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.

Springbank

4 star rating

Upper Edinbane, near Portree, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£609-£1835

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

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£609-£1835

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

Mary’s Cottage

3 star rating

Clachan, Staffin, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£435-£715

3 star rating
Clachan, Staffin, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£435-£715

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

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-£1549

4 star rating
Milovaig, Glendale, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£1045-£1549

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

Skipper’s Retreat

5 star rating

Clachan Sands, Isle of North Uist, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£945-£2325

5 star rating
Clachan Sands, Isle of North Uist, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£945-£2325

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

Rocky Mountain View

3 star rating

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

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

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£459-£939

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

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£459-£939

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

Tawmans

3 star rating

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

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

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£359-£630

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

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£359-£630

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

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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£619-£1425

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

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£619-£1425

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

Roselea

4 star rating

Scullamus near Broadford, Isle of Skye, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£555-£769

4 star rating
Scullamus near Broadford, Isle of Skye, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£555-£769

Sleeps: 7 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Feriniquarrie

3 star rating

Glendale, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£309-£799

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

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£309-£799

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

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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£539-£1125

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

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£539-£1125

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

Cliff Cottage

3 star rating

Kyle of Lochalsh, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£645-£1049

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

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£645-£1049

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

Caberfeidh

3 star rating

Marvig, South Lochs, Isle of Lewis , Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£0-£819

3 star rating
Marvig, South Lochs, Isle of Lewis , Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£0-£819

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

Sealladh Lingeigh

3 star rating

East Kilbride, near Lochboisdale, South Uist, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 9
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£745-£1525

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

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£745-£1525

Sleeps: 9 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 Pets: 2

Boreraig

3 star rating

Boreraig, near Dunvegan, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£305-£775

3 star rating
Boreraig, near Dunvegan, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£305-£775

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Osdale Cottages - Osdale Byre

4 star rating

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

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

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£535-£1045

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

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£535-£1045

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