Bovine hazard on road between Broadford and Elgol with ancient church in background.

This evening, I am posting information on a an interesting backroad trip on the Isle of Skye, Scotland.

The route covers a total of thirty miles from Broadford to Elgol and back much of which tracks the edge of Loch Slapin, a sea loch.

Loch Slapin, Isle of Skye, Scotland

The road is single-track with passing places. En-route it usual to encounter sheep and cattle on the road, including the photogenic, Highland Cows.

Highland Cow on road near Elgol.

At Elgol, a small village on coast of Loch Scavaig, can be seen the island of Soay, and the famous Cuillin Hills. From there are boat trips to view the wildlife and scenery.

View of Cuillin hills from Elgol, Skye

A rewarding, if somewhat slow trip, where the journey is just as satisfying as the destination.

Most of the trip can viewed in the dashboard video clips shown below.




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