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Taigh a' Chailich

Type:Self Catering

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40 South Shawbost
Isle Of Lewis
Outer Hebrides

Tel: 07787296391

Taigh a' Chailich


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • MsD10
    Relaxing stay
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 6th June 2018
    Spent 4 nights in this well equipped 2 bedroom cottage within walking distance to a beautiful beach and a short drive away from many more. Thoroughly relaxing and comfortable stay. Would highly... Read full review
  • janenute
    Lancaster, United Kingdom
    Pet friendly warm comfortable cottage reflecting the local Harris tweed heritage.
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 1st May 2018
    Taigh a' Chaillich is gaelic for chicken so look out for the many chick dotted around. We quickly settled into this lovely little cottage. There was enough space to set up our dog cage in the... Read full review
  • Heather J
    Bridge of Allan, United Kingdom
    A peaceful haven on the west side of Lewis
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 6th August 2017
    A well appointed restored blackhouse, with a multi-fuel stove, a large open plan living / dining / kitchen, and two fairly spacious bedrooms. The owner was very helpful during the booking process... Read full review

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Cottagefrom £400.00 to £500.00 per unit per week

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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  • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


  • Children Welcome
  • Cot Available - On request
  • Highchair Available - On request
  • Outdoor Play Area - Around the house - no equipment


  • Electric Cooker - Electric hob
  • Fridge
  • Heating Throughout Property - Oil central heating and wood burner
  • Indoor Drying Facility - Clothes horse
  • Iron Available
  • Ironing Facilities - On request
  • Kitchen - Newly fitted
  • Laundry Service Available - Washing machine
  • Linen Provided
  • Log Fire
  • Lounge
  • Microwave
  • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
  • Outdoor Drying Facility
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Shower - Power shower from boiler
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Picnic Area
  • Smoking Restricted

Languages Spoken

  • Gaelic Speaking

Leisure Facilities

  • CD Player
  • Garden
  • No Television


  • Coastal Location
  • Island Location
  • Lochside Location
  • Property On Farm - On a croft
  • Rural Location
  • Sea/Loch View
  • Village Location

Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Cheque

Special Requirements

  • Business Travellers
  • Children Welcome
  • Disabled Citizens
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Families
  • Groups Welcome
  • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
  • Non smokers
  • Pets Allowed
  • Pets Welcome
  • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
  • School Groups Welcome
  • Senior Citizens
  • Single Travellers
  • Young People


  • Bike Storage Available
  • On Public Transport Route
  • Parking

Accommodation Type

  • Self Catering Holiday


  • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism  Member - Gold Listing Level Outer Hebrides Tourism Member - Gold Listing Level 2013
  • Green TourismEnergy Isles Award Energy Isles Award 2016

Opening Times

Open all year (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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