Marsco Bed and Breakfast

Carbost, Isle of Skye, Scotland
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Marsco Bed and Breakfast, Skye

Open All Year - in a beautiful location on Skye, this B&B offers wonderful views and very comfortable accommodation.

This bed and breakfast is close to the shore of Loch Harport, surrounded by beautiful countryside on the picturesque Isle of Skye.

'Marsco' is situated within walking distance of the world famous Talisker Whisky Distillery, in the small village of Carbost.

Isle of Skye Accommodation - Marsco B&B Lounge With Views of Loch Harport

The island's main town of Portree is 16 miles away, a short but scenic drive from the B&B accommodation.

Glen Brittle is about 10 minutes drive away, an area very popular with walkers and climbers with spectacular views of the Cuillin Mountains.

Isle of Skye Bed and Breakfast Accommodation - Stunning Views From Marsco B&B

The land in front of the B&B is a wild flower meadow in summer and there is a gate at the bottom of the garden that leads to the meadow and down to the lochside.


Isle of Skye Marsco B&B - Double Bedroom

The B&B's two main bedrooms have stunning views over Loch Harport, and the third bedroom has views to the Cuillins.

Bedrooms are comfortable and well equipped; there are two rooms with large double beds, and one twin bedded room.

Each room has:

  • TV with satellite channels
  • DVD player
  • Alarm clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
Isle of Skye Marsco B&B - Bedrooms With Loch or Mountain Views

The upstairs bathroom facilities include a full size bath with power shower.

There is also a large additional purpose-built shower room downstairs.

Bed and Breakfast On The Isle Of Skye - Marsco B&B Bedroom

Food and Drink

B&B On The Isle Of Skye - Marsco Dining Room

Breakfast is served each morning in the bright and spacious dining room.

Exclusively for guests who are staying at Marsco B&B for more than one night, evening meals are often available on request.

The nearby village of Carbost has a shop and a pub / restaurant. There are restaurants and a new supermarket in Portree, where it is also possible to buy freshly caught fish at the pier.


The Isle Of Skye Accommodation - Marsco With Loch Harport Behind The House

When visiting this area it is best to have your own vehicle and Marsco B&B has ample parking for guests.

Carbost is easily located by road - turn off the A87 at Sligachan, onto the A863. Pass through Glen Drynoch then take the first left hand turn onto the B8009 - Merkadale is on the way to Carbost on this road.

Marsco can be found on the right hand side of the road, 1.5 miles from the junction
(View On Map) - it's the fourth house along as you drive up the hill (with sign post marking the entrance).


B+B On The Isle Of Skye - Marsco Front View

Loch Harport is home to a multitude of wildlife including otters and seals. The many resident birds at various times of year include herons, sandpipers and oyster catchers - whilst it is not unusual to see eagles and buzzards flying overhead.

The beach at nearby Glen Brittle is lovely on a sunny day and the area offers marvellous walks, with opportunities for photography, painting and fishing.

Portree has a small theatre and cinema along with various shops, which sell goods such as traditional silver jewellery and local hand-knitted products. A number of picture galleries feature the work of local artists.


Bed and breakfast £26.00 to £53.00 per person per night. There is sometimes a minimum 2 nights stay restriction (no single night bookings during busy periods).

Other Information

This is a totally non smoking B&B. No Smoking Allowed at this Skye B&B

Children under 14 years not accepted.
Pets not allowed.

Marsco B&B

Merkadale, Carbost, near Tallisker Distillery, Isle of Skye IV47 8ST Tel: 0 1478 640733 Email: Book Online
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