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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
From GBP46.00
 
"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

More Transportation in Isle of Skye

Ferry to Skye

If you are travelling to the south of Skye from the Mallaig area the short ferry ride of 30 minutes is a good option. The small ship is interesting and has a coffee shop on board but it only takes a...
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Britannia2
May 22, 2016

Buses on Skye

Skyes buses are operated by Stagecoach buses. There are several routes and they are - 52 - Portree - Broadford - Armadale54 - Portree - Fiscavig55 - Glasnakille - Broadford - Kyle Of Lochalsh56 -...
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Britannia2
May 21, 2016

A quick tour of Skye

This is the perfect way to see Skye if - you only have one day to see Skye, you do not want to drive on narrow roads especially if you are from somewhere where you drive on the right or you want a...
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Britannia2
May 21, 2016

the fastest ferry to the Western Hebrides

The fastest way to get to the Western Hebrides is also through the Isle of Skye: In Uig, on the north-west-coast of the island the ferry will take passangers and cars to Tarbert in Harris and to...
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globetrott
Oct 28, 2012

take the side-road through Glenelg

Another way to drive by car to the Isle of Skye is on a side-road over Glenelg & Arnisdale, two lovely, but really remote places in the Scotish Highlands. The street will take you first through...
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globetrott
Oct 28, 2012

Take the main road over the bridge

The main road to the Isle of Skye will take you through some of the most scenic areas of the highlands on the road A87 from Inverness or Ft. Williams from the Scottish mainland over a bridge in Kyle...
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globetrott
Oct 28, 2012
 
 
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by train to the Isle of Skye ? just kind of !

There are NO trains in the Isle of Skye, BUT you can get from Ft. Williams to Mallaig by train and from there you could take the ferry-boat to the Isle of Skye.That trainline is called "the Jacobite"...
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Oct 28, 2012

Take a cruise to Lough Corruisk

The cruiseboat to Lough Corruisk will need about 2 hours one way - and you will have about 90 minutes to explore the lake before they will take you back. They even had a "Tea-break" on the ship with...
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Oct 28, 2012

Driving in the Isle of Skye

Skye has - in my view - some of UK's most scenic driving roads, with views of sandy beaches, rock, Cuillin mountain ranges, waterfalls, pretty little towns, etc. Furthermore, public transport is...
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Maria81
May 03, 2011

Single lane roads on Skye

Once you get to the northern parts of Skye, the two lane roads end up being one lane. The locals have got this down pat, if you see a car coming towards you, you pull of onto one of the many pull offs...
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GrumpyDiver
Feb 11, 2011

More praise for Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries

My friends and I arrived at Skye via the Skye Bridge, but were determined to squeeze in a ferry ride back to the mainland and we were SO glad we did. We arrived for a sunset trip from Armadale to...
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christylac
Jan 09, 2011

over the sea to Skye

For a long time the only way to reach Skye was to go to Kylesku and take the Ferry across. In the 1980s a bridge was built to save time and be more convenient, though at a price. In the early 200s...
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uglyscot
Nov 18, 2009

SINGLE TRACK ROADS

In common with many other rural routes throughout the Highlands of Scotland, Skye has its fair share of single track roads. Great care is required when driving on these routes as there is very little...
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STEWMASS
Apr 02, 2008

You can still visit in the romantic, old style

Years before the Skye Bridge was built, or indeed, any previous ferry crossing from Kyle of Lochalsh, the ferries used to go from Gleneig to Kylerhea. In bygone days Black Cattle were taken to the...
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scottishvisitor
Jan 29, 2008

Top Hotels in Isle of Skye

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Upper Milovaig, Glendale, IV55 8WY, United Kingdom
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Cullin Hills IV47 8SW
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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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