Idyllic quiet location overlooking Portree Bay to help in planning your day, be it watching the seals and herons close by, or walking and exploring Skye, it all awaits you at Creag Bheag, East Park.
Creag Bheag, East Park nestles in the side of a hill next to the Cuillin Hills Hotel in a truly picturesque location - no traffic noise, no street lights so that on a clear night you really can see the stars and study the universe. The tastefully modernised cottage has a perfect location a short walk along the sea from Portree. The accommodation has been refurbished to provide a comfortable family holiday home.
With a diverse array of landscapes mixed together with historical sites and excellent activities, the west coast of Scotland has something for everyone! The Isle of Skye, Isle of Raasay and Lochalsh make the perfect holiday destination with rugged coastlines, towering mountains and picturesque villages. We hope you have a wonderful stay whilst exploring our part of Scotland!
Creag Bheag, East Park has, 2 kingsize, 1 Double and 3 Single beds and can accommodate 7 persons and for the larger families up to 9 persons. The Cottage is let Saturday to Saturday, short breaks are welcome from Sat - Tues/Wed or Tues/Wed - Sat. Prices start at 3 nights for £695, 4 nights at £795, 7 nights at £895 for up to 7 people and £995 for 9 people.
Just a few things to keep you busy:
Watch Whales at Rubha Hunish
At the very north of Skye is Rubha Hunish and the deep water offers a high chance of seeing a Minke Whale, it is also possible to see other types such as Humpback and Killer Whales.
Swim in the Fairy Pools
The Fairy Pools in Glen Brittle are deep blue pools in the river filled with crystal clear water from the Cuillin. These pools have become popular for ‘Wild Swimming’. Are you brave enough to swim in these magical pools?
Have a meal at the Three Chimneys
The Three Chimneys restaurant has won a host of awards and top accolades. Book you table and sample Skye produce at its very best.
Walk up to the Old Man of Storr
This large pillar of rock known as the ‘Old Man’ dominates the landscape in the north east of Skye. Walking up to the Old Man is not difficult and rewards you with some wonderful views.
Take a Boat Trip to see the Sea EaglesThe white-tailed eagle (Sea Eagle) is the largest bird of prey in Britain. One of the most reliable ways to see these birds is by taking a Stardust boat trip from Portree.
Visit Dunvegan Castle
A visit to Skye is incomplete without savouring the wealth of history offered by Dunvegan Castle and Gardens. Dunvegan is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and is the ancestral home to the Clan MacLeod.
Take a Boat to Loch Coruisk
Taking a boat trip from Elgol is the easiest way to get to Loch Coruisk, a fresh water loch surrounded by the Cuillin Mountains. A truly spectacular location.
Walk the Quiraing
The Quiraing, which is the largest landslip in the country is on the east coast of Trotternish. The Quiraing loop is a spectacular walk for the more confident with heights.
Climb the Cuillin
For experienced walkers (who can read a map) climbing a Cuillin summit is a must do. The Cuillin is home to twelve Munros and offers the best walking and climbing in the UK.
Walk to Neist Point Lighthouse
At the most westerly point of Skye near Glendale is the walk down to Neist Point Lighthouse, a must for any visitor to the Island.
Go Sea Kayaking
There are many hidden bays & beaches around Skye that are best explored from the Sea. If you don’t have your own boat, book a session Sea Kayaking.
Have a picnic at Coral Beach
On a good day, Coral Beach near Dunvegan rivals any tropical beach, for looks anyway - the water temperature can be a bit chilly!
Fly around Skye in the Seaplane
Treat yourself and book your seat on the ultimate Tour of Skye. The Sea Plane flies low over all the top locations around Skye. Don’t forget your camera!
Try Talisker Whisky
Talisker Whisky is distilled in the village of Carbost on shores of Loch Harport and has become a worldwide brand. Take a tour of the distillery and then have a taste.
Catch a Trout using a Fly
Whether you are a keen angler or want to try for the first time, catching a trout on the fly is a magical experience. Why not hire the local ghillie to guide you.
Watch the Sun Setting over the Minch
On a summer's evening nothing can be better than watching the sunset while looking out to sea. Good locations include Neist Point, Waternish and Duntulm.
The island of Raasay is Skye’s smaller neighbour and can be reached by ferry from Sconser. Raasay House is an outdoor centre (where you can book activities) and they serve tasty food!
Go Sea Fishing
Fish from the rocks or hire a boat and go sea fishing. If you don’t have your own kit most of the boat trips who offer fishing are happy to supply all rods and tackle.
Explore the Village of Boreraig
This ruined village is the result of the Highland clearances. Walk to Boreraig and explore the remains of this old village.
Explore the Fairy Glen, Wander around the hillocks at the Fairy Glen. These small hills were caused by a landslip and legend says they are the home to the magical Skye fairies.
Visit the Clan Donald Centre
Clan Donald Gardens and Museum of the Isles. The Clan Donald Centre is a magnificent 20,000 acre estate in Sleat in the south of Skye.
Watch the Skye Pipeband
The bagpipes are iconic. The pipes and drums of the Skye Pipeband play in the square in Portree every Tuesday evening during the summer.
See the Northern Lights
The Aurora Borealis can be seen on Skye (with the right conditions) on a winter's evening. Look up in the night sky and watch the colourful light show.
Lookout to Kilt Rock
Near Staffin are the famous cliffs called ‘Kilt Rock’ as the cliff face looks a bit like a tartan kilt. There is also an impressive waterfall by the lookout point that falls straight into the sea.
Take a Seal Boat Trip at Dunvegan Castle. These small boats can get surprisingly close to the seals sun bathing on the rocks in Loch Dunvegan.
The Edinbane Inn host a ‘session’ every Sunday afternoon where local musicians just turn up and play. Typically including pipes, whistles and fiddles.
Visit an Art Gallery
Skye has many small art galleries and crafts shops. An ideal chance to buy a handmade souvenir.
Eat out at Kinloch Lodge
Having succeeded the hotel’s founder, Lady Claire Macdonald, Marcello Tully consistently serves up incredible dishes from Skye’s natural and delicious larder.
Go Horse Ridding
Skye has 2 small independent riding centres, both near Portree, offering lessons and trekking.
Hire a Bicycle
Hire a bike at the local cycle shop and explore some of the quieter roads. An ideal way to get about if you come to Skye using public transport.
Go Wild Camping
Stay under canvas for a night and cook your dinner on a campfire. Find a quiet spot on your own or hire a guide who can also provide the tent and a suitable location.
Play Golf at the Isle of Skye Golf Club
Our beautiful seaside course looks out seawards to the isle of Raasay and inland to Glamaig, one of the Red Cuillins. We are open all year and welcome golfers of all ages and abilities.
Find a Broch
Dotted around Skye and the greater Highlands you will find ruined Broches. These Pictish round towers were built at least 2000 years ago. There is a good example near Struan.
Watch a Gannet Dive for Fish, The Gannet is the largest sea bird in Scotland and are well known for diving at high speed in to the sea to catch fish. This is best watched from a boat or cliff top in the late summer.
Walk the Cuillin Ridge
A must for the experienced walker, complete the famous mountain ridge. If you are inexperienced then hire a local guide to keep you safe.
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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.