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.

Beith

4 star rating

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

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

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£399-£849

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

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£399-£849

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

Bracadale House

4 star rating

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

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£929-£1699

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

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£929-£1699

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 5 Pets: 0

Plockton Studio

4 star rating

Achnandarach near Plockton, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£489-£959

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Achnandarach near Plockton, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£489-£959

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

Cala Sona

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Portnalong, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£445-£1219

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Portnalong, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£445-£1219

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

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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£499-£1269

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

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£499-£1269

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 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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£0-£821

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

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£0-£821

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

Shoreside

4 star rating

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

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

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£509-£1379

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

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£509-£1379

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

Stag Cottage

4 star rating

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

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

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£429-£965

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

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£429-£965

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

Mo Dhachaidh

3 star rating

Bun-A-Mhullin, Eriskay, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£0-£0

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Bun-A-Mhullin, Eriskay, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£0-£0

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Croft 43

4 star rating

South Dell, Isle of Lewis, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£635-£1569

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South Dell, Isle of Lewis, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£635-£1569

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

Sunnybank Cottage

4 star rating

Inveralligin, near Torridon, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£429-£979

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Inveralligin, near Torridon, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£429-£979

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

The Studio At Ebbtide

3 star rating

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

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

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£350-£569

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

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£350-£569

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

Ach na Ben

3 star rating

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

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£379-£959

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

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£379-£959

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Husabost Croft

4 star rating

Husabost, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£375-£1029

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Husabost, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£375-£1029

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

Old Fire Station

4 star rating

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

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

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£425-£895

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

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£425-£895

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