Knoydart, Scotland

Knoydart, Scotland

Mallaig Harbour, Scotland
Mallaig Harbour, Scotland

This morning, we departed our Mallaig lodgings early to connect with the 0840 ferry departure to Armadale, Skye.

Skye Ferry

Skye Ferry

The ferry departed on schedule and  after passing within sight of the stunning Knoydart coast we duly arrived Skye about 25 mins later. Here is a video clip of Knoydart:

Isleornsay, Skye, Scotland

Isleornsay, Skye, Scotland

After disembarking, we drove round to Isleornsay for scenic views from this former fishing port.

Isleornsay, Skye

Isleornsay, Skye

Next, round to Broadford and on to our next stop at Sligachan to admire and photograph the stunning local scenery with Cuillin mountains in the distance.

Sligachan, Skye

Sligachan, Skye

Sligachan, Skye

Sligachan, Skye

Next, to Talisker Distillery on Loch Harport. Here we visited the shop and made some purchases.

Talisker Distillery, Skye

Talisker Distillery, Skye

Next, we followed the coast round to Dunvegan and then on to Fairy Glen and Uig. We stopped at Uig for lunch.

Fairy Glen, Skye

Fairy Glen, Skye

Fairy Glen, Isle of Skye

Fairy Glen, Isle of Skye

Uig, Scotland

Uig, Scotland

Uig Beach, Skye

Uig Beach, Skye

Next, on across the top of Skye to the spectacular geological feature of the Quiraing. Then down to Staffin and along the coast to Kilt Rock and then past the rock formation which features the Old Man of Storr (pinnacle rock).

Quiraing, Skye

Quiraing, Skye

 

 

Kilt Rock and Waterfall, Skye

Kilt Rock and Waterfall, Skye

Old Man of Storr, Skye, Scotland

Old Man of Storr, Skye, Scotland

Old Man of Storr, Skye, Scotland

Old Man of Storr, Skye, Scotland

After photos at Old Man of Storr we moved on down to Portree, the largest town on Skye. Here we visited the colourful harbour before finding our designated hotel for the night.

Portree Harbour, Skye

Portree Harbour, Skye

Overall, a good day greatly assisted by clear and sunny weather. Tomorrow we aim for Inverness via Loch Ness and other sites.

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