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"Loch Ness
Loch Ness Glencoe and the Highlands"Beginning from Glasgow your tour heads North first passing by the 'bonnie bonnie banks' of Loch Lomond. We pause for refreshments before climbing into the Highlands over the dramatic landscape of Rannoch Moor and the Black Mount to Glencoe one of Scotlanbd's most haunting glens and site of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald clan. Glencoe was also featured in the James Bond film Skyfall.Our tour continues by Loch Linnhe and stops in the Fort William area for lunch (own expense) and continues on by Britain's highest mountain
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"Glencoe
Loch Ness Glencoe and the Highlands"This 12 hour tour departs from Edinburgh passing Stirling Castle on your way to the first stop at Kilmahog. Here you can get to know the local residents the Highlands Cows and have time for some light refreshments.As you continue your journey northwards you will be immersed in the wonderful scenery of Rannoch Moor and Glencoe where a short stop will be made for photo opportunities. The tour will next stop at Fort W via Loch Linnhe where you will stop for lunch before reaching Ben Nevis
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"Glencoe
Loch Ness Glencoe and the Highlands"This 12 hour tour departs from Edinburgh passing Stirling Castle on your way to the first stop at Kilmahog. Here you can get to know the local residents the Highlands Cows and have time for some light refreshments.As you continue your journey northwards you will be immersed in the wonderful scenery of Rannoch Moor and Glencoe where a short stop will be made for photo opportunities. The tour will next stop at Fort W via Loch Linnhe where you will stop for lunch before reaching Ben Nevis
From GBP46.00

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Highland Games in the Isle of Skye

Highland Games are a great festivity like you will them find only in Scotland. For Highlandgames in Skye click on my link below !In General there are some competitions that are hard to understand like...
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Oct 28, 2012

MUNRO BAGGING 2

Now, Sir Henry went a little further and had two other groupings of peaks, as well - corbetts, which rise between 2500 to 2999 feet and donalds, which top out between 2000 and 2499 feet. I also read...
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mtncorg
Sep 29, 2007

MUNRO BAGGING

Statistics can lead to all sorts of *** behavior and in the World of mountains, statistics can become an end to themselves. You have people collecting - at very high cost - the 'Seven Summits', the...
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mtncorg
Sep 29, 2007

The drink that satisfies

Drambuie (“the drink that satisfies”)We’ve heard the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie (Prince Charles Edward Stuart), thanks to a woman named Flora MacDonald, fled to the Isle of Skye disguised as a...
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Sprucebeer
Feb 19, 2007

Skye Marble straight from the Cuillins

This little monument in Broadford is made out of Skye Marble which is found on the Cuillin Mountains. Cuillin marble comes in two main colours as do the mountains, black and red, but with many...
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scottishvisitor
Sep 30, 2006

The Gaelic Language is very much alive

The Old Gaelic language is very much alive here on Skye, in fact it has seen a great revival in the Highlands, but has always held faith in the Islands. It is quite a difficult language to both read...
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Sep 25, 2006
 
 
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Gaelic

Outside of the Outer Hebrides, The Isle of Skye is the most important Gaelic centre in Scotland. The language is still spoken and road signs are bi-lingual.Pick up a copy of the radical West Highland...
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RandomDreamer
Nov 18, 2005

Drinking is Part of Life on Skye

Sadly, it seems too many locals drink too much. Portree - the many community - is a mess at weekends with wild and antisocial drunks late at night, centred on the main square.Bars are packed, with...
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scotlandscotour
Mar 24, 2004

how people used to live

To learn how people used to live on Skye in the (not so) old times there's a wonderful museum: the Museum of Rural Life. It's near the village of Kilmuir, north of Portree, and sadly it's not very...
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Dec 22, 2002

Top Hotels in Isle of Skye

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Upper Milovaig, Glendale, IV55 8WY, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Isle of Skye

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Dunvegan Castle

The castle is the seat of the MacLeod of MacLeod, chief of the Clan MacLeod and is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the stronghold of the chiefs of the clan for more...
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Portree

Although Portree is the main town on Skye it has only a population of 5000 and is a rather functional town. It however does have all you need with some small shops and a local Coop for daily...
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Kilt Rock & Mealt Falls

Roadside viewpoint on the eastern coast of Trotternish offers one of the most popular sights on Isle of Skye. A small stream from loch Mealt freefalls off the cliff into the crystal clear water of...
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Cuillin Mountains

There are red and black Cuillin Hills. The black Cuillin Hills are best seen from Elgol (see photo below) across Loch Scavaig. They are mainly composed of rough Gabbro rock that gives climbers a good...
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Landscape

The River Lealt discharges in to the sea at Inver Tote down waterfalls in to a gorge and in to the sea. There is good parking on the A855 and you can find this spot on the A855 shortly after passing...
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Neist Point

Neist Point is the most westerly point on Skye and the views from here to other islands is stunning. The cliffs have great scenic beauty and there is a disused lighthouse to explore. You need to drive...
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Top 5 Isle of Skye Writers

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"Flaite do'n Eilean Sgitheanach"
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"ISLE of SKYE"
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"An t-Eilean -- The Island"
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"Isle of Skye Travel Tips - Scotland Travel Secrets"
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"A Magical Island"
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