Itinerary

Calanais Standing Stones

The Calanais (or Callenish) Standing Stones is a magnificent site of several ancient stones erected nearly 5,000 years ago on the west coast of the Isle of Lewis. Reach the Stones in just 30 minutes, driving from Stornoway.

A well-known prehistoric site, the Callanais Stones have a mystical aura about them which never fails to captivate visitors. The main monument is a circle of tall stones placed in the middle of a cross-shaped setting of stones. Right at its heart is a massive monolith nearly 5m high! You’ll also find other smaller stones radiating out from the circle and a chambered tomb.

The Stones are free to enter and are open all year round, with the Calanais Visitor Centre offering detailed information on the site and also has a gift shop and café.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Today
Expect a temp in the range 13.7℃ to 14.3℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Aug 08
Expect a temp in the range 14.2℃ to 14.3℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Aug 09
Expect a temp in the range 14.4℃ to 15.1℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Aug 10
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Aug 11
Expect a temp in the range 14.7℃ to 15.2℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (SSW)
Friday, Aug 12
Expect a temp in the range 12.8℃ to 13.3℃ with wind speed 1.4 m/sec (NNW)
Saturday, Aug 13
Expect a temp in the range 11.7℃ to 12.9℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (NE)

Isle of Lewis weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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