Outer Hebrides Cottages

Often referred to as the Western Isles, the Outer Hebrides form a captivating archipelago off Scotland's west coast. Comprising five main islands—Lewis, Harris, St Kilda, Uist, and Barra—this destination is one of Europe's last unspoiled natural wonders. Visiting these islands is a truly unforgettable experience; each has its own distinct character while sharing a rich tapestry of history and heritage that sets this place apart. Lewis, the largest island, offers a unique blend of traditional crofting culture and vibrant arts and crafts scenes. For those who seek adventure, there are plenty of exhilarating activities to enjoy. The islands' beauty endures from dawn until dusk; with minimal light pollution here, clear winter nights often gift visitors with breathtaking views of the northern lights—so don't forget your camera or binoculars! Just under two hours by ferry from mainland Scotland lies an enchanting world steeped in timeless charm yet brimming with modern comforts thanks to our well-appointed cottages in the Outer Hebrides. Why not explore our collection today? An extraordinary getaway awaits you in this magical place.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in our cottages in the Outer Hebrides

The Outer Hebrides, a stunning chain of islands off the northwest coast of Scotland, offer a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and outdoor activities. Check out our collection of holiday cottages in Scotland for your next Scottish getaway.

Here are the top five things to see and do in the Outer Hebrides:

Callanish Standing Stones

Marvel at the ancient Callanish Standing Stones on the Isle of Lewis, a mystical and atmospheric prehistoric site that has captivated visitors for centuries.

Luskentyre Beach

Relax on the pristine white sands of Luskentyre Beach on the Isle of Harris, surrounded by turquoise waters and rugged landscapes.

St. Kilda

Take a boat trip to the remote archipelago of St. Kilda, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to witness unique wildlife, historical ruins, and breathtaking sea cliffs.

Gearrannan Blackhouse Village

Step back in time at Gearrannan Blackhouse Village on the Isle of Lewis, where you can explore traditional thatched-roof blackhouses and learn about island life.

Machair

Discover the vibrant and ecologically diverse machair, a unique coastal habitat found on many of the islands. Enjoy scenic walks, spot wildflowers, and observe birdlife.

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