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November 21, 2017

Tangasdale Beach Cottages, Isle of Barra

OUTER HEBRIDES, WESTERN ISLES

Overview

Our two spacious self-catering cottages are stunningly situated in their own grounds, perched on the edge of the sea, near to the Isle of Barra Beach Hotel. They have incredible sea views from all aspects; the sunsets over the ocean are spectacular! They overlook the Atlantic Ocean, with direct access to the adjacent wide, white sands of Halaman Bay and a secluded rocky cove.
The cottages are situated in natural machair walled grounds leading down to the sea. Well-behaved pets are welcome - the beach is ideal for them!.
Parking for 4 cars in the grounds.

 

Accommodation Details

The cottages are fully furnished and carpeted, and are fully equipped with freeview television, DVD player and CD player/ radio.The majority of the accommodation is on the ground floor, with a large main bedroom occupying the whole of the top storey. The fitted kitchen has a full electric cooker, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle, washing machine, larder refrigerator and freezer. Each cottage sleeps six, having one twin and two double bedrooms. The large double bedroom is up the stairs leading from the spacious open plan sitting/ dining room, which also has a patio door to the ocean side. The bathroom has a bath with shower over, toilet, hand washbasin with light and shaver socket above, and heated towel rail. In the hall there is a double-door cupboard with storage space for coats and shoes, and a large airing cupboard. A travel cot and high chair are available. All electric, bed linen and towels are included.

 

Room Rate Guide:

From 350 - 670 per week per cottage inclusive of electricity, towels and linen.
Short breaks available except in peak season.

 

General Details

The cottages are 2 miles from the ferry port in Castlebay where you will find Kisimul castle, the seat of the MacNeil clan, on a small island in the bay.
Barra airport is 6 miles - on the cockle strand - the only scheduled airport in the world situated on the beach and washed twice a day by the tide!
The Isle of Barra is considered by many to be the most beautiful small island in Britain. Its tranquillity, unique culture and fascinating history combined with the wealth of activities available ensure a memorable holiday for all. Take a guided boat trip from Castlebay port and down to Mingualay at the southern end of the Outer Hebrides. Basking sharks, minkie whales, dolphins, seals and an incredible number of seabirds, including the elusive puffin, can be seen in their natural habitat, amidst the magnificent cliffs. Boats are also available for charter, offering the opportunity for a deserted island barbecue or an exhilarating trip around the tiny uninhabited islands. Sea anglers can experience fishing in the rich waters of the Minch. Trout fishing is also available on the island. Historical sites and places of interest abound. The medieval castle of Kisimul, seat of the Clan MacNeil of Barra, is one of the first landmarks one sees on arrival, situated on a small rocky island just 200 yards from Castlebay port. Its imposing, fairytale setting and access only by small boat makes for a memorable visit. Ancient standing stones, Neolithic sites and prehistoric settlements offer an insight into the rich and varied history of this fascinating island. Sea kayaking trips, cycling, walking, swimming, exploring the little rock pools, or just watching the sunset over the turquoise Atlantic ocean at the end of a perfect Hebridean island day all contribute to the unique charm of this totally unspoilt and incomparable island.

 

Other Information

Travel to the Isle of Barra is by air or by ferry.
Caledonian MacBrayne ferry service runs from Oban to Castlebay.
The cruise takes about 5 hours.
If you are travelling to the Isle of Barra from South Uist you may take the car ferry from Eriskay which takes 35 minutes.
Visit Calmac for the ferry time-tables.
Flybe operates daily flights from Glasgow airport on Monday - Saturday and also Sunday in peak season.
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Property Name

Tangasdale Beach Cottages, Isle of Barra

Address

ISLE OF BARRA
OUTER HEBRIDES
HS9 5XW

Phone:

01899 830489

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