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West Loch Hotel

West Loch Hotel
Tarbert, Strathclyde

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The West Loch Hotel dates from circa 1780 retaining many of its original features. This charming former Inn is now a modern hotel and restaurant offering fresh distinctive well-priced food … more >>

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Gairloch (Self catering)
Rona, Gairloch


In Designated National Scenic Area, detached 4 star self catering cottage in a stunning location, with private beach access, located in the village of Melvaig near Gairloch. Accommodating up to …
Sleeps 4

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Carbost (Self catering)
Bayview House, Carbost

Bayview House

This cottage is located in Carbost on the Isle of Skye and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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