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  • Harris Tweed Association
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Partner Programme

Please find details of the Partner Tours Itinerary and points of interest you will discover and explore on the way. Tours will be accompanied by an official Western Highlands Tour Guide and transport provided by Loch Motors picking up from main Stornoway hotels each day.

1. Caladh Inn
2. Cabarfeidh Hotel
3. Royal Hotel / County Hotel / The Crown Hotel
4. Stornoway Bus Station (Opposite the Town Hall)


Tour Itinerary 
Wednesday 30th September
Isle of Harris & Tarbert
Guide - Carol Knott

Guests will enjoy a scenic drive through stunning and ever - changing landscapes to the Isle of Harris whilst taking in breath-taking sights of the West cost beaches of Horgabost & Luskentyre in South Harris before turning back to the Harbour Village of Tarbert to sample the local crafts and specialities. 

08.45 - Pick up from hotels and Bus Station, please be ready promptly in reception area

09.00 - Depart Stornoway

10.45 - Visit to St Clement's Church, Rodel (South Harris)

11.45 - Harris Tweed Demonstration & Shopping with Catherine Campbell, Tarbert Tweed Factory

12.45 - Lunch in The Harris Hotel

14.00 - Harris Distillery Tour & Tasting

16.00 - Depart Tarbert

17.00 - Return to Stornoway Bus Station / Hotels  


Tour Itinerary 
Thursday 1st October
Isle of Lewis, Ness and West Side
Guide - Joan Morrison

Guests will enjoy a scenic drive to the North of the Isle of Lewis stopping at areas of cultural & heritage importance for the islands with picturesque scenery and landscapes.

09.15 - Pick up from hotels and Bus Station, please be ready promptly in reception area

09.30 - Depart Stornoway

10.30 -  Arrive at Butt of Lewis

11.00 -  Visit to Teampull Mholuaidh / St. Moluag's Church

11.35 - Viewpoint at Port of Ness & visit to Harbour View Gallery

13.15 - Lunch at Gearrannan / Black Houses Village, followed by a walking guided tour of the village

15.15 - Arrive at Callanish Stones Visitor Centre meeting up with conference delegates for a Hot Toddy reception, light snacks and music by Daisy Nash. Weather permitting, guides will escort everyone to the magnificent standing stones.

17.30 - Arrive back to Stornoway Bus Station / hotels.