Luskentyre Map
location
Directions

Directions From Tarbert

  • Take A859 South from Tarbert.
  • Turn LEFT coming off the ferry, (up a steep hill), signposted LEVERBURGH / RODEL. Stay on this road for exactly 8 miles.
  • Turn RIGHT where there is a signposted LOSGANTIR (Gaelic spelling) and a BT telephone box at the junction.
  • Continue on this single track road that hugs the coast / Luskentyre bay.
  • After exactly 2 miles the first house on the left is Barabhas, dry stone dyke on each side of driveway.
  • Drive past the house and park between the two buildings where you will get a panoramic view of the bay.

Directions From Stornoway

  • Take the A859 (road South from Stornoway, signposted Tarbert) for 37 miles.
  • Once at Tarbet use the directions above from Tarbert.

Directions From Leverburgh

  • Take A859 road heading west to Nortongoing through the villages of SCARISTA, BORVE, HORGABOST and SEILABOST.
  • Look for a turn off to the left after the village of Seilabost. There is a signpost for LOSGANTIR (Gaelic spelling) and a BT telephone box at the junction.
  • Continue on this single track road that hugs the coast / Luskentyre bay.
  • After exactly 2 miles the first house on the left is Barabhas, dry stone dyke on each side of driveway.
  • Drive past the house and park between the two buildings where you will get a panoramic view of the bay.
By ferry

Tarbert (ferry to Uig, Skye) is 8 miles away. The crossing takes 1 hour 45 mins.

Leverburgh (ferry to Berneray & North Uist) is 13 miles away.

Stornoway (ferry to Ullapool) is 45 miles away.

Caledonian MacBrayne (08705 650000)

by plane

Regular flights to Stornoway from Glasgow (50 mins), Edinburgh (1 hour), Inverness (35 mins) and Aberdeen (55 mins).

Stornoway Airport (01851 702 256)

Flybe.com (0871 700 2000)

Eastern Airways (08703 669 100)

buses

There are lots of different bus routes on Harris and Lewis. Visit the local council web site for the bus timetables. Buses generally run in time with the ferries and there are less in winter than in summer.