Direct ferry to the Isle of Harris is provided by Caledonian MacBrayne services from Uig in Skye to Tarbert. CalMac also provide ferry services from Ullapool to Stornoway and through the Uists to the south. There are regular flights to Stornoway airport from Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. Borve is 13 miles drive South on the A859 from Tarbert which takes around 25 minutes.

Ferry information:

Western Isles bus timetables:

Flights: (Edinburgh Glasgow Inverness) (Aberdeen) (Edinburgh Glasgow Inverness)

Car Hire from Stornoway: (Mackinnon self drive)

àilean can be booked all year round. Please visit ‘Availability & Prices’ to find available dates and prices for bookings.

There is lots to do and see in Harris. Please visit ‘Your Holiday’ to find a list of activities and venues to help inspire a creative holiday!

We want you to enjoy your stay in àilean without worrying about having to bring basic necessities. For a full list of available amenities, please visit ‘House Equipment’.