Places to Stay on UK Islands

Places to Stay on UK Islands

5th September 2022

There's something special about an island holiday, whether it's the ice creams and deckchairs sort, or a remote and windswept dot on the map. Choose your favourite from our round-up of the best places to stay on UK islands.

Eilean Sionnach Lighthouse Cottage

Isleornsay - Sleat

Sleeps 8

Extraordinary four bedroom coastal home off Skye, with access to a private beach and four bedrooms, on its own island.

Lewis Longhouse

Coll Sands - Isle of Lewis

Sleeps 4

Walk on stunning beaches or wrap up warm in front of the stove - Lewis Longhouse is a luxury home engulfed in calming natural beauty.

Sound of Harris

Isle of Harris - Eilean Siar

Sleeps 2 per unit

Chic and contemporary mid century style holiday units, located in the remote splendour of the Outer Hebrides, a perfect retreat for just the two of you.

Blue Hare

Isle of Harris - Eilean Siar

Sleeps 2

This modernist cabin sits on the southern tip of Scotland's Isle of Harris, offering stunning views of the Isle of Skye and beyond.

The West Nest

Isle of Skye - Highlands

Sleeps 4

Peaceful rural retreat on the Isle of Skye with a minimalist Scandi-style interior and beautiful sea views.

Special offer - 15% off in October.

North Skye House

Flodigarry - Isle of Skye

Sleeps 4

Beautiful contemporary house blending into the rugged landscape of the Isle of Skye, perfect for a rural retreat amidst spectacular scenery.

The Tin Sheds Skye

Broadford - Isle of Skye

Sleeps 6 per shed

On the coastline of the beautiful Isle of Skye sit these two luxury and eco-friendly holiday homes with spectacular views.

Haunn Cottages

Isle of Mull - Argyll

Sleeps 3

On the Isle of Mull’s serene west coast, the romantic Haunn Cottages offer tranquility, cosiness and stunning sea views

The Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage

Campbeltown - Argyll

Sleeps 2

Stunning ocean views and complete peace and quiet on Davaar Island, one of Scotland’s most beautiful and tranquil spots.

Walney Island Lighthouse Cottage

Barrow-in-Furness - Cumbria

Sleeps 6

Immerse yourself in nature at the Lighthouse Cottage, a one-of-a-kind property found in the South Walney Nature Reserve, Cumbria.


Holyhead - Anglesey

Sleeps 9

A self-catering holiday retreat on Holy Island, Anglesey, boasting gorgeous décor, stunning sea views, a separate annex and a private hot tub.

Flying Boat Cottages

Tresco - Isles of Scilly

Sleeps 6-10 per cottage

Flying Boat Cottages sit on the west coast of Tresco and boast some of the best views on the Isles of Scilly.

Fermain Valley Treehouse

St Peter Port - Guernsey

Sleeps 2 per room

Luxury treehouse hotel rooms in a magical setting in Guernsey that are all striking and stylish, with super-comfy furnishings.

La Crete Fort

St John - Jersey

Sleeps 5

Located on a headland on Jersey’s rugged north coast, this comfy 16th Century fort is a truly unique holiday home.


Ventnor - Isle of Wight

Sleeps 6

A beautiful three-bedroom property with a gorgeous terrace, offering stunning views of the Isle of Wight's nearby Ventnor Beach.

The Cabin - Freshwater Bay

Freshwater Bay - Isle of Wight

Sleeps 4

Quirky, romantic sea shack with modern amenities that's just a pebble's throw from one of the Isle of Wight's most lovely beaches.

The Beach House Hayling Island

Hayling Island - Hampshire

Sleeps 11

An upside-down house with a large balcony and gorgeous views of the Hayling Island coast, just a stone's throw from the beach.

Elmley National Nature Reserve

Minster-on-sea - Isle of Sheppey

Sleeps 2

Lovingly restored 18th-century farmhouse bed and breakfast in the heart of Elmley Nature Reserve on the Isle of Sheppey.

Osea Island - Exclusive hire

Maldon - Essex

Sleeps 173

Exclusive hire of your very own island in Essex that sleeps over 150 guests, with a cinema, swimming pool, pub, restaurant, mini-golf, and more.

Beach Cottages at Osea Island

Maldon - Essex

Sleeps Two cottages sleeping up to 12

Available as one or a pair, these beautiful beachside cottages offer each access to miles of beaches and provide the perfect escape on Osea Island.

The Cabin on the Lake

Newdigate - Surrey

Sleeps 4

This rustic log cabin might be in Surrey, but technically it's on an island - its own island on a private lake, perfect for romantic retreats or countryside escapes with the family.

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