Brae Lea House

Lasgair, Lochboisdale, ISLE OF SOUTH UIST, Inverness-shire, HS8 5TW



  • 3 Star Guest House
3 Star Guest House

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Brae Lea Guest House offers a warm welcome in Lochboisdale, South Uist, Outer Hebrides. A friendly bed and breakfast in a quiet location, yet close to the CalMac ferry for Mallaig, ideal for exploring local hills and beaches in this corner of the Western Isles.

Relax and watch wildlife, stroll through the flower & orchid-strewn machair (coastal meadows) or play a round at Askernish golf course, one of the top 100 golf courses in the world, less than 10 minutes drive away. Close to the Hebridean Way, Brae Lea House offers a welcome rest for cyclists and walkers alike.

All rooms ensuite (shower & WC)

Fast, free WiFi in all rooms

Breakfast included – takeaway breakfast available for early departures

Guest lounge with views to the loch and hills – perfect for eagle spotting!

Free guide booklet to Uist, Eriskay, Benbecula & Berneray in every room.

Only 12 minutes walk to the Lochboisdale – Mallaig ferry

Free onsite parking

Sun terrace

Two (chargeable) public 7.4kW electric vehicle chargers on site.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double Room£85.00 per person per night (room only)
Double Room£85.00 per person per night (room only)
Double Room£85.00 per person per night (room only)
Single Room£55.00 per person per night (room only)
Twin Room£90.00 per person per night (room only)

Single from £60
Doubles from £95
Twin from £110

Single from £55
Doubles from £85
Twin from £90



  • Breakfast Available - Takeaway option for early departures
  • Dairy Free - On request, limited menu
  • Dinner Available - October-March only, on request
  • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
  • Evening Meal Available - October-March only
  • Gluten Free - On request, limited menu
  • Organic Food - Where possible
  • Patio/Beer Garden
  • Tea & Coffee Available - In rooms
  • Vegan Meals Available - On request, limited menu
  • Vegetarian Food Available


  • Drying Facilities
  • Electric Shaver Point
  • Hairdryer Available
  • Indoor Drying Facility
  • Iron Available - On request
  • Ironing Facilities - On request
  • Laundry Service Available - On request, chargeable
  • Linen Provided
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor Drying Facility
  • Private Bathroom - Ensuite
  • Shower
  • Towels Provided
  • Wash Hand Basin
  • WC EnSuite


  • Internet Access
  • No Smoking Permitted - No smoking allowed on site
  • Smoking Restricted - No smoking allowed on site

Languages Spoken

  • Swedish spoken

Leisure Facilities

  • Entertainment Available - Small Library
  • Garden
  • Indoor Recreational Facilities - Board Games
  • Radio - Single & Large Double Only
  • WiFi - Free


  • Island Location
  • Rural Location
  • Sea/Loch View

Payment Methods

  • Bank Transfers Accepted - Only in advance
  • Debit Card
  • Mastercard
  • VISA Card

Special Requirements

  • Business Travellers
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Senior Citizens
  • Single Travellers
  • Young People


  • Bike Storage Available - Not covered
  • Cycle Hire Nearby
  • EV Charging
  • Free Parking On-Site
  • On Public Transport Route - Schooldays only

Map & Directions



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      4.5 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Gary S
      Sunderland, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Brilliant all round.
      5 of 5 stars
      26th July 2023
      Spent a night here as I was working on the Island for a few days. Very clean and comfortable with great views. Rupert the host was very pleasant. I was checking out early before breakfast service... Read full review
    • Rene_004
      Rotterdam, The Netherlands
      Trip Type:
      Cosy bed and breakfast with excellent facilities
      5 of 5 stars
      11th August 2023
      Pro Perfect location, easy and nice walk from the ferry Room is well setup including multiple power sockets perfect for recharging multiple devices Bed is super comfortabel Shower has a power... Read full review
    • AndyC632
      Very considerate host
      5 of 5 stars
      15th August 2023
      Rupert, the landlord has gone to a lot of trouble to conder everything a guest might want, there is even an EV charger just outside, (install the Zest App before arriving). If you are catching the... Read full review


    • 3 Star Guest House
    3 Star Guest House


    • Other AwardsSilver Listing Silver Listing 2013
    • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member - Book Now Outer Hebrides Tourism Member - Book Now 2020

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