Where to stay around Isle of Harris?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 67 holiday lettings near Isle of Harris. From 22 Houses to 21 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Isle of Harris is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Isle of Harris?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Isle of Harris. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Luskentyre Beach: 20 holiday lettings
  • Amhuinnsuidhe Castle: 26 holiday lettings
  • Traigh Losgaintir Beach: 20 holiday lettings
  • Clisham: 34 holiday lettings
  • Seallam: 20 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Isle of Harris listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Isle of Harris?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 22 Houses in Isle of Harris. Our other popular types of Isle of Harris holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I rent mountain rentals in Isle of Harris?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 16 mountain rentals in Isle of Harris. You have also many other possibilities in Isle of Harris area, including:

  • Beach rentals: 15 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 13 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Isle of Harris?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Isle of Harris. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in the Isle of Lewis and Harris, Scotland your home away from home

    The Isle of Lewis and Harris is on the northwest corner of the Hebrides, off the northwest coast of Scotland. The two remote isles are actually joined and can be driven between quite easy. This chain of islands, the Hebrides, is known as the “Long Islands” as they stretch for about 100 miles. Gaelic is commonly spoken here and island life goes on as it has for centuries, including the cutting of peat for fuel. The locals are extremely welcoming to visitors and the quiet area, particularly around Harris, enjoy spectacular scenery.

    Things to Do on the Isle of Lewis and Harris Visit the Stone Circles

    Lewis is steeped in ancient history and is littered with ancient stone circles, particularly near the village of Callanish (Calanais). The site dates back to 1800 BC and the tallest stone is an amazing 4.75m (15 feet 6 inches) high. Fishing

    The Isle of Lewis and Harris have some of the best salmon and trout fishing anywhere with many lochs and rivers with access to the sea. The best time for salmon fishing is from June to September, especially after heavy rains or high spring tides. Boat trips

    The natural way to see more of the Isle of Lewis and Harris is by boat. A trip around the coastline will reward visitors with many sightings of birds, seals, porpoises, dolphins and if you are lucky, whales!

    Places to Visit on the Isle of Lewis and Harris

    Stornoway

    Stornoway is the largest burgh to visit from your holiday rental on the Isle of Lewis and Harris. This lovely seaside town was originally a Viking settlement and today the harbour hosts a small fishing fleet, a slipway and a Lifeboat station run by the volunteers of the RNLI.

    Harris Tweed Textiles

    These islands are known for their Harris Tweed and these are the last wholesale producers in Carloway, Isle of Lewis. See traditional looms and admire the designs of this local craft industry.

    Whalebone Arch

    Situated between two houses on the A857 is a magnificent arch made from the lower jawbones of a blue whale which came ashore in 1920.

    Isle of Harris

    The Isle of Harris has some of the best beaches in Britain with large open grassy plains known as “machairs”. This peaceful area has many small inlets and bays, each with their own peaceful village and magnificent scenery.

    Weather in the Isle of Lewis and Harris

    Like much of Scotland, temperatures are cool during the summer and chilly in the winter. Scotland is often cloudy and misty, but when the sun shines it is a truly beautiful place! Expect average summer highs to reach 61°F (16°C) and winter daytime highs to reach 44°F (7°C). The wettest months are from October to January.

    Travel to the Isle of Lewis and Harris There are daily flights to Stornoway Airport from Inverness and Glasgow.

    For passenger and vehicle ferries, the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry service runs between Leverburgh and the Isle of Harris and from Ullapool and Wester Ross to Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis.