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“A wonderful home in a very quiet part of Skye.”
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Green Pastures Cottage
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Green Pastures Cottage
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King Size Bedroom
Twin Room
Cosy lounge at night
Breakfast with a view
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Deer on the croft in front of the cottage
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Dawn view from cottage bedroom
Huge rainshower in bathroom
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Waternish, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland

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JanetM154...
1 review
“A wonderful home in a very quiet part of Skye.”
Reviewed March 31, 2018 for a stay in March 2018

I spent a fantastic, quiet 3 weeks at this home in the tiny hamlet of Gillin, really away from it all. Lovely walks out the front door, including the cliff walk, the walk down the walking path to Stein, through the village of Geary, over the hill to Hallin, Waternish point lighthouse, which involves a stunning cliff walk looking over toward the Hebrides. You will have a bit of a drive to get to the Cuillins, Storr, Quirang, Portree, Sligachan, but I loved staying away from the really touristy areas. The cottage is very comfortable. Fantastic kitchen and bathroom, amazing view from the bedroom and living room. Just perfect!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
2 Apr 2018
Thank you for a great review, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and loved the cottage,views,and walks.
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Emily B
1 review
“Winter Stay”
Reviewed January 5, 2018 for a stay in December 2017

Fantastic cottage, perfect for getting away from it all. Cosy but luxurious cottage. Amazing views, especially the snow on the far mountains. Really helpful owners who managed any issues with genuine concern and promptly. Would defiantly go back here again.

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Management Response
7 Jan 2018
Thank you for a lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again in the future.
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Mose72
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A little peice of heaven. ”
Reviewed November 16, 2017 for a stay in October 2017

We had a week in green pastures and it was really relaxing. Just walked the dogs and chilled out.

Helen is a lovely host and the cottage was spotless. The kitchen has everything you need and more.

We did get lost on the way there, more to do with our navigation than anything else. If you arrive at night and the cottage outside lights are on its difficult to see the name plaque.

We look forward to staying again and wandering the hills and beaches.

We took our three dogs up there and they loved it too.

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Management Response
18 Nov 2017
Thank you for a fab review. We are so pleased you loved your stay and found the cottage to be so clean and well equipped.
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Bellamax2
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Perfect Cottage; total peace and quiet in a truly breathtaking location”
Reviewed October 21, 2017 for a stay in October 2017

This was our first visit to Skye and we booked Green Pastures based on the good reviews here. We had not really researched which area of Skye might be most suited to our taste and subsequently wondered if this cottage being in the Waternish area might be a disadvantage, but actually the opposite proved to be the case. It is a very special location yet easy to access all the main tourist must-see highlights. It is a totally peaceful place with an exceptional view over the sea loch to Uig on the Totternish peninsular from all the front windows of the cottage. I took panoramic photos of the dawn every morning as each was different and so stunningly beautiful. The cottage is equipped more like a home than a holiday rental and unlike many we have stayed in the heating was generously set up so we were cosy and warm. Kitchen and bathroom are virtually new and chairs and beds very comfortable. The provided towels were of such good quality that on return home we have ditched ours and bought the same brand! The tips from the owners about where to stock up on provisions before arrival and things of local interest were very useful. Overall we had an excellent week at Green Pastures. We noted in the Visitors' Book that several guests have stayed more than once and we will also definitely return one day.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
29 Oct 2017
My goodness, what a lovely review, thank you so much. We are absolutely thrilled that you loved the cottage and felt at home there, as that is so much the feeling that we wanted people to be able to feel. We are so pleased you loved that view, and the towels!! We very much look forward to welcoming you back to Green Pastures again sometime in the future.
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Lpherts
uk
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Lovely place to stay”
Reviewed October 9, 2017 for a stay in September 2017

We stayed at Green Pastures for the last week in September and we were very lucky with the weather. As we drove up to the cottage we both just loved the view and area walking into the cottage we knew we were going to have a wonderful week. The cottage was immaculate very clean and comfortable also looking around the kitchen I knew that I wouldn't have a problem cooking our evening meals as everything I needed was supplied. We had our small dog with us so I wasn't sure if there were any dog friendly places to eat out in the evening but to be honest after being out all day it was lovely just to come back and eat and relax in the cottage. There is Stein Inn a couple of miles away we went in there for lunch one day and they allowed our dog in (as long as kept on a lead) and lunch and staff wee all great. There are some lovely walks local to the cottage and the Isle of Skye has amazing scenery but you do need a car or other type of vehicle to get around. I would recommend Green Pastures cottage to anyone and also I have to say that Helen (the owner) was very quick in replying to my questions. Thank you Helen for you very friendly responses.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
18 Oct 2017
Thank you for a great review. We are so pleased you loved the cottage and found it to be immaculate and well equipped. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and I'm pleased I was able to help answer any questions.
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Reviewed September 21, 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
24 Sep 2017
Thank you for such a lovely review, we are delighted you loved our cottage and had such a wonderful time on Skye.
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Paradise6...
1 review
“Cosy, clean, well equipped cottage with AWESOME views!”
Reviewed July 19, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

The cottage is very isolated which is perfect if you are looking for peace and tranquility. We couldn't fault the cottage: spotlessly clean, very well-equipped and a fabulous shower! The only 'down-side' was the fact that the 'nearby' (one-hour walk) to the pub and the other restaurant, although advertised as 'dog-friendly', didn't actually allow dogs when serving food. Which was the whole point of us choosing that location - so we could walk with our dog down to the pub and the shore in the evening, have something to eat and drink, and walk back. Shame, really, as it meant we had to do a lot of driving in order to eat out. But Green Pastures Cottage was lovely and we enjoyed our stay there - great wood-burning stove and fabulous being able to watch the sea eagles from our living room window (and from bed!). So thank you!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
19 Jul 2017
Thank you for a great review, we are glad that you enjoyed the cottage so much and found it so clean and comfortable. How great that you saw the sea eagles, even from bed!!
I'm sorry that the pub is advertised as dog friendly but isn't! We will make a note in our visitor guide to let people know about this.
I'm not sure which way you walked to the pub but if you take the forest track then it shouldn't be more than a 20 minute walk one way, but nevertheless we're sorry if you found it a bit far.
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