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3-Day Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh
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Worth the long drive from Slate in southern Skye

The Isle of Skye is much bigger than you first think. Road trips can involve surprisingly long distances, partly because you have to drive around the many lochs, not through... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2015
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Essex, United Kingdom

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Essex, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The Isle of Skye is much bigger than you first think. Road trips can involve surprisingly long distances, partly because you have to drive around the many lochs, not through them! Although we didn't do much walking, the drive round the northernmost part of Skye was spectacular. Take the road up north past Portree on the eastern side; the drive... More 

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Eagle River, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

While on the Isle of Skye, a trip around the Trotternish road is a must. Do not rush as there are many great things to stop and soak in the views. Stop for coffee or sweet treats at the most northern part of the drive.

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Tournan-en-Brie, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

This is not about the drive, but about the 28k hike that you can do on the Trotternish ridge. Tried it two years ago, failed. But this time, we did it ! It is a stunning hike, even in the middle of summer, you are alone in the greatness of Nature. Be aware that you need to be really fit... More 

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

The entire peninsula is serene and beautiful. We have travelled the island in mist, rain, cloud and sunshine and each time it is striking.

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Thank nancy a
Edinburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is one of the visual highlights on Skye. There are many different ways to view and appreciate it. We climbed up from the car park by Loch Leathan one day although were eventually defeated by the rain. The hike was wonderfully isolated. On another we drove on the road from Uig that goes over the ridge. There is a... More 

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New Brunswick, Canada
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This has some just great scenery, Quiraing, Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock and more. If you have the time, take some hiking trails but research them before you go as some are more difficult than others.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The view and scenery are just too magnificent! It's great if you have more time in Skye, but if you don't, at least spend a day to drive through, and you will have a great lifetime experience.

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New Bern, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Plan to get out of your car and walk around. The views are spectacular and you'll want to take them in by being outside of your car. If you can only fit in a drive, you still wouldn't be disappointed. The scenery is like nothing else. But trust me, you'll be glad you planned for 2 days up in the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

A great walk/hike with breath taking views. It is a must when visiting Skye - spectacular scenery everywhere you look!!

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

If you couldn't put this in your plan for hiking, atleast a drive through is highly recommended , for it is one of the finesh ridges and has spectacular views!

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