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.

Loch Duich Cottage

4 star rating

Inverinate, by Kyle, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£545-£1319

4 star rating
Inverinate, by Kyle, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£545-£1319

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

Tigh Sheoc

3 star rating

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

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

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£370-£730

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

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£370-£730

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

Pier Cottage

3 star rating

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

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

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£350-£600

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

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£350-£600

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

Deo-na-Mara

0 star rating

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

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

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£489-£1049

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

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£489-£1049

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

Torridon Estate - Corry Lodge

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Torridon, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£1225-£1935

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Torridon, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£1225-£1935

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 0

Beaton’s Croft

3 star rating

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

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

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£419-£699

3 star rating
Kilmuir, near Uig, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£419-£699

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

Brogaig Cottages - Storr

4 star rating

Brogaig, near Staffin, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£589-£995

4 star rating
Brogaig, near Staffin, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£589-£995

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

Donmar

4 star rating

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

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

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£385-£965

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

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£385-£965

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

Creagan Ruadh

0 star rating

Ratagan, By Kyle of Lochalsh, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£429-£1139

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Ratagan, By Kyle of Lochalsh, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£429-£1139

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

Waterside

4 star rating

by Inverinate, Kyle, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£445-£1025

4 star rating
by Inverinate, Kyle, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£445-£1025

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

Altabrug

0 star rating

Stoneybridge, Isle of South Uist, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£455-£1075

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Stoneybridge, Isle of South Uist, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£455-£1075

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

Woodburn Cottage

3 star rating

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

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

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£0-£0

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

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£0-£0

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

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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£335-£899

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

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£335-£899

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

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-£2029

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

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£695-£2029

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

Minimorn

0 star rating

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

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

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£465-£859

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

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£465-£859

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