Aird, Lewis

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Aird
Scottish Gaelic: Àird an Rubha
Aird (geograph 2422752).jpg
Houses and farmland at Aird
Aird is located in Outer Hebrides
Aird
Aird
 Aird shown within the Outer Hebrides
Language Scottish Gaelic
English
OS grid reference NB559357
Civil parish Stornoway
Council area Na h-Eileanan Siar
Lieutenancy area Western Isles
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ISLE OF LEWIS
Postcode district HS2
Dialling code 01851
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Scottish Parliament Na h-Eileanan an Iar
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 58°14′35″N 6°09′32″W / 58.243°N 6.159°W / 58.243; -6.159

Aird (Scottish Gaelic: Àird an Rubha) is a village in the Scottish council area of Eileanan Siar (Western Isles). It is located on the Eye Peninsula on the east coast of the Isle of Lewis. Aird is within the parish of Stornoway,[1] and is situated on the A866 near the northern end of the road.[2]

There is a shop/post office. Until it closed in 2011, superseded by Point primary school, Aird Primary School served the local area including the villages of Portvoller, Portnaguran, Broker and Flesherin.

Aird is also the location of the annual Point Show, held in July each year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Details of Aird". Scottish Places. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "A866". Sabre. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 

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