The most northerly of the Hebrides are Lewis and Harris Islands, connected to each other by a land bridge. Stornoway is the largest town on Lewis, a bustling and attractive harbour town busy with freight, ferry and leisure traffic, and home to a significant fishing fleet. A number of the streets in the centre are pedestrianised, providing good access to an interesting range of shops .
Things to See and Do
* Stornoway Castle
* Blackhouse Museum and Village
* Standing Stones at Calanais
* South Beach
* Dun Carloway Broch
Cruise Season – March – Nov
Currency – Pound Sterling (£)
Language – English
Land Area – 2178 sq km’s Lewis & Harris
Population – 5,600
Electricity – 2 vertical square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time – GMT plus zero hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44
Port Location – Stornoway port is located in Stornoway Harbour.
Transport Links – Stornoway Airport, just to the east of the town provides links to Glasgow and Inverness, as well as with Benbecula. Car ferries link Stornoway with Ullapool.