Useful Information


Helpful telephone numbers and Info. This page is worth printing out before your holiday.

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Transport To Tiree

By FerryTiree is a 4 hour Ferry Trip from Oban. The sailing is usually calm and comfortable. Caledonian MacBrayne (Calmac) is the ferry operator. They run a Summer and Winter Timetable which have different sail times. Their website is and their customer service telephone number is 08000 665000 (News: Ferry fares are HALF price from October 2008 and now subsidised by government! Now cheaper!)

By Air: Flybe run a daily air service from Glasgow International Airport to Tiree. Prices and Availability can be found on their website at

Transport on Tiree

Ring n Ride: Tiree now has a Ring n’ Ride service provided by Argyll & Bute Council. This service is available on demand anywhere on the island between 7am and 6pm Monday to Saturday. Anyone can use this service. To book a journey contact Nancy MacKechnie (John Kennedy Taxis) on01879 220419.

John Kennedy Taxis – 220419 – Crossapol*
Taxi service, minibus and coach hire. Island tours.

Guided Walks on Tiree

Need a tour guide? Some fabulous guided walks are here for download.


Baptist Church – 220825 – Manse at Balemartine
Reverend Peter Williams
Sunday Services 11am at Balemartine
Evening worship 6:00pm – venues vary – please check.
More information can now be found on our website – including sermon downloads – please use the link below.

Tiree Baptist Church Website

Church of Scotland – 220377 – Manse at Gott
Sunday Services 11:30am and 6:00pm
Mid-week service Wednesday 8:00pm
All services alternate between Heylipol and Kirkapol Churches.
Please check local notice-boards or contact the Manse.


An Tirisdeach is the fortnightly newsletter written and produced on the island. It is available from the two main shops on the island and by post through an annual subscription. Contact | The Editor – 220520

Office Facilities

Tiree Business Centre – 220520 – Crossapol
Fax and Photocopying

Monday to Friday 9am – 1:30pm

Internet Access Point

Rural Centre – 220677 – Crossapol
Public Internet Access Point

Monday – Saturday 10am – 4pm

Public Services

Library – Tiree High School – 220383 – Cornaigmore
Telephone to check public opening times.

Waste Disposal – Gott Landfill Site – 220349
Monday | 7:30am – 9am | 3pm – 4pm
Tuesday | 10am – 11am
Wednesday | 2pm – 4pm
Thursday | 2pm – 4pm
Friday | 7:30am – 9:30am | 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Saturday | 9am – 1pm
Sunday Closed

Public Toilets | Scarinish and the Rural Centre at Crossapol

Public Telephones | Balephuil, Balevullin, Baugh, Caolas, Cornaigmore, Crossapol, Heylipol, Kenovay, Mannal, Middleton, Pierhead, Scarinish, Vaul Road End.

Emergency Numbers


Local Emergency Numbers

Doctor – 220323 – Baugh Surgery, Baugh
Monday – Friday | 8:30am – 11am | No appointment necessary
Saturday – | 9am – 11am | No appointment necessary
Monday, Wednesday, Friday | 3pm – 5pm | Appointments only

Police – 220366 – Police Station, Scarinish

District Nurse – 220500 – Baugh Surgery, Baugh

Dentist – 220708 – Dental Surgery, Baugh
No resident dentist, but there are regular visits
Ring for information/appointments
Monday to Friday 9:15am – 11:15am

Vet – Mr Pat Boyd – 220435 – Cornaigmore
Large animal surgery
Monday – Friday | 9am – 9.30am | 6pm – 6:30pm

Saturday | 9:00am – 9:30am
Sunday Closed
Small animals by appointment

Drug sales and Supplies

Monday – Friday | 9am – 10am | 6pm – 6:30pm

Saturday | 9am – 10am
Sunday Closed

Coastguard – Emergencies – 999
Non-emergencies – 01475 7229988

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