Isle of Lewis self-catering accommodation is set on the largest island in the Outer Hebrides. It’s a fascinating place, with wonderful natural scenery, including stunning unspoiled beaches and plenty of history. An essential sight for anyone holidaying at Isle of Lewis holiday home cottages would be the Callanish Stones. It’s a Neolithic monument composed of a circle of tall and narrow stones, at the heart of which is burial chamber. Meanwhile wildlife is a major attraction for people visiting self-catering apartments in Isle of Lewis – at Butt of Lewis, towards the northernmost point of the island, is a great place to spot marine wildlife, including whales and dolphins. Isle of Lewis holiday home cottages would also appeal to keen surfers. The west coast of the island is exposed to the Atlantic, which gives rise to some excellent surf conditions to complement the absolutely pristine beaches found here. Also on the water you could take a canoe or boating trip on holiday at apartments in Isle of Lewis – the coastline is truly impressive, with immaculate beaches, cliffs and hidden coves. Another interesting historical feature of the island are its thatched “Blackhouses”. At Arnol you can see an excellent example, offering an excellent glimpse of life on the island in days gone by.
Weather On holiday at self-catering cottages in Isle of Lewis you can expect cool, damp weather for most of the year. Summers bring mild conditions, with highs hitting the mid-teens in July and August.
Best Time to Visit Summer is the ideal time to be at Isle of Lewis self-catering holiday accommodation, when conditions are ideal for walks and watersports.
Reaching Isle of Lewis Isle of Lewis self-catering holiday accommodation can be reached by flying in to Inverness (INV), making the 45-minute rive across to Ullapool and catching a ferry to the island.