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Carloway

(Carlabhagh)
Western Isles

A crofting township at the head of Loch Carloway on the northwest coast of the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Carloway (Gael: Carlabhagh) lies 15½ miles (25 km) west northwest of Stornoway. The village benefits from a Gaelic-medium primary school, two churches and is noted for its fine example of a Pictish broch which is situated 1¼ miles (2 km) to the southwest.


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