Harris divides naturally into northern and southern parts which are separated by West and East Loch Tarbert.
Calmac Ferries runs several ferry services to Harris and Lewis:
- from Uig on Skye to Tarbert on Harris
- from Berneray (an island which is joined by a road causeway to North Uist) to Leverburgh on Harris.
- from Ullapool to Stornoway on Lewis.
- 1 Croft 36, 36 Northton, HS3 3JA, ☎ , e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Monday-Saturday. Specialises in produce from the Hebrides including Seafood, Rabbit, Mutton and Venison. Meals are available in our shack for collection, along with Patisserie style baking which includes Bread, Tarts, Quiche and Cakes, with some gluten-free or vegetarian. Hot Pies, Pastries and Soup available all day.
- 2 The Temple Café, Northton HS3 3JA, ☎ , e-mail: email@example.com. See Website. The Temple Cafe, Northton, is a stunning cafe located in Northton on the Isle of Harris.
- 3 Skoon Art Cafe, 4 Geocrab, HS3 3HB, ☎ . Mar-Oct Tue-Sat 10am-5pm.
- 4 The Anchorage (at the ferry terminal), ☎ . lunches and evening meals, booking may be advisable for summer evenings
- 5 The Butty Bus, Pier Rd (near the ferry terminal), ☎ .
Harris is possibly unique in having plans to convert a pub to a church. There are two bars and a distillery in Tarbert, but there are no pubs elsewhere.
- Camping Many visitors to Harris camp. There are sites around the island, some extremely picturesque, some not official. Please take your litter home if you decide to do wild camping!
- There are hostels in Tarbert and Leverburgh.
- There are hotels in Tarbert and a small one at Scarista, near Leverburgh.
- There are holiday rentals and bed & breakfasts near both Tarbert and Leverburgh.