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Dry Island

Badachro, Gairloch IV21 2AB, Scotland
Dry Island
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a week, This is one of the most beautiful places I have stayed. The house has everything you could need for a home away from home, so next time will not pack quite so much!. Ian meet us at the dock and transported our excess luggage over to the island, which is a unique way to... More 

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wirral
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to visit Scotland this summer and to take our Rib boat with us. I had stayed on Dry Island before many years ago but my wife had not, although we visited Ian two years ago to go on one of his fabulous Shellfish Safaris, while camping in the area. Ian was fantastic in making sure all the arrangements... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had high hopes for Dry Island and it did not let us down. Ian and Jess were very welcoming, Ian also collected our luggage and took it to the Island in his boat. Dry Island is amazing and Otter Cabin offered us privacy and an opportunity to escape from the rat race. The views from the cabin are fantastic... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We stayed at Otter/Creel Cabin for a week in April 2015. After our luggage being collected at the 'pier' in the village, I got a boat ride over with Iain while my husband took the car back round and brought the rest of our stuff down. The walkway to and from the car is steep and across a few rocks... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My boyfriend and I visited Dry Island in January. We were very lucky with the weather as it was pretty mild and even sunny for the most part. But as long as you're prepared, this place is a must visit. We arrived quite late, so had to trundle down the hill and across the bridge in the pitch black, which... More 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The island is really a very special place with fabulous views across the bay of islands and wooded headlands. However, on arrival you have to be prepared for adventure and ready to commit your baggage to a small open boat in uncertain weather, as you will probably not want to be lugging it all the way down many steep steps,... More 

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Derby, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

We loved every minute of our stay on Dry Island. The historic cottage had everything we needed for our week's stay. The cottage was a little damp as you might expect from a cottage of this age but there were plenty of heaters to make it warm and cosy. Ian and Jess were very welcoming and helpful and their two... More 

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Northamptonshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I was just thinking of planning a trip to Scotland when I stumbled across an accidental reference to Dry Island. We stayed there a few years back and had a wonderful, if short, visit. The Badachro Inn is supposed to have one of god best views but Dry a Island is in that view. We arrived as our host pulled... More 

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Liverpool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

I booked the old curing station for my stay, adjacent with the owners property and all on one level. Large living/dining space, fair sized bedroom, well equiped kitchen & good sized toilet/shower room. But what you pay for is the view of Gairloch, beautiful! A good pub/eatery 20-25 min walk or a short boat hop across. Access to the island... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We stayed in the Otter Cabin for a few nights. Absolutely blown away by the location of the island especially when walking down from the carpark - that first view over the island is incredible! Ian and Jess were very welcoming when we arrived, helped with our luggage and ensured we had everything we needed for our stay. We loved... More 

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