Tarbert Harbour

Tarbert, Argyll & the Isles, West Scotland

Tarbert Harbour is a beautiful naturally sheltered Harbour that sits on the West Coast of Scotland. Combining Leisure boats with Commercial, the Harbour sits at the centre of this picturesque Traditional Fishing Village.

The Harbour is easily accessed at all stages of tide, there are 160 finger berths, 600mtrs of pontoon and accommodation for 120 visitor berths. Visiting boats have access to a free 24 hour shower block, free wifi and free electricity. There is also a chandlery, laundry, diesel and gas.

The Harbour has a large recreation and amenity area, during the summer this is ideal for gatherings and musters. There is an outdoor gym, table tennis, boules and attractive Astro turf area. Also picnic benches and bbqs making an ideal spot for families to relax and socialise. (See the office for large outdoor garden games)

Tarbert has kayaking, rib tours and boat charters and is popular with painters, photographers and walkers. Take a walk around the beautiful village shops and galleries, or to white shore or shell beach. For more scenic views walk up to the Castle or part of the Kintyre way. By road the A83 links local villages and major cities and regular links to ferry ports if you fancy a spot of island hoping.

Tarbert is the perfect destination to stop off before or after passage through the Crinan Canal. Tarbert produces some of the best fresh local seafood and plays host to 11 festivals a year, the friendly atmosphere from the locals makes it an exceptional experience.

Harbour Master: Donald McAlister

Tel: 01880 820 344
Fax: 01880 820 719

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Facilities include: Harbour Master, Marina Facility, Mooring Fee Payable, Fresh Water , Shorepower, Marine Diesel, Gas, Chandler, Boatyard, Repair Services, Wi-Fi, Provisions Store, Rubbish Disposal, Laundrette, Toilets, Showers, Tourist Information Centre, Bar, Restaurant, Post Office, Internet Cafe, Slipway.


Tarbert is perfect for exploring the Kintyre Peninsula and has alot to offer visitors including its stunning scenery. A number of islands lie just off the coast such as Gigha, Islay and Jura on the west side or the island of Arran to the east. There is excellent fishing, walking, golf, cycling and some fantastic wildlife including birds, deer, dolphins, basking sharks and much more. There is also a good variety of cafes, restaurants pubs and shops in the village.