Hillcroft Bed And Breakfast


Hillcroft, Treaslane, By Portree, Isle Of Skye, IV51 9NX

    You can be sure of a warm and friendly welcome and enjoy a relaxed stay with us at Hillcroft which is a traditional croft house, built circa 1920, that has been extended and modernised to provide comfortable en-suite B&B accommodation.

    Situated midway between Portree and Dunvegan on the A850, Hillcroft has spectacular views across Loch Snizort beag to the Trotternish hills in the east and the black Cuillin ridge to the south. Hillcroft is a traditional croft house built circa 1920, which has been extended and modernised over the years providing comfortable guest accommodation.  There is a bright sunny dining room for morning breakfast and a comfortable sitting room with plenty of books and maps to help you plan your days out, and plenty of CDs and DVDs for your entertainment in theevents.  There is also a cosy coal fire to sit round if the evenings are chilly.  Hillcroft has spectacular views across Loch Snizort beag to the Trotternish hills in the east with glimpses of the spectacular black Cuillin ridge to the south.

    Hillcroft is situated on the A850, midway between Portree, the capital of Skye, and Dunvegan with its historic castle, home to the clan MacLeod, and just a few miles further on you come to the coral beach,  passing quite a large seal colony on the way.

    Hillcroft is just a short walk from the rocky shore lineof Loch Skeabost beag where you can often see seals and otters, cormorants, oyster catchers and herons, plus a wide variety of seabirds on Aird Point. The Trotternish ridge, the Quirang and the Old Man of Storr are just a short drive away, and the famous Cuillin is about a 40 minute drive.

    There is a 9-hole golf course at nearby Skeabost Hotels where a day's fishing can also be arranged, and pony trekking is available at Suledale. For those interested in arts and crafts there is the Edinbane pottery and Kerrol stained glass workshop, and the galleries and craft shops in Waternish which is just a short drive from Hillcroft.

    There are many good eating places in Portree, and nearby there is The Inn at Edinbane is just a 5-minute drive away; Greshornish House on the shores of Loch Greshornish approx 15 minutes away; The Loch Bay Fish Restaurant and The Stein Inn and both at Stein on the Waternish peninsula a 20 minute drive;  and the renowned The Three Chimneys Restaurant at Colbost just a 35 minute drive from the house.


    4 Bed and Breakfast
    Taste Our Best
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Apr 2016 - 30 Sep 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Double Room en suite
    £85.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Room en suite (Single Nights)
    £42.50 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room ensuite
    £135.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room ensuite (Single nights)
    £120.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room ensuite
    £85.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room ensuite (Single Nights)
    £42.50 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    Price based on £40.. per person per ngiht (April-May) and £42.50 per person per night (June, July, August, September) Single person supplement price on request. Prices include breakfast.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Breakfast Available Served between 8am-9am
    • Gluten Free
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Log Fire
    • Lounge
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Shower Ensuite

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • TV In Room
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • No credit cards accepted
    • Traveler's Cheques


    • Bike Storage Available
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking
    • Private Parking


    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Island Location
    • Lochside Location
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Families
    • No Pets Allowed

    Road Directions

    If arriving in Skye via the Skye road bridge at Kyle of Lochalsh, turn right at the roundabout at the end of bridge and proceed to Portree on the A87 (approx 30 miles), at Portree bear left to Uig, still on the A87, and approx 4 miles later take the left hand turn signposted to Dunvegan (A850). Hillcroft is about 4 miles from this junction on the RHS of the main road (NB do not turn into the road marked Treaslane, we are actually on the main road immediately beside this turn).

    If taking the ferry from Mallaig to Armadale, drive from Armadale to Portree and then proceed as above.

    NB - if you are using sat nav and do not want to go to Mallaig, please the sat nav for Kyle of Lochalsh as otherwise you will probably end up in Mallaig anyway!

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by rail:- Take the train either from Inverness or Fort William to Kyle of Lochalsh, and then catch a bus to Portree. Then take bus from Portree to Dunvegan and alight at Treaslane. We are on the RHS of the road just after the bus stop.

    Getting there by air:- Fly to Inverness airport which is about 6 miles east of inverness, take the airport bus to Inverness and then you can either catch a train or the bus to Portree. Train station and Bus station are located next to the Eastgate Centre. Take the train to Kyle of Lochalsh then bus to Portree as directed above. If travelling by bus from Inverness, then the bus comes directly to Portree (about 3 hour journey) then get local bus to Dunvegan and alight at Treaslane.

    Getting there by ferry:- Ferry from Mallaig to Armadale, then drive north on theA851, turn left at the t-juntion with the A87 and proceed to Portree. Just after the school, take the road signposted to Uig (A87), then 4 miles along this road take the left fork signposted to Dunvegan (A850). We are about 4 miles along this road, immediately after the signpost for Treaslane. Do not turn right here, as we are the house on the right hand side immediately beside this turn.


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