Eat Drink Hebrides - Calanais Visitor Centre Café

Callanish, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DY

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Eat Drink Hebrides - Calanais Visitor Centre Café food trailer
  • Eat Drink Hebrides - Calanais Visitor Centre Café food trailer
  • Eat Drink Hebrides - Calanais Visitor Centre Café


The Calanais Visitors Centre is preparing for exciting redevelopment and the café is closed.  Limited facilities in the form of a food trailer, small shop and toilets are being provided, as possible, through to the end of October 2024.  Please check our website for opening times and note there are no services after 5pm or on Sundays.

Urras nan Tursachan (the Standing Stones Trust) set up the Calanais Visitor Centre, and it was first opened to the public 30 June 1995. The main aim for the Visitor Centre is to educate visitors on the story of the world famous Callanish Standing Stones. As one of the main attractions on the island, the Standing Stones attract an estimated 150,000 people a year.  We look forward to providing much improved services in the future as we redevelop the centre to deal with increasing visitor numbers.  Thank you for your patience while the redevelopment is in progress.  We will be posting updates on the redevelopment on ouer website and on facebook





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Opening Times

Calanais Visitor Centre Site Facilities (25 Mar 2024 - 31 Oct 2024)*
Monday - Saturday09:00 - 16:30*
Bank Holiday09:00 - 16:30*


Limited facilities from March 25th to October 31st June 3rd open Monday to Saturday 9am-4.30pm.
Thereafter closed until redevelopment of the centre is completed.
*Please note no facilities on Sundays.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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