Score Bay Cottage Trotternish Peninsula - Isle of Skye
Skye & Lochalsh

About Score Bay Cottage

Score Bay Cottage - Skye & Lochalsh

Location: Trotternish Peninsula - Isle of Skye - Skye & Lochalsh

Sleeps: 5

Price Range: £440 - £725

Christmas: £725

New Year: £725

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Score Bay Cottage, South Duntulm, Kilmuir

Sleeps 5 - Wood Burner - Sorry No Pets Allowed

Score Bay Cottage is situated in the small township of Duntulm which is on the most northerly part of the Trotternish peninsula.  The property is situated in a quiet location and enjoys spectacular coastal scenery with far reaching views to the Outer Hebrides.

The cottage is well equipped and tastefully furnished and ideally positioned to take full advantage of the coastline, with sea views from the majority of the windows.  All the accommodation apart from the second double bedroom is located on the ground level. The upper level is reached by a space saver staircase, which unfortunately makes this floor unsuitable for the very young or elderly. Outside the garden is fully enclosed and is equipped with garden furniture and a barbecue.

The surrounding area itself offers some of the most dramatic scenery on the island, within a short distance the Quiraing, Old Man of Storr, and the spectacular Trotternish Ridge can be found, these are ideal areas for walkers and the awe inspiring peaks a photographers dream. The Skye Museum of Island Life is located in the vicinity and is well worth a visit to see the traditional thatched cottages and the way of life of a bygone age.

Whitewave, Skye’s outdoor centre is located just a few miles away and offers various activities to keep the whole family amused. The nearest facilities including a general store, cafe and restaurants, would be located in Uig which is 8 miles away, a regular ferry service also runs from here to the islands. Further afield Portree is located 24 miles to the south and offers a good range of facilities including a supermarket and various visitor attractions. 

Within a couple of minutes walk you will find the shoreline of Score Bay, where during 2015 fossilised dinosaur footprints were discovered on the beach. The prints which are only visible at low tide are a major discovery and date from about 170m years ago, in the Jurassic period. Score Bay Cottage is the closest on the island to the discovery.  

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Facilities

Ground Floor

  • Sitting room with comfortable sofa and chairs, wood burner, TV with Freesat, DVD/CD, iPod docking station, views to the sea and the garden.
  • Kitchen, Aga, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, dining table and seating for five and all the usual kitchen equipment, views to the sea.
  • Single bedroom with views to the garden.
  • Double bedroom with sea and scenic views.
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, heated towel rail, wc, whb.
  • Utility room with washer/dryer.
  • Cloakroom with wc, whb.

Upper Floor - See Note Below

  • Double bedroom. Note - the bedroom on this floor is accessed via a space saver type staircase, which makes it unsuitable for the elderly or children. 

Included in the rent

  • Bed Linen and towels.
  • All electricity and heating costs.
  • Initial wood for the wood burner, extra can be purchased locally.
  • Wifi internet access.

Other Facilities

  • Ironing facilities.
  • Indoor and outdoor drying areas.
  • Cot and highchair.
  • Enclosed garden with garden furniture and barbecue.
  • Off road parking for cars.

Good Housekeeping Deposit

A Good Housekeeping Deposit of £75.00 is required at the property.

Best Features

  • Fantastic coastal location.
  • An ideal base for exploring the trotternish peninsula.
  • Walking and cycling from the doorstep.

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Score Bay Cottage Reviews

The lastest reviews of Score Bay Cottage...


Reviewed this property on 22/08/2017
And awarded it
A lovely quiet spot with view of the sea and across to the outer Hebrides when weather permits! We enjoyed a couple of fabulous sunsets whilst sitting at the dining table and it is an easy walk up to the castle to view from there. The cottage is very warm, spacious, clean and well equipped. We didn't use the upstairs but it was much bigger than we expected when we popped up to take a look. We explored other parts of Skye but we liked this top end the best for the variation in coastal scenery. There are many interesting walks to do from very nearby. Highly recommend.

Reviewed this property on 22/08/2017
And awarded it
This is a really special cottage. The location is just stunning and the light streaming into every room is amazing. The kitchen is very well equipped and spacious, and includes a good sized table and chairs. Having a separate sitting room as well is a plus - so many holiday cottages are open plan. The Aga meant the cottage was always warm and cosy. We would definitely return.

Reviewed this property on 02/08/2017
And awarded it
Amazing sunsets, looking right out at the Outer Hebrides. The location is superb with a field of sheep and a fairly quiet road between the cottage and the "jurassic beach"! The cottage itself is really well equipped with everything you could possibly want, and more spacious than the pictures might suggest. Thank you for such a wonderful relaxing break!

Reviewed this property on 13/04/2017
And awarded it
This is a spacious, comfortable, warm and beautifully equipped cottage. The owners could not do more to ensure one's enjoyment! The cottage is in a truly breathtaking, undisturbed setting, with wonderful views of the mountains and sea, with the Outer Hebrides visible on the horizon. The cottage is also conveniently situated for getting around to other parts Skye, and a bus-service passes the gate. This is my third visit to this cottage. Highly recommended.

Reviewed this property on 01/12/2016
And awarded it
Absolute paradise for 7 days we absolutely loved it, The cottage was better then better it was spotlessly clean, everything you needed was in this cottage, we are definitely going back next year,The views where breath taking, we wanted a quite peaceful week away and we got more then that, we actually fell in love with the place, 10/10 for the cottage, and 10/10 to Brian & Hannah at wilderness cottages for sorting everything out for us, we have a life time of amazing memories after our 7 days away. Many many thanks see you next year x

Reviewed this property on 01/12/2016
And awarded it
Absolute paradise for 7 days we absolutely loved it, The cottage was better then better it was spotlessly clean, everything you needed was in this cottage, we are definitely going back next year,The views where breath taking, we wanted a quite peaceful week away and we got more then that, we actually fell in love with the place, 10/10 for the cottage, and 10/10 to Brian & Hannah at wilderness cottages for sorting everything out for us, we have a life time of amazing memories after our 7 days away. Many many thanks see you next year x

Reviewed this property on 18/10/2016
And awarded it
Splendid setting. Very comfortable, well equipped. Cosy cottage.

Reviewed this property on 29/09/2016
And awarded it

Reviewed this property on 10/08/2016
And awarded it
We've been to Skye now 6 times and this cottage is by far the best place we've stayed. The location was fantastic and incredibly relaxing; the house itself was perhaps the best equipped we've ever stayed in; and my partner, David, can now say that he can confidently cook on an Aga! All mod cons were included such as Wi-Fi, a great telly, dish-washer and washer-dryer. The house was charming, clean and the view onto the Bay was hypnotic. This is the only time that, on leaving a property at the end of our holiday, we've agreed that we should return to that property in future. I can't recommend this place highly enough. I'd like to move there permanently!

Reviewed this property on 29/07/2016
And awarded it
Beautiful cottage. Everything we needed. Perfect location . Stunning views.

Reviewed this property on 30/06/2014
And awarded it
A very well equipped cottage in a fantastic location with friendly, accomodating owners.

Reviewed this property on 02/04/2014
And awarded it
Wonderful! At the top of Skye, looking out over Harris & Lewis, if it's peace & quiet you are after, this is the cottage for you. Located some 30m back from the road, and with very little passing traffic, the cottage benefits from fantastic views, & wonderful sunsets. The cottage was surrounded by sheep. Just across the road is a pebble beach, which I'm sure is great in summer. The cottage is warm, comfortable and well equipped. The Aga was a doodle to use. We will be back

Reviewed this property on 05/03/2014
And awarded it
This place is a dream come true. After spending three nights here I simply cannot think of a more perfect place to come to get a way from it all. The location is thrilling - austere and dramatic in the very best way - and the house itself is a gem. I will be returning often - since my need to get away from it all is quite pronounced. The owners are very friendly and sensitive and their excellent taste is evident both in the simplicity of the renovation and the detail of the interior features.

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