Lews Castle


There's something to enjoy every day at Lews Castle. Explore the new Museum nan Eilean and see the famous Lewis Chessmen, stop for a bite to eat at the Storehouse Café, enjoy a woodland adventure in the grounds, or find that perfect gift in the Outfitters Shop.


Museum nan Eilean & Tasglann nan Eilean

  • 1 April to 30 September: 10am until 5pm (Mon-Weds, Fri-Sat)
  • 1 October to 31 March: 1pm until 4pm (Mon-Weds, Fri-Sat)
  • The Archive Reading Room is available by appointment from 10:00 until 17:00 every weekday.

Lews Castle, Storehouse Café & Whisky Bar

  • Storehouse Cafe – 9am-4pm daily (with hot dishes served until 3pm)
  • Outfitters Store – 10am-4pm daily
  • Whisky Bar – 9am-11pm daily

All images ©Isobel Martin unless otherwise stated