Dirascal Cottage Annex

Dirascal Cottage, Scalpay, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS4 3YF

Type:Self Catering

From £500.00

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Situated on the tiny, beautiful Isle of Scalpay, connected to the Isle of Harris by bridge, Dirascal is perfectly located to explore all Harris has to offer.

Sympathetically designed to reflect the quaintness and charcter of the original crofthouse while providing modern comforts. The décor of the well appointed accommodation incorporates local reclaimed materials,artwork and unique pieces created on the Islands. It is accessed through its own private, secluded entrance and garden area, Compromising of an open plan kitchen/dining/living area, the handmade kitchen is well equiped including a range cooker, espresso coffee maker, fridge freezer, microwave and bespoke dining nook. Comfortable seating, smart internet TV, radio, dvd player and a selection of games and books are also to be found. Additionally Dirascal has one spacious, light and airy double bedroom and charming bathroom. Crisp white linens and towels are provided, as too are superfast broadband and Wi-Fi.

Outside you will find a private parking space and enclosed garden area with various seating options including a lower level decked area to enjoy your morning coffee. A picnic bench can be reached via steps in the rear garden area. Stunning panoramic views of both the sea and Harris hills are to be enjoyed in this location, you may even spot the seals playing in the distance.

 North Harbour Bistro is to be found on Scalpay, as too is Eilean Glas Lighthouse, one of the oldest in Scotland. Shellfish can be purchased, freshly caught, from local fishermen on the pier or perhaps just  pause for a moment and watch the boats bobbing in the harbour.. The amenities of Tarbert are fifteen minutes by car and the white sandy beaches a short drive away.

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Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Dirascal Cottage Annex£500.00 per unit per week

*£500 to £800 per week



  • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles - North Harbour Bistro
  • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop - Gus' mobile shop/weekly


  • Drying Facilities - indoor airer/outside line
  • Electric Cooker
  • Electric Shaver Point
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Gas Cooker - gas hob
  • Hairdryer Available
  • Heating Throughout Property
  • Iron Available
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Provided
  • Lounge
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Drying Facility
  • Private Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels Provided
  • Wash Hand Basin


  • Internet Access
  • No Smoking Permitted
  • Picnic Area

Leisure Facilities

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Entertainment Available
  • Garden
  • Indoor Recreational Facilities
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable TV
  • Television
  • TV Lounge
  • WiFi


  • Coastal Location
  • Island Location
  • Remote Location
  • Rural Location
  • Sea/Loch View
  • Village Location

Payment Methods

  • Bank Transfers Accepted
  • Cheque

Special Requirements

  • Allergy Sufferers
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Senior Citizens
  • Single Travellers
  • Young People - Over 18 yrs


  • Cycle Hire Nearby - Tarbert/Horgabost
  • On Public Transport Route
  • Parking

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

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

What's Nearby

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    0.21 miles away
  2. Scalpay Bridge opened in 1997 and was designed by Halcrow Crouch. It replaced a bow…

    0.63 miles away
  3. Our beautiful wooden eco-turf roofed Yurt Gallery is situated on the scenic road to the…

    0.85 miles away
  1. Located just outside the gate to Eilean Glas Lighthouse, Scalpay Bothy offers shelter and…

    2.11 miles away
  2. Black and white seabird with bright orange legs.

    3.34 miles away
  3. Large eagle species found mainly in coastal areas

    3.34 miles away
  4. The Porpoise is our most common cetacean.

    3.34 miles away
  5. Our shop in Tarbert includes an information display with leaflets, flyers and information…

    4.21 miles away
  6. Art, ceramics & home-wares by Hope and Rupert Blamire.

    4.33 miles away
  7. The first distillery in Harris has opened it's doors. The Harris Distillery is a working…

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  8. Designed by John R. Coleman Architects, it occupies a strategic position in Tarbert,…

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  9. Harris Tweed Isle of Harris is a family-run business that specialises in the world-famous…

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  11. Flowering moorland plant that sets the moors alight in June and July.

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  12. An unmistakable mammal perfectly adapted to living in the water.

    6.03 miles away
  13. Situated at the foot of the southern slopes of the North Harris mountains, the remains of…

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