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The scenery is stunning, no matter what the weather. We were blessed to have had a sunny daytrip to the extraordinary St Kilda. The sea-stacks were out of this world, and we saw puffins and gannets. We also spotted two golden eagles flying high to the west of the house that really made our holiday.
Wow, what a wonderful place. The wild and beautiful surroundings are perfection. The perfect location for the perfect holiday with the best views in the world! What a week – wall to wall sunshine!
When we pulled back the curtains on the first morning, having arrived in the dark, the view was worth every single minute of the journey.  I thought I’d woken up in heaven each morning!  We had a fantastic time and fell in love with Harris.

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Isle of Harris Winter Activities

Isle of Harris Winter Activities

If you’re thinking about visiting the Isle of Harris (Outer Hebrides, Scotland) in Winter, we have put a list together for you of the top 10 things to do in Winter.

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Harris Weather – Forecast, Winter Climate & Temperatures

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.

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The Best Beaches on the Isle of Harris

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.

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Top 10 Rainy day activities Isle of Harris

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.

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Electric Car Charging Outer Hebrides

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.

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Dog-friendly Accommodation Isle of Harris

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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Winter Photography Outer Hebrides

Winter Photography Outer Hebrides

Winter Photography Outer Hebrides Ever wondered how to take photographs of the night sky? Learn from photographer Mo Thomson.This article was written by Mo Thomson, a brilliant photographer who loves Harris and has stayed at Òran na Mara a number of times. We hope you...

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Winter Holidays Isle of Harris

Winter Holidays Isle of Harris

Winter Holidays Isle of Harris Isle of Harris - A photographer's paradiseAutumn and Winter on the Isle of Harris are perfect for photographers who enjoy winter landscape photography in Scotland. Winter Holidays Isle of Harris - the Autumn heralds the longer nights for...

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Creating Òran na Mara

Creating Òran na Mara

Creating Òran na Mara - Luxury Accommodation Isle of HarrisTo us, Oran na Mara is a very special place – and we hope that you agree. To create a house in this location, to take advantage of the views, and to blend into the landscape took years of painstaking planning,...

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