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Greshornish House Hotel

Greshornish House Hotel is an Isle of Skye Hotel, rated as a 4-Star Country House Hotel and is set on 10 secluded acres of garden and woodlands between Dunvegan Castle and Portree. Head Chef Colin Macdonald and his team were awarded a “Gold Plate” by Hotel Review Scotland and include guest comments like: “Don’t think […]

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Highland Ski Area opens on earliest date for 13 years

Following persistent early snowfall skiers and snowboarders will be able to take to the slopes of Nevis Range, Fort William, in the  Outdoor Capital of the UK, this weekend (Saturday 4 and Sunday 5  December), two weeks earlier than scheduled and the ski area’s  earliest season opening for thirteen years. Snow has been falling on […]

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Kinloch Lodge Hotel

Kinloch Lodge Hotel is a luxurious one of the 4 Star Isle of Skye Hotels, set at the foot of Kinloch Hill.  This Country House Hotel is on the tranquil shoreline of Na Dal in Sleat. Decorated with sporting trophies, fine antiques and warm lovely paintings and prints, Kinloch Lodge Hotel typifies Highland hospitality. This […]

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Bosville Hotel

Bosville Hotel…. is located in Portree, overlooking the Portree harbour. With two incredible restaurants, a fine meal is always close at hand. Chandlery Restaurant chef John Kelly was recently given a stunning review in The Guardian, who said that his Shiitake Mushroom and Truffle Soup is “about as close to the elixir of life as […]

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Dunvegan Hotel

Dunvegan Hotel is a fully non-smoking facility, on the Duirinish peninsula, and offers views of MacLeod’s Tables and Loch Dunvegan. Enjoy a relaxing meal of local seafood and shellfish, bird watching, hillwalking or just exploring the area and its history. Thursday through Saturday during peak season, there is live entertainment in the Cellar Bar, guaranteed […]

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Toravaig House Hotel

Toravaig House Hotel is one of my personal favourite hotels on Isle of Skye for a multitude of reasons.  It’s obvious from the moment you set foot on the secluded grounds in the ‘Garden of Skye’ that this is first class Isle of Skye lodging, with incredible attention to detail and a high standard of […]

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Uig Hotel

Uig Hotel on Uig Bay is found on the Trotternish Peninsula and has relaxing views of Uig Bay and Loch Snizort and surrounding area. Start with the crocodile and scallops, a bit unusual, but worth the risk, move on to the Springbok fillet, and be sure to leave room for the lovely pudding and perhaps […]

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Eilean Iarmain Hotel

Eilean Iarmain Hotel is also known as Isle Ornsay Hotel, and is one of the fine 3-Star Isle of Skye Hotels located at a sheltered bay with views across the Sound of Sleat to the Knoydart hills. The authentic Scottish feel has been preserved thanks to tartan carpets, and period decor. The Birlinn 2AA Rosette […]

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Kintail Lodge Hotel

Kintail Lodge Hotel is located on the A87 road to Skye and is at the base of the Five Sisters of Kintail, and on the shores of Loch Duich. The location of the Kintail lodge hotel makes it an great setting off point for touring the surrounding areas of Lochalsh, Skye and the Western Highlands.  […]

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Wedding venue, perfect, romantic Skye.

Duisdale House Hotel is a gorgeous Victorian house set on a hillside in Sleat featuring bold modern colours, fabrics and wallcoverings. Superior rooms include four poster beds and wonderful views.  The restaurant is the perfect romantic setting, being candlelit and with log fires in winter. Be sure the check out the Skye langoustines or Scotch […]

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Dunorin House Hotel

MacLeod’s Tables are a beautiful sight at any time of day.  Dunorin House Hotel, just a few miles from Dunvegan Castle, features views of MacLeod’s Tables, the Cuillins, and Loch Roag.  Having such fantastic views is a good reason to consider staying at Dunorin House!  Note that the above photo was not taken from Dunorin […]

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Skye Hotels, Small Hotels and Country House Hotels

3 Types of Isle of Skye Hotels A Hotel, as distinguished by VisitScotland, will have at least 20 rooms and have the same standard offerings as Small Hotels, such as facilities, meals, and drinks. It”s extremely uncommon to not find lunch available at an Isle of Skye Hotel. The larger hotels will have personality and […]

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Ardvasar Hotel

Ardvasar Hotel is one of the oldest, if not THE oldest Isle of Skye Hotels, having been built just after the turn of the century, in the early 1800’s.  Its idyllic setting, with incredible views of the Knoydart Mountains and the Sound of Sleat, are quite noteworthy and show off the splendor of the West […]

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Sailing on Skye

Isle of Skye Yachting Whether you prefer to sail or motor, there selection is good.  Isle of Skye Yachts offer a wonderful skippered charter service, usually lasting a week, or bareboat charter service for those skilled already. Many people enjoy circumnavigating the Isle of Skye, dining either out on the boat, or at remote sites, […]

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