Davaar Cottage - Nearby

The Cuillin in winterTalisker distilleryView from ElgolDunvegan CastleTowards Glen BritleIsle of Skye Golf Club

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Davaar Cottage - Nearby

The Cuillin: Davaar is ideally located for acces to the Cuillin mountain range. The popular start points for walking in the hills - Sligachan and Glen Brittle - are each approximately 8 miles from the cottage.

Talisker Distillery: The only whisky distillery on Skye. Visitor Centre and shop open daily. See how the whisky is made, and sample a 'wee dram'. Website>

Boat trips: We recommend the trips into Loch Coruisk from Elgol. Trips to spot whales and dolphins also depart from Elgol and visit the Small Isles of Canna and Rum. Website>

Castles and Gardens: The castles at Dunvegan and Armadale each have lovely gardens. Tours are available inside Dunvegan Castle, while Armadale features the Museum of the Isles. Dunvegan: Website> Armadale: Website>

Museums: Housed in original thatched buildings, The Skye Museum of Island Life at Kilmuir provides an insight into the crofting lifestyle of the 19th century. Website>

Shopping: There are art, pottery, jewellery and other craft outlets scattered across the island. There is a wide range of shops, including a supermarket, in Portree.

Golf: Isle of Skye Golf Club, 9 hole course at Sconser -  a serious contender for the title of the most picturesque golf club in the world. Visitors welcome. Website>

Food and Drink: The Old Inn, Carbost, is a friendly characterful pub serving good value bar meals, and is just a short walk from Davaar Cottage.. Also nearby are The Taigh Ailean Hotel, Portnalong (4 miles) and the Sligachan Hotel (8 miles).

 

Contact us:       Phone 01478 640304       email: davaarcottage@hotmail.com

 

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