Historic Scotland

Opening times

For visitor information, telephone the Blackhouse, Arnol on 01851 710 395.


Getting there

Dun Carloway  

1.5m South of Carloway, about 16m North West of Stornoway, Lewis on the A858. 

Parking available.

Grid reference - NB 189 412 

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Our 300+ historic places serve as creative inspiration for all sorts of learning activities – and for learners of all ages.

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See the past brought to life by the imaginative year-round programme of events at our properties.