Two Day Tour of the Isle of Skye


Day 1.
From Inverness we follow Loch Ness to visit Urquhart Castle and Eilean Donan Castle,
through Kyle of Lochalsh and accross the Skye Bridge to Portree, capital of Skye, for lunch.
After lunch we continue north up the east coast to the geological wonders of the
Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock and Quiriang, and on to Uig for the night.
Day 2.
We head south and west to Dunvegan to visit the Castle and Gardens and have lunch.
After lunch we return via Plockton, Loch Carron and Beauly to Inverness.


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Inverness

Urquart Castle

Eileen Donan Castle

Day 1. From Inverness we follow Loch Ness to Kyle of Lochalsh, to visit both Urquhart and
Eilean Donan Castles, then accross the Skye Bridge to Portree, capital of Skye for lunch.

Skye Bridge

Loch Ainort and Scalpay

The Cuillins from Portree

We then continue north up the east coast to the geological wonders of the "Old Man of Storr,
Kilt Rock and Quiriang, and round the northern coast to Uig for the night.

Old Man of Storr

(Archive Photo)

Kilt Rock

(Archive Photo)

Quiraing

(Archive Photo)

Day 2. We head south and west round the coastal road to Dunvegan
to visit the Castle and Gardens and have lunch.

Dunvegan Formal Gardens

(Archive Photo courtesy of Dunvegan Castle)

Dunvegan Castle
(Archive Photo courtesy of Dunvegan Castle)

Dunvegan Gardens
(Archive Photo courtesy of Dunvegan Castle)

After visiting the castle and gardens, we follow the west coast south and then east
and back accross the bridge to Plockton with its micro-climate

Plockton

Loch Carron

Beauly Priory

From Plockton we take the the road up Glen Carron beside Loch Carron,
through Ledgowan Forest to Beauly and back to Inverness

Suggested Route

Distance - 312.3 miles, 8 hr 02 min total driving time

(Total time 2 Days)

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Day 1

09.00 Dep. from Inverness - Arr. at Urquart Castle 9.30, (Visit 1 hour)
10.30 Dep. from Urquhart - Arr. at Eileen Donan Castle 11.45, (Visit 1 hour)
12.45 Dep. from Eileen Donan - Arr. at Portree 14.00, Lunch or Snack (1 hr 30 mins)
15.30 Dep. from Portree - (Coastal Geological Tour with photo stops) - Arr. at Uig 17.30 - 18.00
Day 2
9.00 Dep. from Uig - Arr. at Dunvegan Castle 10.30, Visit (2 Hours) + Lunch (1 Hour)
13.30 Dep. from Dunvegan - Arr. at Plockton 15.00 , (photo stop)
15.15 Dep. from Plockton - Arr. at Beauly 17.00 , (photo stop)
17.15 Dep. from Beauly - Arr. at Inverness 17.45 - 18.00

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