The Island View - Self-catering cottage in the heart of Scotland

Enjoy the comfort of a private holiday cottage at Island View House, combined with the facilities available at the Glencoe Inn, in the heart of Glencoe.

Take advantage of the best of both worlds with our self-catering five-bedroom cottage in Glencoe, with a private hot tub and access to dining at the Glencoe Inn & Gathering.

Sleeping up to 10 people, the newly renovated house features all the hallmarks of our five-star inn, with the added benefit of exclusive spaces such as a lounge, outdoor hot tub and fully equipped kitchen. The self-catering cottage offers Wi-Fi, crisp cotton bed linen, towels and toiletries from The Highland Soap Co. For your comfort, a welcome basket is available with treats from Tunnocks plus board games and books are available.

After a day of exploring, cosy up by the log burner or visit the multiple restaurants at the property from Steak & Lobster Bistro, The Gathering, Fish & Chips Co, or have a pizza takeaway from Red Shed Pizza.

Four paws are welcome, Island View House and The Glencoe Inn are both dog friendly and will be welcomed by our resident dog Bear.

Our self-catering Glencoe accommodation gives you the freedom to choose, plan your own itinerary and set your own holiday pace.

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Cottage facilities and amenities Island View

Check In: 3 pm / Check Out: 11 am.

5 bedrooms (4 doubles and 1 twin)

lounge

kitchen

main bathroom

all linen & towel provided

integrated appliances including washing machine & tumble dryer

private hot tub and garden space

Nespresso machine

welcome hamper

dog friendly

private car parking

free wi-fi

Need a self-catering break?

After a day of exploring the breathtaking landscapes of Glencoe, you might need a break from self-catering. Luckily, the Island View Cottage is surrounded by 4 phenomenal places to eat. Take a break from cooking and fully immerse yourself in the local culture and enjoy the warm hospitality of the Scottish people. The restaurants below are less than 2 minutes walk from the Island View Cottage.

Glencoe Gathering Restaurant

The Gathering Bar & Grill

A Place to Come Together

All-day breakfast cafe, where you can kick off your muddy boots. The adjoining bar serves up live local music with log-burning stoves, perfect for a cosy night.

Does not require booking in advance. 

Surf and Turf at The Glencoe Inn

Steak & Lobster Bistro

Surf & Turf Extraordinaire

The best seafood from the local Loch Leven and 28 days matured beef from Scottish farmers. Enjoy a relaxed dinner with a log fire and a view of the surrounding mountains.

Fish & Chips at The Glencoe Inn

Fish & Chips Co

The Best Fish Supper in the Highlands

Enjoy a traditional fish supper or upgrade to scallops and chips, and enjoy it indoors, or take it away and eat in our gardens, admiring the surrounding mountains.

Red Shed Pizza

Scottish Highlands twist on Pizza

Choose your toppings and your pizza will be ready in minutes to enjoy in our gardens, on the shore of the loch, or anywhere you want to take it.

Things to do in and around Glencoe

Here are some of the fun activities you can do around The Island View self-catering cottage.

The Coire Gabhail - a rocky hanging valley between the first two ‘sisters’ of the Three Sisters mountains, also known as the Lost Valley.

The Devil's Staircase - a stretch of the West Highland Way leading from Glencoe across into Kinlochleven.

The Two Lairigs Walk - a longer circular walk that traverses the Lairig Eilde and Lairig Gartain between the Three Sisters, around the base of Buachaille Etive Beag.

More detailed information is in our Blog post.

Glencoe Falls - The falls of Glencoe is an unofficially named waterfall in Glencoe, otherwise known as the Meeting of Three Waters, located between Glencoe and Altnafeadh.

Waterfalls on the Three Sisters Mountains - a beautiful green valley filled with rolling hills and waterfalls. It's perfect for a full day of adventure exploring the surrounding area of Glencoe.

Steall Falls - This 120 metres waterfall is a bit further from the Island view, however, the 40 minutes drive is worth it.  The sounds, sights and smells highlight the power of nature and the incredible landscapes that Scotland and the Highlands have on offer. The falls also feature in the Harry Potter and Goblet of Fire.

You can read more about the Glencoe waterfalls in our "Glencoe Waterfalls & How to Find Them" blog post.

Castle Stalker - Castle Stalker is one of the most authentic Scottish castles and sits surrounded by water on Loch Linhe. A limited number of tours are available each year.

Glenfinnan Monument - The monument marks the location where Bonnie Prince Charlie started the Jacobite Rising that was eventually quelled at the Battle of Culloden.

The Lochs - You can start with Loch Tulla near the Bridge of Orchy, in which Scottish-bred salmon live. Lochan na h-Achlaise could be your next stop. A small loch, with beautiful scenery and small islands. Finally, Loch Ba which is made up of small rivers and pockets of water running along both sides of the A82.

If you have any questions prior to booking, please get in touch.

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