Talla na Mara

Outer Hebrides

Opened in 2017 as a community enterprise, this beautiful modern building houses several artists' studios and an exhibition space that displays works celebrating the landscapes and culture of Scotland's Western Isles.

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Nearby Outer Hebrides attractions

1. Luskentyre

2.22 MILES

Luskentyre is one of the biggest and most beautiful beaches in Scotland, famed for its acres of low-tide white sands and turquoise waters. A minor road…

2. Seallam! Visitor Centre

5.01 MILES

The culture and landscape of the Hebrides are celebrated in the fascinating exhibition at Seallam! Visitor Centre (Seallam is Gaelic for ‘Let me show you’…

3. Leverburgh

6.03 MILES

The village of Leverburgh is named after Lord Leverhulme (creator of Sunlight Soap, and founder of Unilever), who bought Lewis and Harris in 1918. He had…

4. Isle of Harris Distillery

7.61 MILES

This distillery started production in 2015, so its first batch of single malt whisky will be ready in 2019; meanwhile, it's producing Isle of Harris gin,…

5. St Clement’s Church

8.13 MILES

At the southernmost tip of the east coast of Harris stands the impressive 16th-century St Clement’s Church, built by Alexander MacLeod of Dunvegan between…

6. Clò Mòr

8.45 MILES

The Campbell family has been making Harris tweed for 90 years, and this exhibition (behind the family shop) celebrates the history of the fabric known in…

7. Taigh Chearsabhagh

18.87 MILES

Taigh Chearsabhagh is a museum and arts centre that preserves and displays the history and culture of the Uists, and is also a thriving community centre,…

8. Bharpa Langass & Pobull Fhinn

22.66 MILES

A waymarked path from a car park off the A867, 6 miles southwest of Lochmaddy, leads to the chambered Neolithic burial tomb of Bharpa Langass and the…