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MV-Isle of Lewis

Travel Information

Stornoway to Calanais Visitor Centre is approximately 30 minutes, from Tarbert in Harris, approximately 40 miles and around an hours drive.


Lewis Chessmen

Isle of Lewis

Famous for the Lewis Chessmen, the Celtic Festival and not forgetting the Callanish Stones.

What will you to discover?




Isle of Harris

Stunning beaches with white sands and clear crystal water set amongst some of the most spectacular scenery and famed worldwide for it's Harris Tweed.


Local Links

Local Links

Links to local businesses, places to visit, museums and galleries you might enjoy whilst visiting the Western Isles, or Outer Hebrides as we are also known.


Travel to the Isle of Lewis

By Sea

Caledonian MacBrayne run a ferry service from Ullapool to Stornoway; you can also get a ferry from Uig on Skye to Tarbert, Isle of Harris: www.calmac.co.uk.

By Air

Stornoway Airport provides flights from Aberdeen, Inverness, Edinburgh and Glasgow.  Stornoway Airport is less than an hours drive away:

Car Rental

There are several car hire options locally:

Bus Connections

Citylink Coaches run services to/from the islands further information is available on their website www.citylink.co.uk

In the summer Skye-Ways operates between Kyle of Lochalsh and Glasgow  www.skyeways.co.uk

Local Bus Services

You will find the local bus timetable here on the Council website