Isle of Skye

Taigh Glas Studio, Lochbay, Waternish, Isle of Skye, IV55 8GD Tel +44 (0) 1470 592748

Welcome to Taigh Glas Studio, Lochbay, Waternish, Isle of Skye

Taigh Glas Studio, Lochbay, Waternish, Isle of Skye, Scotland IV55 8GD Tel +44 (0) 1470 592748

We are delighted to launch 57 Degrees North in June 2017, to bring together some of our passions for the wild, awe inspiring, romantic beauty of Skye to share with you. We provide high quality bed and continental breakfast in our beautiful Taigh Glas Studio. It's is all about breathtaking sunsets and tranquil easy comfort, in the Natural Heritage designated area of Waternish.

Accommodation - Green living and home comforts

The studio sleeps 1-2 people only (no additional beds). It is a compact space with king sized double bed. You can book continental breakfast or self catering, as the studio offers a well appointed kitchen, and floor to ceiling windows to view the beautiful world renowned Waternish sunsets. The suite is air conditioned with Ecocent heat exchange system. The bathroom floor is heated. We are LGBTQIA friendly.

Double Bed
Double Bed
Double Bed
Relax and Unwind
Hearty Meals
End of the Day

The Space

The room is set up as a self contained studio apartment to allow you choice, privacy and cosy comfort. We know that travellers need a good bed and a few important home comforts. In the studio you have WiFi TV to access Netflix, BBC iPlayer, or stream your photos.

The studio has a well appointed kitchenette and dining table. Let us know your dietary preferences. You can book for continental breakfast or go self catering, the choice is yours.

We also offer, for a small supplement, seasonal locally grown organic vegetables (subject to availability). There will be tea and coffee equipment and basics supplied, also a juicer/blender. The studio is also equipped with clothes iron and board, hairdryer. The bathroom has a heated floor.

The studio has its own front door, with a key lock. You will be sent the lock combination for your stay.

1x Double bed (alongside the kitchenette dining area).
1x Kitchenette.
1X Bathroom (with heated floor).
Access if requested to shared 1x Utility room (with washing machine and clothes drying facilities).

No smoking, no pets and no parties.

No Pets as we aim to offer reduced allergenic facilities. You can rent room only rate and use the well-appointed kitchen in the studio or, alternatively, opt for a continental breakfast. Just let us know your dietary restrictions. You may want to request optional extra locally grown organic seasonal veg and shop bought fruit (subject to availability).


From £95 per room per night.

Terms & Conditions

Payments are by Paypal, cheque or BACS. All transactions are in Pounds Sterling.


You are entitled to a refund within 7 days of payment. Any deposit taken is non-refundable after that. Any cancellation made within one week of the arrival date will be charged at the full cost of the booking. Any cancellation as a result of the weather will not be refunded. We suggest you take out holiday insurance to cover any unexpected events.

Diversity Positive

We aim to offer an inclusive and diversity sensitive service and are always pleased to have constructive suggestions on how we can make Taigh Glas more inclusive and welcoming.


The Studio is across a short bridge from the layby where you can park. There are no steps into the Studio. The Studio is accessible for people with some restricted mobility. There is a bath shower which may not be totally accessible to many wheelchair users.

Allergen Reduction

We are aware that many people suffer from having asthma and other allergy related conditions, and so have chosen not to allow pets to enter or stay in the studio. We are careful to use anti allergenic cleaning and laundry products.

Environment Conservation & Recycling

We aim to develop our environment conservation practices and to support recycling initiatives. Towards this we provide only biodegradable cleaning products and request that guests do not use non-biodegradable products such as hair bleach or disinfectants or non bio degradable sanitary products in the Studio (NB: All sanitary products to be disposed of in bin provided).

We provide a small bin for uncooked vegetable waste marked vegetable compost and also recycling bins are available for guests.

Your Feedback, Compliments, Suggestions

Your experience staying with us is important to us. We welcome your constructive feedback, suggestions and reviews. Please do have a chat with us if you find something in need of repair, upgrading or attention.


Open all year round.

Location - How to Find Us

Taigh Glas Studio is situated on the Waternish peninsula, on the North West coast of the Isle of Skye. You can head here from Portree or Dunvegan, the turn-off to Waternish being a few miles South of Dunvegan.

From Portree to Taigh Glas Studio is a 30 minute journey of around 20 miles and is situated just off the Fairy Road to Stein.

Head West on the A855 onto the Dunvegan Rd A87 at the roundabout take the 2nd exit, staying on the A87 towards Dunvegan.

Take a slight left onto the A850 then turn right onto the B886 until you find Taigh Glas House (latitude 57.51892 and longitude -6.56947). Taigh Glas is a larch clad newbuild house, the first house up the narrow lane on the left hand side.


Map showing location of Taigh Glas Studio

Map showing location of Taigh Glas Studio.

Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service.
Image reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey and
Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.

The Views & Locality

Luminous Clouds
Fishing Boats
Silver Sea


If you have a general accommodation enquiry or would like more information, then you can also ring us or send an email.

Write to:

Lita & Carol
Taigh Glas
IV55 8GD

Tel +44 (0)1470 592784 (leave a message if no reply)
or Carol on 07515846505 or Lita on 07590033064

Visit our own website here.