Stornoway, Scotland

Stornoway - Ancient Lewis and Arnol Blackhouse

Travel across the island to the Beautiful west coast of the island and across to Callanish, and around the coast to Dun Carloway Pictish Broch and then travel north to Gearrannan Blackhouse Village.

  • Callanish.
  • Excellent visitors Centre.
  • Visit Gearrannan Blackhouse Village.
  • Small museum.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed

  • Duration

    4hrs

  • Min. passengers

    25

  • Max. passengers

    120

  • Booking code

    E-STO2

  • From

    89 €

  • Notices

    Appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes.

On leaving the island capital of Stornoway, travel across the island to the beautiful west coast of the island and to Callanish. Described as Scotland’s Stonehenge, the Callanish Standing Stones date from around 3000BC.

Re-join your motor coach and travel north to Gearrannan Blackhouse Village, a reconstructed settlement of traditional blackhouses where people and animals lived in close proximity. Total walking distance is approx. 2 km/ 1,2 miles and up to guests discretion at the free time.

This excursion is not suitable for guests in wheelchairs as the path to the Blackhouse village is down and up a grassy fairly steep slope.

Practical information:

  • Remarks: Appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes. 
  • Language: English
  • Walking information: Dun Carloway:  access is by short, rough uphill path.  Callanish: walking over grassy surfaces at stones, short path with steps to Visitor Centre. 
  • Wheelchair accessible: No.