Overnight Parking with electric hook up, for two motorhomes. Access to water standpipe/hose, refuse bin, and CDP. (Please note only eco-friendly biodegradeable toilet chemicals permitted). Feel free to use our garage toilet, it has cold water tap only.
Here in Lower Shader on the North West of the Isle of Lewis, we offer overnight parking with electrical hook up on hardstanding area for two campervans or caravans, access to water standpipe/hose, refuse bin, and chemical toilet disposal point.
(CDP * eco-friendly biodegradeable toilet chemicals only)
We do not have shower facilities and can only accept motorhomes/ caravans which have their own washing and toilet facilities.
You are welcome to use our garage toilet (cold water only).
We are happy to answer any enquiries; to book direct click through from this page.
Lower Shader is a convenient location for motorhome travellers wishing to "park and hook up to electricity” for the night as they explore the North West of the island, or as a base when touring further afield.
Within 10 miles either side of us you will find good eating places,interesting landmarks, and great views.
Shader is 15 miles from the main town of Stornoway on the A857 and 4 miles North of Barvas, where the circular route to the "must see" sites of the Isle of Lewis can be accessed. The Port of Ness (Butt of Lewis) is 10 miles further North from Shader by road.
There are short walks to the shore and village, including the fascinating Steinacleit archeological site, from where you can enjoy the view back down over Loch an Duin. Clach an Trushal stone, reputed to be the tallest monolith in Scotland, is minutes away in the next village of Ballantrushal.
Barvas has a resource for watersport enthusiasts or for something a little less demanding, there is Ness nature sanctuary.
Stop for lunches/teas at the An Cafe within the old Cross school where the Ness Historical Society gives opportunity for locals and visitors to access archives and croft histories on the whole area. As all nearby cafes are well worth a visit you will be spoiled for choice!
On dark clear evenings Shader village can be a haven for stargazers due to the low light pollution,and on a fine Summer evening you may just want to relax at this peaceful stopover and watch the sun setting over the Atlantic.
If you are planning ahead and would like to park here as part of your journey we look forward to welcoming you.
For Petrol nearest to Shader:
4miles South at Welcome Inn Filling Station in Barvas.
1 mile North at Borve Mini-Market.
7 miles North at Swainbost Shop.
We are easy to find. Shader is on the A857, 15 miles from the town of Stornoway, 4 miles North of Barvas and just 10 miles South of the Port of Ness.
At Shader village, pass by the Upper Shader road end. Drive on a short distance to reach the Lower Shader road end. We are 160 metres from the main road as you turn left into LOWER SHADER.