This holiday aims to showcase the very best that Skye has to offer. Over the week we will experience the varied and diverse nature of the scenery while enjoying the best local food Skye has to offer.
We will explore the strange basalt pinnacles and ridges of Storr and the Quiraing, with sweeping views towards the Torridon mountains. The Cuillins have been drawing mountaineers for over a 100 years. We take the boat into Loch Scavaig which is arguably the classic way into the Cuillins offering some of the finest views in Scotland.
Scotland's dark history of the Highland Clearances is only too evident as we walk to the deserted villages of Boreraig and Suisnish which provide real contrast against the stark backdrop of the Cuillin.
Skye's coastline presents us with some of the most dramatic and rugged scenery in the country and no visit is complete without a walk to the sea stacks of Macloed's Maidens and Idrigill Point.
We conclude our week of wonderful walking by dining at the highly acclaimed Three Chimney's Restaurant to sample the finest of Scottish food.
Day 1 - Arrival
Day 2 - The Quiraing
Day 3 - Macleod's Maidens
Day 4 - The Cullin and Loch Coriusk
Day 5 - Trotternish and Storr
Day 6 - Suisnish and Boreraig
Day 7 - Depart
Meet at Inverness Railway Station 13:30
Finish in Inverness 11:00
This three-centre holiday is designed around fabulous walks amid varied and stunning land and seascapes. We spend two nights on the Isle of Skye, three on Harris and two in Ullapool on the mainland's west coast
There are few wild, unspoilt and least explored corners of Europe than this far-flung group of 18 islands. The Faroes lie in the middle of the North Atlantic with sheer black cliffs, sea stacks, rugged mountains and fjords that contrast with the picturesque villages
"An excellent introduction of walks. Great food and lovely accommodation. Our leader Angela was great. She coped well with the complex needs/expectations of a diverse group".
Prof P Calverley
"Great trip and guide. Had a great time and Three Chimneys experience was outstanding as was the Sconser Lodge".
Miss M Ryan
"I really enjoyed the variety of walks, the terrain, the views. Angela's skill level as a group leader is superb and made the necceary ajustments with apparent ease".
Miss T Ryan
"We had never been to Skye before and the holiday fulfilled our expectations and gave us a 'taste' of the island".
Mr & Mrs Simmonds
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