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Best things to do in Isle of Harris

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Distillery
“Beautiful building, lovely cafe and great distillery tours - book in advance for the tours. ”
12local recommendations
Beach
“%th most beautiful beach of the world. Beautiful tropical colours. Make sure you aim for low tide times to get full benefit. Beautiful at any time but the colours really come out in the sun”
7local recommendations
Clothing Store
“A must, great place to buy some Harris Tweed, make sure you take a look in the store opposite the main shop to see an amazing collection of fabric!”
8local recommendations
Restaurant
“Amazing seafood! Must be booked and could be enjoyed as part of a trip to the Harris Distillery.”
6local recommendations
Restaurant
“Right next to the ferry terminal and so very busy,and lively, during the tourist season from April to September.”
5local recommendations
Café
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“Great spot, new owners so I've not been this season yet but it still looks amazing. Great for a refuel after hiking out to the old temple at Northton. ”
4local recommendations
Church
“Whether or not you are religious, the church is well worth a visit for the sheer beauty and solace you will find there. ”
5local recommendations
Restaurant
“Delicous home made take-away food, home made bread and cakes more right beside Northton beach”
5local recommendations
Establishment
“An amazing spot for a golf course. This is a nine hole course which can be very challenging but is definitely not to be missed. Fioran has corporate membership so we can offer you a complementary round of 18 holes.”
5local recommendations
Bar
“Traditional scottish food with a twist. Lovely vegetarian haggis last time I ate there. Good food though not a huge choice. Friendly staff”
5local recommendations
Art Gallery
“Stunning photography and excellent coffee (with a great view!) Well worth a visit when travelling to or from Tarbert. (ps try the Green & Blacks chocolate cake!)”
4local recommendations
Cafe
“Andrew and Emma combine artistic and culinary skills to delight the eye and the palate”
4local recommendations
Natural Feature
“The highest mountain in the Western Isles, at 799m. A stiff climb but on a clear day there are fantastic views over the whole island.”
3local recommendations
Point of Interest
“Trips to World Heritage sight St Kilda from Tarbert in Harris. Informative, friendly tour guides and opportunities to see more wildlife.”
2local recommendations
Lodging
1local recommendations
Transit Station
“If you need Wifi while out and about, you can connect to the Ferry Terminal's Wifi. ”
2local recommendations