Ceol na Mara

A Bed and Breakfast in Outer Hebrides

Photo - Ceol na Mara

A beautiful Guest House just outside Tarbert waits to give you a fine welcome. We have been Awarded Four Stars by Visit Scotland with the quality of our service being recognised as Five Star.

We source most of our produce locally, hence we were awarded “Taste our Best” in recognition of the high quality of our breakfasts and hospitality.

The Isle of Harris is the jewel in the crown of all the Outer Hebrides islands and I am sure you will love it as much as we do.

Our house has a main guest lounge on one floor with a smaller one on the top floor in which to relax. We have three en-suite rooms (two super king and one twin), and a fourth bedroom with standard double bed, having its own private bathroom across the corridor. All rooms have a Nespresso coffee machine, an extensive welcome tray and daily Scottish malt whisky plus organic toiletries from the Highland Soap Company. If you need a break from feasting on all the sites, TV & wireless broadband ensure you have the chance to relax.

Ceol na Mara also has an alcohol license to provide guests with a choice of wine, lager, and local beers, plus of course Harris gin and tonic! However, guests are welcome to bring their own drinks.

In order to check availability and book on line please click on the website link to your left and mention at time of booking that you found us through Private House Stays.

We look forward to welcoming you at Ceol Na Mara.

Ceol na Mara

Guest Facilities

  • 1 x Twin
  • 3 x Double
  • Full Cooked Breakfast
  • Bar
  • Sitting Room
  • Garden
  • Parking on site
  • Guests get own house keys
  • Wifi
  • No Pets allowed
  • Free Parking
  • Check-in between: 16:00h and 19:00h.
7 Direcleit
Isle of Harris
T 01859 502464
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The Rooms

  • Photo - Croft View
    Croft View
    Type: Twin
    Capacity: 2 adults
    Bathroom: Ensuite Shower
    In Room: Croft View is on the second top floor and again has been recently refurbished. Croft is the largest of all of our En-Suite rooms and features two luxury Twin Beds with red Harris Tweed bed throws. With two easy chairs, if you wish to relax in your own room, Croft is the perfect place.
  • Photo - Loch View
    Loch View
    Type: Double
    Capacity: 2 adults
    Bathroom: Ensuite Shower
    In Room: Recently refurbished, Loch View is on our second floor. With a luxury Super King bed and brightly coloured bed throw in Harris Tweed, the bedroom and En-Suite bathroom have a bright and airy feel.
  • Photo - Heather
    Type: Double
    Capacity: 2 adults
    Bathroom: Private Shower
    In Room: Heather is the smallest of our rooms with a standard double bed. Newly decorated it also has a brightly coloured Harris Tweed bed throw. As Ceol na Mara was once a family home, it was not possible to install an En-Suite so Heather has its own, private bathroom just 1.5m away from the bedroom door. We do provide guests with bathrobes.
  • Photo - Machair
    Type: Double
    Capacity: 2 adults
    Bathroom: Ensuite Shower
    In Room: This room, on our first floor, is newly refurbished. With a luxury Super King bed and plenty of space to spread out, Machair is the perfect room to relax in. The En-Suite has also been refurbished to make sure you feel fully pampered.

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The Private House Stay's Guide

Outer Hebrides

The Outer Hebrides is a chain of islands over 100 miles long, (the Inner hebrides are islands between the Outer Hebrides and the mainland of Scotland). They have west coast beaches that rival the Caribbean - as highlighted in the Sunday Times when Luskentrye beach on Harris was considered to be in the top 10 of beaches in the world. There are also many sites of international archaeological significance such as the Callinish Stones on Lewis which are over 5000 years old and some believe older and more relevant than Stonehenge. The Outer Hebrides are the last bastion of the old Highland life. Though newer industries such as fish farming have been introduced, the traditional occupations of crofting, fishing and weaving still dominate, and outside Stornoway on Lewis (the largest town within the islands) life is very much a traditional one, revolving around the seasons and the tides.