All ferry routes to and from the Island are operated by Caledonian MacBrayne. There are 3 main routes which will get you to the Isle of Harris:
Uig Skye - Tarbert Harris (see timetables) - This first route is 1hr45mins and will take you into Tarbert, the main village/port of Harris. Ullapool, Ross-shire - Stornoway Lewis (see timetables) - The second route takes you into the main town of the Islands called Stornoway, Harris is 40miles south from Stornoway. Berneray, North Uist - Leverburgh Harris (see timetables) - This ferry will take you into Leverburgh, which is the main village of South Harris and then you will head North on the A859 for 20.3 miles to reach Tarbert.
Please Note: ALL of these routes are extremely busy in the peak season between the months of April and September, it is absolutely to essential to book especially when travelling with a vehicle.
By Air Our local airport is based in Stornoway, on the Isle of Lewis. It has direct flights to and from Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness & Aberdeen. Flights are operated by Flybe and Loganair. Flights are cheaper when booked in advance and again, also essential to book in the Summer months.
Where to stay
Accommodation can be offered at the Scaladale centre on the evening before the challenge, this will be on a first come first served basis for £20 including a continental breakfast. Limited spaces available.