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.
  • The Dunollie Hotel, Isle of SkyeInstant Book Overlay Image
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    Set by the serene waterside of Broadford Bay, at the foot of the mountains that lead to the famous Cuillin Hills lies The Dunollie Hotel, a charming dog-friendly destination in Scotland. 

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  • The Old Dye House, Isle Of SkyeInstant Book Overlay Image
    The Old Dye House is set in a quiet location overlooking the sea, and on good days you can see the Outer Hebrides far in the distance. This detached cottage for two, adjacent to the owner’s home, is spacious and warm and has been sympathetically renovated and furnished to a very good standard. Beautifully presented with tasteful use of colours and textures, The Old Dye House makes the perfect base from which to explore the lovely Isle of Skye and the west coast.

    Waternish itself is home to several art galleries, a family run sheepskin tannery, which gives guided tours, the oldest inn on Skye and a Michelin star restaurant. There are also plenty of walks available nearby for all abilities and the best sunsets on the island. Set towards the northern end of the island, all the attaractions Skye has to offer are within easy driving distance. Take a trip to Dunvegan Castle and gardens, and after enjoying that you can take a walk along the shoreline to Coral Beach – just stunning! Visit Portree, the island’s capital, with its wide variety of shops, art galleries, craft shops and some great places to eat and drink. A trip from Portree to the Trotternish Peninsula is well recommended. You will see dramatic scenery, and one of the most famous walks, the Old Man of Storr, which is a large pinnacle of rock and can be seen for many miles. Part of the Trotternish Ridge was created by a massive ancient landslide leaving probably what is one of the most photographed landscapes in the world.

    To the southern end of the island you will find the Sleat Peninsula, known as the ‘Garden of Skye’, where you can visit Armadale Castle along with some amazing places to eat. There is a large variety of outdoor pursuits available including hill and mountain climbing in the famous Cuillins, sea trips, fishing, kayaking, sailing and mountain biking. Take a stroll along some of the many quiet and unspoilt beaches which surround the rugged coastline. For the less energetic, sit back and relax in front of the wood burner and enjoy the everchanging vistas. Shop 21 miles, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.
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  • Cornucopia, PortreeInstant Book Overlay Image
    Portree, Scotland
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    Overlooking the entrance to the harbour this cottage style property is one of three in a beautifully restored 19th century listed mill conversion. Offering magnificent views over the sea to the Isle of Raasay, the accommodation has been lovingly refurbished and is designed to provide all you will need for a comfortable holiday in this beautiful isle. Superbly positioned to enjoy the abundance that Skye has to offer, yet within a 5 minute walk is the centre of Portree with shops, fine restaurants, pubs and amenities. Shops and pubs 500 yards.
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  • Springburn Cottage, Isle of SkyeInstant Book Overlay Image
    Springburn Cottage is a detached, rural, architect-designed property set within the township of Fasach, near to the owner’s home. Both the cottage and the location offer an ideal escape from busy day-to-day life and provides stunning open views of the glen towards The Minch and outer isles. Glendale is nearby and offers seasonal cafes and a number of specialist craft studios. A lovely walking area with local fishing from the rocks. Neist Point Lighthouse is only 4 miles away. The island has so much to offer to the outdoor enthusiast, with walking for all levels from The Black Cuillin for the experienced climber to low-level walking. Boat trips are available for spotting sea eagles or the seal colonies and other pursuits include fishing, kayaking, pony trekking and mountain biking. Dunvegan is also only a short drive away where you will find the pristine coral beaches, Dunvegan Castle and Gardens, MacLeod’s Tables and Portree, which is the island’s capital for shopping, restaurants and a cinema in the Aros visitor centre. Beach 1 mile. Shop ½ mile, pub 7 miles and restaurant 1 mile.
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  • Amber's Cottage, Isle of SkyeInstant Book Overlay Image
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    Traditional 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.
    £99
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  • Fleet Cottage, PortreeInstant Book Overlay Image
    Portree, Scotland
    With 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.
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  • Feriniquarrie, Isle of SkyeInstant Book Overlay Image
    This 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.
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  • Heron's Rest, Isle of SkyeInstant Book Overlay Image
    Five 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.
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  • Shore View, PortreeInstant Book Overlay Image
    Portree, Scotland
    Shore View enjoys an outstanding shore side location with dramatic views over Portree Bay and the Cuillin. The property is a comfortable and welcoming holiday home, in the quiet area of Bayfield. Portree is the main town for shopping, with many restaurants, craft shops, boat trips, swimming pool and a climbing wall. Aros Visitor Centre has various live performances and a cinema. The Island has much to offer the outdoor enthusiast with walking for all levels. Enjoy coastal walks, boat trips, fishing, kayaking, pony trekking and mountain biking. There are many places to visit such as Museum of Island Life, Dunvegan Castle ,Clan Donald Centre and Talisker Distillery. Beach 20 yards. Shop and pub 200 yards, restaurant 100 yards.
    £78
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  • Hygge, Isle of SkyeInstant Book Overlay Image
    Hygge, pronounced ’her-ge’ means spending a calm, comfortable time with good friends or loved ones. You will find this at Hygge, an architect-designed house ensuring all your comforts are taken into consideration, eco-friendly with air source heating, patio doors and a wood burning stove. Situated in the crofting village of Ose, near Struan, with views over Loch Bracadale and the Islands of Tarner and Harlosh, you are able to enjoy the fabulous vista from the comfort of Hygge.

    The area has much to offer in archaeology sites, all close by including Dun Beag Broch, St John’s Chapel, Feorlig chambered cairns, as well as historic Dunvegan Castle and Gardens, Giant Macaskill Museum, and coral beaches are only a short drive away. It is a good base to explore all parts of the island which has so much to offer for the outdoor enthusiast; hill walking, fishing, boat trips, kayaking, pony trekking as well as the opportunity to discover the many craft/art galleries for a more relaxing time and to be awestruck by the dramatic scenery, so come and enjoy! Beach 200 yards.
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