LOCAL AMENITIES

 

MARINE DIESEL

Marine Diesel is available at Scalpay North Harbour fisheries pier. Please pre-arrange this by contacting us before docking. Direct delivery is available if you berth temporarily alongside the fisheries pier or you must have sealed containers to fill.

 

Marine diesel is not available at the pontoons in Tarbert. However regular diesel and petrol are available from the Harris garage, adjacent to the Harris Hotel which is approximately 250 metres from the Harris tweed shop behind the Distillery

Marine diesel and petrol is available from the Ardhasaig fillig station in West Tarbert but transport is required.

We are looking in to providing marine diesel at the pontoons in Tarbert in the future.

REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE

There are no dedicated marine repair or maintenance facilities in either Tarbert or Scalpay. However there are service engineers for diesel engines, outboards and marine electrics and electronics available by prior notice. Please contact us.

 

CHANDLERY, PARTS

If Skippers have a specific requirement then we can take delivery in Tarbert of online ordered spares, parts and chandlery for collection when you dock. Please let us know.

RESTAURANTS, BARS, HOTELS, SHOPS, GROCERIES

TARBERT

Hotel Hebrides by ferry pier in Tarbert has the famous Mote bar which serves food all day. It also has a more formal restaurant and of course rooms and serviced apartments should you need (booking essential) t: 01859 502 364

Harris Hotel has a snug bar and restaurant as well as rooms and a more informal bar with regular live music. t: 01859 502 154. Next door is their own pub with regular music.

The Isle of Harris Distillery which is at the head of the bay by the pontoons has a canteen open from 10 am serving soup, coffee, tea, the fabulous Harris gin as well as cakes, scones and other light eats. The Distillery is open for tours (booking essential) and has a great shop and welcoming atmosphere. A must do. t: 01859 502 212

The Harris Tweed shop is at the back of the distillery, again at the head of the bay near the pontoons and is a cavern of all things tweed.

Essence of Harris is a local family run company that makes a range of beautiful candles and diffusers. They have a shop in the centre of the village by the car park and bus stands.

GENERAL GROCERY / CONVENIENCE STORES

Akrams on Main Street is a general store for everything; from printer paper, socks, hats, kitchen sundries, cleaning materials, souvenirs and more.

Brownies also on Main Street is a general food store with takeaway coffee, ice cream, newspapers and magazines.

AD Munro is a butcher and general food store with an off licence. Home of AD’s famous own black pudding, sausages and pies. They also have fresh fish when available.

OTHER USEFUL BUSINESSES

  • 'Isle Style' is a local Hairdresser/barber, based on pier road next to the Kilda cruises showroom.

  • The Bank of Scotland is located on the corner of Main Street and Pier Road The bank is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays. Note there is no cash machine in the bank.

  • The Post Office is located next to the North Harris Trust offices.

  • There is a cash machine located in the main car park, adjacent to Essence of Harris shop (Cash back can also be accessed in A.D. Munros,Brownies general stores & Hotel hebrides).

  • Citizens advice on Pier road, next to Tarbert stores.

  • Caledonian Macbrayne Ferry terminal and office is on the pier, diagonal to Hotel Hebrides.

  • North Harris Trust offices and reception, drop in and see whats happening across the North Harris Community owned trust property, offices next to the post office

SCALPAY

The award winning North Harbour Bistro and Tearoom is situated on the North Harbour shore in the centre of Scalpay. Varied menu to suit everyone and BYOB. (Booking is essential) t: 01859 540 218

TRANSPORT

Car Hire Harris   07483 161 159 also Bike and Electric bike hire

Car hire Hebrides - Car Hire based in Stornoway, supply vehicles island wide.

Local Bus services - please see downloads for relevant timetables.

VISITING THE ISLE OF HARRIS

For more information on places of interest please visit:

Harris Tweed Isle of Harris
Harris Hotel
Essence of Harris
Isle of Harris Distillers
North Harbour Bistro
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