How to Get to Harris
Travel to the Islands
Up-to-date information is available via the following link: www.cne-siar.gov.uk/travel.
The nearest airport is Stornoway, approximately one hour’s drive from Tarbert.
Caledonian MacBrayne run a number of vehicle ferry routes to the Western Isles and between the islands. You can cross from Ullapool to Stornoway (journey time of 2 hours 40 minutes) or from Uig, Skye to Tarbert (journey time of 1 hour 35 minutes). It is advisable to book all ferry journeys well in advance. www.calmac.co.uk
Getting to the ferry ports by coach:
The main coach operator in Scotland is Scottish Citylink Coaches – www.citylink.co.uk, telephone 08705 505050.
Self-Drive Car Hire
The following firms offer a car hire service:
- MacKinnon Self Drive: Telephone 01851 702984
- Arnol Motors: Telephone 01851 710548
- Lewis Car Rentals: Telephone 01851 703760
Directions to Creagan
From Stornoway airport head towards Stornoway. Drive through centre then follow A859 to Tarbert. At Tarbert take A868 on left, heading through village towards Scalpay. At end of Main Street go straight ahead (main road curves to right and goes down to ferry). Drive through rest of village, up the hill (Cnoc na Greine), and driveway to Creagan is on right, just over crest of hill.
From Tarbert ferry follow one way system round along Main Street past the shops until fork in road. Go straight ahead (main road curves back down to right), drive through rest of village, up the hill (Cnoc na Greine), and driveway to Creagan is on right, just over crest of hill.
From Stornoway ferry take A859 to Tarbert. Follow instructions above.
From Leverburgh ferry take A859 to Tarbert. Follow instructions above.