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Comraich is situated on the Isle of Lewis in the coastal township of Back, a peaceful crofting community approximately 7 miles north of Stornoway. Lewis is the northern part of the Island of Lewis and Harris, the largest island of the Western Isles or Outer Hebrides of Scotland.
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Getting there

By Plane

via Stornoway airport (approximately 10 miles from the cottage). Flybe operates direct from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness. Additional flights from Inverness are operated by Highland Airways. Flights from Aberdeen are operated by Eastern Airways.

By Ferry

from Ullapool to Stornoway or from Uig (Isle of Skye) to Tarbert in Harris.

Journey times by car to Comraich:
– from Stornoway 15 minutes
– from Tarbert 1 hour.

Caledonian MacBrayne operates all ferry services to the Island of Lewis and Harris. Bookings can be made on the Caledonian MacBrayne website.


Various bus operators provide bus services linking to Ullapool and Uig:

Use the AA Routeplanner to time your journey when travelling by car.

Getting around

The easiest way to get around the Island is by car.

A car hire service is available at the airport. There are further car hire services allowing pick up and drop off at the ferry terminal.

There is an efficient and regular bus service from Stornoway to Back.

Bikes can be hired in Stornoway.