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It’s not difficult to see why the Isle of Lewis consistently receives so much acclaim. From beaches and crystal clear waters that rival luxury tropical islands, to its rich history and stunning scenery, this remote and spectacular destination in the...more
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By Natural Retreats Lews Castle by Natural Retreats | Castle Grounds, Stornoway HS2 0XR, Scotland
Rather disapointing. Although the museum attached to the castle was very interesting we were looking forward to seeing through the castle itself as in other castles. All we saw was the long corridor and a few large rooms empty except fora table set for dining.
Very beautiful castle and would be fantastic for a wedding or something. They served food and coffee but I didn’t try that - got a couple of nice pics of the castle and had a great view across the harbour.
Had a great time. Had lunch in the cafe which had toys for our 3yo. Then walked around the castle and grounds. The museum is also very good giving information of the island and the locals. Dog on lead friendly grounds
The museum at Lews Castle is excellent - for people of all ages. Great exhibits and some good interactive things for children. The restaurant is lovely and great for lunch or a coffee but it can get busy.
We stayed for three nights in the Airnis apartments (which had great views over to Stornoway harbour) - which were to a high standard with a modern feel in this classic building. Staff were all really polite and friendly. The early opening times for the...More