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Scottish Wildlife Trust / Danni Thompson
  • Nature Centres & Reserves
  • Tarbet
  • Sutherland

Owned by Scourie Estate and managed in partnership with the Scottish Wildlife Trust, Handa Island is a beautiful place and a fantastic day trip.


Road Directions

Tarbet Pier and Handa Island are signposted from the A894 about 3 miles north of Scourie and 3 miles south of Laxford Bridge.

Public Transport Directions

Getting there by ferry:- A small ferry boat operates from Tarbet. The service operates early April - early September, Monday - Saturday from 9:30am. Ferry costs £12.50(adults), £5.00 (children).

Crossings are on demand and weather dependent. There is no need to book the ferry in advance, simply turn up. The boat will not run in very strong winds, phone 07780967800 to confirm sailing if concerned. Last outbound journey approx. 2:00pm. Last return journey at 4:45pm.


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