Activities

Northton is an ideal centre for:-

Environmental study of many topics, especially bird watching.

Walking, short stroll on a beach or machair, longer treks on hills.

Cycling, touring through the Outer Hebrides or going off-road.

Water sports, canoeing, surfing, windsurfing, sand yachting and dinghy sailing.

Fishing. Good shore, boat and loch fishing nearby.

Golf, at Scarista golf course, three miles away.

South Harris Agricultural Show, held every year at Leverburgh School on the last Tuesday in July.

Boat trips to St. Kilda depart and return to Leverburgh and transport to the boats can be arranged should it be required.

Art and crafts. Harris has stimulating subject matter for painting, drawing and photography. There are many galleries throughout the Islands. Harris Tweed.

Gaelic culture, language, music, song and traditions.

Genealogy. Seallam Visitor Centre is half a mile away with exhibitions, genealogy service, cultural events and a retail area.


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