Gearrannan Blackhouse Village, Carloway, Isle of Lewis

Accommodation

Lewis and Harris make up the third largest island in the British Isles, and sit at the northern end of the chain of islands known as the Outer Hebrides, with the harbour town of Stornoway being the largest town. Discover the magic of the Western Isles as you stay in Stornoway, or in other remoter parts of Lewis and Harris.

There's a brilliant spread of self-catering options in Stornoway and beyond. Choose from the likes of traditional blackhouses, modernised crofting cottages, eco-dwellings, or Swedish log cabins, to name but a few.

Stornoway has centrally located hotels, B&Bs and guesthouses, should you want to be conveniently located to the ferry terminal and the bustle of the town, with country houses, inns and other serviced accommodation choices dotted around the island.

The Outer Hebrides are popular with visitors touring with campervans, and rustic croft hostels are a favourite of walkers, campers and cyclists.

Staying in Stornoway, you'll find essential amenities close to hand, or if you want to experience the remote, ever-changing landscapes of the Outer Hebrides, you might want to opt for accommodation in the tiny villages and townships of Lewis and Harris.

Whether you're after luxurious private spa facilities, or accommodation with practical facilities, such as a boot room and bike storage, you've got plenty of wonderful choices in Lewis and Harris.

Why choose Lewis & Harris?

  • Lewis and Harris are amongst some of the most magical islands on earth with their stunning natural beauty of pristine beaches lined with machair, dramatic moorland and rugged mountainous terraine.
  • There's a wealth of history and Gaelic culture to delve into as you explore historic townships, ruined brochs and prehistoric standing stones.
  • Stornoway is well connected to the mainland by daily ferries from Ullapool, and the island's airport lies just a few miles from the town centre, with regular flight connections from most of the main Scottish cities.

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