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Oisean Sàmhach

Oisean Sàmhach (Quiet Corner) is part of the network of Community Digital hubs across the Outer Hebrides.

This is a fully equipped safe and private space set up to 

  • attend an NHS Near Me appointment

  • to access online therapy or counselling session

  • to access online support groups and forums

  • to access health and wellbeing services

  • interviews and training

  • contacting family and friends

To make a booking phone 01871 817948, email or book here.


Staff can also give basic digital support.

This service is FREE for private individuals who are full-time residents of Barra and Vatersay.

Working on Laptop

Priority is given to local bookings, however, if there is availability the Quiet Corner can be used as a hot desk area by local businesses and visitors to the island.  


The Quiet Corner can be booked from

Monday to Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm,

Saturday 10:00 - 4:00pm, 

Sunday 12:00noon - 4:00pm.  

If access is required outside hours then contact us and we will see if we can accommodate.

The Quiet Corner can only be booked for a maximum of 4 hours, then you may be asked to vacate if there is demand for the space.


  • 30 minutes or less                £  3.00

  • 1 hour                                     £  5.00

  • 4 hour block                           £15.00

  • Each hour after 4 hours        £  3.00

For regular users rates please contact or speak to a member of staff for a price.

If you would like to access the printer please email the documents to and speak to a member of staff.

Tablet & Coffee

This facility has been funded by mPower

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