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Achmore on Hebridean Cycling Route

Westend is ideal Bed and Breakfast accommodation on Section 5 of the Hebridean Way at Achmore. This is the section between Tarbert and Callanish. Achmore is just nine miles from Callanish. Ingredients for an evening meal can be purchased by … Read More

Achmore on Hebridean Walking Route

On the Hebridean Way walking route section Laxay to Stornoway, Westend B and B is an ideal stop on Stage 10, after the moorland section. The other 8 miles to be completed is on the A858 single track road to … Read More

Your Hosts

Westend is on croft land in Achmore where six generations of Maggie’s mother’s family have lived since the village was established c.1820s. During the summer season, Maggie welcomes guests at Westend Bed and Breakfast and works as a tour guide … Read More

Cyclist and Walker Facilities

Westend welcomes cyclists and walkers on the Hebridean Way south west of Stornoway. On the cycle route Tarbert to Callanish, Westend is five miles west of the junction of the A858/A859 in the village of Achmore, nine miles from Callanish. … Read More

Eating Places near Westend

Westend is fairly close by car, to several rural eating places with great food. Doune Braes Hotel Carloway, Balallan Bistro, Crust Pizza Oven. Stornoway is only a 10 minute drive from Westend, Achmore where there are several hotels and take … Read More

Isle of Lewis Beaches and Wildlife

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 … Read More

Activities with Westend as a base

Westend is ideally situated in a central location in the Isle of Lewis. Day trips can be taken by bus to Bernera, South Harris and Ness. There are several walks and cycle routes in the vicinity, including a walk on … Read More

Isle of Lewis a Peaceful Paradise

Let’s be honest, our day to day life has become more and more hectic and stressful. Getting up early, wolfing down some breakfast, getting stuck in traffic or in an overly full bus, train or tram before you are even … Read More

Things to do in Stornoway

Stornoway the capital of the Western Isles welcomes visitors from all over the world, during the summer months. Overlooking the busy marina,is Lews Castle, once home to Sir James Matheson who bought the Isle of Lewis in 1844. The Castle … Read More

Sandy Beaches

The beautiful beaches on the Isle of Lewis and the Isle of Harris are regularly voted among the most beautiful beaches in the world. And the best is, they are only a short drive away… Dalmore Beach – 17 miles … Read More