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.

Ard Meanish

4 star rating

Milovaig, Glendale, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£1045-£1045

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Milovaig, Glendale, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£1045-£1045

Sleeps: 7 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 Pets: 2

Healair

5 star rating

Aird, near Stornoway, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£479-£1305

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Aird, near Stornoway, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£479-£1305

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

Kilbride Cottage

4 star rating

Near Lochboisdale, South Uist, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£399-£875

4 star rating
Near Lochboisdale, South Uist, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£399-£875

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

The Ploughmans Cottage

3 star rating

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

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

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£535-£1255

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

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£535-£1255

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

Single Malt Cottage

4 star rating

Geary, near Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£359-£359

4 star rating
Geary, near Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£359-£359

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

Rowan House

5 star rating

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

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£0-£0

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

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£0-£0

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 Pets: 0

Kyle View

0 star rating

Kyle of Lochalsh, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£385-£1135

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Kyle of Lochalsh, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£385-£1135

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

Struan Cottage

3 star rating

Lionel, near Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£449-£1359

3 star rating
Lionel, near Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£449-£1359

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

Evat Cottage

3 star rating

Lochboisdale, South Uist, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£365-£815

3 star rating
Lochboisdale, South Uist, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£365-£815

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

Beach Bay Cottage

5 star rating

Carnish, Uig, Isle of Lewis, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£1065-£2829

5 star rating
Carnish, Uig, Isle of Lewis, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£1065-£2829

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

Torridon Estate - The River Bothy

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Torridon, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£489-£819

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Torridon, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£489-£819

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

The Sheiling

3 star rating

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

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

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£365-£749

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

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£365-£749

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

Hirta

4 star rating

Plockton, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£235-£655

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

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£235-£655

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

The Bothy

4 star rating

Staffin, Portree, Isle of Skye, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£355-£810

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

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£355-£810

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

Seascape

4 star rating

Fiskavaig, Carbost, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£695-£2215

4 star rating
Fiskavaig, Carbost, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£695-£2215

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 1