Handa Island, Scotland

Handa Island is located in north western region of Scotland and is owned and managed by the Scottish Wildlife Trust. The island has no permanent human residents, but it is a very important bird reserve providing sanctuary for some of most significant seabird breeding colonies in the UK.

The island's magnificent Torridonian sandstone cliffs come alive in the summer, when nearly 200,000 seabirds come here to breed. Guillemots, razorbills, great skuas, kittiwakes, arctic skuas and puffins are here in significant numbers.

Things to See and Do

* Bird watching
* Wildlife watching
* Island Walkabouts

General information

Cruise Season – March - Nov
Currency – Pound Sterling (£)
Language – English
Population – 0
Electricity – 2 vertical square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time – GMT plus zero hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44

Port Location - Tarbet is the terminus for the ferry to Handa Island. The ferry runs regularly from Monday to Saturday.

Transport Links- A small Ferry sails to Handa from Tarbet on the mainland and boat trips operate to it from Fanagmore.

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