Holiday home rental on the Isle of Skye
Holiday home rental on the Isle of Skye
Glendale Self Catering Cottage and Studio
Glendale Self Catering Cottage and Studio




From the Skye Bridge go right on the A87 in the direction of Broadford. 
Just after Sconser, take a left turn at Sligachan on to the A863.
After about 7 miles, take the left turn on to the B8009 to the Minginish Peninsula.  Follow the road through Carbost and head up the hill after the Talisker Distillery towards Portnalong.
After about 3 miles, there is a junction, take the left road to Fiscavaig.
Glendale is the first house on the right immediately after this junction - it is easily identified by the semi circular drive.
The Cottage is on the right as you enter the drive and the Studio is on the left - both are well signposted and parking areas marked.


Getting to Skye
By Car:
Approximate distance and journey times to Portnalong
Glasgow (A82-A87)- 217 miles/347km - 5h 10min
Glasgow (A9-A87) - 249 miles/398 km - 5h 30 min
Edinburgh (A9-A87) - 240 miles/380km - 5h 30min
Inverness (A87) - 114 miles/183km - 2h 40 min
London (M6) - 620 miles/992km - 11h 40 min

By Train:

There is no railway on Skye. The two nearest train stations on the mainland are Kyle of Lochalsh from Inverness then connect to local bus route and Mallaig from Glasgow. There is a ferry from Mallaig to Armadale, with connection to local bus route.  For more information on train timetables visit 

By Bus:
National bus services are operated by Citylink from both Glasgow and Inverness to Portree, booking is recommended. See
Local bus services are operated by Stagecoach,

By Ferry:
The 3 main ferry ports on Skye are serviced by Calmac.
Mallaig to Armadale.
Uig to Lochmaddy (North Uist) or Tarbert (Harris).
Sconser to Raasay.
For more information on ferry timetables visit

A small privately owned company also operates a ferry from Glenelg to Kylehea during the summer months. This takes you off the main route and along a stretch of single track road, but the views are spectacular and worth taking this scenic route if you have the time, see

The nearest International Airport to Skye is Glasgow and the nearest local Airport is Inverness.  Car Hire is available at both Airports and it is recommended booking in advance. 


Some photos of the Cottage and Studio and surrounding area

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