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“Lovely hideaway on the west coast”
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Downstairs bedroom
One of the upstairs bedrooms (They are both very similar)
Dollanna, your host, on the coastal walk which passes just yards from the cottage
Annie feeding the first pet lamb of the year on the croft while Bubbles the dog supervises.
An otter on a nearby loch
A red deer stag keeping a close eye on intruders
Losgaintir Beach - said to be the best beach in the world
Shawbost, including Dollag's Cottage, from a nearby hill
View from Stacaiseal near Dollag's Cottage
Shawbost beach
Dollanna, your host at Dollag's Cottage working her sheep on a December evening.
Dollanna's brother Derick weaving Harris Tweed. It is often possible to arrange a visit.
The little village of Dail Beag, about 5 minutes by car. Otters are often seen on the loch.
Salmon fishing on Loch Voshimid at Amhuinnsuidhe
Callanish stone circle
The Harris golf course
The hills of Uig
Shawbost stone circle within walking distance of Dollag's Cottage
Fishing for trout on a nearby loch
Out the track to some fishing on a misty autumn morning
A Hebridean day out
A cottage guest fishing a remote loch for trout in May 2015
January 2016 sunset at Losgaintir beach
By the loch side early one August morning in 2015
A cup of tea while out walking close to the cottage in 2015
Spring fishing in May 2015
Disused moorland shieling nearby the cottage
2015 cottage guest who we took out to catch his first sea trout, he managed 4 for the day.
Out on the hills in south west Lewis.
A small beach on a remote freshwater loch taken in October 2015
The new ferry leaving Stornoway
Walking the moor in October 2015 - there are at least 11 red deer in this photo if you can spot them
October salmon fishing
Wild camping sunset on a September evening
An eagle joined me while I ate lunch
The view from nearby Achmore
A local angler fighting a July grilse on a nearby river
Walking to fishing on the Lewis moorland
Some coastal rowers visited the cottage with their boat.
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Shawbost, Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Lewis and Harris, Outer Hebrides, The Hebrides, Scotland

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Annie W
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“Lovely hideaway on the west coast”
Reviewed 4 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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A few minutes walk and you're on the cliffs overlooking the Atlantic and sunset views, 10 min walk east and you're at a deserted beach. Short drives to more beaches, more views, and all that the Isle of Lewis has to offer (which is a lot!). Dollag's Cottage is comfortable, warm, fully equipped (even down to soaps in the bathroom) for a self-catering stay of any duration. I loved my stay here, didn't find anything I needed that wasn't already provided, and I even loved hanging my clothes to dry in the fresh wind. Dollanna is a gracious host, and makes sure you know where everything is before she leaves you on your own (but she's just a phone call away any time). I highly recommend this lovely cottage!

Date of stay: May 2014
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Travelling group: Solo Traveller
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Annett L
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017
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Reviewed 21 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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