Isle of Barra is one of Scotland's Outer Hebrides Islands. Barra Island covers a total area of approx 23 mi2 (59 km2) and has population around 1,200.
Castlebay is Bara Island's main ferry terminal (serving 7 return itineraries per week) between Oban (resort town on mainland Scotland) and Castlebay. The port also serves the Ro-Ro ferry ship Clansman operating dedicated and regularly scheduled car and passenger ferry services to the Inner Hebrides Islands Barra, Coll, Colonsay and Tiree (departures are from Oban).
The Ro-Pax ship Lord of the Isles operates car and passsenger ferry service between Lochboisdale (on South Uist Island, Outer Hebrides) and Mallaig (ferry port in Lochaber, Highlands of Scotland's western coast).
Isle of Barra cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Barra island dock (anchor) at Castlebay - port town and the island's main village on the southern coast.
Castlebay port is located on the island's southern coast, overlooking a bay. Its main tourist attraction is the Kisimul Castle. Castlebay is also on A888 (Barra ring road) - a circular road around the island.
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