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Corrodale Cottage garden and outhouse
Beach at Ardivachair Bay Iochdar South Uist
Profusion of vibrant colour on South Uist machair
South Uist from Eriskay
Bathroom
Uist beach
Uist beach
Some wildlife red throated divers
Machair South Uist
seal on the east coast of South Uist
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
South Uist, Outer Hebrides, The Hebrides, Scotland

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Fiona2268
Suffolk, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Lovely Traditional Crofters Cottage with every luxury you need and more..!”
Reviewed October 11, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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We absolutely loved our holiday to South Uist. It is so beautiful - miles of white sand, crystal clear water, lochs, hills and wildlife (Otters, Seals, Eagles, Owls & Highland Cattle).
Corrodale Cottage is the ideal base as you are situated well for visiting all the islands. The cottage is beautiful, finished to a very high standard and equipped with everything you need - even had kitchen scales for those (like me!) who love to cook. The welcome hamper, Champagne and flowers all add to the warm welcome we received. Maps, walk books, local information all provided and we also enjoyed the Scottish books, CD's and films.

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Liked best: Four Poster Bed, Jacuzzi Bath and beautiful furnishings
Liked least: Nothing to dislike.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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EastLancs...
East Lancashire
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A Delightful Cottage”
Reviewed July 24, 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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Our first visit to the Hebrides where we arrived in rain having journeyed through rain for the previous day! So, the peat fire, and splendid provisions, flowers etc were an excellent welcome. The cottage is immaculate and gives the impression that there have been no previous visitors. The decorations, cleanliness etc first class.

As described it is small but well equipped; Katie and John have thought of everything. Don't think twice about booking Corrodale Cottage.

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: Nothing to dislike
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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People with disabilities Older travelers
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Chinthurs...
Guildford
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68 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“So pleased we came back”
Reviewed July 17, 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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We discovered Corrodale Cottage in 2014 and almost immediately booked a return for 2015. Again Katie and John made us very welcome and we arrived on a colder than average June day to a blazing stove, chilled champagne and a fridge full of hebridean treats. We joined RSPB walks on both South and North Uist and visited the reserve at Balranald. Closer to the cottage we heard the Corncrake and watched a pair of Hooper swans on the nearby lochan. Corrodale is a charming and beautifully equipped base to explore the Uists.

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David P
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Traditional cottage with touches of luxury!”
Reviewed June 20, 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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person found this review helpful

Received a warm welcome from Katie and John and appreciated the special gifts received on our arrival. The spa bath and peat fire really made our stay memorable. We were lucky to have reasonable weather and could enjoy sitting outside to watch the wildlife-just sorry the corncrake kept avoiding us!! Great base for exploring the Uists and Eriskay.
A wonderful peaceful setting and certainly a place to get away from it all.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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SirP60
Yateley, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Don't hesitate in booking Corrodale !”
Reviewed June 14, 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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people found this review helpful

This was our second time to Corrodale and , like our first visit, it was exceptional.
It has everything you could possibly want ...the cottage is immaculately clean,the bed is extremely comfortable,the bathroom's shower and bath are luxurious,the peat fire is easy to use and clean with plenty of peat and kindling to start it.

There is an outhouse that has an washing machine and sink and where the peat and kindling is kept.As walkers we kept our boots and walking gear in there out of the way which also kept Corrodale clean.It also housed my golf clubs as I played Askernish which you just have to play. It's wonderful but it destroyed me !!

Corrodale has it's own parking and clothes line.Washing and wet walking clothes dry quickly in the Uists.

Best of all are Katie and John. They are the friendliest and most helpful of couples and make sure everything is just perfect. We'll be back and thanks again.

Gerard P

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Mike T
Shildon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“High quality in all aspects of the experience”
Reviewed June 1, 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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people found this review helpful

Our first trip to South Uist was to Corrodale Cottage which is perfectly located for access to all areas of the island and adjacent islands. A wonderfully warm reception on arrival and loads of advice about Uist. In addition an excellent stock of useful literature to help gain maximum benefit from the trip. Katie was particularly experienced in helping us arrange a visit to St Kilda. Personal contact with the owner of Kilda Cruises enabled us make the best use of the arrangements and we were even dropped off at Bernerey on the return from St Kilda to collect our car. An amazing experience to a location with double World Heritage status. Exceptional accommodation, wonderful location, hospitable locals and a open wilderness feel to the environment .

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Liked best: The quality and care which has gone into the property
Liked least: Nothing was a problem
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Dave B
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“Corrodale Cottage 5 Stars +++”
Reviewed May 26, 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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people found this review helpful

We have stayed in many cottages over the years and in our view Corrodale is top of the premier league! The quality of the fixtures and fittings and the attention to detail were first rate but what was outstanding was the welcome received and the kindness from Katie and John. Thank you for everything. We have told so many people about Corrodale we hope you might get some future business from our friends. We plan to be back again in the near future ... St Kilda or bust!!!!

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