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If you are visiting the Outer Hebrides then Barra is a must

If you are visiting the Outer Hebrides then Barra is a must. You must also visit the neighbouring... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2019
Jack L
Godalming, United Kingdom
Isle of Barra.

Fly in on Loganair's Twin Otter and land on the sandy beach. Smoothest landing I have ever... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2018
Crewe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

If you are visiting the Outer Hebrides then Barra is a must. You must also visit the neighbouring island of Vatersay (linked by a causeway). If you are coming from the Uists then it is a 40 min Calmac crossing from Eriskay. The must sees...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jack L
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Fly in on Loganair's Twin Otter and land on the sandy beach. Smoothest landing I have ever experienced.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Crewe5A
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Had a fantastic time on Barra. We were lucky enough to see a plane landing and another taking off on the beach.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank elainej87
Reviewed 9 September 2018

One off the bucket list, no two come to think of it, landing in a lot of spray & a large audience by courtesy of a coach tour being at the airport, good food there too. The second is just being on Barra, it has...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank peterandjenny282
Reviewed 29 August 2018

A small island but worth a drive around to visit the stunning beaches and the airport cafe to watch a landing or take off if possible.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank johnandlizb
Reviewed 18 August 2018

A small island, which can be driven round in an hour. We went over the causeway to Vatersay which, like Barra, has beautiful beaches. Most of the cafes/shops etc are in Castlebay Barra Airport is well worth a visit, especially if you are there when...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank TarkanFan
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

First visit to the Isle of Barra after having it as a goal from boyhood. Arriving in Castlebay is lovely and the climax of a lovely Wednesday sail from the glorious Isle of Tiree. I have to keep reminding myself I’m not comparing the other...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Barra is a stunning location. This southern island is small and sparsely populated but provides a great place to enjoy fantastic scenery, quietness, great company and a lifestyle that is rare in 21st century life

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Caerphillyshepherd
Reviewed 29 May 2018

I booked seats on the Loganair Glasgow to Barra flight 6 months in advance as there are only 18 seats on the 'plane and we travelled on a holiday weekend. Check in at Glasgow and boarding were very relaxed with no queues! The twin otter...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank ellbee2002
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

This was a trip that was based on the Loganair service from Glasgow to Barra to land on the beach at the airport. This was an exhilarating experience and didn’t disappoint. However, the island has so much more. The scenery is stunning, I have never...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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21 November 2017|
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Response from Lynne63 | Reviewed this property |
There is a cash machine near the kisimul Cafe restaurant. The co-op you can pay with your card. My advice is always to carry some cash just in case ATM isnt working
9 October 2017|
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Response from DaveyJUU | Reviewed this property |
It might be easiest to look into the Co-op at Castlebay after you come off the ferry. Or if you are arriving by air phone the Co-op to see if you can arrange delivery. Sorry can't supply a phone number but a bit of... More