1 Hostels in Kershader, Scotland

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Kershader, Scotland, is located on the Isle of Lewis in the northwest of Scotland. Kershader can be described as an accumulation of houses surrounded by the wild nature of the Outer Hebrides. Tourists visiting the island come for the sensation of being far away from the hustle and bustle of a big city. Outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, and watching the undisturbed wildlife with otters and golden and sea eagles are very popular. In the area, the Gaelic language and culture is still alive; locals speak Gaelic and English, and an interesting mix of both languages is very common. The best time to visit Kershader and the Isle of Lewis is the summer. Between June and September, the median maximum temperature during the day reach between fourteen and sixteen degrees Celsius. During that period, you may expect between seventeen and twenty-three rainy days a month.

Your options for a hostel in Kershader, Scotland, are limited, but what exists is open all year. Around Loch Eireasort, there are also a couple of bed-and-breakfast places available. Generally, the island is sparsely populated. Hence, there is a limited supply of budget accommodations such as hostels in Kershader, Scotland. In the nearby bigger town of Stornoway, travelers can find additional options to sleep. The range of accommodations include holiday apartments, guesthouses, and hostels. There are Citylink coaches that connect with the ferries on the mainland. It is even possible to get there by plane. The airport in Stornoway, the only bigger town on the island, has flight connections with the major Scottish cities such as Glasgow and Aberdeen.

Exploring the South Lochs around Kershader, particularly the Steimreway, Cromore and Kershader Walk are very recommendable to enjoy the stunning views and the authentic nature. Apart from the wildlife and the outdoor activities, there are several worth-seeing historical attractions. Callinish Standing Stones are an impressive stone circle, which was erected five thousand years ago. The prehistoric castle Carlloway Broch was built in the second century BC and left around the eleventh century AD. Some experts say it was still used until the sixteenth century as a stronghold for the Morrison Clan. The Blackhouse Museum at Arnol gives visitors a unique insight into the life as it used to be on the island. It is the restoration of an old, traditional thatched black house as it was used by families around a hundred years ago.

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  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

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