Are dogs allowed on CalMac ferries?
Pets are welcome on board and travel free of charge. For health, hygiene and safety reasons we would ask that passengers observe the following guidelines. Passengers are advised that they are solely responsible for the welfare and conduct of their pets, and in particular dogs, whilst in terminal areas and on board.
How long is the ferry ride from Skye to Harris?
Include the Isle of Skye in your trip and journey direct to Tarbert, Harris from the port of Uig in the north of Skye. From Uig the sailing is typically 1hour 40mins.
How long is the ferry crossing from Ullapool to Stornoway?
How long does it take to get from Ullapool to Stornoway? The ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal takes 2h 30m including transfers and departs twice daily.
How long is the ferry from Oban to Barra?
4 hours 45 minutes
The main route to Barra is by CalMac ferry from Oban, on the mainland. The crossing takes 4 hours 45 minutes. You can also get a ferry to Barra from the island of Eriskay which takes 40 minutes.
Can dogs go on ferry to Skye?
You can have your dog with you throughout the entire trip. Our dogs enjoyed the trip up on deck with the amazing views and the wind in their face, but when it got too cold, we retreated to the warm and clean designated pet areas (yes more than one!) inside the ferry.
Can you smoke on CalMac ferries?
Is smoking allowed anywhere on board? Yes – outside, at designated smoking areas on the passenger deck. This includes all forms of smoking, like synthetic and electronic cigarettes, cigars and pipes.
How much is the car ferry from Skye to Harris?
3 answers. Hi, it cost us ~£50.00 for two adults and 2 children in an estate sized car to go from Uig in Skye to Tarbert on Harris one way. Calmac website for accurate pricing.
Are there midges on Harris?
It can, midges are weather dependent, given a warm wet spell even at the beginning of September you can get them but the likelihood of of swarms of them are low. Never been very bothered by midges on Harris mainly because its often quite breezy on the islands/coast but yes, Sept they are still about.
Is Stornoway worth visiting?
It’s the ideal place to start your island journey, and a great base from which to explore Lewis and Harris before moving south, to Uist and beyond. Stornoway is more than somewhere to rest your head while you see the tourist sights: it’s a thriving little town in its own right, and deserves its own travel itinerary.
What language do they speak in Stornoway?
|Stornoway Scottish Gaelic: Steòrnabhagh Scots: Stornoway|
|Area||3.16 km2 (1.22 sq mi)|
|Population||5,070 (mid-2016 est.)|
|• Density||1,604/km2 (4,150/sq mi)|
|Language||English Scottish Gaelic|
What happens if CalMac ferry Cancelled?
If your sailing is cancelled or delayed for reasons other than weather, and as a result you need overnight accommodation, we will reimburse the cost in line with the following parameters: You will need to arrange and pay for your own accommodation.
How much is the ferry from Oban to Barra with car?
The cost-effective way to get from Oban to Barra Head (Island) is to ferry, which costs £14 – £16 and takes 5h 10m.