Isle of Skye cottage holidays Holiday rentals - cottages & apartments to rent on the Isle of Skye

The Isle of Skye in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland is a treasure chest of places to explore. Surrounded by pristine natural beauty, the holiday parks and camping sites on Skye are in high demand throughout the year. Skye has many attractions that should not be missed when visiting the island. You can explore the grounds and gardens of the ancient castles that belonged to the Clan MacLeod and Clan MacDonaldor or even take a tour around the famous Talisker whisky distillery.

At a glance...
Fabulous beaches
Family friendly villages
Nearest airport Glasgow, 206 miles
Main towm - Portree

Featured cottgaes on the Isle of Skye

Many of our cottage holiday homes on the Isle of Skye come with all the facilities you would expect including wifi and satelite TV. The key consideration is timing - if you are planning a holiday during the peak summer months, the cottages tend to get booked up months in advance.

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Things to see & do on the Isle of Skye

In addition to wandering around the fascinating and wonderful cities and villages, wining, dining and sight seeing, there are plenty of things to see and do for the whole family on Skye.


Resting in the sea loch between Waternish and Durinish is the large village of Dunvegan towards the north end of the island. This area of Skye is basically 3 distinct peninsulas known as Trotternish, Waternish and Duirinish which boast towering cliffs that drop off into the sea. Dunvegan is another popular place on Skye for renting a cottage given the large selection of cafes, bars and restaurants in the town.


The small settlement of Sligachan looks on to the Cuillin mountains on the west side of Skye. It's a place that you'll see on countless postcards - the wild river Sligachan, Sgurr-Nan-Gillean and Glen Sligachan. If you like adventure and mesmorising scenery, Sligachan is a must see village.

A few suggestions....
Climb Old Man of Storr
Explore the Fairy Pools
Experience the panoramic views from Brother's Point
Kilt Rock and Mealt Falls
Dunvegan Castle
Watch the sunset from Neist Point
Fairy glen
Hike along the trails around the Cuillins mountains
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Our view on holidays on the Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye is certainly one of the Scottish jewels when it comes to holiday hot spots with spectacular scenery in every direction. Renting a self catering cottage or holiday home on Skype is ideal for using it as a base for exploring this fascinating island. Overall, Skye is a top family holiday destination, full of gastronomic tradition, rich in culture, history and incredibly friendly.

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