Getting Here

Taigh Chailean Bed and Breakfast is situated in Laxay (Lacasaigh) on the East coast of the Isle of Lewis, midway between Stornoway in Lewis and Tarbert in Harris overlooking Loch Erisort (a sea loch).

Address: Marion Maciver, Taigh Chailean, 11 Laxay, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9PJ.

The marker on the map above is accurately placed, use the controls on the left to zoom in for full detail.



If arriving in Stornoway take the route out of town onto the A859 (The main road to Tarbet). From the Tarbert or Leverburgh Ferry terminals take the A859 in the Stornoway direction. Signposts are often in the Gaelic spelling so look out for village signs for either Laxay or Lacasaigh.


Grid Reference:

NB 33354 21761

Please note if using Sat Nav that all the houses in the village have the same postcode HS2 9PJ ...


By Ferry

Travel either from:

  • The Isle of Skye to Tarbert in Harris
  • Or North Uist to Leverburgh in Harris
  • Or Ullapool on mainland Scotland to Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis

Lewis and Harris are attached by land, so you can then make the rest of your journey by vehicle, or bus to Laxay.



There is only one airport on Lewis and Harris, it is at Stornoway.


Island Buses


Car Hire

Stornoway Car Hire