Enjoy your stay at the inn

The Claitair Hotel

The Claitair Hotel.

The world-famous standing stones at Calanais.

Here in Lewis and Harris, we have some of the world's best trout and salmon fishing on our doorstep.

The beautiful Loch Erisort, in Lewis's popular and picturesque South Lochs area.

The Local Area

South Lochs And Pairc

The Pairc area of Lewis comprises of approx 6500 acres in what is acknowledged to be the most remote area of the UK. There are inhabited villages or “townships” — Shieldinish, Habost, Kershader, Garyvard, Caversta, Cromor, Marvig, Calbost, Gravir, Orasay and Lemreway; in addition to many now deserted settlements.

The total population of the area is around 400 of whom most are Gaelic speakers.

There is a wide variety of wildlife to be spotted - birds of prey, including Golden and Sea Eagles, Otters, Seals, Porpoises.

More information on the area can be viewed at www.lochslewis.org.

Family History

For those wishing to visit the area to research family history. Or for those simply interested in the human history of Pairc, the Museum at Gravir contains historical items and material and the Ravenspoint Centre at Kershader houses the Angus Macleod Archive (www.angusmacleodarchive.org.uk) and is the home of the Pairc Historical Society.