"Comfort beside the sea"

Enjoy  comfort in a landscape of gently rolling hills beside the sea and experience life on a working Hebridean croft


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Awarded 3 star status by the Scottish Tourist Board

+44(0) 1851 820517

  • From £39 per person
  • Comfortable, warm rooms
  • By the sea
  • Experience a working croft
  • WiFi
  • Hospitality trays
  • Good quality towels, bedding
  • Full Scottish breakfast
  • We cater for special diets
  • Pet friendly

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Ravenstar B&B is situated within the township of Vatisker and only 7 miles from Stornoway, the main town on the Isle of Lewis in the Western Isles.


Ours is is a homely and comfortable bed and breakfast situated on the east coast of the Isle of Lewis with views out to the Minch and on a clear day beyond to the mountains of mainland Scotland. It is just a few hundred yards walk from the house to the harbour and rocky shore.

We provide a 3 star accommodation with one double room with ensuite, one family room with bathroom next door and one twin en suite room. There is access to free WiFi broadband, a hospitality tray and quality towels and bedding in all rooms. A large and comfortable sitting room provides an excellent place to relax after a day of exploring and provides, TV, DVD’s, CD’s books to borrow and games for all the family.

Breakfast is served in a warm and friendly kitchen and consists of a full Scottish menu. We make our own bread, cereal and preserves for our guests and buy our other supplies from local businesses where possible. Many of our guests say that during their stay they felt “at home” and that’s just what we’re aiming for...

Starting this year, we are pleased to offer a new service to our guests, Simple Suppers. Whether you've had a hard days walking, are arriving with us late in the evening, or simply don't want to make the trip back into Stornoway for dinner, we can provide a solution read more.

We run a working Croft of 5 acres raising, sheep, goats, pigs, hens, and ducks. We grow most of our own vegetables and soft fruit, with a little left over to sell locally. We aim to grow things with no input of artificial fertilizers or pesticides.

We also can provide Natural Therapies to our guests including Reiki, Indian head massage and reflexology, and there is the opportunity to watch Dave in his forge workshop where he creates small pieces of work for sale.

The Accommodation