Brae Lea House

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

Type:Guesthouse

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About

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

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
5
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)

*Summer:
Single from £60
Doubles from £95
Twin from £110

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

Facilities

Catering

  • 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

Domestic

  • 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

Facilities

  • 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

Location

  • 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

Transport

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

Map & Directions

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Location
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      23
    • Very Good
      16
    • Average
      7
    • Poor
      2
    • Terrible
      2

    Recent Reviews:

    • G2990GTchristineb
      Beautiful and wild
      5 of 5 stars
      6th March 2022
      We stayed at Brae Lea last September so apologies for just writing this review. We had the most enjoyable stay even with all the COVID restrictions. The location was so quite and peaceful. The... Read full review
    • Z1400ORpats
      No fault to be found
      5 of 5 stars
      6th May 2022
      Rupert was a welcoming host, we enjoyed sitting in the comfortable guest lounge in the evenings and made ourselves 'at home.breakfast was excellent, nothing was too much trouble for him - even to... Read full review
    • 772peteri
      Oakham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Shocked at attitude
      1 of 5 stars
      19th May 2022
      On Thursday 12 May, the ferry from Mallaig to Lochboisdale was cancelled at six hours notice due to high winds so we were unable to make the crossing. We phoned to say that we couldn’t get there... Read full review

    Awards

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

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