West Side, Outer Hebrides

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The West Side (Scottish Gaelic: An Taobh Siar) is the name used for the townships which lie on the Isle of Lewis between Dell in Ness and Shawbost in the south.

One road, the A858 serves nearly all of the communities, which are predominantly Gaelic-speaking.

The villages on the West Side are: (from the north) Galson, Melbost, Borve, Shader, Barvas, then Brue, Arnol, Bragar and Shawbost.

Coordinates: 58°20′57″N 6°31′11″W / 58.34917°N 6.51972°W / 58.34917; -6.51972