The Smiddy
High-end quality self-catering accommodation with stunning views on Waternish Isle of Skye




Location -   how to find ‘The Smiddy’

(The Smiddy is currently incorrectly identified in Google Maps as the "Post Office".
Google have been notified of the error)


After crossing the Skye Bridge, follow the A87 to Portree through Broadford and past Sligachan Hotel.

From Portree follow the A87 to Uig and Dunvegan.

Leave the A87 to Uig after 3 miles, following the A850 to Dunvegan.

Stay on the A850 for about 15 miles past Edinbane and Greshornish until you get to the Waternish junction, about 5 miles before Dunvegan.

Look out for the road sign for Waternish and a large Tourist Board sign advertising businesses on Waternish.



Turn right here onto the B886 past Fairy Bridge following the single track road for about 3 miles until you get to a T-junction with road signs for Stein, Hallin, Trumpan and Geary.

Turn right here past Skyeskyns, a viewpoint with memorial stone and the community hall to Hallin.

4 Hallin Park is the second property on the left.

The ‘Smiddy’ is the outbuilding behind the main house overlooking the Loch

We live in the main house and are happy to help if you should need any assistance or advice, but unless you make contact we will respect your privacy and let you enjoy your holiday in ‘The Smiddy’.


  IV55 8GJ

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Phone Number:

0044 (0)1470 592375


Shopping facilities

Dunvegan is only a 15 minute drive away. Here you will find Fasgadh Stores with an excellent range of groceries for your day-to-day shopping, the Fruit and Nut place for more fruit and vegetables and Skye’s oldest bakery for fresh bread and rolls or a traditional cooked breakfast in the morning or Fish and Chips for lunch.

There is a number of lovely little coffee shops and craft shops in the village.

The Old School Restaurant serves excellent local specialities for lunch and dinner.

You can visit the Giant MacAskill Museum celebrating the life of Angus Mòr MacAskill, run by the parents of celebrated street trials cycle rider Danny MacAskill.

And of course you can explore Dunvegan Castle and Gardens, one of the most popular tourist attractions on Skye.

Dunvegan has a medical practice, a post office, a garage and a filling station. 

Portree, the largest town on Skye, is about 40 minutes away and has a large Co-op supermarket as well as more cafes, restaurants and craft shops.

Portree has two filling stations, a post office and Portree Community Hospital.

The Fingal Centre offers an array of fitness facilities, a swimming pool and a public library.

Aros is a community cultural centre offering a cinema, exhibitions, dance and theatre performances and live concerts and hosting the Spirit of Skye Festival and the Skye Book Festival.










For bookings and further information please contact:

Carmen Meier
Telephone:  0044 (0)1470 592375

Licence Number: HI-30491-F
           Maximum Occupancy: 2 Adults (no children)        EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) Rating: D

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