Local Area Information

There are many activities and things to see in Lewis & Harris.  Some options are below: 

Places of interest around the Island:

Tiumpan Head Lighthouse (Famous for Whale watching, approx 4 miles away)

Point Lighthouse (A few miles away in Point)

Lews Castle & Museum (10 mins away in Stornoway)

Stornoway war memorial (10 mins away in Stornoway)

The Blackhouse Arnol (30 mins drive away)

Carloway Broch (30 mins away)

Shawbost Norse  Iron Age Mill and Kiln (30 mins drive away)

Whalebone Arch (Approx 30 mins away)

St Columba's Church - Braighe (A few mins from the pod) 

Uig Sands (Approx 1 hour away)

Callanish Stones (30 mins drive away)

Callanish Alpacas and Mollins Cafe (Near the stones)

Eoropie Dunes Playpark - Ness (40 min drive away)

Amhuinnsuidhe Castle, Harris (1 Hr 20 mins away - Fishing & Field sports) https://reasortestates.co.uk/amhuinnsuidhe-luxury-accommodation-in-the-hebrides/

Harris distillery - Tarbert (1hr away) https://harrisdistillery.com/

Luskentyre beach (1 hr 15 mins away)

Art Galleries/Gift shops

Harbour view gallery (Ness)

Skoon Gallery (Geocrab, Harris)

Salka gift shop (Sty)

Ardhasaig glass & arts (Ardhasaig, Harris)

Essence of harris shop (Tarbert)

Gallery 5 Hebrides (Tolsta Chalaois, Lewis)

Coll pottery (Coll, lewis)

The Island Spirit Whisky Shop (Sty)

Restaurants/takeaways in Stornoway which we recommend:

The Hub

The Boatshed at The Royal Hotel

HS-1 Café Bar at The Royal Hotel

Harbour Kitchen (Seafood)

Solas @The Caberfeidh Hotel  (Sty)

Breakwater restaurant (Ness)

Harris hotel (Tarbert)

Hotel hebrides (Tarbert)

Talla Na Mara (Harris) https://www.tallanamara.co.uk/

Harris & Lewis Smokehouse Cafe/Bistro (Sandwick Rd, Stornoway)

Church Street Chippy (Church Street, Sty)

Thai (Thai) (Church Street, Sty)

Peking (Chinese) (Church Street, Sty)

An Lanntair (Sty)

Blue lobster coffee shop (Sty)

Artisan (Church Street, Sty)

Woodlands Cafe (Sty)

Kopi Java Cafe (Coffee, Tea, Cakes, Toasties)




Stornoway Golf Club  https://stornowaygolfclub.co.uk/

The Isle of Harris Golf Course  http://www.harrisgolf.com/



Hebrides Fish n' Trips  http://www.hebridesfishntrips.co.uk/

South Uist Fishing  http://www.southuistfishing.com/

Fishing tackle & equipment available to buy or hire from Underground, Francis Street, Stornoway.



Traigh Mhor Pony trekking https://www.tolsta41.com/

Stornoway seafari https://www.stornowayseafari.com/

Seatrek https://www.seatrek.co.uk/

Immerse hebrides https://www.immersehebrides.com/

Walking Tours - Guided or Self Guided

Hidden Hebrides  https://www.hiddenhebrides.co.uk/


You may also find the following tourist websites helpful!