Stornoway


Stornoway is a bustling town, with artisan shops and eateries and across the harbour, the fabulous Castle Grounds with footpaths and mountain bike trails


Island Highlights

Lews Castle Stoprnoway

Built in 1847, by Sir James Matheson, following his purchase of the Isle of Lewis.

Stornoway Harbour

Stornoway with its population of about 6000 is the main port and administrative centre on the Isle of Lewis.

Iolaire Monument

Iolaire Memorial

Seol an Iolaire installation, Stornoway

While the sea brought has wealth and power to the Outer Hebrides over the centuries, it has also brought tragedy.

Experience Stornoway

  1. An Lanntair at night, stornoway
    With regular events including live concerts, theatre and art exhibitions, there is always something on
  2. Heb Celt festival, stornoway
    Each July the town of Stornoway is transformed to accommodate this awesome festival, with a mix of local talent, headline acts and fringe events.
  3. Interactive displays at Lews Castle museum
    A great day out for the family/ Make it part of your heritage exploration across the islands.
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  1. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 707 reviews707 reviews

    Address

    Lews Castle, Lews Castle Grounds, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XP

    Telephone

    01851 281111

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Serving tasty hand-prepared dishes, our Storehouse cafe is the perfect place to take a moment after exploring the Lews Castle grounds. Enjoy a frothy coffee from the comfort of our unique eatery, before tucking into our specials of the day.

    Add Lews Castle Storehouse Cafe to your Itinerary

  2. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 418 reviews418 reviews

    Address

    James St, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2EU

    Telephone

    01851 702740

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Convenient for the town centre, the 3-star Caladh Inn offers comfortable en-suite bedrooms with colour TV, direct dial phone, hospitality tray and free wi-fi. Lift to all floors and free car park. Hot breakfast buffet included in all rates.

    Add Caladh Inn to your Itinerary

  3. Royal - Boatshed Interior
    Royal - Boatshed Interior
    Royal - Boatshed Window
    Royal - Boatshed seafood
    Royal - Boatshed Interior
    Royal - Boatshed Interior
    Royal - Boatshed Window
    Royal - Boatshed seafood

    Address

    Royal Hotel, Cromwell Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DG

    Telephone

    01851 702109

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Find the best of fresh produce, prepared and creatively presented at the Boatshed. Fabulous value early dinners and a la carte menus include local seafood and meats from traditional local butchers and local hunting estates. Closed Sundays.

    Add The Boatshed Restaurant at the Royal Hotel to your Itinerary

  4. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 428 reviews428 reviews

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    Manor Park, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2EU

    Telephone

    01851 702604

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    A 4-star luxury hotel, the informal Cabarfeidh offers modern guest rooms with bath and shower, large beds, free wi-fi and flat-screen TV. Contemporary restaurant with à la carte and fixed-price menus. Close to town, golf course, parkland.

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  5. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 29 reviews29 reviews

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    3 Airidh Ard, Stornoway, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2UN

    Telephone

    01851 705283

    Stornoway, Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    An Airigh, is a luxury self catering cottage situated within one mile from the centre of Stornoway. The cottage is rated 4 Star by Visit Scotland and can comfortably accommodate up to 4 persons. Property is pet friendly with free Wi-Fi.

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  6. Caladh Eleven Restaurant
    Caladh Eleven Restaurant
    Caladh Eleven Carvery
    Caladh Inn - Burger
    Caladh Inn - Seafood
     Caladh Inn Buffet
    Caladh Eleven Restaurant
    Caladh Eleven Restaurant
    Caladh Eleven Carvery
    Caladh Inn - Burger
    Caladh Inn - Seafood
     Caladh Inn Buffet

    Address

    The Caladh Inn, 11 James Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2QN

    Telephone

    01851 702740

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Eleven offers a stylish, family friendly ‘self-serve’ carvery/buffet with excellent, freshly made dishes, a la carte and sharing platters. Eleven Express Takeaway includes all the delicious buffet choices – great value food to go. Open 7 days.

    Add Eleven at the Caladh Inn to your Itinerary

  7. Address

    The Hub, Glen House, Willowglen Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2EP

    Telephone

    0787 657 0932

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Add Bespoke Bicycle Hebrides to your Itinerary

  8. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 385 reviews385 reviews

    Address

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DG

    Telephone

    01851 702109

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Recent conservation and refurbishment at the historic 3-star Royal has provided peaceful, front-facing guest rooms with great views and modern comfort. Enjoy creative cuisine in the traditionally styled Boatshed Restaurant or choose the more vibrant HS1.

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  9. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 23 reviews23 reviews

    Address

    1-3 Francis Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2NF

    Telephone

    07885 250860

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    We offer Private Tours of Outer Hebrides from our base in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. Bilingual locals we provide flexible, professional journeys in our 4x4 7-seater vehicles and the highest standards of service possible to our clients.

    Add Heb360 Tours to your Itinerary

  10. Cabarfeidh - Cleaver Restaurant
    Cabarfeidh - Cleaver Restaurant
    Cabarfeidh - Cleaver Restaurant private dining
    Cabarfeidh - Cleaver Restaurant
    Cabarfeidh - Cleaver Restaurant
    Cabarfeidh - Cleaver Restaurant private dining

    Address

    The Cabarfeidh Hotel, Manor Park, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2EU

    Telephone

    01851 702604

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    There’s a refined, yet relaxed atmosphere at Cleaver. Contemporary dishes include a fusion of traditional Scottish recipes, French classic cuisine and world specialties – prepared with the best fresh local produce available. Open 7 days.

    Add Cleaver at the Cabarfeidh Hotel to your Itinerary

  11. Royal - HS1 Booth
    Royal - HS1 Booth
    Royal - HS1 Breakfast
    Royal - HS1 Booth
    Royal - HS1 Booth
    Royal - HS1 Breakfast

    Address

    Royal Hotel, Cromwell Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DG

    Telephone

    01851 702109

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    HS1’s contemporary café menu includes steaks, pasta, wraps, salads, authentic curries and the amazing homemade HS1 burger. Enjoy coffee and a cake, a light lunch or a full 3 course dinner. Open every day, opposite the Castle and Marina.

    Add HS-1 Cafe Bar to your Itinerary

  12. Address

    Kenneth Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DS

    Telephone

    01851 703307

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    The largest arts facility in the Outer Hebrides and comprises a gallery, performance space/cinema, education room, bar/restaurant and gift shop. It has won many awards including a Come to Britain Trophy and Traditional Music Venue of the year.

    Add An Lanntair to your Itinerary

  13. Address

    C/O Lewis Retirement Centre, Bayhead, Stornoway, Isle Of Lewis, HS1 2DU

    Telephone

    01851 880303

    Stornoway

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Engage professional Tour Guides to enhance your visit to a Gaelic landscape and culture. Western Isles Tour Guide Association has a 21-year record of successful tours, in 9 languages, with U.K. & international visitors to the Outer Hebrides.

    Add Western Isles Tour Guides Association to your Itinerary

  14. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 707 reviews707 reviews

    Address

    Lews Castle, Lews Castle Grounds, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XP

    Telephone

    01625 416430

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Lews Castle by Together Travel offers exceptional self-catering stays in Stornoway, in the heart of the Outer Hebrides. With 1, 2 & 3 bedroom luxury apartments available, enjoy an unforgettable stay in this breath-taking location.

    Add Lews Castle by Together Travel Co. to your Itinerary

  15. Address

    6 Laxdale Lane, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0DR

    Telephone

    01851 706966

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Laxdale Holiday Park is a small family run park set in peaceful tree lined surroundings 1.5 miles from Stornoway. Camping, Wigwams, Touring caravans, Motor vans and Bunkhouse accommodation. We have a reputation for providing first class facilities at very reasonable prices.

    Add Laxdale Holiday Park to your Itinerary

  16. Address

    Cairn Dhu, 18A/2 Matheson Road, Stornoway, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2LA

    Telephone

    01851 870 786

    Stornoway, Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    This bright and spacious self catering apartment is situated in ‘Cairn Dhu House’ on Matheson Road, only five minutes walk from the town centre and most other amenities. It’s ideally located for a base to explore Lewis and Harris.

    Add Stornoway Apartment to your Itinerary

  17. Address

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2BW

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    A handy pocket sized guide to galleries and retail outlets where visual art and craft, made in the Outer Hebrides, can be viewed, enjoyed & purchased. Please download a PDF from the CnES website or pick up a hard copy at cultural venues and visitor centres around the islands.

    Add Made in the Outer Hebrides: Art, Craft & History Guide to your Itinerary

  18. Address

    5 Cromwell Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DB

    Telephone

    01851 706586

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Add Harbour Kitchen to your Itinerary

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