From guests - Jan, Ellie & Bud from Lancaster, United Kingdom.

A unique and stunning homely cottage let. We LOVED every second.

We were met by the lovely owners with a smile and a warm welcome to number 43! We were amazed by the stunning views across to the bay and golden sands, and also the super size garden space which was great for our dog to run around in and enjoy. Inside the cottage there is everything you need for a wonderful home from home stay. Overall there was a TOP quality feel to the cottage, from the bed linen to the comfy seats in the lounge. The bedrooms were of generous size and there is ample storage for all of your things. The bathroom is disabled friendly with a walk in shower and there is also a downstairs bedroom, a fabulous bonus for anyone unable to climb the flight of stairs. The kitchen is modern with all up to date appliances, there is even a washer & dryer (very handy after a wet day walking on the island). The owners even provide board games for those fun family nights in. On the window sill you will find binoculars and books about the local bird life. You will also find plenty of information leaflets & books about the local area. All these being a really lovely personal touch to your stay.

The town Back is around 8 miles, just 15/20 minutes from the ferry terminal and Stornoway is ideal for stocking up on food but there is a mini market, post office and petrol station just down the road for supplies. We found Back a great base for exploring, there is so much to see and do, the great Stones of Callanish are just half an hour away and even Harris is just one hour from your door. 

The Hebrides are an amazing holiday destination and this Cottage will only add to your unique experience.  We absolutely loved it and plan to be back in Back! *Highly recommended*

From guest - Matt McAndrew , Selkirk , United Kingdom

Good people, good weather, smashing house. Will be back to Back, All the best.

From Guests:

Cummings Family, Lanark, United Kingom

Fantastic cottage, island and weather. Great Time.

From Guests:

Scott Family, Lanark, United Kingdom

We've had a great time, massive thank you to Joan, Alex and family - you made us feel very welcome!

From Guests:

Masson Family, Roshearty, Aberdeenshire

Superb - Fantastic! Brilliant house with everything needed for a home from home. Probably the best value accommodation we've ever had. Thanks and keep it up!

From Guests:

Blake Family, Worscester, England.

Lovely welcome, fantastic cottage with everything you need and more. Brilliant garden which we all managed to enjoy. Thank you for a lovely stay.

From Guests:

Lesley Thallon, Glasgow, United Kingdom,

Thank you for making our stay on Lewis so lovely. Just back from a week in the croft.The croft is lovely , very spacious , spotless, and fully equipped .Ideally located if you are looking for a peaceful holiday .It is about 5 minute walk from a white sandy beach, most of the time we were the only people on it .

We ( and our dogs) were made to feel very welcome by our hosts and they couldn't do enough for us .
I would recommend the croft highly and will definitely return

June, 2013

Mr & Mrs. Fisk, Somerset, United Kingdom

Had a lovely week, good weather, comfortable accommodation. Loved beautiful scenery, atmospheric moors and coastline our 15 year old dog kept up and had a really good time!

June, 2013

Isabella, Fort William, United Kingdom

Weather great, home from home thanks for all your hospitality.

June-July 2013

Jim & Margaret, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Cottage very comfortable, enjoyed our stay despite dreadful weather.

July 2013

Wholley family, Bolton, Lancs.

Another great holiday in Lewis 27 years and we still love it. Lovely cottage and scenery Milo (dog) loved the garden and the beaches.

August 2013

Monroe family, Aberfeldy, United Kingdom.

had a wonderful 2 weeks in Back, very comfortable and all our needs in one. Thanks for very warm welcome.

August 2013

Lewis family, Tyne and Weir, United Kingdom.

Super holiday, cottage lovely, children loved their bedrooms, games and felt very safe.

September 2013

Manderson family, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Lovely, lovely house and Oscar (dog) loved the garden, thank you.

October 2013

Mr & Mrs Cochrane, Ayr, Scotland

Just perfect, warm welcome, lovely cottage amazing Island, thank you :0)

October 2013

Jamie, Maree & family, Stirling, Scotland.

thank you so much for allowing us to stay in your beautiful  cottage, we will be back.


Julie, Barry, Sophie & Glenn, Lanark.

Another great holiday on the beautiful 'Isle of Lewis -croft ideal for our family. Thank you for making us feel so very much at home. Will be back too Bac!!! XX


The Kelly family, Glasgow.

Had a lovely time, we all enjoyed our stay, lovely situation & good facilities. Monopoly life saver during powercut!!


Wayne & Sally Lewis, Ceredigian, Wales.

Lovely welcome;lovely cottage; lovely weather. What more could we want? Well, a second week would have been great. Next time. 'Dioich am bapeth'.Also discovered merely owing a fishing rood does not make me a fishermen!!


Ross, Gillian, Rory and Harris. Lesmahagow.

Thanks for making our holiday feel like home from home.
Second time here and will certainly be returning.....


Helen and Alistair Pollock, Crookston, Glasgow.

We've had a great week -wish it could have been longer.
Excellent cottage-a real home from home.Thanks Joan &Alex for a warm welcome, we'll definitely be back. X


Cumming family, Leeds.

Very comfortable cottage, loads of room. fantastic views & great location. Most enjoyable holiday & hope to return.

July, 2014

Bruce Cooley, Campbelltown.

Took a long time but got here in the end. Worth it!!


Matt McAndrew, Paisley



Annie, DJ,IA, Ceitidh & Aileas Lamont, Inverness.

Tapadh Leibh airson deagh thuras! X


Alex, Linda, Sharon, Cameron & Beth, Dalry,Ayrshire.

A perfect house we called home for a week We had a fantastic stay with awesome weather. We will be sorry to say Goodbye to the neighbours (Beautiful people). Thank you so much Joan & Alex we will definately be back and will be recommending your lovely croft. Thank you. XX


Carol, Bruce & Gary Stancliffe, Huddersfield, Yorks.

Very clean, spacious and homely cottage with absolutely stunning views. Joan was very welcoming on our late arrival and we appreciated that very much. We hope to return. Thank you..

Bruce & Gary say BRILLIANT! x


Lachlan & Lisa Robertson, Airdrie.
Caroline & Brian Poe, Ardross

Thank you for a lovely stay and your warm hospitality.


Eric,Su, Finn & Sky,  Ryton, Tyne & Wear.
Another fantastic holiday in this super cottage, Many Thanks.  Really enjoyed the bed warmers!!.


Jenny Hart, Anne and Iain McKim, Fochabers.

We've had a lovely time TAPADH LEIBH! You made us very welcome.

Michael, Gill and Lad. Whitley Bay, Tyne Wear,

Breakfast with Buzzards! Lovely T-shirt  weather, amazing  views, beautiful beaches, loads of wildlife.
Very comfortable cottage.


Ross,Gillian, Rory & Harris. Lessmahagow, Lanarkshire.

Another fantastic stay again. We will be back. Thanks Joan & Alex.


Ian & Gail Shand,  Stirling.
Dave & Beth        Edinburgh.

Thank you for everything, it was wonderful.


Rob, Danigla, Murko,Rafael & Dulcinga. Preto, Brazil.

Very comfortable cottage. A home away from home.

Lovely welcome, ideal house for dogs, great garden space
& lovely beaches/walks.
Gail, Brenda Quinn + 5 Goldies, Elderslie, Renfrewshire.

WOW, what an amazing cottage, lovely location, brilliantly equipped, superb hosts& an unforgetable hliday. We can.t wait to return.
Malcolm, Shona Mackay & Family, Lenzie, Glasgow.

Thank you for such a lovely holiday, we'll be back soon.
Caroline, Graeme. Harry and Lachlan, Edinburgh.

How we enjoyed this charming house on the spectacular Isle of Lewis.  P.S. Thanks for ordering some superb Weather.
Jenny and Jim, Toronto, Canada.

1st time here, Island full of lovely people- no one though surpasses Joan & Alex. Brilliant home Thank you, Thank youxx
PaulRobb, Kerrie & Monty. Essex.

Can't thank Joan enough, what a lovely home! We've made some life long memories.
Belinda, Matt and Poppy Woodward, Llanfairfechan, Wales.

July, 2016
Comfy sleeps and a warm welcome despite the rain!
Joel, Julie, Lyla & Camilla, Toronto, Canada.

July, 2016
The best of times with the best of friends! Thanks, Joan Alex and Cal xx
Martin, Asia, James & Libby, Aberdeenshire.

23rd July, 2016.
Such a lovely welcome followed by a great week. Sunny cycle to Tolsta and fresh fish supper were highlights. Thank You.
Jane, Duncan, Lindsay & Iona Maclaren, Edinburgh.

Fourth visithere, Lewis is more beautiful each time we visit. Lovely holiday- Thanks again Joan & Alex.
Julie, Barry, Sophie & Glenn Scott, Lanark, Scotland.

First visit to Lewis and we have had a fantastic family holiday,not even the two rainy days could spoil it. Will definitely be back. Thanks Joan & Alex.

Rachael, Chris, Amelie & Sylvie, Glasgow.

What a super home from home. Very relaxing. Pity the fishing wasn't as good.
Heather & Niall Morrison, Scottish Borders.

Sept, 2016
Highly recommended, excellent hosts, Many thanks Joan & Alex.
Keith & Sue Redford, Tayport, Fife.

YES we came back, can you blame us !!
The Allan Family,    Glasgow.

FANTASTIC STAY! Made even better by the view to POINT! and we were 2ND!!

The Nairn Gaelic Choir,  The Fastest Twin in the North!!!

Nov., 2016
Taigh Anna lovely and cosy - just perfect for our needs. Thank you.

John & Carol MacLean, Blantyre, Glasgow.

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