Isle of Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

Dramatic history, diverse wildlife and rugged mountain beauty...

Skye is one of the largest and best known Scottish islands and is particularly famous for its spectacular mountain scenery. It is also home to some dramatic history, diverse wildlife and rugged mountain beauty. The island of Skye makes for a great holiday destination with many visitor attractions, endless walking routes and fabulous restaurants.

Due to its popularity with tourists, you will find many craft shops and cottage museums. As for sports, you can visit the swimming pool in Portree, play golf at Sconser and Skeabost or go pony trekking. Watersports available on the island include diving, canoeing, windsurfing and yachting. Skye is also the ideal place for fishing and birdwatching.

Skye is easily accessible by either road or ferry. The road bridge is accessible from the Kyle of Lochalsh on mainland Scotland making it ideal for a day trip as well as a longer stay.

Lochalsh is truly highland territory full of clans and castles, hills of heather and views of lochs to the sea beyond. Visit the village of Plockton, a picture perfect location or Scotland's highest waterfall, The Five Sisters of Kintail. Where ever you go you are sure to be surrounded by some truly awesome scenery.

The Western Isles is a chain of islands also known as the Outer Hebrides. The main destination is the Isle of Lewis, a fairly flat island with many spectacular sandy beaches, a rugged coastline and a landscape that is worth investigating. Visitors will enjoy lots of activities including fishing, cycling, walking and bird watching. There are many other standing stones and archaeological monuments to visit too.

The rest of the western Isles can be explored using Lewis as a base. Most of the surrounding islands are covered in a blanket of peat meaning they are teaming with wildlife. Spot birds such as Kittiwakes, Guillemots, Kestrels, Hen Harriers and Redshank. With any luck you may even see otters, seals, eagles or dolphins off shore. In the summer months there are many colourful wild flowers to be seen and if you visit later in the season you can enjoy the heather in full bloom.

Balmore Cottage

4 star rating

Harlosh, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£535-£1149

4 star rating
Harlosh, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£535-£1149

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Killearn

3 star rating

Ardelve, near Dornie, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£0-£0

3 star rating
Ardelve, near Dornie, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Rowan Tree Cottage

4 star rating

Breakish, Isle of Skye, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£449-£1305

4 star rating
Breakish, Isle of Skye, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£449-£1305

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Loch Alsh Cottage

3 star rating

Balmacara, By Kyle of Lochalsh, near Plockton, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£609-£1225

3 star rating
Balmacara, By Kyle of Lochalsh, near Plockton, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£609-£1225

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Quayside

5 star rating

Portree, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£1695-£3409

5 star rating
Portree, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£1695-£3409

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Sgurr Mor Lodge

3 star rating

Balmacara, By Kyle of Lochalsh, near Plockton , Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£659-£1485

3 star rating
Balmacara, By Kyle of Lochalsh, near Plockton , Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£659-£1485

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Five Diabaig - Lily Lodge

5 star rating

Diabaig, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£1305-£2275

5 star rating
Diabaig, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£1305-£2275

Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 0

Rallidae

4 star rating

Uig, near Portree, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£559-£1135

4 star rating
Uig, near Portree, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£559-£1135

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Taigh An Tuath

4 star rating

Camuscross, Isle Ornsay, Isle of Skye, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£535-£1405

4 star rating
Camuscross, Isle Ornsay, Isle of Skye, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£535-£1405

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

The Cottage

3 star rating

Drumbuie, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£409-£989

3 star rating
Drumbuie, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£409-£989

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Frank’s

4 star rating

Bornesketaig near Uig, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£515-£1225

4 star rating
Bornesketaig near Uig, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£515-£1225

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Rodmar Apartments

3 star rating

Portree, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£705-£1735

3 star rating
Portree, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£705-£1735

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Clear Waters

3 star rating

Dornie, near Kyle of Lochalsh, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£609-£1249

3 star rating
Dornie, near Kyle of Lochalsh, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£609-£1249

Sleeps: 7 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Distillery Croft Cottage

3 star rating

Carbost, Isle of Skye, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 3

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£349-£985

3 star rating
Carbost, Isle of Skye, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£349-£985

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 3

The Holt

4 star rating

Plockton, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£335-£1039

4 star rating
Plockton, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£335-£1039

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1