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Review of Epona Cottage

The view from the cottage of Loch Snizort, the Ascrib Isles, Uig and the Trotternish peninsula.
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The view from the cottage of Loch Snizort, the Ascrib Isles, Uig and the Trotternish peninsula.
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The view from the cottage of Loch Snizort, the Ascrib Isles, Uig and the Trotternish peninsula.
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Kingsize bed. Bedroom 1.
Twin beds or zip and link Superking bed. Bedroom 2
Rock arches at Ardmore Point, Waternish
Nesting Cormorant,  Waternish cliffs
Seals on rocks Waternish
Kittiwakes on Waternish cliffs.
Razorbills (the Scottish penguin) Waternish cliffs
Sunset Waternish
A  beautiful day, so I'm going for a ride to Scorr Bay!
The view of Trotternish Peninsula & Scorr Bay.
Scorr Bay.
In the sea with Domino having a good splash!
Bonnie's enjoying herself as well!
Back home after a lovely ride!
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland

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ech1968
Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful scenery homely cottage friendly landlords”
Reviewed October 11, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

We stayed for 4 nights, the cottage was comfortable and lovely with great views. The weather was fantastic with lots to see and do.Would definitely recommend Epona Cottage and The Isle of Skye

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Smithy060...
Livingston, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“TRanquil & Lovely”
Reviewed July 23, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Getting to the cottage if well worth the effort, it is lovely clean & the owners are really welocoming. The rooms are lovely spacious, the kitchen is modern & great to use. Every view is better than the last even from the bedroom & sitting room. Stein Inn well wortha visit, Skyskyns a must, Dunvagan Bakery outstanding.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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RuthSpite...
Qormi, Malta
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Stunning views”
Reviewed July 21, 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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Get your daily necessities and you're all set for a fab adventurous holiday! Great and helpful owners!

Traveling group: Young Children
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Jaimee3
New York
1 review
“Rustic, lovely and serene”
Reviewed June 8, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We had a wonderful week in Epona! Janet and Ian are such warm, gracious hosts. We had a small problem with the washing machine and the WIFI and they were there immediately to remedy the situation. The cottage felt like home, and we loved looking out at the sheep, horses, even a few hens meandering about every morning. The view was spectacular, and so blissfully quiet. I wish we were still there! The week went by too quickly. I recommend at least two if you can spare the time (which, by the way, feels much less pressing surrounded by the beauty and natural wonders of Skye, and the comforts of Epona cottage.)

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Char S
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“What a perfect escape”
Reviewed April 6, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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Janet and Ian provided a warm welcome and Epona cottage is delightful. The views are stunning and some wonderful walks nearby. During our stay we swam and canoed with seals, marvelled at sea eagles and searched long and hard for elusive sea otters. If you like peace and quiet Epona cottage is the place to stay.
It is miles from anywhere so bring all the cooking stuff you need. You can buy coal from Janet and Ian and the Tallisker distillery isn't far away.
I can't recommend it highly enough

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Liked best: The scenery and peace
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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DMacPhail
Dundee, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Perfect no matter what the weather”
Reviewed February 28, 2015 for a stay in February 2015
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For those seeking a quiet retreat, Epona Cottage is the place to spend a week. But be warned: You may not want to leave!

The weather was typically west-coast Scotland, in that we say rain, hail, sleet and high winds, sometimes all at the same time with wonderful bursts of sunshine in between. lol Still, it didn't stop us from going out and exploring!

And for those who just want to settle in and relax, there are plenty of books (a few hundred easily) and dvd's to keep you entertained for a long time.

The owners are extremely friendly, and after we had checked out, we went over to their place (which is next door in case you have any questions) for coffee for a few hours.

We would definitely go back.

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Liked best: Location, Overall cleanliness/comfort, Lovely owners
Liked least: That we only booked one week
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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gillewis2
St. Davids, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Escapists idyll”
Reviewed December 4, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

The furthest cottage on the furthest peninsular on far-flung Skye ... we couldnt have wished for a better escape. Epona cottage is different ... ............. that is what showed in the web-site pictures, and is what we sought. It isnt glitzy or modern or state-of-the-art or "luxury" ... but it is very comfortable, cosy, personal, well appointed (kitchen has everything!) and with more books than we could have read in a month of wet days (we didnt have ANY wet days!!) Walking from the cottage was lovely (though surprisingly strenuous), the views magnificent. There was kyaking and swimming, a visit from a yachting friend who moored in the bay below, lots of botanising and bird and cetacean watching. ..... and just watching. Janet and family were very welcoming and helpful..
We did end up driving alot because this was our first visit to Skye and wanted to see the hotspots ... which in a way we regretted because the Waternish Peninsular itself had enough for a week's exploration. That was our over-ambitious planning. This cottage is a place to rest and be quiet, to enjoy the immediate and not race after the new. We loved it.

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Liked best: authentic character of the house
Liked least: if weather had been wet, difficult to dry many wet clothes inside
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Your age range 50-64
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