Stornoway Walking Tour

This bespoke, personalised tour, is designed to suit your interests, abilities and budget, and allows you to explore the small but interesting town of Stornoway at your own pace.

YOUR GUIDE

The tour is led by Ian Minty,

a retired lecturer at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) who has lived in Lewis for over 35 years.

 
 

THE TOUR

BESPOKE FREE WALKING TOUR

IN STORNOWAY, ISLE OF LEWIS

Stornoway is the main town of the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.

The tour is normally between 2-3 hours long and can be tailored to your own interests.

We take an informal look at the Stornoway's history, events that have shaped the town as it appears today, a few notable local characters and some local stories. 

A visit to the Museum and Lews Castle (both free) is also included in the tour.

English speaking tour guide  √     Personalised and flexible √

Wheelchair and buggy accessible √    Family and Pet-friendly √ 

TIMINGS

Tour times:  by arrangement To book, contact below 

 

Tours normally take a minimum of 2 hours,

with an optional additional 1 hour if you'd like to explore Stornoway Castle Grounds

THE ROUTE

The distance covered is about 2 miles (3km) easy walking through the streets of Stornoway. 

Tours are personalised so longer routes can be taken by arrangement.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

> Stornoway Town Hall  &

the Harris weed Authority

> The inner harbours

& the ferry terminal

> Shops on Cromwell Street

> Some of the town's churches

> The Castle Grounds, Lews Castle & Lady Matheson Memorial

> Museum nan Eilean

FREE

Tips for Tours

There is no charge for the tour, however, we adopt a Tips-for-Tours policy which allows clients to support and reward as they see fit. This ensures that tours are of the highest quality and fit within the client's expectations and within their budget.

BE PREPARED

Stornoway's weather can change by the minute!

So, please wear appropriate footwear and bring a waterproof jacket.

For any other queries 

get in touch with us >

SOME VIEWS FROM THE TOUR

 

BOOK NOW

or just get in touch...

Ian Minty

+44 (0)7775027991

freestornowaywalks@gmail.com

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