Oystercatchers, Lower Breakish, by Broadford, Isle Of Skye, IV42 8QA - Tel +44 (0) 7931 108378
Oystercatchers Cottage - Scottish Tourist Board 4 star Accommodation

Welcome to the Oystercatchers, Lower Breakish, by Broadford, Isle of Skye

Waterloo Caravan, Waterloo, Breakish, by Broadford, Isle of Skye, Scotland IV42 8QE Tel +44 (0) 1471 822198Oystercatchers is a traditional 1 ½ storey house, sleeping up to 6 adults in 3 bedrooms. It is 4 star listed by Visit Scotland and is being gradually upgraded to keep this standard. It is located just 10 minutes from the Skye bridge or 20 minutes from the Mallaig-Armadale ferry if you fancy coming ‘over the sea’, yet as it is off the main A87, located on a private road, it is a true oasis of peace and quiet. The house and gardens stretch down to a tidal inlet overlooking the Ardnish Peninsula.

Comments from Guests

'What a truly wonderful place to spend Hogmanay. We & the kids love our stay. Skye as always was beautiful (no matter the weather). Cottage was lovely, really well looked after and obviously loved.'
The Paton Family, December 2016/January 2017.

'Thank you for sharing our lovely home with us. The location & house are magical. You are providing us and others with a peaceful respite, so thank you!'
Alasdair and Patricia, February 2017.

'Enjoyed our stay here despite the very dramatic weather! Very cosy cottage. We enjoyed the log fire and especially when the wind & rain raged outside'
P&P Otton, April 2017.

'Had a fantastic stay. Cottage very homely and comfortable. Weather was amazing so enjoyed fire outside then retired to a lovely sitting room with log fire'
McNeil and Heron Families, April/May 2017.

'Lovely cosy cottage, garden full of birds & fledglings...'
Deborah & Douglas, May 2017.

'A wonderful week! Wild, wet and windy on some days...hot sunshine 27° on others. Highlights: walks on the coast; 2 lovely beaches, watching seals playing, diving in the sea. Also climbed the 11 Munros ... Cuillin Ridge with a guide....! Fiona Thank you, your cottage is the perfect location for peace, quiet and access to the Isle of Skye and Scotland'
Christine & Andy, May 2017.


The house was built in 1902 and has recently been fully refurbished to a very high standard - with a modern heating system, individually controlled in each room, a wood burning stove, 2 bath/shower rooms, wireless Internet access and new white goods (dishwasher, fridge, tumble dryer, and washing machine). There are 2 twin bedded rooms and one double. We also provide a travel cot and high chair (so little ones can also be accommodated - in safety as a fireguard and stair gates are also available).

The main garden is fenced, including the parking area which will easily take two cars, and we provide a barbecue and garden furniture so you can make the most of the good weather. There is substantial land outwith the stock fence, where you can enjoy a bay side fire or simply take in the view. The cottage is the perfect place to launch kayaks, canoes or dinghies. The water comes right up to the edge of the garden at High water springs, so boating couldn’t be easier and when you arrive back you can simply pull the boats up onto the garden.

Downstairs is a kitchen/diner with new oak furnishings and utility off. There is a sitting room with satellite TV, DVD player and docking station for IPods/MP4 players, a twin bedded room and a bathroom, with bath and shower.

Upstairs you will find a double bedroom, shower room and twin bedroom - all with stunning views towards the Applecross Peninsula. There is a cot, high chair and safety gates under one of the twin beds, as well as a DVD player, a docking station and a large selection of board games.

Downstairs Twin Bedroom
Sitting Room
First Floor Twin Bedroom
On the Water
Ob Breacais
(Click on picture for larger view)

1 x Double bedroom
2 x Twin bedrooms
1 x Bathroom with shower
1 x Shower room
1 x Kitchen/Diner
1 x Sitting room



All year round.

Tariff/Prices 2018/19

The Cottage is available for letting all year round. We operate a low, medium and high season tariff as follows:

Low Season
6th January to 23rd March 2018 - £520 per week

Mid Season
24th March to 30th March 2018 - £625 per week.

Easter/High Season
31st March to 13th April 2018 - £835 per week.

Mid Season
14th April to 29th June 2018 - £625 per week.

High Season
30th June to 31st August 2018 - £835 per week.

Mid Season
1st September to 31st October 2018 - £625 per week.

Low Season
1st November to 21st December 2018 - £520 per week.

High Christmas/New Year Season
22nd December to 4th January 2019 - £835 per week.

Short stays of minimum 3 days may also be available – contact owner for details. Please for prices.

Location - How to Find Us

From the Skye Bridge

When approaching from the Bridge or if you came over the Kylerhea ferry, drive towards Broadford on A87. You go over a narrow bridge as you enter Breakish. Continue until you pass the Red Skye Restaurant on your left. Turn immediately right and drive straight on, taking care as this is a narrow road with passing places and several blind summits. There is a slightly crooked crossroads, which you continue over. Oystercatchers will be directly in front of you as you cross the lower road. There is a large sign on the edge of the property. Proceed slowly about 15 metres towards the water’s edge and you will be able to go in the gate to the cottage.

From Broadford

When approaching from Broadford, take the A87 signed towards Kyle of Lochalsh/Kyleakin you will come out into the 40mph zone and then pass over a narrow bridge, giving way to oncoming traffic. Take the first left to Lower Breakish immediately after passing a full-size plastic horse (!) on your left. After approximately 500m you will come to a crooked crossroads; take the left turn and proceed carefully as there are 2 blind summits, towards the water. Oystercatchers will be directly in front of you as you cross the lower road. There is a large sign on the edge of the property. Proceed slowly about 15 metres towards the water’s edge and you will be able to go in the gate to the cottage.


Map showing location of Oystercatchers

Map showing location of Oystercatchers.

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

Oystercatchers Cottage
Looking towards Broadford Bay
(Click on picture for larger view)


If you have a general accommodation enquiry or would like more information, then please use the form below instead. You can also telephone, or email. If you prefer to write, use this address:

Write to:

Fiona Caldwell
44 Whistley Road
SN10 5QY

Tel +44 (0) 7931 108378

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