Ardmore, Barra

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Ardmhor
Scottish Gaelic: Aird Mhòr
Ardmhor is located in Outer Hebrides
Ardmhor
Ardmhor
 Ardmhor shown within the Outer Hebrides
Council area Na h-Eileanan Siar
Lieutenancy area Western Isles
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ISLE OF BARRA
Postcode district HS9
Dialling code 01871
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Scottish Parliament Western Isles
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 57°01′N 7°24′W / 57.01°N 7.40°W / 57.01; -7.40

Ardmhor (Scottish Gaelic: Aird Mhòr) is a small village in the north east of the Isle of Barra in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

In 2002 a small ferry port was built in the village to serve a new ferry link between Barra and Eriskay as part of the Sound of Barra Integrated Transport Project. The ferry service started in spring 2003. A causeway had previously been built linking Eriskay to South Uist. The daily service on the MV Loch Alainn has frequent sailings and takes only 40 minutes compared to 90 minutes for the Castlebay - Lochboisdale service on the larger CalMac ship the MV Clansman. That service was previously the main connection between the islands of Barra and South Uist but was not daily and only formed part of the route from Oban-Castlebay-Lochboisdale. Now with the establishment of the small vehicle ferry between Barra and Eriskay, the MV Loch Alainn takes the most traffic from Barra with the exception of large lorries, which still use the MV Clansman.

Note that the correct location for the port is as follows, rather than at Aird Mhidhinis as shown on some printed Ordnance Survey maps.