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.

Ben View

4 star rating

Torridon, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£1395-£1919

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Torridon, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£1395-£1919

Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 1

Cuillin View

4 star rating

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

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

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£409-£1145

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

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£409-£1145

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 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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£439-£1369

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

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£439-£1369

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

Gavin Maxwell Cottage

3 star rating

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

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

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£429-£959

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

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£429-£959

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

Five Diabaig - Mango Pony’s Bothy

4 star rating

Diabaig, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£379-£1015

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Diabaig, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£379-£1015

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

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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£399-£1005

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

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£399-£1005

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

Torridon Estate - Stable Cottage

4 star rating

Torridon, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£1149-£1845

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Torridon, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£1149-£1845

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

Sheena’s But’n’Ben

4 star rating

Corran, near Arnisdale, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£509-£1055

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Corran, near Arnisdale, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£509-£1055

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

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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£715-£1565

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

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£715-£1565

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

Lochside House

5 star rating

Letterfearn By Kyle, Wester Ross, Highlands, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£785-£2359

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Letterfearn By Kyle, Wester Ross, Highlands, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£785-£2359

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

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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£579-£1449

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

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£579-£1449

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 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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£515-£969

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

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£515-£969

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

The Old Dye House

4 star rating

Hallin, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£495-£835

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

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£495-£835

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

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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£319-£919

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Glendale, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£319-£919

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

Number Five Isle View - Isle View

3 star rating

Lower Harrapool, near Broadford, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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

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£409-£935

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Lower Harrapool, near Broadford, Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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£409-£935

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