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Stornoway Harbour

Cromwell Street | Amity House, Esplanade Quay HS1 2XS, Stornoway, Scotland
+44 1851 702688
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Cromwell Street | Amity House, Esplanade Quay HS1 2XS, Stornoway, Scotland
+44 1851 702688
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Caught ferry from here to return to Ullapool after a week touring the islands. Gorgeous sunny day showed the harbour off at its best. Great views, saw a seal lazily floating near the pier. Close to town centre makes it easy to access.

Thank Carsibobs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A necessary part of a ferry trip, but not necessarily intrinsically interesting enough to merit a special trip.

Thank D M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the best views go across to Lews Castle on the opposite side - and call in to the Castle museum and the tearoom whilst you're there. Active working harbour. Watch the fishing boats unload their catch.

Thank 2008J-V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Harbor and surrounds are not hat special but worth perhaps a quick look around. The ferry terminal is near the supermarket and non operating vending machines and disgusting drinks machine mean spending five minutes ti cross the road could be wise

Thank dhlulsgate
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The harbor is very picturesque with many boats entering and leaving the harbor. It looked very muc like something one would see on a postcard.

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 20 June 2017

A typical harbour but the variety of boats is a real treat. It is also nice to overlook the harbour from the grounds of Lews Castle.

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Pleasant enough harbour, even in the rain. Stornoway itself was a disappointment with nothing really to commend it apart from one very old Harris Tweed mill that was interesting in itself. Lots of ridiculously overpriced Harris Tweed shops.

Thank Sm0ky
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Not very exciting spot, but if you like harbours that haven't been mainstreamed yet and developed with al kind real estate projects etc, this is a nice place to be. I think it is.

Thank hansfaber
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Spent a day in Stornoway as part of a weeks holiday on the Isle of Lewis. Went to the harbour area before going to the Castle Walk (another disappointment). Can only describe the whole area as dull and uninteresting. Nothing worthy of spending time in...More

Thank Minella58
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Efficiently run marina with leisure vessels close to working fishing boats. A safe mooring, good well managed basic facilities.

Thank Paul H
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