Stornoway Sheriff Court


Patterson and Paterson Defence Lawyers regularly represent clients at Stornoway Sheriff Court. Please contact us should you require representation at court.

Contact Details

Postal address:

Sheriff Court House,

9 Lewis Street,



Main telephone:

01851 702231


01851 704296



The court is about 5-10 minutes walk from Stornoway town centre. Please use the Journey Planner for public transportation information.

By bus

The bus station is at South Beach and is a 5-10 minutes walk from the Court. Bus timetables can be found at the website.

By car

There is a public car park at the court. There are limited parking spaces which are on a first come first served basis. Other parking is available at South Beach Quay (Free Parking) and Perceval Square.

By taxi

There is a taxi rank 10 minute walk from the court.

By air

The nearest airport is Stornoway Airport (3 miles) - 01851 707400. There are daily flights to Glasgow, Inverness, Edinburgh and Aberdeen. There is no bus service to the Airport.

On Arrival

On arrival please report to the sheriff clerk's office. You will be directed from there to where you need to go in the building. If you are attending for jury duty please report to reception.

Access for wheelchair users is at the rear of the court building. If you have any specific access requirements please contact the sheriff clerk's office on 01851 702231.

Opening Times

Mon - Fri 09.00 - 13:00,14:00 - 16:00

Public Holidays


January 1, 4

April 2, 5

May 3

July 5

August 23

September 27

December 6, 27, 28

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