some useful information…

Getting Here

From The Mainland

To make your getting here as straight forward as it can be, we have pulled together some useful information and contact points to help you plan your journey:

By Air:

Loganair operates flights 4 times daily, Monday to Saturday, to Stornoway from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness. There is also a Sunday flight from Glasgow. There are also daily flights from Glasgow to Barra and Benbecula, from Monday to Saturday, with additional Sunday flights to Barra in the summer months.

For details phone +44 (0)344 800 2855 or check timetables and book online at www.loganair.co.uk.

By Sea:

Car journeys for Summer 2019 are now available to book via www.calmac.co.uk

Caledonian MacBrayne runs car and passenger ferries to all the islands all year round: Ullapool to Stornoway (Lewis); Uig (Skye) to Tarbert (Harris) and Lochmaddy (North Uist); and Oban to Barra. Ferries also run between: Castlebay (Barra) to Lochboisdale (South Uist); Berneray (North Uist) to Leverburgh (Harris) and Eriskay (South Uist) to Barra.

For all ferry journeys it is advisable to book vehicle space in advance, but this is not necessary for passengers. For ferry times and reservations contact:

Caledonian MacBrayne on +44 (0)8705 650000 or try their Stornoway office on +44 (0)1851 702361.

From Stornoway


Directions

Leave Stornoway heading South on the A859 signposted for Tarbert.
After about 7.5 miles you will get to the Lochs petrol station in Leurbost. About 500 meters past this turn Right onto the A858 signposted Achmore.
Follow the A858 for about 13 miles. The turning for Tolsta Chaolais is signposted.

From Tarbert


Directions

Leave Tarbert heading North on the A859 signposted for Stornoway.
After about 29 miles turn Left on the A858 at Leurbost signposted Achmore (If you get to the Lochs petrol station you have gone too far).
Follow the A858 for about 13 miles. The turning for Tolsta Chaolais is signposted.

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