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.

Moo Cottage

3 star rating

Struan, Dunvegan, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£319-£819

3 star rating
Struan, Dunvegan, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£319-£819

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

Fisherman’s Cottage

4 star rating

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

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

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£585-£1545

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

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£585-£1545

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

Dailfearn Lodge

3 star rating

Achmore near Stromeferry, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£539-£945

3 star rating
Achmore near Stromeferry, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£539-£945

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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£439-£1389

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

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£439-£1389

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

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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£699-£1089

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

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£699-£1089

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

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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£1189-£2745

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

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£1189-£2745

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

Kilbride Beach Cottage

4 star rating

near Lochboisdale, Isle of South Uist, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£809-£1565

4 star rating
near Lochboisdale, Isle of South Uist, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£809-£1565

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

Linne Ruidh

4 star rating

Ardvasar, near Sleat, Isle of Skye, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£369-£869

4 star rating
Ardvasar, near Sleat, Isle of Skye, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£369-£869

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

Tigh Fraoich

5 star rating

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

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£735-£1325

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

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£735-£1325

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 0

Hauki

4 star rating

Feriniquarrie, near Glendale, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£545-£1165

4 star rating
Feriniquarrie, near Glendale, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£545-£1165

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

Covesea Cottage

4 star rating

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

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

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£529-£969

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

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£529-£969

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

Reraig Beag

3 star rating

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

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

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£519-£919

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

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£519-£919

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

Torridon Estate - The Boathouse

0 star rating

Torridon, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£0-£0

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Torridon, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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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£495-£1175

5 star rating
Aird, near Stornoway, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£495-£1175

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

The Cedars

4 star rating

Portnalong, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£519-£919

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

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£519-£919

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