The Isle of Skye, located off the west coast of Scotland, is a breathtakingly beautiful island known for its rugged landscapes, stunning coastline, and rich history. We have a selection of self-catering cottages on Skye including some really cool cottages.
The stunning Ceòl a’ Chuain Longhouse. A contemporary holiday house which sleeps six. Tremendous coastal location in the South of Skye with dramatic mountain and sea views across to Knoydart.
Eilean Sionnach Lighthouse Cottage is a traditional lighthouse keepers’ cottage, packed full of character, which has been totally refurbished and upgraded into a luxury four bed holiday cottage. Located on its own private island, it’s a sensational holiday cottage and offers a unique holiday stay in a very special place.
Calath holiday house on the Isle of Skye is a stylish architect-designed holiday house which sleeps up to eight. With superb facilities, it offers breathtaking loch and mountain views including the soaring Cuillin peaks.
New on Cool Cottages Scotland is Breakish holiday Cottage. This is a recently upgraded stone cottage close to The Skye Bridge. Sleeping up to six people in three bedrooms, this is a superb base for exploring Skye.State of the art facilities make this a great choice for a self-catering holiday in Scotland.
Here are some of the must-see attractions for visitors to the magical Isle of Skye:
- The Old Man of Storr: This iconic rock formation is one of the most famous sights on Skye and offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The trail to the Old Man of Storr is a popular hike, and the views from the top are well worth the effort.
- The Quiraing: Another popular hike on Skye, the Quiraing is a dramatic landscape of cliffs, pinnacles, and rock formations that offer panoramic views of the island.
- The Fairy Pools: This series of crystal-clear pools and waterfalls is a must-visit for anyone who loves nature and the great outdoors. The Fairy Pools are surrounded by towering cliffs and rolling hills, making them a truly spectacular sight.
- Dunvegan Castle: This medieval castle has been the ancestral home of the MacLeod clan for 800 years and is one of the oldest inhabited castles in Scotland. Visitors to Dunvegan can explore the castle’s history and gardens, and take in the stunning views of the surrounding countryside.
- Portree: Skye’s largest town is a charming and picturesque settlement with a charming harbor, brightly colored houses, and a range of shops and restaurants. Portree is a great place to stop for a bite to eat or to pick up souvenirs of your visit to Skye.
- Talisker Distillery: If you’re a fan of single malt whisky, the Talisker Distillery is a must-visit. Here, you can take a tour of the distillery, learn about the whisky-making process, and sample some of the finest single malt whiskies in Scotland.
- Kilt Rock and Mealt Falls: This stunning waterfall is one of the most popular attractions on Skye, and its distinctive rock formations and crashing water make it a must-see for any visitor to the island.
The Isle of Skye is a truly breathtaking destination with a range of attractions to suit everyone. From rugged landscapes and stunning coastlines to historic castles and charming towns, there is something for everyone on this magnificent island.