Ronald's Cottage

Self Catering

16 Rhugashinish, Lochcarnan, Isle of South Uist, Western Isles, HS8 5PE

    The Isle Of South Uist, part of the Western Isles and located just south of Benbecula, is nothing short of breathtaking presenting stunning scenery, natural and historic landscape, unrivalled outdoor access and diverse wildlife.

    This newly renovated Thatch Cottage is situated in a lovely area of the north end of South Uist and offers a quiet and peaceful location and is ideal for a very relaxing holiday.
    The cottage consists of a small cosy sitting room/kitchen, a shower room and one double bedroom. The kitchen houses a washing machine, fridge, electric hob and oven. The sitting room houses a flatscreen Freeview TV, CD player, iPod docking station and a space saver table. The bathroom has an electric shower.
    The location is ideal for touring all 5 Islands Berneray, North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist & Eriskay and also for day trips to the neighbouring islands of Lewis, Harris and Barra.. Our islands have lots to offer the visitor with miles of unspoilt beaches, an abundance of wildlife, including many rare breeding birds, otters and seals and a rich variety of wild flowers and plants.
    Throughout the islands there are many historical and archaeological sites, which give testimony to the long history of The Hebrides.
    Trout fishing can be arranged on many of the lochs, some almost within casting distance of the house.
    Play golf at 'The Lost Course of Askernish' in South Uist, where original course laid out by the renowned Victorian golf course architect 'Old' Tom Morris has been restored.
    There is also a nine-hole course on Benbecula.
    Sea-angling, kayaking, wind surfing, and boat trips to off-shore islands are available at various locations in the islands.
    There are many moorland walks for all abilities, where you can enjoy perfect peace and fresh air.
    The islands are popular with cyclists and cycle hire can be arranged with cycle shop close to the house.
    The natural light gives excellent conditions for photographers and artists.
    Close by in the township of Iochdair we have a Jewellers shop & cafe. Hebridean Jewellery is manufacturers of silver and gold jewellery from the Pictish and Celtic periods through to the new millennium range.
    3 Self Catering
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Ronald's cottage
    £350.00 per unit per week

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Languages Spoken

    • Gaelic Speaking


    • Coastal Location
    • Island Location
    • Remote Location
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View
    • Village Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Single Travellers


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Hi-Fi
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV In Room
    • Television

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • No credit cards accepted


    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Parking

    Road Directions

    From Lochboisdale Ferry Terminal you head towards Benbecula we are approx 20 miles and situated at the north end of South Uist.
    From Eriskay Ferry Pier you head towards Benbecula, we are approx 30 miles as you head for Benbecula
    From Lochmaddy Ferry Terminal you head for South Uist through Benbecula and we are approx 25 miles as you head towards South Uist.
    From Beneray Ferry Pier you head towards South Uist, we are approx 35 miles as you head towards South Uist

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- TIC - Locboisdale. We are approx 20 miles heading towards Benbecula from Lochboisdale

    TIC - Lochmaddy, We are approx 25 miles heading towards South Uist from Lochmaddy

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Benbecula airport is situated in Balivanich on the Isle of Benbecula and on leaving airport head for South Uist we are approx 8 miles from Airport.
    Flights to Benbecula Airport come direct from Glasgow, Stornoway & Barra

    Getting there by ferry:- Ferry Services are from Oban to Lochboisdale, Barra to Eriskay, Uig (Skye) to Lochmaddy.
    and also Leverburgh to Beneray. All ferries are operated by Caledonian MacBrayne

    Transport within Scotland

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    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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