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Glenelg – Skye Ferry

By at June 23, 2012 | 9:30 am | 0 Comment

view of the ferry

  Ask anyone who visits this area what they consider memorable and there is a high chance they will say "the ferry!"  Our ferry boat, the Glenachulish, is the last manually operated turntable ferry in Scotland and the people of Glenelg and beyond are incredibly fond of this vessel (some to the point of obsession!) Whether by foot or by vehicle travelling

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The Glenelg Sea Eagles

By at June 21, 2012 | 9:57 am | 0 Comment

Sea Eagle with outstretched talons over shallow water

The Glenelg Sea Eagles - Victor & Orla  Short of paying for a dedicated sea eagle watching trip, like those out of Portree, a visit to Glenelg or a trip to/from Skye via the ferry represents the best opportunity to see these most magnificent birds. While you are watching and waiting you may also see golden eagle, otters, porpoise or seals. With a little extra

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Wildlife spotting

The Old Coast Path, Corran Walk

By at June 15, 2012 | 3:15 pm | 0 Comment


Grade: MODERATE Time: 2.5 - 4 hours Distance: 8 km Summary: A fabulous coastal walk on an enchanting, forgotten old path through stunning scenery. Terrain: The walk follows the line of an old and ingeniously constructed path; today the path is rocky and gives very rugged going, occasionally above steep drops. The section through the woodland can be

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Walking routes

Lochalsh Dirty 30 Challenge Walk

By at May 15, 2012 | 3:26 pm | 0 Comment

Dirty 30 Lochalsh

Grade:Very strenuous Time:12 hours+ or 2 days Distance:47.5 km Summary:The Dirty 30 circuit can be completed as a tough long day or 2 day circuit over varied ground with great views. An annual challenge is held in June - click on the banner for details. Terrain:A mixture of minor road, forestry track, and hillpaths, some of which are very boggy in

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The Glenelg Ferry

By at February 22, 2012 | 12:07 pm | 0 Comment


The ferry which plies its way over Kylerhea Narrows from the mainland at Glenelg to Kyle Rhea on Skye, is the last surviving manually operated turntable ferry in the world.  The last of a once ubiquitous line of such ferries operating on the West Coast, the Glenachulish is now in community ownership and the Community Interest Company which runs the ferry recently

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