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“Beautiful cottage in spectacular location”
Northern lights as seen from the decking of The Ard
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Northern lights as seen from the decking of The Ard
The Ard Holiday Cottage, Bernera, Isle of Lewis Bright, comfortable living room, 32' Samsung LCD T.V. with Sky,  aga multi-fuel stove, payphone.
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Northern lights as seen from the decking of The Ard
The Ard Holiday Cottage, Bernera, Isle of Lewis
Bright, comfortable living room, 32' Samsung LCD T.V. with Sky,  aga multi-fuel stove, payphone.
Open plan Kitchen and living room with spectacular view to sea
En suite double room with King size bed, fitted wardrobes, bedside tables and lamps, tv, radio alarm
Twin room with  2 single beds with Kaymed Spinal Support mattresses*, fitted wardrobe
Bathroom with Whirlpool bath (8 base jets, 5 side jets, 6 back jets, 2  foot jets and 7 colours).
Tiled En suite  with enclosed shower cubicle, wash hand basin, toilet and heated towel rail.
Patio doors leading out to decked area where you enjoy the spectacular view out to Loch Beag
View from The Ard Holiday Cottage Kitchen & Living room
Northern Lights as seen from The Ard
Bernera Bridge built in 1953, the bridge was the first pre-stressed concrete bridge in Europe.
Standing Stones above Bernera Bridge
Little Bernera lies between the sea lochs of West & East Loch Roag
Bosta Beach is made from sparkling white shell sand. This  beach is approx 3 miles from The Ard
The Old Hill, Bosta Beach Bernera
Iron Age house at Bosta Beach
Callanish Standing Stones - rows of large pieces of Lewisian Gneiss arranged in a cross shape.
Lews Castle & Wicker woman under the stars
Garenin black house village
Dun Broch
Butt of Lewis
Town of Stornoway
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Great Bernera, Isle of Lewis, Lewis and Harris, Outer Hebrides, The Hebrides, Scotland

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SueBurns2...
Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful cottage in spectacular location”
Reviewed 13 July 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Our second visit to The Ard was just as good as the first three years ago. Norma presents a cottage with everything you need and is on hand if needed without being intrusive. The view from the cottage is definitely worth staying for and during our visit we had the constant accompaniment of a cuckoo calling which was a true sound of spring that we don't hear much in England now. We'll be back!

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Craigavon...
Ballachulish, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
102 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Perfect”
Reviewed 10 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Lovely cottage, spectacular location with sea view, yet peaceful and relaxing.
Well appointed, modern & clean, with everything you could need for your stay.
Norma is the perfect host - invisible unless you need something
One of the best self catering cottages we have stayed in over many years.

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Rickker75
Toowoomba, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A beautiful cottage, tastefully appointed and in a great location.”
Reviewed 25 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017

We stayed four nights at The Ard and could have easily stayed longer. The cottage was warm and cosy and very well appointed. Norma has gone to a lot of trouble to make sure her cottage is not just a place to stay, but a place to experience. The view from the deck is amazing and the general location is great for travelling around Lewis or just relaxing at "home". Norma met us on arrival and our communication with her prior to arrival was excellent. We would certainly stay again (only next time, longer).

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902janisa
Rugby, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed 22 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Lovely cottage, well equipped, warm and comfortable. Peaceful setting. Weather was great. Spent evening on the veranda drinking wine, taking in the view. Had great sighting of White Tailed Eagle from cottage. Would definitely recommend a visit.

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Deborah R
Hednesford, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Gorgeous cottage, perfect base to explore Lewis and Harris!”
Reviewed 25 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017
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person found this review helpful

A wonderfully warm welcome awaits when you arrive at The Ard! Stunning scenery and views, a gorgeous, warm, welcoming cottage and if it's your 50th birthday (as it was mine) a card, choccies and a bottle of Prosecco left for you! That's in addition to the lovely homemade scones!
During our week long stay, we drove over 1,000 miles around Lewis and Harris and The Ard was lovely to come back home to every night! The whirlpool bath, with it's multi coloured aurora lights (as we called them, due to them being the only aurora we saw all week! :( ) was soothing and relaxing. The beds were so comfortable - we all slept like logs! The cottage stands up extremely well to the Hebridean elements and despite everything the weather could throw at us, the cottage was always warm and cozy! A mention must also go to the hottest water I have ever got out of a tap! We'd love to go back and would definitely recommend the Ard to fellow intrepid guests, wanting to explore the gorgeous wilderness.

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Fiona N
Level 4 Contributor
12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Wonderful Visit ”
Reviewed 14 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016
2
people found this review helpful

Excellent high standard accommodation, stayed for 4 nights 2nd week in October and the weather was amazing. The property was very well equipped, comfortable and cleaned to a high standard. The views from the decking were lovely and was so peaceful. Great base for exploring the island saw the most breathtaking beaches Bosta, Uig Sands and of course Luskentyre. Stornaway is about 35 minute drive. Would recommend to anyone visiting the island for a relaxing break and hope to visit again one day.

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Fiona M
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful holiday home”
Reviewed 11 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016
1
person found this review helpful

The Ard is a wonderful holiday home. Beautifully appointed, spotlessly clean and with fabulous views. It is extremely comfortable, has everything you could need and more and makes the perfect base to explore Lewis and Harris. Norma is a great host and the very welcome fresh scones, bottle of prosecco and local info on arrival helped make our trip. You will not be disappointed. We were sad to leave!

Travelling group: Teenagers
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