Tarbert, Harris facts for kids
The MV Hebrides at Tarbert pier
|Tarbert shown within the Outer Hebrides|
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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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