Things to do

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Beaches

Several of the most important beaches on Lewis lie withing a short ride from the hotel. The Doune Braes is ideally situated to take advantage of beaches to the north and south. Read more

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Surfing

Surfing in the Hebrides ‘Positioning’ is everything when setting up to catch a wave and the Isle of Lewis is superbly positioned to attract some of the most consistent swells you will experience. The Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides is the northernmost of all the Western Isles, making it a magnet for big swells from the west, north and south Read more

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Boat Trips

Depart from Uig, a half hour car ride away from the Hotel and offer both wildlife-watching and scenic trips. The boat trips provide an opportunity to see seals, basking sharks, dolphins, whales, many species of birds and occasionally the rare sunfish. Read more

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Fly fishing

If fly fishing is your focus, let us suggest some lochs and lochans for you to fish, including some excellent waters leased by the Stornoway Angling Association. The Creed river for example, is known for its salmon, sea trout and brown trout, is easily accessible by car and the gravel/stone road is well maintained. Read more