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Lovely place to stay with wonderful views and fantastic hosts. Wish we could stay longer!

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If you need special arrangements, we're here to help. We offer a wide range of flexible assistance, and most of it is included in the price. See below for how we can help:

In our enclosed  walled garden ,you will find a 2 seater garden swing ,which is perfect for a spot of bracing  sea air after breakfast. The Castle Grounds is only ten-fifteen   minutes' walk away.

Free wi-fi  broadband throughout the property , helps to soothe fractious teenagers!

Bringing sporting equipment?

We have plenty of space on our main drive, for vehicles with trailers, boats, canoes, surfboards or bikers. If you are using wet- or dry suits or fishing rods, we have a drying room free to use for guests.

Guests on pedal bikes can store their bikes under one of our two large car ports, Motorbike riders are most welcome, and wet-weather gear can be dried in our drying room.

We have a free hose-down space, with 80ft hose,  for you to wash down muddy cars, bikes, canoes, boats etc.

Anglers with bait or angling equipment are welcome to store it securely with us. 

Travelling on business?

We offer free broadband Wi-Fi with generally good speeds. We also provide  connection to a laser printer  for boarding cards etc.or  can provide photocopying services for a small fee. We can also provide an iron and ironing board for free.

Car Hire

There are a number of car hire firms on the Western Isles and we would be only too happy to advise.

If you would like to hire a bicycle,  Alex Dan's Cycles can be contacted on 01851 704025. His shop is located in the town centre, at 67 Kenneth Street, Stornoway HS1 2DS. We can arrange transport for you to the shop.

There are no facilities for hiring motorbikes or scooters, on the island at present.

Arriving on foot?

We can provide you with details of local buses or taxis. The buses stop just at the top of our street, and the Hebrides' integrated bus and ferry transport system can be accessed at If you'd like to hire a car,  you can contact who  can deliver a car to you at the airport, ferry terminal or at the house. We have local maps and guidebooks available in the guest dining room.

Special access needs?

We have two ground-floor rooms which are at  used by guests with limited or impaired  mobility . Please note the rooms are not completely accessible, due to changes of level internally.  However, we often welcome special needs guests who have impaired or restricted  mobility.  Do call if you have special access needs, and we will try our best to help. If you are hearing impaired or have eyesight problems, we can provide unobtrusive assistance including large print menus and room instruction leaflets.

Sandwick Bay B&B, Sandwick Cottage, 30 Millar Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2RX
Tel: 01851 700209 Email: