Barra, United Kingdom

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Barra (; Scottish Gaelic: Barraigh [ˈparˠaj] or Eilean Bharraigh [ˈelan ˈvarˠaj] (listen); Scots: Barra) is an island in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, and the second southernmost inhabited island there, after the adjacent island of Vatersay to which it is connected by a short causeway. The island is named after Saint Finbarr of Cork.

In 2011, the population was 1,174. Gaelic is widely spoken, and at the 2011 Census, there were 761 Gaelic speakers (62% of the population).

Weather in Barra

August is the hottest month ☀️, with average temperature of 58° degrees. February is the coldest month ❄️, with average temperature of 43° degrees.

Barra Tours & Activities