Tarbert, Harris

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Tarbert
Scottish Gaelic: An Tairbeart
Tarbert is located in Outer Hebrides
Tarbert
Tarbert
 Tarbert shown within the Outer Hebrides
OS grid reference NG154999
Council area Na h-Eileanan Siar
Lieutenancy area Western Isles
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ISLE OF HARRIS
Postcode district HS3
Dialling code 01851
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Scottish Parliament Na h-Eileanan an Iar
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 57°53′55″N 6°48′27″W / 57.8985°N 6.8076°W / 57.8985; -6.8076

Tarbert (Scottish Gaelic: An Tairbeart) is the main community on Harris in the Western Isles of Scotland. It is also a car ferry terminal to Uig on Skye. Its name means "isthmus".

1990 RAF air crash[edit]

On the 30 April 1990 a Royal Air Force Avro Shackleton (WR965) flying from RAF Lossiemouth and Benbecula Airport crashed near to the village, killing all ten passengers and crew on board.[1]

Tarbert War Memorial

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Tarbert travel guide from Wikivoyage