Lag na Mara
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House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Lag na Mara is a modern, very comfortable and well equipped four star Self Catering Cottage with lots of extra touches required to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.
The delightful sitting room has an open fire and patio doors that open on a raised decking area. From the deck you can enjoy the views over Cliff beach or inland towards the hills.
There are two double bedrooms. The first has a king size bed and fully fitted en suite bathroom with a power shower. The second bedroom is furnished with twin beds. The main bathroom has a bath and separate power shower.
The cottage sits in a well maintained, fully enclosed garden. There is a gate where you can gain access directly on to the beach.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||100 m|
|Will consider||House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Stornoway Airport 64 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The Hebrides region
Uig is on the Atlantic West Coast of the Hebridean Island of Lewis. An unspoilt area of quiet crofting villages, where visitors are welcome. Steeped in history and mystery, it is where the famous Lewis Chessmen were discovered. The Brahan Seer was born and Vikings settled.
There is a small fishing harbour, you can go on sea safaris, whale and dolphin spotting, or take a trip to the remote isle of Saint Kilda.
There is a local museum, restaurant and cafe's. Uig Carnival is an annual celebration for locals and visitors alike. Abhainn Dearg Distillery, the only Outer Hebridean distillery is located in Uig, a must for whisky enthusiasts.
It is an ideal base to discover other Hebridean Islands. Bernera isn't far away, or take a drive down to Harris and Scalpay. There's the Callanish Stones, The Brock and a plethora of archeological sites to visit. Need some retail therapy, visit the main town of Stornoway, all this and still be home for tea!
A community shop offers all you need to stock up on essentials, call in for coffee, or even leave your laundry. Contact them direct and they will stock up the cottage in advance of your arrival!
From early spring into late summer Uig is a carpet of colour that even the sheep are hard pressed to crop. Uig is home to Sea and Golden Eagles as well as many other species of rare birds. Corncrakes are still to be found in Uig, their grating call far removed from the song of the Skylarks that soar high overhead. Red Deer, Otters and Seals are commonplace and guided tours are available if you fancy a bit of wildlife spotting.
Uig is traditionally a crofting area where villages tend their sheep, fish and still weave Tweed. Although known as Harris Tweed, this famous cloth is weaved on crofts throughout the islands. Weaving demonstrations are available.
The beaches on Uig are famous for their beauty, turquoise waves crashing against miles of white sand, unspoilt, often empty, timeless and waiting for you.
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17 Sep 2014
This property gives everything it promises and more. We can only agree with every positive comment in previous reviews. This was our third visit to Lewis, and this was the best property yet. We didn… More
I am so pleased that you enjoyed your break at Lag na Mara.
23 Jun 2014
Having been to the outer Hebrides several times we had high expectations for this beautiful corner of the world. Lag na mara surpassed all our wildest dreams - it is superb in every way. The property … More
Thank you for your lovely comments.
12 Jun 2014
"Superb Hebridean retreat"
Lag Na Mara (“Hollow by the Shore”) is located in the tiny hamlet of Cliobh (Cliff) in the parish of Uig on the West coast of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. Self catering accommodation doesn't … More
So happy that you enjoyed your stay at Lag na Mara.
8 Oct 2013
"Excellent cottage and fabulous location"
Arrived just after the rain and the sun came out making the colours spectacular. The cottage was about 10 yards above the perfect beach (Cliff Bay). It was really comfortable and well-equipped. Never … More
So please you enjoyed your stay.
21 May 2013
"A small corner of paradise"
The cottage is set in an idylic quiet spot off the 'main' road, with views to die for. Walk through the gate in the garden and you're on the white beach, surrounded by cliffs. All day could be spent watching the waves roll in, and the surfers in action on a breezy day!
The cottage is a dream, clean, tidy with lovely decor, and absolutely everything you could possibly need is provided. The central heating was easy to operate, and we were very warm and cosy. The beach and sea can be seen from the dining table, so eating in was perfect, there certainly weren't many eating places in the vacinity! The local shop was less than 10 mins away. Wi-fi there for a small fee!
Before we arrived, we did a 'big' shop at Tesco in Stornoway, so would recommend that.
Some basic food was provided which was a nice touch.
Plenty of crockery , cutlery and cooking equipment, and dishwasher, washing machine and tumble drier.
Plenty of places to visit in the area, Bosta Beach on Bernera is amazing, Callanish stones, and the broch at Carloway, also the Blackhouses, and the Norse Mill and Kiln and up to the Butt of Lewis.
If weather permits, a nice decking area to sit on, and bench on the lawn
Plenty of lovely walks near to the cottage, especially behind the cottage looking down on to the beautiful coastline and turquoise water.
This was our dream holiday cottage, and we will be returning next year.
So pleased you had a great time.
13 Mar 2013
"A fantastic house in a spectacular location!"
I would prefer to keep Lag na Mara a secret as it is such a perfect place for a holiday so please do not tell anyone else how fantastic it is!! The house is very comfortable and well-equipped and sits… More
I can only agree with you, our own little corner of paradise.
8 Mar 2013
We have stayed here twice and would readily go back for more. The house is more than comfortable, the location is stunning and the surrounding countryside is breathtakingly beautiful.
Thank you , very pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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