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Rainy Day Activities for Kids (and Dogs) on your Trip to Skye

Nobody books a holiday to the Isle of Skye expecting a week of cold wet days. We know it’s a possibility but somehow, still manage to remain optimistic in advance of the trip, despite what the weather forecast is predicting. Now it’s happened. You arrive on Skye and...

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Our Top Five Recommended Places to Eat on South Skye

When staying on Eilean Sionnach, it’s best to make your dining plans in advance, as the day is slightly dictated by light conditions and tides. To help you explore local dining in the South of Skye at a relaxed and unhurried pace, we’ve put together our top five...

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What and HOW to Pack for Your Skye Trip

You’re going to a small island. You’re going to start the adventure by climbing down some wooden steps onto a little boat or alternatively by walking across a rocky beach, if the weather dictates.

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Your Chance to WIN a Stay on Eilean Sionnach!

Snowland Journeys It takes time to access the island of Eilean Sionnach…but not as much time as it takes the children of Snowland School in Nepal to make the arduous journey home after 12 YEARS separated from their parents. Award-winning documentary Children of the...

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What to do on Skye – Tips from the locals

South Skye has it all! Many visitors arriving on Skye head straight to the bustling town of Portree for restaurants, shops and proximity to the 'top' attractions of Skye. The traveller who enjoys an altogether more 'off-the-beaten-track' experience can find exactly...

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How to get to Skye

Even if you’ve been to Skye before, the team at Eilean Sionnach thought you might find a few ‘tips from the locals’ useful in planning your trip to Skye.

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Extraordinary Escapes

We’ve been keeping a big secret for quite some time! We’re delighted to finally be able to reveal that you can catch Eilean Sionnach Lighthouse Cottage on a new Channel 4/ALL4 show called Extraordinary Escapes with Sandi Toksvig (episode 3.) Accompanied by funny woman...

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Speed Bonny Boat…

Once upon a time if you wanted to visit the Isle of Skye it would definitely involve a boat trip. These days, thanks to the Skye Bridge, it’s also possible to get there by road. If you do travel to Skye by road, you will surely enjoy the moment when the spectacular...

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Use this holiday cottage as if it were your own home. Enjoy spectacular sea views and views of the Isle of Skye from every window or from the lookout point behind the house. Indoors a wood burning stove, superfast broadband modern appliances meet modern day expectations of holiday accommodation even in this remote place.