The main port of Harris, Tarbert has some good shops and a few worthwhile sights. Traigh Luskentyre, roughly 5 miles southwest of Tarbert, is a spectacular example of a Harris beach—2 miles of pristine white sand flanked by dunes. Across the bay lies another beautiful beach, Traigh Seilebost; both of these would be crowded with holidaymakers if in warmer climes. The narrow Golden Road, which runs along the east coast, offers some glorious views of a rocky, otherworldly landscape.

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