Caledonian MacBrayne – for ferries to Barra

Logan Air – for flights from Glasgow to Barra

Scot Rail – trains to Oban

Scottish Citylink – buses to Oban

Local buses – buses in Barra & Uist


Local information

Isle of Barra Community website – very good source of information about everything to do with Barra.

Comunn Eachdraidh Bharraidh agus Bhatarsaidh  (Barra and Vatersay Historical Society) – fascinating site about the history and culture of Barra and neighbouring islands.

Boat trips – for trips to other islands such as Mingulay and Berneray, wildlife spotting and fishing. 

Kayaking – range of sea kayaking trips.                   

Beach kiting  – power-kiting on Barra's beaches.

Clan MacNeil Gathering – world-wide gathering of the Clan MacNeil.



Gaelic in Scotland – a good place to find out more about Scottish Gaelic.



Corncrakes  – these rare birds are still found in Barra

Machair  – information about this unique habitat

Orchids – these beautiful flowers can be found along many roadsides in Barra