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Benshaw Cottage

Scotland: Western Isles: Great Bernera

The cottage is in the village of Tobson, which is on the bridge-connected island of Great Bernera.

Garden / Grounds:
The grounds of the cottage are the remains of a croft where corn, potatoes, vegetables and hay were grown each year.

Views, wildlife and local environment:
Great Bernera is a former lobster-fishing community. It is very mountainous and scenic.

Site Details

This is a Cottage.
This is a single unit.
Max. group size: 4.

Sleeping arrangements (this unit only)

Sleeps: 4 (4 adults and children, 0 babies)
Bedrooms: 2 (0 single, 1 double, 1 twin or bunk beds)
Cots: 0
Electric blankets provided: No
Bed Linen provided: Yes, included
Cot linen provided: No
Towels provided: Yes, included


Baths: 1
Showers over baths: 1
Cubicle showers: 0
Jacuzzies: 0
Toilets: 1

Kitchen & Utility

Fridge: Yes
Freezer: No
Microwave: Yes
Aga: No
Gas hob rings: None
Electric hob rings: 4
Dishwasher: No
Washer/dryer: Yes
Tumble dryer: No


TVs: 0
Freeview / Satellite / Digital / Cable: Yes
Video (VCR): No
DVD player: Yes
HiFi or similar unit: No
Free phone in house: No
Pay phone in house: No
Phonebox: No
Central heating: No
Open fires/stoves etc.: 0
Storage heating: Yes
Other heating: No
High chairs: No
Baby sitting available: No
Local caretaker: No
Parking at site: Yes
Nearest parking: 10 metres
Electricity: Yes, included

Availability and Tariff

Please view the booking terms and then book or enquire
from the availability and tariff chart


Allow dogs: No
Allow other small pets: No
Allow children: Yes
Allow babies: No
Allow smoking: No
Suitable for disabled: No

Special features

Architecture: Detached stone cottage
Suitable for honeymoon: Yes


Distance to coast: 1 mile
Distance to beach: 1 mile
Distance to golf: 28 miles
Distance to sailing: 5 miles
Distance to pub: 15 miles
Distance to restaurant: 28 miles
Distance to takeaway: 28 miles
Distance to shops: 3 miles
Nearest town / village etc.: Stornoway, 28 miles
Sports facilities:
Nicolson Lewis Sports Centre, 28 miles
Tourist attractions:
Callanish Stones, 14 miles, visit website

How to Get There

Route planner: The AA route planner
Map of location: Google map
Property postcode: HS2 9NA
Nearest railway station: Inverness, 80 miles
Nearest bus / coach station: Stornoway, 28 miles
Nearest airport: Stornoway, 30 miles
Nearest ferry terminal: Stornoway, 28 miles

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Letting & contact details

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Property owner: Mr Iain Maciver
Owners website:
Change-over day: Saturday
Short breaks: By arrangement
Season: All year
Arrival time: 15:00
Departure time: 11:00
We accept credit card payments

Property Reference Number: 732     Details updated: 2nd June, 2014

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