Pet-friendly cottages & accommodation in Portree, Scotland
Set within an enclosed bay on a loch of the same name, Portree is a characterful village, the capital of the Isle of Skye: one of Scotland's most picturesque islands. With hills all around and awe-inspiring scenery to enjoy, it’s a beautiful location for a walking holiday, and one your four-legged friend is sure to enjoy just as much as you.
Put your best foot forward on the walk up the Old Man of Storr, which is one of the most popular trails on the island, affording incredible coastal views and a great perspective on the pinnacle of rock which is the Old Man of Storr himself.
The village of Portree is relatively young in terms of settlements – a mere 200 years old.Portree is well-equipped for visitors, with a selection of dog-friendly cafes and restaurants where you and your pooch will be made to feel most welcome. Enjoy a leisurely stroll around the village where you’ll find gift shops, crafts, galleries and more. Take a walk up onto The Lump, the headland which juts out into the loch, offering wonderful views, particularly from the watchtower.
The Isle of Skye benefits from a range of dog-friendly attractions, including majestic Dunvegan Castle (22.5 miles from Portree) where you’re free to stroll together in the gardens and grounds. There are also numerous natural attractions including Mealt Falls (15.5 miles), The Fairy Pools (20.5 miles) and Fairy Glen (16 miles) which dogs can explore along with their human. The Skye Museum of Island Life is also dog friendly, and a fantastic insight into what living on the island was like 100 years ago. If your pet has their sea legs, you could always embark on a dog-friendly boat trip to discover the coast around the island. Our dog-friendly guide to Scotland has even more perfect pet-friendly places to visit.
The best way to relax after a day out seeing the sights is to return to the sanctuary of one of our dog-friendly Portree cottages to recharge your batteries for the next day’s adventures. Our dog-friendly accommodation in Portree range from cosy cottages for two to superb large houses for a group getaway. Welcoming one or more dogs, they provide the perfect dog-friendly base for your holiday on the Isle of Skye.