Mary's Cottages, 26 Elgol, Isle of Skye, IV49 9BL -Tel +44 (0) 1471 866275
Mary's Cottages - Scottish Tourist Board 4 star Accommodation

Welcome to Mary's Self Catering Cottages, Elgol, Isle of Skye

Mary's Cottage in Snow, Elgol, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Mary's Cottages are regarded as one of the top honeymoon locations. The cottages combine the traditional charm of 'black house' dwelling with modern comforts to ensure a wonderful stay on the Isle of Skye.

The four cottages, "Tigh Phadraig", "Tigh Mairi", "Tigh Lachie", and "Tigh Seonag", each offer a taste of luxurious self-catering accomodation including a traditional veiled boxed bed (better than any four poster!), under floor heated stone floors throughout (absolutely wonderful on bare feet!), and a stove sits in the large stone fire place, prefect for watching the flickering flames & sipping at a wee dram during your romantic retreat.

A well equipped fully fitted kitchen is also installed, but if you don't fancy cooking there are many fine restaurants on the Isle of Skye, including one just a short walk away. Enjoy the perfect vacation in some of the finest thatched cottages (or 'black houses') in Scotland. The cottages have been awarded Four Stars by the Scottish Tourist Board and are available to rent throughout the year.

The cottages are situated in the secluded small fishing village of Elgol. Down at the shore there is a small harbour where local fishing boats land their catches of lobster and langoustine among others. Boat trips run from the jetty into Loch Coruisk, in the heart of the Cuillins and there is extensive scope for a variety of outdoor pursuits. Excellent restaurants such as the renowned Three Chimneys Restaurant are to be found on Skye.


Kitchen/Dining Room
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1x double bedroom
1x twin bedroom
1x bathroom
Kitchen/Dining Room

No smoking. Well behaved, house trained pets by arrangement.

Included in Price

Champagne and fresh flowers


Curtained box beds and cast iron stoves nestle beneath the cottages' thatched roofs and are complimented by modern additions such as fitted kitchens and under-floor heating.

Each of the four cottages "Tigh Phadraig", "Tigh Mairi", "Tigh Lachie" and "Tigh Seonag" can sleep up to 4 + one cot, with one cosy (king sized) boxed bed and two single beds in the gallery.

A fluent native Gaelic speaker, Mary and her family are sure to give you a warm welcome and provide unsurpassed hospitality.

Maximum guests up to 4 per cottageChildren welcomePets by prior arrangementNo SmokingWi-FiPrivate Parking

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£510 - £1,125 per week.

Weekly breaks of Friday to Friday, Saturday to Saturday and Monday to Monday available.

Short breaks, Friday to Monday or Monday Friday available.


Open all year round.


Loch Coruisk

Located in the renowned, but secluded small fishing and crofting village of Elgol on the Isle of Skye. The view from the jetty at the bottom of the village, looking across Loch Scavaig into Loch Coruisk and the magnificent Cuillin mountain range is arguably the finest in the country.

At the small harbour local creel and trawling boats land their catches. Other boats run trips, across Loch Scavaig to Loch Coruisk and the Cuillin Hills. The holiday cottages are perfectly situated for those looking to do some climbing or hill walking with nearby access to Blaven and the other Cuillins.

"Tha mi dachas gu bi sibh toilichte ann" - Approximate translation - "Enjoy!"

How to Find Us

Cross the Skye Bridge and head west to Broadford onto the A87. Elgol is reached by the turning left onto the B8083 from Broadford. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes and you will find breath taking views of the montains, the sea and the Small Isles around every corner. Portree, Skye's capital is only a 45 minute drive from Elgol. You will find shops, restaurants, petrol at either Broadford or Portree and a small Post Office and shop at Elgol will mean that you will not need to worry about supplies. There are very many restaurants on Skye catering for varied tastes. .


Map showing location of Mary's Self Catering Cottages

Map showing location of Mary's Self Catering Cottages.

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

Fishing Boat
Moon & Sea
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Please contact us either by email or telephone. If you would like to place a booking or have a general accommodation enquiry or would just like more information, then please use the form below. If you prefer to write, use this address:

Write to:

Mary & Andrew Sim
Mary's Cottages
26 Elgol
Isle of Skye
IV49 9BL
Tel +44 (0) 1471 866275


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