Access to Newvalley Cottage can be gained from 4pm; in winter months we do recommend arrival before it gets dark (early entry maybe available before 4pm please contact to check).
ARRIVING BY FERRY:
ULLAPOOL to STORNOWAY: 2.5 Hrs
Newvalley Cottage is approximately 1.5 miles away from ferry port. The bus station is beside the ferry terminal but check bus times prior to arrival. Taxis available.
UIG, SKYE to TARBERT, HARRIS: 1.5 Hrs
A journey time of approximately 45 minutes. by car from Tarbert to Newvalley Cottage, (35 miles).
Buses available to Stornoway town centre please check times prior to arrival.
CALEDONIAN MACBRAYNE FERRIES
Reservations- Tel: 0800 066 5000
Web site: www.calmac.co.uk
MAINLAND BUS SERVICES:
Scottish City Link:
Tel: 0871 266 3333
National Express: Tel: 0871 781 8181
Web site: www.nationalexpress.com
ARRIVAL BY PLANE - STORNOWAY AIRPORT:
5 miles away from Newvalley Cottage taxis and self drive cars available (airport pick ups for self drive, but must be booked prior to arrival).
Flights from Inverness, Edinburgh, Glasgow and inter islands available.
Tel: 0371 700 2000
Web site: www.flybe.com
Island bus timetables are available form the
Tourist Information Centre located in Stornoway Tel: 01851 703088
A regular bus service passes the cottage and takes you into town; from there you may take one of the island buses or go on an organised tour.
Lewis Car Rentals: Tel. 01851 703 760
Car Hire Hebrides: Tel. 01851 706 500
(both Stornoway based)
Coverage is good from the cottage but there is a pay phone that takes incoming calls also.
There are two main supermarkets Safeways and Co-Op (which is 1mile from the cottage) Stornoway has many shops, which will provide you with all your needs for the duration of your holiday. Generally shops and petrol stations do not open on a Sunday so advisable to stock up on Saturday.
WEB SITE OF INTEREST:
We recommend a visit to Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Western Isles Council website: www.cne-siar.gov.uk
which provides a host of island information.
by 10.00am on departure day
We are not held responsible for any changes or errors in the above information.