Seallam! Visitor Centre


Seallam! Visitor Centre, An Taobh Tuath, Northton, Isle of Harris, HS3 3JA

    Learn about the fascinating history of the Hebrides at the Seallam! Visitor Centre, located on the Isle of Harris.

    The Seallam! Visitor Centre, on the southern end of the Isle of Harris, boasts exhibitions which will suit all interests, plus visiting exhibitions throughout the year.

    Browse the exhibits which explore the social and natural history of the Hebrides and their island communities.

    For more detailed information, visit Co Leis Thu?, the genealogy research centre for the Western Isles. The man behind this centre is Bill Lawson, who has specialised in family history for the past 40 years, and you can explore census returns, birth, marriage and death certificates plus much more.

    Facilities at the Seallam! Visitor Centre also include a tea and coffee bar plus a craft shop in the reception area, which sells a large selection of books and music.

    4 Visitor Attraction
    Assisted wheelchair access
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015


    • Tea & Coffee Available


    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Toilets

    Languages Spoken

    • Gaelic Speaking


    • Coastal Location
    • Sea/Loch View
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Young People


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome


    • Level Access
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Diners Card
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Stornoway Airport, take the A859 road to South Harris.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Tarbert Ferry Terminal, turn left when leaving Tarbert junction - follow A859 road to Taobh Tuath (Northton). From Leverburgh Ferry Terminal, follow the main road out of Leverburgh - Drive for 3 miles - Seallam! is on the left side of the road.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet
      • a public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair
      • the gift shop
      • the information point

    Cafeteria / Restaurant

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to the :


    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • flat, ie. without steps
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
      • With designated parking for visitors with disabilities
    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Attraction Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 30


    • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for visitors with limited mobility
      • all routes
    • Seating available throughout the attraction at appropriate intervals, for visitors with limited mobility
    • Clear signage throughout the attraction (e.g. colour contrasted, large lettering, use of pictograms etc.)
    • Lighting effective throughout the attraction for visually impaired visitors e.g. pools of light and dark areas are avoided


    • Staff who have contact with visitors have disability awareness training

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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