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Glendale is a small village near Dunvegan on the Duirinish peninsula in the northern part of the Isle of Skye in the Highlands of Scotland situated along the valley of River Hamara where it flows into Loch Pooltiel. Glendale is an ancient settlement set amongst dramatic mountain terrain and spectacular scenery. Skye is rich in heritage and culture with ancient monuments, castles and archaeological finds dating back to the Mesolithic period. Glendale is a popular tourist resort; access to the village is via a single-track road past the Niest Point Lighthouse. The village has a shop and local amenities and a guesthouse, there are restaurants, hotels and holiday accommodation in the area. Glendale has a Toy Museum with an excellent collection of toys divided into different eras. Other attractions nearby include Dunvegan Castle dating from the 13th century, the Colbost Croft Museum and Borreraig Park Folk Museum. The Isle of Skye Brewery has tours and a shop and Talisker Whiskey Distillery produces single-malt whiskey and is located beside Loch Harport on the west coast. There are two golf courses, river, loch and sea fishing, horse-riding, pony-trekking, and a variety of walks. There is an abundance of wildlife ideal for nature-watchers with golden eagles, deer, otters, basking sharks, dolphins, whales and seals.

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Carters Rest (1.28 miles)

Carters Rest

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We are a purpose built guesthouse situated in one of the most beautiful areas of Skye and only ten minutes from the world famous Three Chimneys restaurant. The guesthouse offers ... More

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Shorefield Guest House (11.74 miles)

Shorefield Guest House
Shorefield House offers luxury accommodation in a quiet, loch side village location. Situated close to Dunvegan castle, the Waternish Peninsula and Portree, it offers an ideal place to stay to tour the island. Many excellent ... More | visit website
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Skeabost Country House (15.75 miles)

Skeabost Country House

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Skeabost Country House Hotel stands within large private grounds at the edge of Loch Snizort. The hotel is an ideal base for exploring the surrounding Scottish highlands and visiting the ... More

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Bayside Gallery (17.70 miles)

Bayside Gallery

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Morrison Cottage (18.38 miles)

Morrison Cottage

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n a crofting community set amidst spectacular scenery below the Cuillins, Morrison Cottage, attached, and the newly built MacNab House are both set on an elevated location ... More

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Blue Lobster (18.89 miles)

Blue Lobster

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Gloriously set beside a waterfall at the head of Glen Eynort, this comfortable timber property offers an ideal base for walking, climbing, bird watching, diving and scrambling ... More

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Tigh Dearg Hotel & Leisure Club (19.91 miles)

Tigh Dearg Hotel & Leisure Club

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Whether you choose to visit our beautiful island to walk on mile after mile of unspoilt beaches, fish one of our thousand freshwater lochs, visit our world renowned bird reserve ... More

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Marmalade Hotel (20.05 miles)

Marmalade Hotel
Portree House is a grade B listed building, which means it is protected by various rules and regulations set out by Historic Scotland controlling the development of old premises. Designed by the architect James Gillespie, the ... More | visit website
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Bosville Hotel (20.41 miles)

Bosville Hotel

Situated in Portree, the Islands Capital, our quality Hotel offers fresh, stress free accommodation with many rooms overlooking idyllic Portree harbour. We have an unrivalled reputation for superb, award winning cuisine created using the freshest ... More | visit website

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Dunsgiath Apartments (20.41 miles)

Dunsgiath Apartments

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- 4 Star apartments on the beautiful Isle of Skye - Free Wireless Broadband Access - LCD Satellite TV, CD & DVD player - Spectacular ... More

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