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Isle of Barra

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Isle of Barra

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Barra is the southernmost inhabited island in the Outer Hebrides. Its white sand beaches, sheltered bays, and stunning scenery lure visitors from far and wide.

Isle of Barra is great for cycling, kayaking, and history.

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Getting to Isle of Barra

If you choose to fly, you’re in for a treat. Daily flights from the mainland land on Cockle Strand beach between tides. If you’re bringing your car, the ferry from Oban takes less than 5 hours.

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Staying in Isle of Barra

For island history and heritage, head to Castlebay where you’ll also find the medieval Kisimul Castle. Head to Tangasdale beach if you’re up for a seafaring adventure.

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