12 Matheson Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, The Hebrides, Scotland, HS87 2LR, United Kingdom | Hotel

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Isle of Lewis, Stornaway

A travel blog entry by peebee6


We are now in the Outer Hebrides. We flew in from Glasgow, a tiny plane with only 20 people including pilot etc.. Was a great flight, we could see the ground at most points, fairly clear sky's, but some points in the full cloud I could feel Luke around us :) After seeing a documentary about 5 years ago, with a chap by the name of "Monty Halls" we promised ourselves if we ever got to the UK, we would also visit here. Monty was a volunteer ranger and along with ...

Where does Harris end and Lewis start?

A travel blog entry by jaq-wil


... shop thing. At one shop I found huge balls of Harris Tweed selvedes on sale and met someone who was knitting it into a rug - so I bought a few balls to have a go back home*

* I did have a go at knitting a rug - I think it worked out rather well.


The kindness of a pair of shoes and a bed

A travel blog entry by lisaajane


... and the bottoms put back on. They were really falling apart. I got talking to the guys while they fixed my shoes, about my travels and such. When I got my wallet out to pay, the guy who was fixing them simply said "don't worry about it". How nice was that!! While I am here I am going to point out two things: - the bag you start with is most likely not going to be the one you need a year on. - I need to buy sunscreen. I radiated heat today ...

From the Butt to the other end

A travel blog entry by cbail32


... are arranged in a cross formation with a burial cairn in the centre, the stones are around 2 metres tall up to 3 metres. It doesn't seem to line up with any astronomical events, solstices, sunrises, full moons etc. So while it doesn't have the same wow factor as Stonehenge it was being built a couple of thousand years before the Stonehenge architects had even sharpened their pencils. There are two smaller sets of standing stones about a km away so I went for a look at them as ...

Outer Hebrides- Isle of Lewis

A travel blog entry by eric.suzy


... a surge in popularity, especially in Japan and Germany! Norman learned the trade from his uncle as a child and now, in his retirement, has taken it up again. He is one of about 80 weavers left.

After the weaver, we had a short stop at Dun Carloway, the best preserved broch in the isles! A broch is a fortified roundhouse in a strategic location like a hilltop or island in a loch to provide effective ...


This hotel, located on 12 Matheson Road, Stornoway, is near Old Course Beaches, Carloway Broch, An Lanntair Gallery, and Callanish Stones Tearoom.
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