Slow Cycling in the Hebrides

For a cycling holiday in the Hebrides explore the stunning Hebridean landscape of the Isle of Lewis and be refreshed and restored by the sweet Hebridean moorland air. The centrally situated Westend B&B has curated an array of amazing day … Read More

Westend 2024

Westend in Achmore, Isle of  Lewis is open for visitors for the 2024 season. In the Isle of Lewis and Harris, the beaches are extensive, deserted  and breath taking, the sea is aquamarine, ever changing and mesmerising. Come to the … Read More

Walks from Westend

Here in the Hebrides we look forward to welcoming visitors  to the Isle of Lewis. There are some amazing graded walks from Westend: Walk the moorland and enjoy spectacular views over lochs, expansive moorland and distant hills. walks can vary … Read More

Fresh Moorland Air and Walks from Westend

At Westend we are surrounded by extensive moorland. A short walk will take you a quiet single track road, to the former shieling area. Enroute there are fresh water trout lochs and a view for miles under the big Hebridean … Read More

Hardy Hebrideans

Black Hebridean sheep are now a common sight on crofts in the Outer Hebrides. The native Hebridean breed, hardy, tenacious, surviving on scrub land and heather, had become extinct in the Hebrides, until a small number of breeding ewes and … Read More

Lockdown in Splendour

On a glorious spring morning in April during the national lock down, there are many things to be grateful for. The big big Hebridean sky echoes to the sound of golden eagles and buzzards and the faint baa of wobbly … Read More

Cyclists and Walkers

The Postman in the Isle of Harris

  Clinging to the frayed edges of the ragged shores of the Isle of Harris, a singletrack path navigates its way above cliffs, around bays. Three friends make the trip to not only ride the Postman’s Path to Rhenigidale, but … Read More

Achmore A feast as far as the eye can see.

As far as the eye can see

At Westend in Achmore the low setting sun lifts the red tones in the heather and draws you to enjoy the beauty as far as the eye can see. The ever changing, exquisite quality of light dapples the rusty red … Read More

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