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Duntulm, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles (Ref. 1008529)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “The perfect, quiet location for a relaxing break.”

    Hunish is a wonderful cozy cottage.

    Hunish is a wonderful cozy cottage.

    - Mrs Norris, September 2021

Duntulm Coastguard Cottages

Enjoying a coastal position on the North of Isle of Skye, within the endearing township of Duntulm are a pair of traditional cottages, Hunish and Erisco. Each cottage boasts a spacious interior and offers a superb base for a large group of couples, friends and families seeking to explore this majestic part of Scotland, carved by its moorland riddled streams, an abundance of wildlife and a choice of activities to suit a group of all ages and tastes. The cottages come with well-equipped kitchens where you will be able to prepare delicious home-cooked meals, whilst the sitting rooms offer a tranquil space to unwind in front of a warming open fire. After an action-packed afternoon, be spoilt for choice by the well-presented bedrooms that await you situated across each property, designed to ensure a flexible sleeping arrangement to suit the needs of your group. If you can tear yourself away from this idyllic setting, visit the wonderfully historic Duntulm Castle, of which only fragments of the former castle remain and offers a look into historical architecture, and far-reaching views across the sheer cliffs and the coastline. It gives great access across the thriving countryside, with ample opportunities for some walking and cycling. Should you wish to, your coastal location makes it easy to get involved with a variety of watersports activities, including fishing, sailing and even kayaking. Further afield, you will find access to several striking areas of interest, including Portree Harbour, Lealt Falls, Loch Portree, Duntulm sea viewpoint and Ben Tianavaig, with its fine hill walks and stunning coastal position. For your amenities, head to the bustling capital town of Portree to find an array of interesting shops and eateries, with some particularly specialising in freshly caught seafood to enjoy. During the spring and summer months, Portree offers informative wildlife cruises for visitors, where you can learn about the surrounding area and spot a variety of beautiful native animals, including puffins, dolphins, seals, otters, and golden eagles. A haven for walkers, the fabulous Trotternish Ridge with the famous and majestic Quiraing as its dramatic centrepiece is also within easy reach. Bring your family to Duntulm Coastguard Cottages for a memorable stay in this spectacular region of Scotland.

About the property

Hunish is a superb former coastguard cottage resting in the township of Duntulm, on the Isle of Skye in Scotland.

Inside, the property has been renovated to provide a stylish and contemporary interior, offering a warm and welcoming sitting room.

Spend your evenings in this colourful room, with its red sofas to curl up on and delight in the provided TV for some entertainment.

There is a functional kitchen for all your culinary needs, which includes a washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge, freezer and an electric oven, perfect for cooking up delicious dinners the whole family will enjoy.

The property boasts four bedrooms, with a twin resting on the ground-floor, ideal for those with limited mobility to be served by a family bathroom.

There are a further three bedrooms on the first floor, comprising of one king-size double, one double and one triple, all of which offer plenty of storage space and lovely views across the country and coast.

Take a refreshing beverage out to the small gravelled seating area to enjoy those views of a morning with a warm cup of tea, or take the opportunity to catch up on some reading.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1012349, together sleeping up to 15 people.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor twin, 1 x first-floor king-size double, 1 x first-floor double, 1 x first-floor triple
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Second WC and basin
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room.
  • Electric central heating, open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, slow cooker microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge, coffee machine, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, Netflix and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stair gates available
  • Off-road parking
  • Small gravelled area with furniture (garden can be made secured on request)
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Dog wash available
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 4.2 miles, Shop 7.1 miles

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About the location


Staffin 8.1 miles; Uig 8.9 miles

Resting on the North of the Trotternish Peninsula is the small village of Duntulm, on the majestic land of the Isle of Skye, Scotland. Here you will find the remains of Duntulm Castle which was thought to have been a dun, or broch. This castle is nestled on a sheer cliff and can be reached by a well-made coastal path, promising breath-taking coastal views which looks across The Minch to the Isle of Lewis. For local amenities a short car journey will bring you to the coastal village of Staffin, where you will find a choice of restaurants, two shops, a part time opening Post Office, as well as a Staffin Slipway for sailing enthusiasts and the only sandy beach in the north of Skye. Further afield attractions upon this part of the isle include the 674-meter-tall landslip and the Quiraing, both offering superb walks amidst breath-taking scenery. Duntulm is a majestic location for exploring this pretty part of Scotland.

For the health and safety of guests and staff, the owners cannot accommodate an earlier check in or later check out.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas