An Acail holiday cottage is perfectly situated for exploring the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland and has recently been awarded four stars under the Visit Scotland quality assurance scheme. An Acail is close to the town of Stornoway which is the main town on Lewis. Stornoway has a busy harbour, plenty local shops, a swimming pool and sports centre, cafes, restaurants and bars.
Attractions in Stornoway include An Lanntair Art Gallery, Museum nan Eilean and Lews Castle and castle grounds.
The Isle of Lewis is rich in historical attractions including the Callanish standing stones, iron, bronze and Viking period sites. There are many stunning beaches all over the island. The Island also boasts a variety of wildlife, at sea and on land.
Sightseeing is just one of the multitude of activities on the island. Other activities include, golf, fishing, boat trips, bike hire, segway hire and walking.