A Company

Lews Castle Walk

Excursion

Free

Duration
2h45
Season
Available all year
Min. number
0 travellers
Booking code
INCL-STO1

Learn about the Isle of Lewis on a walk around Lews Castle and a guided tour of Museum nan Eilean. 
  • Visit the impressive Lews Castle on a leisurely walk 

  • Hear fascinating stories about the area’s rich history while strolling along the Stornaway seafront

  • Take a guided tour of Museum nan Eilean and discover the culture and heritage of the Outer Hebrides  

  • Café available at Lews Castle.


Gothic drama  

Walk around the beautiful Lews Castle, an imposing Gothic-revival style castle. Commissioned by Sir James Matheson in the mid-1800s, it’s been fully restored to its former glory. Admire the castle’s turrets and towers and enjoy its spectacular location with views over the Atlantic Ocean and towards Stornoway. Then visit the Museum nan Eilean and learn about the inhabitants of the Outer Hebrides.

Practical information

  • Language: English.

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate warm, waterproof clothing and comfortable walking shoes. 

  • Walking information: Approximately 2km.  Mostly on level terrain with some uneven and sometimes wet ground with multiple steps.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

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