Events at the
Calanais Visitor Centre
A Warm Welcome Awaits You

Image Credit: Kenny Lam
Image Credit: Kenny Lam
Image Credit: Kenny Lam
Image Credit: Grant Hugh Jones

Enjoy a Year-Round Programme of Events

The Calanais Visitor Centre is a thriving local hub, hosting a wide range of events throughout the year. From real-life lectures and projects dedicated to sharing the mystery of this ancient site to podcasts, expert vlogs and exciting community events, we are proud to play a key role in preserving and celebrating the archaeological heritage of the Isle of Lewis. Click here to book your visit or contact us for more information.

What’s on at the Calanais Standing Stones?

Whether you want to participate in one of our exciting projects, find out more about the ways in which visitors and the Calanais community can access the Visitor Centre or attend one of our regular special events, you’ll find our up-to-date calendar below. Just click on an event to find out more about it, check when we open or look ahead week by week to discover what’s on when you visit.

Don’t forget, you can book your visit here, or click here to explore our delicious café menu and book a table. For all the information you’ll need to make the most of your visit, click here.

Special Events at Calanais

The spectacular and inspiring scenery at Calanais makes it the ideal location for a wide range of social and community events, and we are proud of the exciting plans we have to increase engagement at the site.

You can find out all about our Calanais 2025 project here, and discover more about our outreach and engagement work on our community page.

Our Visitor Centre is more than just a home to the Story of the Stones exhibition. It’s a warm and welcoming venue, waiting to be discovered…

A Calanais Standing Stones Wedding

This breathtakingly beautiful site is the ideal location for your wedding celebrations. Romantic, mysterious and rich with a sense of sacred wonder, it’s the perfect place to begin a lifetime’s journey together. Our Visitor Centre provides the ideal location for a reception, with delicious local produce, expert catering, a complete range of accessible facilities and friendly, welcoming staff.

Your guests can enjoy some refreshments and celebrate your big day before and after the ceremony, at a price to suit all budgets.

We invite you to let us take the stress out of your big day by making the start of your married life as dazzling as the stunning Calanais landscape.

You can check the calendar for availability, or contact us if you’d like to discuss your plans.

Hire our Facilities

If you need an inspiring meeting space with extraordinary views over Loch Roag, then look no further. From a small number of friends to group bookings or full venue hire, we offer exceptionally reasonable rates and fully accessible facilities.

We work with the Calanais community to facilitate a wide range of social events, and with our welcoming café serving delicious local treats, there’s no better place for bringing friends, colleagues and groups together.

You can check the calendar for Calanais leisure hire availability, or contact us to discuss your needs in more detail.

If you would like to film at the site, or other historic monuments on the Isle of Lewis, please read our guidelines here. We would be delighted to work with you to fully accommodate your crew and equipment.

Click here to book your visit to the Calanais Standing Stones, or to secure your table in the café.

Our upcoming events

Here’s an overview of all the exciting events that are coming up at Calanais.
Please click on the event to read more about it, and book your tickets.