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.

The Hebridean Trust - Alan Stevenson House

3 star rating

Isle of Tiree, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 20
  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Bathrooms: 7
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£3540-£3540

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Isle of Tiree, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£3540-£3540

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Healair

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

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

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£485-£1259

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

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£485-£1259

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

Glen View Cottage

3 star rating

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

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

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£569-£695

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

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£569-£695

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

Minimorn

4 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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£415-£875

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

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£415-£875

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

South Bay Cottage

4 star rating

Saasaig, Teangue, Isle of Skye, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£0-£2189

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Saasaig, Teangue, Isle of Skye, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£0-£2189

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

Ardview

3 star rating

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

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

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£349-£825

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

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£349-£825

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

Torridon Estate - Corry Lodge

4 star rating

Torridon, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£1469-£2389

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Torridon, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£1469-£2389

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

The Hebridean Trust - Morton Boyd House

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Isle of Tiree, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£434-£840

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Isle of Tiree, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£434-£840

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 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

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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

Waterside Cottage

3 star rating

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

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

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£409-£1019

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

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£409-£1019

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

Bayview Cottage

4 star rating

Plockton, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£869-£2105

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Plockton, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£869-£2105

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

The Cottage

3 star rating

Drumbuie, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£365-£789

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Drumbuie, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£365-£789

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

Macinnisfree Cottage

4 star rating

Saasaig, Teangue, Isle of Skye, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£889-£2389

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

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£889-£2389

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 Pets: 2

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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£489-£1149

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

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£489-£1149

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

Fernilea Cottage

3 star rating

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

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

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£519-£1329

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

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£519-£1329

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