Stornoway, the main town on the Isle of Lewis in the Scottish Outer Hebrides offers visitors breathtaking scenery, ancient ruins and fabulous Scottish wildlife. Lewis and the adjoining Harris are two true gems of Scotland that are just waiting to be discovered.
Perhaps you want to explore an area of Scotland you have never been to before, want to visit your family and friends, or simply want to get away from it all; with over 10 flights a week from Edinburgh, you can be unwinding on this picturesque isle before you know it.
Lewis and Harris are two beautiful islands and are perfect if you want to explore the fantastic outdoors; with a superb mixture of hills, moorlands and an abundance of stunning beaches that scatter the island. Spend time discovering the hidden beaches, wandering the beautiful countryside and seeing the wonders that the bustling town of Stornoway has to offer. What’s more after you have enjoyed this fantastic island, you will be spoilt for choice for where to eat with a great selection of quaint tearooms and cafes and some fantastic restaurants, or why not simply sample some super fresh fish and chips along the harbour.
If it’s a quieter family holiday you are looking for, there is plenty on this picturesque island to keep everyone occupied. Take a boat trip where you can spot seals, puffins and other wildlife you don’t often see on the mainland or discover more about the fascinating prehistoric Scotland. With some excellent surf schools and arguably some of the best wave conditions in Britain, you could try your hand at surfing the fantastic Atlantic waves.