The following are some useful links to help you plan and get the most from your visit to the Isle of Lewis.

Local Restaurants:

  • Digby Chick contemporary Scottish cuisine in Stornoway with delicious food hip environment. Highly recommended.


  • Caledonian MacBrayne operates ferry services from Ullapool to Sornoway and Uig, Isle of Skye to Tarbert.
  • British Airways operate services to Stornoway from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness.
  • Car hire at Stornoway airport is available from Arnol Motors amongst others.


Tourist Information:


There are two golf courses on the island:

Boat Trips:

  • Try Island Cruising on the MV Cuma or take a trip out with Murray MacLeod from Sea Trek. They are both located within a short 10-minute drive from the house and the visit to Pabay Mor is highly recommended.

Other Information:

There are several websites devoted to the Isle of Lewis and surrounding Islands including the Isle of BarraScalpayTaransayUist and Bernera.

Click here to learn more about the Callanish Farmhouse and Callanish Stones.

Also check out HiddenLewis.com!

Click here for a Photo Slideshow of Lewis