Holiday on the Isle of Harris
10 Must-Visit Islands That Will Take Your Breath Away
Published on 18 March 2023I am very fortunate to have travelled extensively, for business and for pleasure. I also absolutely love islands. They are so different from their mainlands, with their own character, landscape, light, cuisine, and sometimes unique flora and...
See the Northern Lights in Scotland – Attend the Outer Hebrides Dark Skies Festival
Published 12 January 2023The best night skies in Scotland - Discover the wonders of the cosmos A special event is the Hebridean Dark Skies Festival. This festival celebrates the unique and beautiful night sky you can observe in this part of the world, which has some...
Top 5 Safety Tips when travelling with your dog by ferry to the Isle of Harris
Published 10 January 2023Top tips for bringing your dog to the Isle of Harris A trip to the Isle of Harris with your furry best friend can be a great way to explore this beautiful island and create lasting memories with your dog. We welcome well-behaved dogs at Òran...
Visit the Outer Hebrides and start your Hebridean Adventure
Published 10 January 2023The Outer Hebrides are very different from the mainland of Scotland. The long Hebridean island chain lies off the west coast of Scotland, with the main islands being Barra to the south, the South and North Uist in the centre, and then to the...
Best Luxury Holiday Homes Isle of Harris
Best Luxury Holiday Homes Isle of HarrisIn the last 20 years, the Isle of Harris has become one of the best hide-away holiday destinations in Scotland. If you’re looking for a luxury Harris holiday home, we have put a list together for you.Published on 20 November...
Harris Weather – Forecast, Winter Climate & Temperatures
Harris in winter is brilliant! Want to know why? You’ve got the island, the beaches, the countryside mostly to yourself! Imagine going for a beach walk and not seeing another soul. Harris in winter is for those who really want to switch off, get away from it all and sit back, relax, sit by the fire, finish a novel or two, take amazing photographs, enjoy the starry skies and be rewarded with the Northern Lights.
The Best Beaches on the Isle of Harris
The Isle of Harris – part of the Outer Hebrides in Scotland – is undoubtedly known for it’s fantastic beaches. They look like they’ve been transported out of the Carribean, they just forgot to add the temperature and the constant sunshine.
Top 10 Rainy day activities Isle of Harris
If Harris is known for one thing – then it’s the weather and the unpredictability of it! The weather in the Outer Hebrides can be “interesting”: blue skies and then gail force winds at the same times, or horizontal rain. Nevertheless, Harris and Lews have got lots to offer on rainy days.
Electric Car Charging Outer Hebrides
Just as petrol stations are more sparse on the Isle of Harris and the Outer Hebrides in general, so are electric vehicle charge points. You do need to plan your EV journey to take account of this. But as an EV driver, you will be used to planning ahead, and with Scotland being EV-friendly you should have an excellent experience.
Dog-friendly Accommodation Isle of Harris
Dog friendly holidays mean that you can enjoy your time together with man’s best friend. It’s only natural you want to bring your dog on holiday with you! However, it can be hard to find dog-friendly accommodation anywhere! The luxury beach cottage Oran Na Mara offers dog-friendly accommodation on the Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides.
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