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Colbost Croft Museum

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Colbost Croft Museum

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4 Miles from Dunvegan on the Glendale Rd, Dunvegan Scotland
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The Isle of Skye & Eilean Donan Castle from Inverness
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The Isle of Skye & Eilean Donan Castle from Inverness

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Take a break from the city on a full-day trip through the Isle of Skye with convenient round-trip transport from central Inverness. In addition to navigating, your guide offers commentary about the area’s top landmarks, including Eilean Donan Castle, Portree, and the Old Man of Storr. Bring your camera: This trip offers endless panoramic views of Scotland’s natural landscape.
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BobUtah222 wrote a review Oct 2019
Utah123 contributions114 helpful votes
We didn't even know about this place. We were going for a drive on the beautiful Isle of Skye and stopped here. We loved it! I would highly recommend stopping here to learn about the area and its history. This is a fun place that the entire family can enjoy. There are several buildings that show you what it was like to live on a small croft (farm). There is a graveyard just up the road (walking distance) that I would also suggest visiting. Many of the tours/buses don't take this road but if you have an opportunity to visit this museum, you will be glad you did.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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RioVistaMomma wrote a review Oct 2019
Sacramento, California236 contributions133 helpful votes
This museum contains original buildings and artifacts as well as replicas to complement and give a more complete picture of what a crofting village was like. A short walk up the hill is a cemetery worth visiting as well. Another plus - there is parking and restrooms near by.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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JudithStHelens wrote a review Oct 2019
St Helens, England13 contributions40 helpful votes
We made a special trip to this museum having emailed a couple of weeks earlier to check they would still be open (they confirmed they would). When we arrived all was locked up, despite the times on the sign and website saying they should be open. I emailed again saying how disappointed we were, particularly having specifically checked in advance, and have not had the courtesy of a response. If I could give it 0 out of 5 I would.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Janerat wrote a review Sep 2019
Brighouse, United Kingdom170 contributions63 helpful votes
We were engaged in a long drive all round the Northern part of Skye when we happened upon the Colbost Croft Museum. Just off the road side, looking out to sea were low stone buildings covered in thatch. It gave an interesting insight into life as a crofter in the 19th and 20th centuries. Hard life to be sure. Each Croft featured a different aspect of a crofter’s life. Loads of information with a ‘crafty’ gift shop. Further inland along a track from the museum is a memorial to Flora McDonald the heroine who helped Bonny Prince Charlie to escape to France. A must see on Skye.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Dave M wrote a review Aug 2019
Selby, United Kingdom527 contributions176 helpful votes
We have always seen Croft cottages on different Scottish island on tv, but we had never seen one. It really gives a true feeling of living in those days, with original genuine antiquities from the era. Quite a nice shop as well. Well worth a visit if you are in the area but be aware the main road is a single road with plenty of passing spots.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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