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CAMPING

in West Harris

Covid – 19: Update March 2021

We hope to open in May 2021 in accordance with Scottish Government Guidelines.

We will continue to accept bookings subject to our terms and conditions.

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Welcome

Building a sustainable future for our community

From golden sands to turquoise seas, West Harris is an area blessed with stunning natural landscapes.

There is no better way to enjoy this unique setting than by camping and getting back to nature.

Our sites are ideal for caravans, motorhomes

and camper vans.

These sites are not suitable for tents

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Three small pitches with electrical hook ups at the edge of our community enterprise centre, Talla na Mara, with panoramic views across the Sound of Taransay.

Seven quieter pitches linked to our Talla Na Mara site to allow full use of the centre’s amenities.

FACILITIES

New Facilities coming soon

Four pitches located within the old primary school grounds, just minutes walk from the beach. Stunning views across the machair.

This site is suitable for awnings

FACILITIES

New Facilities coming soon

Six idyllic spots around the estate created to protect from roadside erosion while providing motorhome users with a safe base for adventuring.

FACILITIES

Pairc Niseaboist

Talla Na mara

Seilebost

School

Camping

Spots

FACILITIES

 

Talla Na Mara

£30 per night (incl. VAT)

Facilities

  • Electrical hook up.

  • Rubbish and recycling facilities.

  • Water supply.

  • Chemical toilet disposal point.

  • An Traigh Café Bar (Subject to opening hours)

  • 10% discount on all food and soft drinks purchased at An Traigh Cafe. To claim, please show the cafe your confirmation email.

  • Open Studios (Subject to opening hours).

  • Please see our Campsite Terms and Conditions for further information.

NB : Please be aware toilet and shower facilities are                     currently unavailable due to Covid-19.

Talla na Mara is a new community owned venue in the heart of West Harris (www.tallanamara.co.uk) and includes 3 small pitches with electrical hook ups at the edge of the grounds of the centre. The pitches are a short walk from Niseaboist beach and Macleod’s standing stone with stunning views across the Sound of Taransay.

Pitches are open all year round (closed over Christmas period) and have access to all of the facilities of the centre during opening hours (Mon-Sat).

 

These include; a Café Bar, a gallery featuring work by local artists, open studios showcasing local arts and handmade chocolates and activities with events throughout the year. (Subject to Seasonal opening. Please see their facebook pages)


The site isn’t suitable for awnings. Should you wish to make use of an awning, we would recommend our 

Seilebost School.

We only accept motorhomes and caravans that are no more than 7.5metres

or call 01859 503901

(during office hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm)

Before confirming your booking, please take the time to read our terms and conditions. It includes vital information regarding cancellation policies and the amenities and services available at the site, which will assist you with planning your holiday.

Pairc Niseaboist

£30 per night (incl. VAT)

Facilities

  • Electrical hook up.

  • Rubbish and recycling facilities.

  • Water supply.

  • Chemical toilet disposal point.

  • An Traigh Café Bar (Subject to opening hours)

  • 10% discount on all food and soft drinks purchased at An Traigh Cafe. To claim, please show the cafe your confirmation email.

  • Open Studios (Subject to opening hours).

  • Please see our Campsite Terms and Conditions for further information.

NB : Please be aware toilet and shower facilities are                     currently unavailable due to Covid-19.

Perfectly located to allow full use of the facilities available at Talla Na Mara our 7 new pitches boast stunning views across the Sound of Taransay.  The Pairc Niseaboist Site is entered via its own access gate, just 200m further south of Talla na Mara. The idyllic Niseaboist beach and the Macleod’s stone are only a few minutes walk away.

Pitches are open all year round (closed over Christmas period) and have access to all of the facilities of the centre during opening hours (Mon-Sat). These include; a Café Bar, a gallery featuring work by local artists, open studios showcasing local arts and handmade chocolates and activities with events throughout the year.


The site isn’t suitable for awnings or tents. Should you wish to make use of an awning, we would recommend looking at

Seilebost School.

We only accept motorhomes and caravans that are no more than 7.5metres

or call 01859 503901

(during office hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm)

Before confirming your booking, please take the time to read our terms and conditions. It includes vital information regarding cancellation policies and the amenities and services available at the site, which will assist you with planning your holiday.

 
 

Seilebost School

£30 per night (incl. VAT)

Open April - September

Facilities

  • Electrical hook up.

  • Rubbish and recycling facilities.

  • Water supply.

  • Chemical toilet disposal point.

  • An Traigh Café Bar (Subject to opening hours)

  • 10% discount on all food and soft drinks purchased at An Traigh Cafe. To claim, please show the cafe your confirmation email.

  • Open Studios (Subject to opening hours).

  • Please see our Campsite Terms and Conditions for further information.

  • Suitable for awnings

NB : Please be aware toilet and shower facilities are                     currently unavailable due to Covid-19.

Seilebost School hookups are an ideal base for your holiday in West Harris. The site is located within the old primary school grounds, with views across the machair and just a few minutes walk from Seilebost beach. With views to Luskentyre beach and the North Harris mountains beyond.

Due to planning restrictions, no tents are allowed on site. There are no shower facilities at this site, for a site with these facilities please see Talla na Mara.

Dogs are not allowed on site before 15th May due to lambing season.

We only accept motorhomes and caravans that are no more than 7.5metres

Please be advised that this is a small unmanned site, If you are looking for a more traditional campsite offering we would advise using Horgabost Campsite

or call 01859 503901

(during office hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm)

Before confirming your booking, please take the time to read our terms and conditions. It includes vital information regarding cancellation policies and the amenities and services available at the site, which will assist you with planning your holiday.

 

Camping Spots

Donation of £5 per night

There are currently six Trust camping spots in West Harris, located in Losgaintir (Luskentyre) , Seilebost (Shelibost) & Niseaboist.  We have identified these sites in order to protect the roadsides from erosion. These spots offer fantastic views and are marked with a small sign.

Caravans and Campervans are welcome. These sites are not suitable for tents.

There are no facilities at this site.

** In light of the current Covid-19 restrictions, public toilet facilities are limited so we would advise only coming with your own sanitary facilities.

Public chemical waste disposal units are available at Huisinish and Urgha.

Please do not park outwith the boundaries of the designated space.  DO NOT drive vehicles off the Parking Area.  Anyone seeing to be doing so may be asked to move on.

Camping Spot Locations

1st spot – room for 5 vehicles
2nd, 3rd and 4th spot – room for 2 vehicles
5th spot – room for 3-4 vehicles
6th spot – room for 3-4 vehicles

As you are coming south from Tarbert down the A859, the first spot will be on your left, in a large gravel parking area just past the ‘Welcome to West Harris’ sign. The area’s perimeter is marked by boulders and there is a small imitation standing stone. The spot, as with all other camping spots is clearly marked with a sign and leaflet holder. From here there is a view south over Luskentyre.

The second, third and fourth sites are in Luskentyre township. As you drive south on the A859, there will be a turning on your right for ‘Losgaintir’. A single track road leads through the township and dead-ends at a stunning beach. The camping spots are all in the initial half of the road, on the left hand side. All three have views over Luskentyre and easy access to the sand at low tide.

The fifth spot is back on the main road (A859) if you continue south. It is on the right hand side, in a small gravel parking area just before Seilebost causeway begins. This spot looks out over Luskentyre and Seilebost sands.

Our sixth spot is on the main road (A859) continuing south in the village of Niseaboist , just south of Talla Na Mara on the seaward side.

Directions

We only accept motorhomes and caravans that are no more than 7.5metres

As always leave no trace, only footprints

If you are already at one of the camping spots or have previously stayed and would like to pay, please do so by phoning us on

01859 503900 or by using the PayPal link below. Alternatively, you can post cash, a cheque or pop in and see us at Talla na Mara.

CONTACT US

Talla Na Mara, Pairc Niseaboist,

Isle of Harris, HS3 3AE

Phone: 01859 503900

Email:  admin@westharristrust.org

Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm
​Sunday: Closed

Talla Na Mara

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