Western Isles Warnings and Dangers

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Western Isles Warnings and Dangers

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    Beware when looking for places in the Western Isles as most signs are written in Gealic. It can be very difficult to decipher the signs as you are driving along so if you can, ask someone before you set off what the names on the map are in Gaelic because the map will almost certainly be written in English. For example, CARLOWAY is written...

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  • Baaaaah!!

    Sheep... These suspiciously fleecy and fluffy creatures are everywhere on the Western Isles. How can you trust something that plays that dumb? Dumb or not, here the bleating ball of fluff is King of the Road - beware rounding corners too fast because you might think that the roads are empty, but there be sheep round that corner, standing in the...

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  • Take into account unorganised locals!

    I am aware that this tip is a dangerous generalisation, but I am quite convinced that there's a tendency, if not a general trait, in the mentality of Scots Gaels to be rather unorganised and very poor at getting things done. This explains why most of the successful businesses in the Isles are run by incomers.Example: I stayed with a nice family on...

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Western Isles Hotels

  • Cabarfeidh Hotel

    Doesnt look much from outside but the rooms are nice. Nice clean modern bathroom Food is...

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  • Isle of Barra Hotel

    Such potential in an amazing location on the beach. As soon as you move inside the experience soon...

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  • Royal Hotel

    Cromwell St, Stornoway, HS1 2DG, GB

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 2 out of 5 stars

  • The Seaforth Hotel

    11 James Street, Stornoway, Ross-shire HS1

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Caladh Inn

    11 James Street, Stornoway, HS1 2QN, United Kingdo

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • County Hotel

    12-14 Francis Street, Stornoway, HS1 2XB, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Business

  • Braighe House

    20 Braighe Road, Stornoway, HS2 0BQ, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Holm View Guest House

    20 Braighe Rd, Rathad Am Braighe, Stornoway, HS2 0BQ, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Park Guest House and Restaurant

    30 James Street, Stornoway, HS1 2QN, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Business

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