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Tarbert
The MV Hebrides at Tarbert pier (geograph 2493392).jpg
The MV Hebrides at Tarbert pier
Tarbert shown within the Outer Hebrides
Language Scottish Gaelic
English
OS grid reference NG154999
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ISLE OF HARRIS
Postcode district HS3
Dialling code 01851
Police Northern
Fire Highlands and Islands
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Scottish Parliament
  • Na h-Eileanan an Iar
List of places
UK
Scotland
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Tarbert (Scottish Gaelic: An Tairbeart) is the main community on Harris in the Western Isles of Scotland. The name means "isthmus", "crossing point" or "portage", in Gaelic. Tarbert has a car ferry terminal, which operates to Uig on Skye. Tarbert's Church of Scotland parish church was built in 1862, and is within the parish of Harris. Tarbert also has a Free Presbyterian church.


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