Explore the Western Isles in our Outer Hebrides holiday accommodation
The Outer Hebrides, also known as the Western Isles, comprises 15 inhabited islands and over 50 others – perfect for a Scotland holiday that’s off the beaten track in a self-catering holiday cottage. It has its own unique culture, where Scottish Gaelic is the main language spoken. Much of the land is protected by conservation areas, and myths and legends are still alive today. Our outer Hebrides cottages provide a lovely base for those looking to explore the island in depth.
Stretching for 130 miles in the Atlantic Ocean, the Outer Hebrides have many places of interest, including Lewis, Harris, St Kilda, North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist and Barra. Learn more about the Gaelic culture, spot rare wildlife including seals, dolphins and whales, and explore undisturbed beaches fringed by sparkling seas. There’s something for adrenaline-junkies too – see the islands from a whole new angle by canoeing, kayaking and kite surfing around them. There is so much to see and do to make the most of your Outer Hebrides holidays. Our Western Isles holiday cottages make for comfortable homes to retreat to, and catch up on the happenings of your day.
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Whether you’re looking for a romantic break for two, a traditional family holiday, a large get-together or even if you want to bring your dog, one of our self-catering holiday cottages in the Outer Hebrides is the perfect base to explore the islands. Take a look at our full collection of holiday lets and places to stay and start planning your Outer Hebrides holiday.
For more inspiration, check out our guide to the Isle of Harris. If the mainland is more your thing, browse our full collection of Scotland cottages for ideas on where to stay.