Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car essential
  • Nearest beach 1km

Barnellan is a modern, bright and spacious holiday cottage on the Isle of Skye, in a picture postcard setting, with stunning views to the north of Uig bay and the Outer Hebrides, and to the Cuillin mountains to the south. With its big skies and wide open spaces, Barnellan is the perfect place to relax and unwind.

Situated in Earlish, above Uig Bay on the Trotternish Peninsula of North Skye, Barnellan is ideally located for touring the island and for catching the ferry from Uig to the Outer Hebrides. Our local eagles and peregrine falcons can often be seen from the sunroom with its fabulous panoramic windows. Look out for the seals in Uig bay too!

Holidays at Barnellan holiday cottage offer the perfect opportunity to either relax, discover the natural beauty of the island or, for the more adventurous, mountain climbing, walking and cycling. The enclosed rear garden makes a safe play area for children and pets and a perfect spot for enjoying evening barbeques with the unforgettable, magnificent sunsets as a backdrop.

Barnellan is superbly equipped new cottage sleeping a maximum of four people. The accommodation is ideal for couples, families and dogs alike.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Bay 1 km
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Inverness 150 km, Nearest railway: Kyle of Lochalsh 100 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Sea view
General TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Barnellan Cottage has been fully refurbished to include all new living room with comfy sofas, SKY TV, ipod dock & DVD player. A brand new modern fitted kitchen,new flooring and beds throughout.

Furnishings

Barnellan is a bright and modern cottage, with all the facilities you should need. We are non-smoking and request that this is observed at all times.

The comfortable, modern living room with it's views to the Cuillin Mountains , has a colour TV, DVD player and DVDs, CD player/radio, a well stocked bookcase with local guides and maps and lots of games for the occasional wet Skye day.

Kitchen

The kitchen/dining room is very spacious and well equipped with washing/dryer, fridge freezer, microwave and double electric oven and hob.

Off the kitchen is a small utility room with garden furniture and barbecue. An ideal place for taking off muddy boots!

Sun lounge

Barnellan's sun lounge offers magnificent views over Uig bay and the Outer Hebrides.

It's the perfect place to relax and unwind with a drink whilst watching the incredible sunsets over the Western Isles.

Shower Room

The shower room is modern and bright, with electric shower, hand wash basin and toilet.

Bedroom

The kingsize double bedroom, with its great views over the bay, is a haven of peace and tranquillity. It has a built in wardrobe and pine furniture.

The twin bedded room has stunning views towards the south of the island and again is furnished in pine.

All towels, linen and electricity are provided within the cost of the rental.

Pets

A maximum of two well behaved dogs are welcome (by prior arrangement).

We request that dogs are restricted to the public areas of the cottage and are not allowed on furniture.

The Hebrides/Skye region

Barnellan is superbly situated to explore the Trotternish peninsula. From the cottage, there are several coast walks very close by and you are a 5 minute drive away from Glen Conon, or the Fairy Glen as it is known, where you can experience the primeval scenery of the area. Travelling east out of Uig, over the pass towards Staffin, you will come upon the dramatic rock formations of the Quirang.

The Storr and Kilt Rock and waterfalls are also on the eastern side of Trotternish towards Staffin, with its spectacular viewpoints and boat trips.

Uig

If you fancy hiring a bike for the day to tour the area, Skye Bike Hire can be found on the campsite near Uig pier.

Why not take a day trip from Uig pier to the Outer Hebrides with its spectacular white sandy beaches. Ferries leave frequently to Harris and North Uist.

Whilst waiting for the ferry, a visit to the Uig Pottery is a must and stock up on locally brewed ale at the Isle of Skye Brewery, both of which are situated right next to the pier.

There are several places to eat in Uig. The Uig Hotel with its Folly restaurant is excellent, with great views over the bay. For pub meals there are popular local pubs The Ferry Inn and the Pub at the Pier.

Kilmuir

Just north of Uig in Kilmuir is the Skye Museum of Island Life. Find out about the fascinating life of the island in bygone times. Flora McDonald is also laid to rest nearby.

Skeabost

Travelling south from Uig, you will reach Skeabost. For pony treks, visit the Skye Horse Riding Centre. For a special lunch or dinner, the famous Skeabost Country House Hotel is definitely worth a visit.

Waternish

Travelling north west from Skeabost is the Waternish Peninsula , a lovely, peaceful area, home to the oldest inn on Skye.. There is also a lovely seafood restaurant next door in a picture postcard setting. There are numerous arts and craft shops in the area too.

Dunvegan

Further west is Dunvegan with its famous castle and gardens, home of the Clan McLeod. You can also take a boat trip from the castle to the seal colonies.

Glendale

In Glendale , a short journey further west, is the Toy Museum and the Colbost Croft Museum . Colbost is also home to the world famous Three Chimneys Restaurant, recently voted one of the top 50 restaurants in the world. Keep heading west and you will reach the spectacular sea cliffs of Waterstein point, the most westerly point on Skye. On the way, why not drop in to Skye Silver for traditional and contemporary Scottish jewellery.

Portree

Heading towards the centre of the island, you cannot miss the beautiful fishing port of Portree , the island's capital. Portree has numerous shops, pubs, restaurants and things to do. The excellent Aros Experience, just south of Portree is home to exhibitions, art galleries, cinema, theatre and music.

Sligachan

South of Portree to Sligachan is the most spectacular mountain range in Britain , the Cuillins. Beautiful to view from the surrounding glens and a serious challenge to the experienced walker or climber. For whisky lovers, head west from Sligachan to the famous Talisker distillery, beautifully situated on the edge of Loch Harport.

Sconser

Heading south from Sligachan is Sconser, home of the Isle of Skye golf club where visitors are welcome. You can also catch the ferry from Sconser to the tiny island of Raasay , which makes a pleasant day out.

Broadford

Just south of Sconser is Broadford, a bustling village with several shops and restaurants. Skye Serpentarium is home to over 500 rescued reptiles and amphibians and is worth seeing. Also in Broadford you will find Skye Jewellery, manufacturers of both traditional and contemporary Scottish designs.

From Broadford you can take either a high speed boat trip or a more leisurely glass bottom boat trip to various remote spots on both Skye and the mainland.

For a fantastic boat trip to one of the most beautiful and isolated lochs, surrounded by the Cuillin mountains, head west from Broadford to Elgol where you will find Bella Jane Boat Trips and AquaXplore rigid inflatable boat trips .

Sleat

Towards the Skye Bridge is the Sleat Peninsular. Why not visit Armadale Castle with its beautiful gardens and the Clan Donald Visitor Centre.

From Armadale, you can take a Seafari, a high speed rigid inflatable boat (RIB) taking you out to sea with the possibility of seeing whales.

With all these fantastic things to do, all within an hour or so from Barnellan Cottage, why not book a fortnight!

Uig, Isle of Skye

Barnellan is superbly situated to explore the Trotternish peninsula. From the cottage, there are several coast walks very close by and you are a 5 minute drive away from Glen Conon, or the Fairy Glen as it is known, where you can experience the primeval scenery of the area. Travelling east out of Uig, over the pass towards Staffin, you will come upon the dramatic rock formations of the Quirang.

The Storr and Kilt Rock and waterfalls are also on the eastern side of Trotternish towards Staffin, with its spectacular viewpoints and boat trips.

Uig

If you fancy hiring a bike for the day to tour the area, Skye Bike Hire can be found on the campsite near Uig pier.

Why not take a day trip from Uig pier to the Outer Hebrides with its spectacular white sandy beaches. Ferries leave frequently to Harris and North Uist.

Whilst waiting for the ferry, a visit to the Uig Pottery is a must and stock up on locally brewed ale at the Isle of Skye Brewery, both of which are situated right next to the pier.

There are several places to eat in Uig. The Uig Hotel with its Folly restaurant is excellent, with great views over the bay. For pub meals there are popular local pubs The Ferry Inn and the Pub at the Pier.

Kilmuir

Just north of Uig in Kilmuir is the Skye Museum of Island Life. Find out about the fascinating life of the island in bygone times. Flora McDonald is also laid to rest nearby.

Skeabost

Travelling south from Uig, you will reach Skeabost. For pony treks, visit the Skye Horse Riding Centre. For a special lunch or dinner, the famous Skeabost Country House Hotel is definitely worth a visit.

Waternish

Travelling north west from Skeabost is the Waternish Peninsula , a lovely, peaceful area, home to the oldest inn on Skye.. There is also a lovely seafood restaurant next door in a picture postcard setting. There are numerous arts and craft shops in the area too.

Dunvegan

Further west is Dunvegan with its famous castle and gardens, home of the Clan McLeod. You can also take a boat trip from the castle to the seal colonies.

Glendale

In Glendale , a short journey further west, is the Toy Museum and the Colbost Croft Museum . Colbost is also home to the world famous Three Chimneys Restaurant, recently voted one of the top 50 restaurants in the world. Keep heading west and you will reach the spectacular sea cliffs of Waterstein point, the most westerly point on Skye. On the way, why not drop in to Skye Silver for traditional and contemporary Scottish jewellery.

Portree

Heading towards the centre of the island, you cannot miss the beautiful fishing port of Portree , the island's capital. Portree has numerous shops, pubs, restaurants and things to do. The excellent Aros Experience, just south of Portree is home to exhibitions, art galleries, cinema, theatre and music.

Sligachan

South of Portree to Sligachan is the most spectacular mountain range in Britain , the Cuillins. Beautiful to view from the surrounding glens and a serious challenge to the experienced walker or climber. For whisky lovers, head west from Sligachan to the famous Talisker distillery, beautifully situated on the edge of Loch Harport.

Sconser

Heading south from Sligachan is Sconser, home of the Isle of Skye golf club where visitors are welcome. You can also catch the ferry from Sconser to the tiny island of Raasay , which makes a pleasant day out.

Broadford

Just south of Sconser is Broadford, a bustling village with several shops and restaurants. Skye Serpentarium is home to over 500 rescued reptiles and amphibians and is worth seeing. Also in Broadford you will find Skye Jewellery, manufacturers of both traditional and contemporary Scottish designs.

From Broadford you can take either a high speed boat trip or a more leisurely glass bottom boat trip to various remote spots on both Skye and the mainland.

For a fantastic boat trip to one of the most beautiful and isolated lochs, surrounded by the Cuillin mountains, head west from Broadford to Elgol where you will find Bella Jane Boat Trips and AquaXplore rigid inflatable boat trips .

Sleat

Towards the Skye Bridge is the Sleat Peninsular. Why not visit Armadale Castle with its beautiful gardens and the Clan Donald Visitor Centre.

From Armadale, you can take a Seafari, a high speed rigid inflatable boat (RIB) taking you out to sea with the possibility of seeing whales.

With all these fantastic things to do, all within an hour or so from Barnellan Cottage, why not book a fortnight!