Welcome to Stornoway Scotland
is a burgh on the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.
The town's population is around 9,000, making it the largest settlement
in the Western Isles (with a third of the population) and the third largest
town in the Scottish Highlands after Inverness and Fort William.
The civil parish of Stornoway, including various nearby villages, has
a population of approximately 12,000.
Stornoway is an important port and the major town and administrative
centre of the Outer Hebrides. It is home to Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
(the Western Isles Council) and a variety of educational, sporting and
media establishments. Christian observance of the Sabbath is an important
aspect of the town's culture.
Notable buildings in Stornoway include:
Stornoway Town Hall;
The Lewis War Memorial;
The neo-gothic Lews Castle.
It is also home to a new arts centre, an Lanntair, containing an art gallery,
auditorium for film showings, music and other performances, a restaurant
Other attractions include a museum and the Lewis Loom Centre.
Accommodation in and around Stornoway
Price Guide - per person based on sharing room:
under $40 - $41
- 70 - more than