Isle of Skye
Whether you want to visit the Isle of Skye for a few days whilst on a tour of Scotland, or stay for a longer spell, the island has countless ways to enchant you with its mountain ranges, miles of dramatic coastline and captivating history.
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Travel to and around Skye
The Caledonian MacBrayne ferry (Mallaig to Skye) runs daily from the port of Mallaig in the west Highlands to Armadale in Sleat on the south of Skye. You can get to Mallaig by road or train.
The privately-operated Glenelg ferry connects Glenelg on the mainland with Kylerhea on Skye.
The Skye Bridge is a road bridge spanning Loch Alsh between the mainland village of Kyle of Lochalsh which is connected to Scotland's rail network, and Kyleakin on Skye. Buses go directly from Glasgow to Skye and Inverness to Skye, too.
Bus and coach
The island is served by Stagecoach buses, connecting the main villages.
It's easy to get around Skye and the scenery you'll see as you travel round the island is pretty unbelievable!
Driving around Skye is the preferred option for many visitors as it offers the most flexibility and access to more remote spots. Some of the island's roads are single track, with ample passing places.
A tip from your local expert
Meet the Oldest Man in Skye and follow in the footsteps of dinosaurs. Roam through some of the world's most recognisable scenery at the Old Man of Storr and charge up your batteries with local seafood and a dram.
Assistant iCentre Manager, Portree
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