Eating Out on the West Side
Our local delicatessen, 40 North, just off the main road in North Bragar as you near the village of Arnol, sells a stunning range of fine foods – EVERYTHING is made on the premises; nothing bought in – and you can quickly throw together the savoury necessaries for a delicious evening meal from these tempting shelves. 40 North is open, Tuesday to Saturday, from 12 noon to 7 pm.
Ionad Spòrs Leodhas – Lewis Sports Centre, run by the local council.
Fish Hebrides – a general and very helpful website on fishing in the Western Isles.
Carloway Angling Club – for salmon and sea-trout permits in their association waters.
Fideach Angling Club – Cockle Ebb, by Laxdale and Stornoway, confluence of the Blackwater and Laxdale Rivers.
Gress Angling Association – a fine river adjoining the beautiful beach, north of Back on the Broad Bay coast.
Stornoway Angling Association – River Creed
Explore Scotland – a quick online guide to the classic monuments.
Surf Lewis – coaching and equipment-hire.
Magic Seaweed – latest local reports and forecast, as well as a quick guide to the best local beaches for the sport.
Storm Rider – a fine guide to Outer Hebrides surfing, with detailed attention to West Side beaches.
Wildlife and Bird-watching
Western Isles Wildlife – an excellent and informative general website.
Hebridean Birds – a guide to common – or less common – Hebridean birds.
Bird Sightings – latest sightings reported here; and news of local ornithological events.