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Take the ferry to the Outer Hebrides

Take the ferry over to the Isle of Lewis and get lost in the beauty of the Outer Hebrides-the ferry is in time and very comfortable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Take the ferry over to the Isle of Lewis and get lost in the beauty of the Outer Hebrides-the ferry is in time and very comfortable.

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The crossing from Ullapool to Stornoway is lovely. Viewing the West Coast Mountains from the Ferry is memorable. The Summer Isles are also lovely to view from the boat. As the Hebrides come into view the vista is wonderful . The new Calmac Ferry is very comfortable.

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Peterhead , Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

Late in April we had a trip to Stornoway . Part of the journey involved taking the new ferry 'MV Loch Seaforth' from Ullapool. Most of the party had never been to sea before and what with the conditions in the Minch being variable it promised to be an interesting crossing. Well what can I say but what a smooth... More 

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Fife, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Full of water. Really very wet. All you could ask for in a stretch of sea really. Sometimes subject to bad weather but hey! Great selection of seals and sometimes dolphins and whales. Occasional cruise passengers and yachtsmen. Moderate or good.

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Basildon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We took the early ferry on a Wednesday and had a superbly smooth crossing both outwards and return on the evening sailing. On the way out we say 5 dolphins and a few seals. On the return we ate dinner on-board and the food was good and competitively priced and the malt of the month offer was superb! A most... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Very clean ferry. Normally hate going through the car deck as smell of fumes etc make me feel sick before we even start moving - no problems at all. Even better was the interesting talk on the geology of the Minch, isle of Lewis and the main land. Interactive for the children allowing them to be involved, our 10 year... More 

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Dothan, al
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

My first ferry crossing and it was a beautiful day and experience. The views where spectacular! We saw a couple pods of dolphins and some sea birds during the crossing. The crew aboard where friendly and professional. The interior seating was clean and comfy. The Minch has a cafeteria where you could get a full breakfast/lunch/dinner. There where two pet... More 

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cumbernauld
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Done this crossing many times and no matter what the weather it never fails to impress and really is the start of your holiday to the Isles. The Ship is a pleasure to be on,with a adequate café. Staff are friendly and the bar does the job-if you don't want to be outside enjoying the stunning views as you leave... More 

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Hoensbroek, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Six of us did a trip Ullapool to Stornoway and then back in June/July and once again the Macbraynes service was great. One way was a bit rougher than the other but the crew do a wonderful job of keeping things in order. I was pleased to see that many times crew members went out of their way to help... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Though not tecnically in the open ocean, the Minch caroughn be terribly rough. The strong wind can make it dangerous for children to go outside. It's a truly spectacular crossing, which offers amazing views of the remote Summer isles. It can easily make you feel sea sick, but the ferry offers comfy chairs and sofas to lie down so...

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