Barra Campus


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The Lews Castle College-Barra Centre is a well-equipped modern Learning Centre facility conveniently located near Castlebay School and the Barra Children’s Centre.  It offers a wide variety of educational opportunities to the Island community of Barra & Vatersay.  Courses range from leisure evening classes to full time undergraduate and postgraduate courses.  Many courses available through the centre are delivered face to face, other courses are delivered via Video Conferencing or online.

Many courses run subject to local demand and interest.  Feel welcome to get in touch to make a course enquiry.  Register your interest

Irene Donnelly
Lews Castle College - Barra
Isle of Barra
Outer Hebrides

t: +44 (0) 1851 770600

Local Courses

ILA's can be used for most courses. Call 0800 917 8000 for an ILA pack. For further information, request a course leaflet or to book your place please call the Learning Centre.

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Car and passenger ferries sail from mainland Scotland at Oban straight to Castlebay.
More details about ferry timetables can be found by going to the Caledonian MacBrayne website.

Regular flights visit Barra airport from Glasgow.


The local authority covering the Outer Hebrides is Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and their website contains large amounts of information on the local area and services.

Visit Hebrides has a large amount of information pertaining to the Outer Hebrides and is well worth a visit.