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Isle of Skye

The Isle of Skye, Scotland’s second largest and amongst its most beautiful islands is situated just off the west Highland coast and conveniently connected to the mainland by the Skye Bridge or by ferry.

The island is renowned for its dramatic mountainous terrain, sea lochs and stunning coastline, pristine nature and rich cultural and historical heritage, providing one of the most exquisite cottage holiday breaks in Scotland.

Probably Skye’s most recognised mountain formations are the Cuillin range, with its jagged peaks providing a challenge to mountain climbers from around the world and the strange rock formations and pinnacles found in the Trotternish peninsula. Further geographic wonders can be found just outside Portree at The Old Man of Storr. This rocky hill offers great views of the surrounding area, not to mention an enjoyable walking location. If you fancy slightly more of a challenge then we’d recommend the Quiraing, a landslip made up of stunning natural landmarks.

Wildlife abounds here; see dolphins, porpoises and minke whales from the shore at Neist Point, visit the Ring of Bright Water interactive wildlife visitor centre with a live otter webcam or maybe hop on a boat trip to Loch Dunvegan seal colony.

Skye has a fascinating history and any visit would not be complete without seeing Dunvegan Castle which dates back to the 14th century and has been the fortress castle of clan Macleod for hundreds of years. Also of interest is the extensive estate on the Sleat peninsula, Clan Donald Skye, where you’ll find great walks through the beautiful estate, gardens, wildlife, wonderful views and a museum.

Situated by Loch Harport and with views of the Cuillins can be found the only distillery on the island. The Talisker distillery offers a fascinating insight into the heritage of Skye’s only single malt along with the opportunity to sample what is often regarded as one of Scotland’s finest whisky. Also of interest is The Aros Experience on the outskirts of Portree; here you can see exhibitions of film, music and wildlife.

The Isle of Skye is perfect for those after an active break, with plenty of open expanses and views to die for so if you’d like to begin planning you next trip take a look at our selection of holiday cottages on the Isle of Skye today.
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  • Waternish, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye
    Waternish, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye×

    Glenburn House Apt 1Glenburn House, Apartment 1

    Waternish, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye

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    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio
    Glenburn House Apt 1 occupies half of the first floor of Glenburn House, a traditional croft cottage set in 12 acres of...
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  • Kyleakin, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye
    Kyleakin, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye×

    Covesea Cottage

    Kyleakin, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye

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    Ref: CC511239
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    Covesea Cottage is a quintessential seaside cottage perched right on the edge of the sea overlooking Kyleakin harbour...
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  • Bornesketaig near Uig, Isle of Skye
    Bornesketaig near Uig, Isle of Skye×

    Frank’s

    Bornesketaig near Uig, Isle of Skye

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    Ref: CC511490
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Sea View - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    Frank’s is a traditional crofters cottage which has been extensively renovated to provide contemporary accommodation...
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  • Borve, near Portree,
    Borve, near Portree, ×

    Ridge Cabin

    Borve, near Portree,

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    Ref: UK5424
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Rural Location
    Ridge Cabin is located in the crofting township of Borve, and enjoys views over the open countryside towards Ben...
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  • Kilmaluig, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye
    Kilmaluig, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye×

    Green Hill

    Kilmaluig, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye

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    Ref: CC511329
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    Set in its own rural garden grounds in an elevated position above Aird Bay in the spectacular north of Skye, Green Hill is...
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  • Achachork, Portree, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye
    Achachork, Portree, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye×

    Mountain View

    Achachork, Portree, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye

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    Ref: CC511339
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Garden / Patio - Rural Location
    Mountain View is a traditional croft cottage that has been completely updated and refurbished and now provides brand...
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  • Milovaig, Glendale, Isle of Skye
    Milovaig, Glendale, Isle of Skye×

    Eas Mor

    Milovaig, Glendale, Isle of Skye

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    Ref: UK5187
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    This bright, comfortable detached holiday property is located in the crofting community of Milovaig, and enjoys...
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  • Staffin near Portree, Isle of Skye
    Staffin near Portree, Isle of Skye×

    Tigh Cleat

    Staffin near Portree, Isle of Skye

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    Ref: CC511390
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    Tigh Cleat is a former crofter’s cottage, and now boasts a welcoming and comfortable holiday home. This peaceful...
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  • Glendale, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye
    Glendale, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye×

    Hirta

    Glendale, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye

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    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Woodburning Stove

    Well-placed on the hillside to enjoy magnificent coastal views across the sea to the Outer Hebrides, and untouched by...

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  • Broadford, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye
    Broadford, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye×

    Isle View

    Broadford, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye

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    Ref: 28284
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    This detached holiday home is in a stunning shore side position, only 50 yards from the sea, and with amazing views...

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  • Portree, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye
    Portree, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye×

    Taigh Mhairi

    Portree, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye

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    Ref: CC511053
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    Taigh Mhairi is a detached single storey cottage set in lovely fully enclosed gardens backing onto woodland, with a...
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  • Hungladder, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye
    Hungladder, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye×

    Buaile Nan Carn

    Hungladder, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye

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    Ref: CC511342
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View
    Buaile Nan Carn is an attractive detached cottage situated in an elevated position which affords stunning views across...
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