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A guide to local businesses

Updated: 18 Jan 2021

Here is a summary of the current opening times of local places of interest and businesses.

 

Visitor Information & Community Shop

Buth Bharraigh is OPEN:    Mon - Fri: 10:00am - 4:00pm, 

                                              Sat: 10:00am - 1:00pm,

                                              Sunday: CLOSED

 

Bus Services

For timetables please click here 

 

Taxis and Car Hire

• Asty’s Barra Cabs is OPEN 

• Barra Car Hire is OPEN

• Barra Taxi is OPEN and Island Tours available

• Brevig Taxi is CLOSED

• Campbell's Taxi is OPEN Evenings from 6:00pm

• Dan’s Taxis is CLOSED and Island Tours available

Ardmhor Coffee at the wee ferry

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Activities

• Barra Bike Hire is OPEN

• Barra Golf Club is OPEN to members and visitors

     (Golf clubs are available for hire at Bùth Bharraigh for £5 per day)

• Barra Heritage Centre is CLOSED, reopens 2021.

     Questions/requests can be emailed to barraheritage@btconnect.com

     or contact Bùth Bharraigh

• Barra Island Tours is CLOSED, reopens in 2021 when safe

• Castlebay Library is CLOSED

• Clearwater Paddling is CLOSED, reopens 2021.

• Hebridean Sea Tours is CLOSED, reopens 2021.

• Isle of Barra Distillers is CLOSED

• Isle of Barra Surf and Coastal Adventure is CLOSED, reopens   

     2021.

• Kisimul Castle is CLOSED, reopens 2021.

• Mingulay Boat Trips is CLOSED, re-opens 2021

• Swimming Pool and Gym is CLOSED.

     Sessions can be booked on CnES sports and leisure app.

Barra Bike Hire

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Bars, Restaurants and Cafes

• Ardmhor Café is CLOSED

• Barra Airport Café is OPEN for departing passengers to sit in

     and for take-aways for other customers, serving teas, coffees,       

     light snacks and lunches. 

• Café Kisimul is CLOSED, reopens 2021.

• Castlebay Hotel is CLOSED, reopens 1March 2021

• Castlebay Bar is CLOSED

• Craigard Hotel is OPEN for key workers.

• Craigard Bar CLOSED

• Craigard Hotel Restaurant CLOSED

• Garadh a Bagh a Tuath Thursday Cafe is CLOSED, reopens 2021.

• Heathbank Hotel is CLOSED

• Heathbank Hotel Bar is CLOSED

• Hebridean Toffee and The Deck is CLOSED

• Isle of Barra Beach Hotel is CLOSED, re-opens 2021.

• Joan’s Barra Pizza is CLOSED

• Macroon’s Tea Room is CLOSED  

• Mairi’s Chippy is CLOSED, reopens from time to time, see FB. 

• Vatersay Hall Café is CLOSED, reopens 2021.

Freshly made pizza from Joan's Barra Pizza

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Caravan and Campsites

(Community would prefer campsites are used rather than wild camping. Please book (except Vatersay)

• Barra Sands Campsite CLOSED, Opens 2021

• Borve Campsite is OPEN for campervans and tents

• Croft No 2 Campsite is CLOSED.

     Winter bookings may be considered by prior arrangement with

     site owners.  Camping and Caravanning Club members only

     (can join on site, ID needed)

• Croft 183 Barra Holidays is CLOSED

• Scurrival Campsite is CLOSED

• Vatersay Community Campsite is OPEN:

     please leave donation in honesty box.

     Toilets OPEN, Showers CLOSED.

• Wavecrest Campsite is OPEN.

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Shops and Services

• A & C MacLean’s (Butcher’s) is OPEN 

     Monday to Saturday 9:30am to 12:30pm, 2.30pm to 5:00pm

     Sunday CLOSED

• Barratlantic Fish Shop is OPEN

     Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm

• Beauty Republic is OPEN, appointments only

• Caledonian MacBrayne Castlebay Office is OPEN

     Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 7:00am to 5:00pm

     Thurs 9:00am to 4:00pm 

     Sat 9:00am to 3:00pm

     Sun 7:00am to 1:00pm

• Castlebay Co-op is OPEN

     Monday to Saturday 7:00am to 10:00pm

     Sunday 12:30pm to 10:00pm

• Castlebay Post Office is OPEN 

     Monday to Friday 9:00am to 10:30am

• Garadh a Bagh a Tuath Community Garden is CLOSED to

     visitors. Produce can be purchased through Bùth Bharraigh.

     Garadh re-opens in 2021.

• Padula's Island Stores is OPEN

     Monday to Saturday 10:00am to 6:00pm

     Sunday 12:00noon to 5:00pm

• Royal Bank of Scotland is OPEN 

     Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

     10:00am to 12:30pm and 1:00pm to 4:00pm

• Thrift Shop is CLOSED

• Top Shop is OPEN 

     Monday to Saturday 10:00 to 1:00pm, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

     (Thursday pm ask at A&C MacLean's)

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Marina

Castlebay Marina Castlebay Marina is CLOSED, re-opens 2021.

Recycling

Garrygall Recycling Centre is CLOSED

     Tues 10:00am - 3:00pm, Wed 1:00pm - 6:00pm,

     Fri 10:00am - 3:00pm, Sat 10:00am - 3:00pm

Public Toilets

Ardmhor Ferry Waiting Room Toilets are OPEN

Castlebay Hall Toilets are CLOSED

Castlebay Pier Toilets are OPEN

Vatersay Community Hall Toilets are OPEN

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Opening Hours: We are now on our winter opening hours.  

 

       COVID UPDATE: Current hours are:

       Mon - Fri 10:00am to 4:00pm

       Sat 10:00am to 1:00pm

       Sunday CLOSED

Shop or delivery phone or email info@buthbharraigh.co.uk  

Visitor information phone or email visit.info@buthbharraigh.co.uk

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Bùth Bharraigh Ltd,

Castlebay

Isle of Barra

Outer Hebrides

HS9 5XD

+44 (0) 1871 817 948

Company No:  SC461773  

VAT:  290 507 210

© 2021 by Bùth Bharraigh Ltd.