Barra, Scotland Overview
The area of Barra is roughly 60 square kilometres (23 sq mi), the main village being Castlebay.
The west of the island has white sandy beaches backed by shell-sand, machair and the east has numerous rocky inlets.
Kisimul Castle at Castlebay is located on a rock in the bay, so giving the village its name. A smaller castle can be found in the middle of Loch St Clare on the west side of the Island in Tangasdale.
The highest elevation on the island is Heaval, halfway up which is located a prominent white marble statue of the Madonna and Child, called “Our Lady of the Sea”, which was erected during the of 1954. The predominant faith on the island is Catholicism and the Catholic church dedicated to Our Lady of the Sea is immediately apparent to all who arrive into Castelbay.
Detailed Map of Barra, Scotland
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Isle of Barra mp4
A w/e kayaking and camping on Barra. Thought I would try out the new video camera while there
Barra Airport, Isle of Barra, Scotland
A Birtish Airways scheduled flight lands and takes off from the beach at Barra Airport, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, Scotland in 2007. A unique airport that uses a beach for its runways.
On the south Uist, the small island of BARRA presents beautiful oppurtunity to enjoy this island. The views are majestic and really impressive under the sunshine. It is one of the experiences all of you beautiful people out there must have. This video is through A888 on the Barra Island heading to Castlebay for the ferry terminal.
Landing in Barra on the beach - two missed approaches - FlyBe de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Landing in Barra on the beach - two missed approaches - FlyBe de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter Pilot has to make three attempts to land due to severe weather conditions
Barra Airport (EGPR) Scotland Beach Landing
Beach landing with a Piper Archer Type II on the beach of Barra. The beach is designated as official runway area.
A Visit to the Isle of Barra, Scotland, Part 1
A ferry trip to the Isle of Barry, a bus ride around the island and watching the airplane land on the beach (music "Tuning in GG" by the Vatersay Boys)
Flybe twin otter landing at Barra beach airport / Scotland close up
Real close!!!The plane flys by very close on the only offical beach airport in the world with scheduled service.
Isle of Barra - Scotland
Boat trip from Oban to Barra and fligth from Barra Airport to Benbecula.
Kisimul castle Barra Scotland
Kisimul castle of Castlebay Barra Scotland....MacNeils Music by Albannach Eye of the storm--- Auid Nick's a piper video by Patricia Hovey www.overtheedgeart.com
The MacNeil Clan Castle - Kisimul, Castlebay, Barra Island, Scotland
The MacNeil (our family spelling is McNeel) Clan Castle on Barra Island in Scotland.