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Alternative Accommodation

If Carminish House is full or not what you are looking for, try the Tourist Board website for details of other accommodation on Harris.

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Carminish House is ideally situated to indulge the following pursuits,
and more...

Walking


Harris is the southern half of what is known as the ‘Long Island’; the northern half being Lewis. North Harris is mountainous, with An Clisham its highest point, at 799 m (2621 ft).

The eastern seaboard is rugged and contrasts sharply with the fertile south-western shores on which the Atlantic waters have formed a great many superb beaches, some of which stretch for miles.


Bird watching & wildlife


This south-western area is a haven for bird-watchers, walkers and sea life spotters.

More information regarding guided walks and bird watching, including the North Harris Eagle Observatory can be obtained by visiting the North Harris Trusttwebsite.


Fishing


The local lochs with their salmon and trout fishing are a paradise for fishermen. Contact Obbe Fishings for details. Sea angling also available - contact Harris Sea Angling Club, Telephone:+44 (0)1859 530310 .


Boat Trips


You can take a day trip out to St Kilda from Leverburgh. See
Kilda Cruises or Sea Harris for more details.

Golf

The Isle of Harris Golf Club is located in Scarista on the west coast of Harris, one of the worlds' finest settings for the game of golf.