Westend is centrally located in the Isle of Lewis and the Isle of Harris is only half an hour away.
Beautiful beaches are plentiful, wildlife can be studied at close quarters on sea mammal trips from Stornoway, Meabhaig Uig and Lochs.
Golden eagles and buzzards fly daily above Westend with the occasional sea eagle swooping by.
Whales and dolphins can be spotted at Tiumpan Head, Point Peninsula. One of the best shore vantage points in Britain to watch many species of sea mammals in their natural habitat.