Castle Grounds

Castle Grounds, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XP

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The Castle Grounds has so much varied scenery, from woodland to coastal paths. There are numerous walks throught the grounds, passing the golf club, the stunning Lews Castle, the Lady Matheson Monument, Cuddy Point, the River Creed, Gallows Hill and much much more. You can cylce along the paths and there is also a mountain bike trail.

There are benches to sit on all along the way to take in the view and at the end of your walk you can pop into the Woodlands Cafe for a cuppa!

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