Areas

A selection of areas of interest around Lewis

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Isle of Great Bernera

At Bosta in the north west, the island has a wonderful beach, and an 'iron age' village. One of the Iron Age houses has been superbly rebuilt, and entry is available during the summer. Read more

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Lochs

Lochs is the area of Lewis to the south east of Lewis and is divided into three sections: Kinloch, North and South Lochs. Read more

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Back and North Tolsta

This area lies along the B895 to the north east of Stornoway, along the coast. Read more

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Ness

A 857 to Ness (Nis) Northwards from Barvas, this route has many small art based businesses, ranging from potteries and art galleries to several first class photographers. Read more

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Stornoway

Stornoway is the main port on the Island, due to its sheltered location with the ferry to Ullapool a regular visitor. The sheltered harbour is the reason for Stornoway's existence and was named by the visiting Vikings "Steering Bay" which, when phonetically translated, became the name Stornoway. Read more