Garalapin House is a warm and welcoming bed and breakfast, located in the small crofting township of Woodend, near Portree. Garalapin House is surrounded by beautiful rural countryside and is home to Sam and her two young children as well as their many chickens and pet cat, Haggis.
If you are seeking peace and quiet in a beautiful location then Garalapin House is the ideal place for you to rest your legs after a long day exploring our picturesque island. Once you're rested and in need of refreshment, you will not have far to travel as the lively pubs, hotel bars and restaurants of Portree are only 3 miles away. Our nearest neighbours to one side are a mile away in the next township of Peiness. Only fields, stunning views and sheep are between us. On the other side, there are stables and it's not unusual to find one of the horses or ponies up at the fence wanting some attention.
As parents to young children ourselves we happily welcome families into our home. We have many facilities available to make your stay a comfortable and enjoyable one, for the parents, and children. Children are welcome to explore our garden, feed the hens with any scraps and play on our trampoline, climbing frame and treehouse*. The house is a non-smoking area but smoking is allowed in the garden.
Being so central on the island makes it easy for our guests to access the island's main attractions, from Portree Harbour Boat Trips to Dunvegan Castle or to Talisker Distillery. For those who play golf, the nearby Skeabost Country House Hotel can offer you a 9 hole, 18 tee golf course, and for those who enjoy fishing, the nearby River Snizort is a favoured and popular river for wild sea trout and salmon fishing. For more information please contact Skyeflyguy to arrange a fly tying lesson or fly fishing tuition. A famiy friendly bed and breakfast with many facilities available to make your stay a comfortable and enjoyable one, for the parents, and children. Children are welcome to explore our garden, feed the hens with any scraps and play on our trampoline,climbing frame and treehouse*. The house is a non-smoking area but smoking is allowed in the garden.
* (We have given every consideration to the safety of our play area. Please note that it is our private play area that we are happy for you to use, however, we cannot be held responsible or liable for accidents which occur when children are playing on the equipment. We recommend children are supervised during play).
'We've had a really lovely first experience in a B&B. I think we were very lucky to find this cosy and warm place. The kids really enjoyed our stay here, so did we. Delicious breakfast. Thank you so much.'
May 2014 - The Morgado Family, France.
'Lovely room, great breakfast (loved the homemade granola), very friendly hosts. Thank you'
March 2014 - Uli & Chris, Germany/Scotland.
'Wonderful stay, best B&B ever! Great food, comfy bed, chickens, garden and great with my little girl, toys and child friendly. Thank you.'
October 2013 - The Galbraith Family, London.
'Beautiful views, lovely rooms, great hosts, hot showers and we enjoyed our stay! Thank you for the yummy brekky too!'
June 2013 - The Canfield Family, Australia.
'We had a great night, a wonderful breakfast and a lovely welcome. It was a pleasure to stay in your charming house. A great, great, great bed and breakfast.'
May 2013 - Guillaume & Karina, France.
'Fabulous stay, perfect location, peaceful & wonderful hosts. Amazing breakfast, especially homemade bread and jam.'
March 2013 - Vanderberg Family, USA.
1x Family bedroom with Kingsize bed and bunk beds, own private bathroom.
1x Double Room, small en-suite.
1x Small Breakfast room.
|(Click on picture for larger view)|
Sorry no pets. Smoking allowed outside only.
Jan, Feb, Nov & Dec £30pppn + Child aged 2- 9 years £25pppn
March, April, May & Oct £35pppn + Child aged 2-9 years £25pppn
June, July, Aug & Sept £40pppn +Child aged 2-9 years £30pppn
We would appreciate it if rooms are vacated by 10.00 a.m. Preferred arrival time from 4.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.
All year round.
Take the A87 to Dunvegan, soon after turn left on the B885 to Struan. After 2 miles, take the right junction signposted Peiness. Garalapin House is approx 300 metres the third house on the right. Drive past the stables and we are on the right.
Take the A850 to Portree. After Skeabost Bridge take the right turn signposted Peiness/Woodend. Drive through Peiness. Then after approx 1 mile, you will reach Garalapin House. The first house on the left after the sheep shed.
|(Click on picture for larger view)|
If you have a general accommodation enquiry or would like more information, then please use the form below. You can also ring us or send an email.
Isle of Skye
Tel +44 (0) 1478 611333
Broadford, Kyleakin, Breakish,
Elgol, Torrin & Mainland nr Skye Bridge
Portree, Edinbane & SkeabostB&Bs Self Catering
Dunvegan, Struan & UllinishB&Bs Self Catering
Glendale & ColbostB&Bs Self Catering
Carbost, Portnalong & FiskavaigB&Bs Self Catering
Isleornsay, Ardvasar, Aird,
Ord & Tokavaig
Staffin, Uig, Kilmuir, Duntulm & KensaleyreB&Bs Self Catering
Lochbay, Stein, Hallin & HalistraB&Bs Self Catering