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Drumfearn Cottage

Glenelg, near Kyle of Lochalsh

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Leaving the road to Skye at Shiel Bridge and taking the spectacular road over the shoulder of Mam Ratagan, you will descend to the little village of Glenelg on the shores of the Sound of Sleat.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4/8 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi

The views here across the Sound to the mountains of Skye on the other side are stupendous and Drumfearn Cottage is perfectly placed to take full advantage of them.

This deceptively spacious cottage is in the main 'street' of the village, with the excellent village store opposite and the famous inn serving superb food just a three minute walk along the road. To the back there is a large decking area (with furniture) and then it is just a 2 minute walk to the shingle shore.

This is a place which will appeal in particular to families and the expansiveness of the accommodation also gives the opportunity for two families to holiday comfortably together, for the cottage is a real 'Tardis'.

Downstairs, there is a sitting room, large kitchen/dining room with a central breakfast bar, utility room, double bedroom and shower room, while upstairs is another large lounge with wood-burning stove, further bathroom and double bedroom and a large room with two sets of bunk beds, which children will be sure to adore. The cottage is most comfortably furnished and very well equipped for the owner's own use, so you may be sure that all the facilities for a good holiday are in place.

Map & Local

There is certainly no lack of things for families to do here. There are sandy stretches of the shore which are perfect for picnics or just messing about at the water's edge.

You can cycle on down the little single track road which leads south to end at Corran or turn left up Gleann Beag and admire the amazing Pictish brochs there.

Or you can take the little turntable ferry which plies in summer between Glenelg and Kylerhea on Skye and visit the magical island. There is an otter hide at Kylerhea, for this is real otter country (you may even spy one from the house) and just down the road at Sandaig (the Camusfearna of his books) is where Gavin Maxwell, author of Ring of Bright Water, lived and worked.

Heading back over the Mam, there are riding stables at Shiel Bridge and then you are back on the main road which will again take you over the bridge to Skye or on up to picturesque Plockton and even Applecross.

Local Events and Attractions


Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.




Sitting/dining room with TV and French doors to decking.
Kitchen/diner with gas range cooker, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, TV, microwave, etc.
Utility room with washing machine and tumble drier.
Double bedroom with TV/DVD.
Room with shower, WC and wash hand basin.


Sitting room with multi-fuel stove, TV/DVD and CD player.
Double bedroom.
Room with two sets of bunk beds.
Bathroom with bath, shower, WC and wash hand basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels
Stair Gate

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £25 of electricity INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by electric storage heaters and multi-fuel stoves. WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (2 large, 2 medium or 2 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.



The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

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Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • 2 Week Discount (£25)
  • Save 10% w/c 29 Jun 19 From 29/06/2019 to 01/07/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 06 Jul 19 From 06/07/2019 to 08/07/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 15 Jun 19 From 15/06/2019 to 17/06/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 22 Jun 19 From 22/06/2019 to 24/06/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 29 Jun 19 From 29/06/2019 to 01/07/2019
  • Christmas 2019 From 21/12/2019 to 27/12/2019
  • New Year 2019 From 28/12/2019 to 03/01/2020
  • October Half Term 2019 From 12/10/2019 to 01/11/2019

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4 Sleeps 8
01 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 £565.00 £625.00
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019 £795.00 £795.00
31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019 £565.00 £625.00
21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019 £450.00 £525.00
12 Oct 2019 - 01 Nov 2019 £565.00 £625.00
02 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019 £345.00 £395.00
20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019 £795.00 £795.00
28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 £820.00 £820.00
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Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.

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