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Skylark Cottage

Near Broadford, Isle of Skye

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Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1
Changeover Day: Fri Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
Licence No: HI-30818-F
  • No Smoking

Skylark Cottage is a charming thatched black house that occupies a lovely elevated position in Upper Breakish on the stunning Isle of Skye, just 5 miles from the Skye bridge.

This cosy retreat is ideal for a romantic break, or honeymoon, combining modern comforts with a very traditional setting that makes a great base for exploring the island. The cottage is named after the skylark with its distinctive sing song call and little crest.

Inside the cottage is warm and welcoming with the sitting room at the heart of the house being dominated by the wonderful views out over Broadford Bay from the French doors. Everything needed for whipping up some culinary delights is easily at hand in the kitchen which also has a dining area for enjoying evening meals together.

The cottage is set out all on one level with an attractive double bedroom and a modern shower room that completes the indoor accommodation.

Outside the little paved patio area is the perfect place from which to sit and admire the wonderful views out towards the isles of Pabay, Scalpay and Raasay. The stones that hang from the roof are used to protect the thatch from any windy weather.

Map & Local

The sandy beach at Ashaig is in easy walking distance with a range of birdlife to look out for and wonderful the outline of the Red Cuillins off in the distance that is particularly dramatic at sunset.

Low levels of light pollution in the area offer ideal conditions for star gazing and perhaps catching a glimpse of the wonderful Northern Lights in the right conditions.

For a night off from cooking the Red Skye restaurant is just a couple of minutes’ walk away and at Lower Breakish (0.5 miles) Skyak Adventures arrange sea kayaking excursions that are a good way to see the island from one of its best vantage points – the sea. Another very special way of seeing Skye’s magnificent scenery is from one of the sea plane tours that run from the nearby airfield (1.5 miles).

Broadford (2.5 miles), the second largest village on the island, is the place to stock up on supermarket supplies and petrol, etc. Boat trips head from Elgol (16.5 miles) out to beautiful Loch Coruisk with lots of wildlife including golden eagles, dolphins, basking sharks and even minke whales.

Munro baggers will want to head to Glen Sligachan (19 miles) which separates the Red and the Black Cuillin mountain ranges. There are 12 munros to choose from with some low level walks and more serious climbs that require specialist equipment. Even if you don’t like walking/climbing the spectacular mountain views are truly captivating.

No visit to Skye would be complete without a trip to Portree (28 miles) to see the quaint coloured houses that line the picturesque harbour there. Just outside Portree there are a range of activities to try at Ace Sky including clay pigeon shooting, archery, paintball and axe throwing!

As the bridge is so accessible it is easy to pop back across and visit some of the seaside villages on the coast such as Plockton with its pretty palm tree lined harbour and annual sailing regatta.

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.



Single Storey

Sitting room with TV/DVD
Dining/kitchen with electric oven with induction hob, fridge with small freezer compartment, microwave, washing machine etc.
Double bedroom
Shower room with WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Sets of towels (per person)


Bed linen and towels INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by electric central heating (INCLUDED). Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking. BBQs are not permitted due to the cottage's thatched roof.



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: Fri

Booked Available

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).

Changeover Day: Fri

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2
21 Jun 2024 - 18 Jul 2024 £850.00
19 Jul 2024 - 22 Aug 2024 £895.00
23 Aug 2024 - 12 Sep 2024 £750.00
13 Sep 2024 - 03 Oct 2024 £595.00
04 Oct 2024 - 24 Oct 2024 £750.00
25 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £495.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £850.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £850.00
06 Jan 2025 - 30 Jan 2025 £495.00
31 Jan 2025 - 03 Apr 2025 £595.00
04 Apr 2025 - 24 Apr 2025 £750.00
25 Apr 2025 - 01 May 2025 POA
02 May 2025 - 22 May 2025 POA
23 May 2025 - 29 May 2025 POA
30 May 2025 - 26 Jun 2025 POA
27 Jun 2025 - 17 Jul 2025 POA
18 Jul 2025 - 28 Aug 2025 POA
29 Aug 2025 - 11 Sep 2025 POA
12 Sep 2025 - 02 Oct 2025 POA
03 Oct 2025 - 23 Oct 2025 POA
24 Oct 2025 - 18 Dec 2025 POA
19 Dec 2025 - 27 Dec 2025 POA
28 Dec 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 POA
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 POA
06 Jan 2027 - 05 Jan 2028 POA
06 Jan 2028 - 05 Jan 2029 POA

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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Excellent cottage - have been staying here for years through many owners. Only disappointment is no welcome pack - not e...

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The cottage is lovely with a beautiful view. Close to a really good restaurant and a greatvoff licence. Everything provi...

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Great cottage close to a lovely restaurant and other facilities


Skye is wonderful and this cottage ideally located great fish and chips at the local pub in broadford as well.

Our response:

You can't go wrong with great fish and chips - we are glad you enjoyed your stay.


Skylark cottage was extremely comfortable and had everything you need for an enjoyable stay. The decor in the cottage wa...

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