Links


Here is a selection of links to websites that will give you detailed information about what to do and where to go in Lochalsh and The Isle of Skye. Approximate distances are from our pick-up in Kyle :-

Listed below are some useful links to help you plan your journey and discover the best of what the Isle of Skye has to offer.

 

Transport

www.citylink.co.uk Bus service linking the main Scottish towns and cities.

www.stagecoachbus.com Local bus service.

www.scotrail.co.uk Train service linking the main Scottish towns and cities.

www.jacobitetrain.com Steam train from Fort William to Mallaig.

www.calmac.co.uk Ferry service for the Scottish Islands.

www.skyeferry.co.uk Glenelg-Skye ferry.

www.hial.co.uk Inverness Airport

 

Accommodation

www.marketbrae.co.uk Friendly B&B in a central location in the city of Inverness.

www.eileaniarmain.co.uk Picturesque hotel nestled in the bay of Sleat south Skye.

www.duisdale.com Unique and elegant highland hotel situated on the Sleat peninsula.

www.kinloch-lodge.co.uk Family run hotel in Sleat with relaxed comfort and world class food.

www.threechimneys.co.uk World renowned Scottish restaurant with 5star rooms at Loch Dunvegan.

www.ardvasarhotel.com Hotel in Ardvasar offering superb views over the “Sound of Sleat”.

www.whiteheatherhotel.co.uk  Hotel in Kyleakin offering a “home away from home” experience.

www.plocktonhotel.co.uk  Family run award winning hotel in Plockton.

www.plocktoninn.co.uk Relaxed, friendly hotel and seafood restaurant.

www.sligachan.co.uk Hotel, bunkhouse and camp site amidst unrivalled scenery at Sligachan.

www.coruiskhouse.com Restaurant with rooms in Elgol.

www.bosvillehotel.co.uk Contemporary boutique hotel in Portree.

www.cuillinhills-hotel-skye.co.uk Luxury 4star hotel in Portree.

www.ben-tianavaig.co.uk Friendly B&B in the heart of Portree.

www.thespoonsonskye.com Luxury self catering in Skeabost Bridge.

www.shiloh-skye.com Modern friendly B&B and self catering in Breakish.

www.skyeguesthouse.co.uk Luxury guest house and self catering apartment in Kyleakin.

www.hazelwoodskye.com  Friendly “home from home” B&B in Ardvasar.

www.accommodation-on-skye.co.uk Scenic B&B with indoor pool in Ardvasar.

www.sleatbandb.com Comfortable affordable B&B in Ardvasar.

www.offthehillskye.com Modern friendly B&B in Duidale Beag.

www.thepiperslodge.co.uk High quality friendly B&B in Kyle of Lochalsh.

www.seadrift.co.uk Comfortable luxury B&B in Nostie.

www.kintailaccommodationandtours.co.uk Modern spacious farm house B&B in Inverinate.

www.skyebasecamp.co.uk Hostel accommodation for outdoor enthusiasts in Broadford.

www.skyebackpackers.com Small cozy hostel in Kyleakin village.

www.broadfordbackpackers.blogspot.co.uk Clean comfortable hostel in Broadford.

www.skyewalkerhostel.com Unique hostel accommodation in Portnalong.

www.isleofskyeaccommodation.com General accommodation finder for Skye and Lochalsh.

 

Attractions

www.eileandonancastle.com Most visited and iconic castle in the Scottish Highlands.

www.dunvegancastle.com Oldest inhabited castle in Scotland ancestral home of the clan MacLeod.

www.clandonald.com Armadale Castle and museum of the Isles.

www.attadalegardens.com Tranquil gardens in a stunning setting at Attadale near StrathCarron.

www.nts.org.uk Estate and woodland walks in Balmacara.

www.applecrossgarden.co.uk Walled garden, cafe and restaurant in Applecross.

www.aros.co.uk Cultural centre in Portree with cinema, restaurant, exhibitions and gift shop.

www.eileanban.org Gavin Maxwell museum, wildlife and natural heritage centre in Kyleakin.

www.discovering-distilleries.com/talisker Award winning distillers of Talisker whisky in Carbost.

www.skyeale.com Independent brewers of Skye Ale located in Uig.

www.gaelicwhisky.com Independent producers of unchilfiltered whisky in Eilean Iarmain.

www.dunveganmuseums.co.uk Learn the story of “Giant Macaskill”at the museum in Dunvegan.

www.skyemuseum.co.uk Award winning attraction in Kilmuir, insight into highland life 100 years ago.

 

Activities

www.walkhighlands.co.uk A go to guide to help you discover and explore Scotland’s outdoors.

www.white-wave.co.uk Small family run centre offering outdoor activities and experiences.

www.raasay-house.co.uk Outdoor activity centre, café bar and bike hire on the stunning Isle of Raasay.

www.skyeghillie.co.uk Fly fishing and wilderness adventures on the Isle of Skye.

www.skyeguides.co.uk High quality mountain guiding and climbing instruction on the Isle of Skye.

www.ace-skye.com Target sports and all weather activities based in Portree.

www.skyeadventure.co.uk Outdoor adventures with experienced local guides based around Skye.

www.skyakadventures.com Unique sea kayaking experience and courses based in Lower Breakish.

www.isleofskyegolfclub.co.uk 9 Hole seaside Golf Course in Sconser with stunning views.

www.skyeseaplanes.com Chartered seaplane flights around the Isle of Skye.

 

Boat Trips

www.mistyisleboattrips.co.uk Family run boat trip wildlife adventures on Loch Coruisk in Elgol.

www.aquaxplore.co.uk/boat_trips.asp Fast boats and cruisers round the Inner Scottish Isles.

www.calums-sealtrips.com Award winning seal trip wildlife cruise on Loch Carron based in Plockton.

www.skyeboat-trips.co.uk Wildlife watching based in Portree Bay, touring the Raasay Sound.

www.divers-eye.co.uk Explore and discover sea and shore with boat trips from Stein in Waternish.

www.portree-boat-trips.co.uk Sail from Portree Bay to feed the sea eagles, available for private charter.

www.seaprobeatlantis.com Award winning semi-submersible glass bottom boat trips in Kyleakin.

www.puffinsandwhales.co.uk Wildlife watching trips from Uig pier, private charter available.

www.gotostkilda.co.uk Boat trip to the UK’s only dual world heritage site and National Nature Reserve.

 

Arts, Crafts and Gifts

www.nigelgrounds.com Gallery showcasing paintings of the unique Hebridean landscape in Armadale.

www.grumpygeorge.co.uk Photography, gifts and a warm welcome from George at Armadale pier.

www.andreasheedybrown.com Mixed media artist and designer based in Kyle of Lochalsh.

www.clairerooneyartist.com Locally based Scottish landscape painter.

www.emmanoblecreates.co.uk Artist, picture-framer and designer based in Kyle of Lochalsh.

www.diana-mackie.co.uk Working studio and gallery in Dunvegan.

www.duncan-house.com Fine celtic jewellery workshop and gallery in Strathaird.

www.lovefromskye.co.uk Scottish traditional and contemporary jewellery and gifts in Broadford.

www.skyesilver.com Quality silver jewellers since 1974, based in Colbost, Dunvegan.

www.skyelineceramics.com Working pottery and studio in Harrapool, Broadford.

www.uigpottery.co.uk Traditional Scottish pottery handmade at their workshop in Uig.

www.edinbane-pottery.co.uk High quality handmade ceramics workshop and gallery in Edinbane.

www.skyeskyns.co.uk Scotlands only traditional exhibition tannery and gift shop at LochBay, Waternish.

www.wheateartextiles.co.uk High quality textiles designed and handmade in Fasach, Glendale.

www.homeinhighlands.co.uk Clothing, home and interiors boutique shops in Balmacara and Portree.

www.skyeweavers.co.uk Weaving and sewing business utilising a pedal powered loom in Glendale.

www.theskyeshilasdairshop.co.uk Naturally dyed yarns and knitwear exhibition and shop in Waternish.

www.skyebatiks.com Handmade Batik and hand loomed cotton clothing and homeware in Portree,

www.skyecandles.co.uk Luxury candles, diffusers and gifts handmade in Broadford.

www.isleofskyeleatherco.com Family business selling handmade leather goods at Armadale Pier.

www.cioch-direct.co.uk High performance outdoor clothing made on the premises in Struan.