Dog-friendly Isle of Skye
Home to some of Scotland's most iconic landscapes and spectacular natural wonders, Skye is a truly special place to visit. Whether you're looking to escape to the hills or chill out by the river, there are plenty of cosy dog-friendly places for you and your pooch to stay.
- Portree, ScotlandTraditional stone cottage in friendly crofting community, close to Staffin village. Cosy and comfortable. Stunning sea and mountain views. Amazing wildlife and mountain walks. Beach 5 mins walk. Portree 17 miles.£76From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Portree, ScotlandWith wonderful views across the bay to the Cuillin mountains, this traditional crofter’s cottage nestles on the shores of Loch Portree and offers spacious accommodation. Built around 1850, it has been lovingly restored, with the living room and kitchen situated on the first floor to take advantage of the fine views. Set just feet away from the lapping shores of the loch, the views can also be savoured from the seating area of the attractive terraced garden, which is reached by a steep path. Altogether a peaceful, yet central location – being just 5-minutes’ walk from the town centre. Shops ½ mile.£81From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Glendale, ScotlandThis attractive detached ‘long house’ is situated in the small crofting community of Feriniquarrie, near Glendale on the Isle of Skye. All on the ground floor, you can relax in the front of the wood burner in the living room. The kitchen/dining room is well-equipped should you wish to make an evening meal or lunchtime snack. There is a double sofa bed in the living room, a bedroom with a double bed and en-suite facilities, and a single bedroom. The family bathroom completes the picture.
The property is only a 5-minute walk from the shore where you can perhaps catch sight of otters and many species of bird life. It enjoys views across the surrounding croftland to the waters of Loch Pooltiel (sea loch), and makes the perfect holiday base for exploring this beautiful island. Alternatively, sit outside and enjoy the tranquil surroundings and the magnificent sunsets.
Nearby, Glendale is a picturesque village, a jewel of Scotland’s Inner Hebrides. Situated on Skye’s western coast, Glendale boasts some of the island’s most breathtaking landscapes. Visitors are treated to rugged cliffs, verdant hills, and the mesmerisng Neist Point Lighthouse, a prominent coastal landmark with panoramic ocean views.
This tranquil village is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering hiking, wildlife spotting, and photography opportunities amidst stunning natural beauty. Glendale’s sense of seclusion and its cosy cottages make it an ideal escape for those seeking a remote and serene retreat. With its rich history, welcoming community, and awe-inspiring scenery, Glendale epitomizes the charm of the Isle of Skye.
Shop 1.5 miles, pub 9 miles, restaurant 3 miles.£60From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Glendale, ScotlandFive minutes’ walk from the seashore, this cosy, detached holiday cottage enjoys panoramic views of Macleod’s Tables to the east and the sea Loch Pooltiel to the west. A super area for mountain biking, climbing, kayaking, fishing and much, much more. Take a trip to Dunvegan Castle, the colourful island ‘capital’ of Portree, Talisker Distillery or travel to the south end of the island fondly called ‘The Garden of Skye’. Here you can visit Armadale Castle and Gardens or explore the unspoilt coastline and perhaps catch a glimpse of the vast array of wildlife. For the less energetic, just sit back and relax and watch the ever changing, stunning scenery from the cottage windows. Shops 1.5 miles, pubs 9 miles and restaurant 4 miles.£54From price per night based on 7 night stay