Baleshare Bothies

Baleshare, Isle of North Uist, HS6 5HG

Type:Camping pods

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About

If you are really looking for an escape from it all, head to an island off of an island off of the west coast of Scotland. That's where you'll find Baleshare Bothies, set on the tiny island of Baleshare, connected to North Uist via a narrow boulder-protected causeway, in the Outer Hebrides.

'Bothy' is Scot-slang for a little hut or cottage found in a remote setting and, once you see our two wooden glamping pods, you’ll understand how fitting the name is. Set back from the shores of Baleshare Beach, with breath-taking views towards the North Atlantic, our secluded and simple (Wi-Fi-free) site on the machair looks like it has come out of thin air.

Our pods Heisgeir (a name for the nearby, uninhabited, Monach islands) and Hiort (the Gaelic name for the largest island in the St Kilda archipelago) are available all year round.

Each cosy, self-catering glamping pod can comfortably sleep 2 people, allowing room for a maximum of 4 people with 1 small double bed and 1 small double sofa bed. The two identical pods also contain bed linen and towels, lavatory with wash hand basin and freestanding shower cubicle, equipped kitchenette, electric hob, microwave, small fridge freezer, kettle and toaster, folding dining table with chairs, small television, electric heater, outdoor dining area with picnic bench and a firepit. The only difference between the two pods? Our ‘Hiort’ pod accepts dogs!

We are perfect for those who enjoy the outdoors, walking, cycling, bird watching, fishing, watersports and much more!

More commonly hired out separately, the pods can also be hired out for ‘exclusive use’.

For more information, photos, how to get here and how to book, please visit our website:

www.balesharebothies.co.uk

 

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
2
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Baleshare Bothies

*Min and Max prices £75 - £95

Facilities

Accommodation Type

  • Cabin
  • Holiday Rentals
  • Seasonal Breaks
  • Self Catering Holiday

Catering

  • Tea & Coffee Available - tea and coffee sachets provided

Children

  • Children Welcome

Domestic

  • Electric Cooker - 2-hob
  • Fridge - includes freezer shelf
  • Heating Throughout Property - electric heater
  • Kitchen - equipped kitchenette in main area
  • Linen Provided
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Drying Facility - washing line
  • Private Bathroom - toilet, shower, wash hand basin
  • Shower
  • Towels Provided
  • Wash Hand Basin

Facilities

  • No Smoking Permitted
  • Picnic Area

Languages Spoken

  • Gaelic Speaking

Leisure Facilities

  • Garden
  • Television - Freeview

Location

  • Coastal Location
  • Island Location
  • Remote Location
  • Rural Location -

Payment Methods

  • American Express Card
  • Debit Card
  • Electron
  • Maestro Card
  • Mastercard
  • Paypal
  • Solo Card
  • Switch Card
  • VISA Card

Special Requirements

  • Children Welcome
  • Dogs Welcome - in the pod called Hiort
  • Families
  • Groups Welcome - exclusive hire of both pods available
  • Non smokers
  • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
  • Senior Citizens
  • Single Travellers
  • Young People

Transport

  • Cycle Hire Nearby
  • Free Parking On-Site
  • Private Parking

Map & Directions

TripAdvisor

Awards

  • Other AwardsGold Listing Gold Listing 2013
  • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020

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