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Welcome to the Calanais Visitor Centre web site!

Callanish Visitor CentreThe west coast of Lewis, the most northerly island in the Outer Hebrides, is rich in prehistoric remains, and no visitor to the island need ever lack for an interesting place to visit or something fascinating to see.

The magnificent Standing Stones of Callanish (or Calanais, which is the Gaelic version) are famous worldwide. No matter what the weather is like and however many visitors are present, these ancient stones have an enigmatic, magical quality that never fails to move.

Whatever inspired their construction, all agree that the experience of visiting the Standing Stones of Calanais is not one to be missed.


****NOW OPEN MONDAY - SATURDAY 9.30am to 8pm ****


Join the team at the world famous Callanish Standing Stones!

We are currently recruiting for a Chef/Cook

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in the most well known visitor attraction in the Outer Hebrides. Daily duties will include delivering and maintaining a high-quality food service in the Calanais Café to ensure that all visitors have an enjoyable dining experience.
The salary is dependent on experience and qualifications. This is a full-time seasonal role with the possibility for extension. Relevant food hygiene certificates are essential. This role has a flexible working pattern, from Monday to Saturday with shifts from 08:00 to 21:00 and hours vary by season.
Please send your CV and covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Monday 26th June with your salary expectations.

Job Description: click here.


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Image: Leila Angus / OHT