How to get to the Isle of Lewis and Lag na Mara Self Catering Cottage.

"Please note"

Google Maps and Sat Nav's of the Isle of Lewis offer different directions, the route they suggest to get to Uig isn't the main one, but a single track road and although stunningly beautiful in summer, this road isn't gritted in winter and can be treacherous.

Getting to UigBy Ferry

Calmac Ferries

Ferries run daily throughout the year from Ullapool to Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis.

The journey is usually around 2hrs 30mins. The journey to Ullapool and the scenery sailing up through Loch Broom is breathtaking. Look out for whales and dolphins in the Minch, or watch the local fishing boats going about their daily business.

Tarbert - Uig ( Isle of Skye )

Caledonian MacBraynes run a car ferry service between Tarbert and Uig on Skye . It runs up to three times a day in the summer months and once a day in winter.

Latest check-in before departure for vehicles is 45 minutes and passengers is 30 minutes (check to confirm)

The journey time is 1hr 45mins.

Mainland Transport

Machair FlowersNational Express
City Link

By Air

Stornoway Airport is approximately four miles east of the town, it is the main airport for flights to the Western Isles. Flights to Stornoway (SYY)run direct from Inverness (INV), Glasgow (GLA) and Edinburgh (EDI). Eastern Airways operate daily flights, Monday to Friday, to Stornoway from Aberdeen. Inter-island flights to Benbecula also fly from Stornoway. All four airports have excellent connections within the UK and internationally.

Approximate Flying times from:

Glasgow - Stornoway 50 mins
Edinburgh - Stornoway 1hr 05mins
Aberdeen - Stornoway 55 mins
Inverness - Stornoway 40 mins

British Airways
Highland Airways
Eastern Airways

Car Hire

Given the remote location of Lag na Mara you will need transport to take full advantage of your stay on Lewis. Hiring a car is the easiest way to explore, giving you the freedom to wander and delight in all that the Islands have to offer.

Lewis Car Rentals
Stornoway Car Hire
Mackinnon Self Drive
Arnol Motors

Contact Details

Marlene Ralley
Camus Uig
Isle of Lewis

Telephone: 01851 672720

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