Images

Barra RS Map

Barra Websites

Barra Ferries . Map Oban - Castlebay about 1 each way per day, 4 hours 50 minutes crossing

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

Barra Airport . Map - flights from Glasgow, runway on beach

isleofbarra.com - accom, diners, historic sights, events, more

explore-isle-of-barra.co.uk - Info about 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

barrafishingcharters.com - wildlife spotting & deserted islands

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

Barra Restaurants - Google Maps Restaurants with Reviews

Barra Shops - Google Maps for Barra Shops with Reviews

BBC Barra area Weather - 5 day weather forecast for Barra

Sport

Isle of Barra Golf Club . Map - 9 hole 6 miles north of Castlebay

barrafishingcharters.com - sea for mackerel, pollack, coley

Annual Events

Barrathon - half marathon and fun run normaly held in June

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

Barrafest - music festival, only held some years in July

Barra & Vatersay Produce Show - norm Sept at Castlebay

Accommodation

Castlebay Hotel . Reviews - overlooks Castlebay harbour

Craigard Hotel . Reviews - on hillside above Castlebay

Heathbank Hotel . Reviews - in Northbay northwest of Island

Isle of Barra Beach Hotel . Reviews - on Atlantic West Coast

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

Barra Google Maps Self Catering - with Reviews

See Also

Eriskay and the Uist Islands situated a short ferry trip north

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