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What To Do In Sligachan: The Beating Heart Of Skye

Dizzying mountain peaks, intoxicating views and secluded wild swimming: at the very heart of Skye lies the magical Sligachan Glen: a wonderland for the intrepid holidaymaker. A deep valley nestled in the shadow of the dramatic Cuillin range, Sligachan during the summer months is a place to spend bright sunny

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Great Isle of Skye Pubs For Winter

When one dreams of holidaying in the Scottish highlands during winter one may conjure up a multitude of romantic images: hiding out, playing board games in a stone-walled cottage atop a weather beaten croft, leisurely walks on grey-pebble beaches, dazzled by the low winter sun – or perhaps long, arduous

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Winter Wildlife Walks Isle of Skye

Book Now > The South Of Skye and Sound of Sleat The South of Skye is renowned for undulating hills, tufty crofts and beautiful, remote farmland. The forests here are a little more dense and mysterious, and the shoreline is less cliff-y and aggressive than in the rugged north. Ever-changing

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Isle of Skye Weddings

by Leonie Charlton The Isle of Skye has a rich history of marriage in its many forms: folk legends tell of secret elopements deep within the sea caves at Elgol, as well as lavish weddings of the upper class, held in majestic castles and hotels across the island. And of

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4 of the Best Walks on The Isle of Skye

Quick Skip Ben Tianavaig Best for: Wildlife spotting Ben Tianavaig sits isolated above Camastianavaig – a small hamlet which hugs the East Coast a few miles from Portree. The hill itself is a rocky mound which slips into the sea on one side and on the other is surrounded by

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Sustainable Businesses on the Isle of Skye

One of the best ways you can enjoy the Misty Isle without worrying too much about your carbon footprint is to spend your time and money thoughtfully, buying from local businesses and supporting the islands economy. Of course, it is also important to minimise the waste that you create. Pack

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Elgol And The Boat to Loch Coruisk

Driving to Loch Coruisk We began our drive to Elgol, desperate to get out to sea. The journey to Elgol is a feat in itself – the roads are narrow and windy and the nine-mile trip from Broadford can take up to half an hour. Longer if you come across

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Winter Adventure on the Isle of Skye

Detailed Winter Guide > The Cuillin Isle of Skye The Cuillins are some of Britain’s most majestic peaks, placed smack bang in the centre of Skye. During the winter months the highest points are shrouded in snow clouds, and layer-by-layer, month-by-month, the powdery white snow slowly compacts onto the rock

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The Staffin Effect

by Leonie Charlton Last September, my friend Lucy and I spent spent a few days on the Trotternish Peninsula on the Isle of Skye. We were lucky enough to be shown around by Angus Murray and his partner Janet; Angus works for Druim nan Linntean, Skye Ecomuseum – a ‘museum

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5 Fantastic Reasons to Visit Dunvegan Isle of Skye

The route from Portree to Dunvegan is an easy, twenty-minute drive. As you gain distance, the closest town Skye has to a city shrinks away in the rear view mirror – and with it goes the tourists, shops, bustling atmosphere and town-like infrastructure. Heading north-east, through rolling moorlands, the buildings

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Luxury Boat Trip In The Isle of Skye

Book Now! Cruising on the MV Seaflower After spending his youth helping on fishing boats with his father, Euan Grant is no stranger to the choppy seas that dance around the harbour in Portree. After leaving the island and spending years travelling the world with a bonnie lass, Janice Cooney,

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A Day on The Isle of Raasay

The 8.25am ferry sliced through the cold blanket of morning mist that seems to cling to Skye in the early hours. The ferry was quiet, I could only count four or five cars aside from our own. The trip takes less than twenty-five minutes, yet somehow the island is often

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Isle of Skye Whisky

Single malt whisky is, arguably, more tied to the land on which it is made than any other Scottish export. The point of difference in a single malt depends heavily on the environment in which it is born. The land, the water, the barley, the peat, the climate – even

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