Have you spotted a hedgehog on the Isle of Barra and Vatersay?
Hedgehogs are not a native species to the island and can have a devastating effect on the bird population.
Please report any sightings to:
Uist Wader Research
07919 691 645
Planning a holiday somewhere new can be stressful if you don't know who to call.
Let us help alleviate the stress and help plan your Hebridean adventure on the islands of Barra and Vatersay.
Our staff and volunteers always offer a friendly Hebridean welcome. They are knowledgeable about the islands and will highlight must-see attractions as well as encouraging you to discover the hidden gems.
Need help with your accommodation?
We have an accommodation booking service so if you are coming to the islands and need a place to stay or have any questions about your visit, please do not hesitate to call (+44 (0) 1871 817 948) or email.
We would like visitors to have a enjoyable holiday and will help however we can. We offer:
A printing service for boarding passes and other small items and photocopying facilities
Hire bicycles, golf clubs, a child's pushchair and a laundry service
Guides and leaflets: order online to plan your stay and we will post them out to you or send you weblinks.
Food, drinks and toiletries: order items online that you need for your holiday and we can have them ready for collection on your arrival or deliver them to your door
During our opening hours, we are at the end of the phone, email or social media to answer all your questions.
Every Wednesday Evening
Luadh Group - Waulking Songs
Old Post Office - Castlebay
7:00 - 9:00pm
Barra and Vatersay Potato Competition
Barra Boy - book signing by Iain Kelly
8th - 11th Aug
Worldwide Gathering of the Clan MacNeil
4th - 8th June
For more information contact Barra Heritage Centre
For regular updates on local events check out the