Road Closure – 6 & 7 September 2018 0945 until 1230. Vehicle access to Lews Castle will be closed due to tree surgery work. Pedestrian access will be available throughout.
Accommodation: Lews Castle by Natural Retreats: 01625 416 430
Museum: 01851 822746
Archive: 01851 822750
Museum nan Eilean | Opening Hours
10am until 5pm 1 April to 30 September
1pm until 4pm 1 October to 31 March
Closed Thursdays and Sundays
Additional special openings are scheduled for August: 2pm to 4pm on 9 August and 12 noon to 2pm on 16 August
The museum is designed to be fully accessible – see our guide to accessibility features.
Archive | Opening Hours
The Archive Reading Room is available by appointment from 10:00 until 17:00 every weekday.
The archive is designed to be fully accessible – see our guide to accessibility features.
Lews Castle by Natural Retreats
For all enquiries concerning our luxurious accommodation, wedding and venue hire, the Storehouse or the Outfitters,
Natural Retreats, Whitecroft House, 51 Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5BQ
Tel: + 44 (0)1625 416 430
The Storehouse & The Outfitters Opening Times
Both our delicious Storehouse Café and Outfitters store are open from 08:00 until 16:00 every day (including Sundays). The Whisky Bar is open until 11pm Sunday – Thursday and until 1am Friday – Saturday.
How to get to Lews Castle
Lews Castle overlooks Stornoway Harbour. Access by car is via Willowglen Road, off the A857, and for pedestrians via footpaths accessible from the bridge at Bayhead or further north at the former porter’s lodge.
If you are using a navigation system, our postcode is HS2 0XS.