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MV Isle of Lewis

MV Isle of Lewis coming into Barra


MV Isle of Lewis

Originally taking up service on the 'marine motorway' between Ullapool to Stornoway in 1995, MV Isle of Lewis, Eilean Leòdhais in Gaelic, was, at the time, the fastest vessel in the CalMac fleet. she remains one of only two ships in the CalMac fleet over 100 metres (328 ft) in length; the other,MV Loch Seaforth , being longer by almost 15 metres. Since 2016, she has served the Isle of Barra all year round from Oban. 

On Board Facilities

Food and Drink - Find out what will be available on this route here.


Located on Decks 4 and 5

Baby Change Facilities

A dedicated baby changing room is available on Deck 4.

Accessible Toilets

Located on Deck 4

Accessible Lifts

The lift from the Car Deck to Deck 4 can comfortably accommodate wheelchairs.

Find out more about how we can help and how you can request assistance, in our passenger assistance section. 


Free Wi-Fi available on board. Find out more in our Wi-Fi section. 

Internal Pet Area

Internal seating areas for you and your pet are located on Deck 4 and Deck 5. Find out more about travelling with pets in our On board section.  

Outdoor Seating

Enjoy the scenery from the outdoor seating located on Decks 5 and 6

Recliner Lounge

Located on Deck 5

T.V Lounge

Located on Deck 5

Observation Lounge

Located on Deck 5

Baggage Area

Dedicated baggage areas are located on Deck 4 

Mariners Cafeteria

Located on Deck 4. 

Coffee Cabin

Located on Deck 5 alongside the observation lounge.

The Still

Located on Deck 4 serving local ales, malts, speciality coffees and light snacks.

Kids Area

Located on Deck 4

Game On

Located on Deck 5. Open to passengers over 18 years old. 


Gross tons
Ferguson Shipbuilders Ltd, Port Glasgow
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