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B & B on the Isle of Skye

9 Glasnakille
By Elgol
Isle of Skye IV49 9BQ


Telephone +44 (0)1471 866 312
Cellphone +44 (0)7971 076 398
Telephone +44 (0)1324 635 788

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Getting to Skye...

Glenachulish ferry For the adventurous, the Glenelg to Skye ferry - the world's last hand-operated turntable ferry - is a must.  But due to the weather & fierce tidal flows, it closes in the winter months.
Some say the journey, over an alpine-like pass, from Sheil Bridge to Glenelg is almost as unforgettable as the ferry crossing itself...
CalMac Ferries link Skye to the mainland at Armadale, & to the Outer Hebrides at Uig, in the north of the island.

(c) FreeFoto.com Undoubtedly the most popular way on to the island is via the Skye Bridge - not as controversial as it once was, & now toll-free.
Part of the A87, it speeds you over the Kyle of Localsh to Portree or, if you are coming to Rowan Cottage, to the turn-off at Broadford towards Loch Slapin, Elgol, & Glasnakille.

Now you're on the island - Ceud měle fŕilte!

Isle of Skye Skye is one of the top locations in Scotland to visit. It is famous for its scenery and landscapes that will take your breath away.

The Island of Skye is 50 miles long and the largest of the Inner Hebrides.  Notable villages in the south of Skye include Broadford, Armadale, Carbost, Torrin, Elgol and Kyleakin.

Loch Coruisk boat trips Loch Coruisk boat trips Bella Jane & Misty Isle boat trips leave from Elgol, featuring Loch Scavaig's stunning sea vistas & Loch Coruisk's wildlife. Both offer a memorable experience. We are strictly neutral !

Walk Highlands One of the best organised of the many walking sites that feature Skye, Walk Highlands offers well-researched information on walks at all ability levels.

Skye info A portal site featuring many local businesses on Skye & nearby in Lochalsh.  Here you will find details of festivals, food fairs & local initiatives from modern sculpture to ancient hill forts...

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Visitor information and brochure links...
Our own local newspaper, covering all the western isles:

west highland free press

Skye Highland Games

Skye mountains A web site named for Blaven, or Blŕ Bheinn in Gaelic, one of the most iconic mountains of Skye.  You will find links to webcams, photographs & the history of the island.

Rowan photo galleries link We are proud to show off some photos taken by guests, & by other local photographers - all displaying Skye in all her various moods: quiet, lively, angry & magnificent...
Skye mountains For anyone doing the Skye Trail, we are on Section 6 (Elgol ~ Torrin), barely three kilometres from the pier at Elgol.



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