Exploring Glenelg & Arnisdale

A village known for its beautiful scenery, including stunning views of Skye and the cocktail Isles of Rum and Eigg. Glenelg is a popular destination for outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, and fishing. But what makes Glenelg truly unique is its scenic crossing of the Kylerhea Narrows to Skye.

Glenelg Barracks

Built around 1720 to subdue the local population following the Jacobite uprising of 1715.

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Iron Age Brochs

Two well-preserved Iron Age towers that are among the best examples in Scotland. Dun Telve and Dun Troddan.

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The inspiration for 'Ring of Bright Water', once home to the author Gavin Maxwell. Golden coral sands await you. Otters too if you're lucky! Approximately 4 miles from Glenelg.

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Though our Shore Station is the most comfortable place to view everything from Seals to Sea Eagles, Glenelg is home to all kinds of wildlife. Pine Martens, Badgers, Foxes and Otters.

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Exhilarating Drives

The area is strung together with one track roads and some fantastically challenging passes. Our ferry is a real hit with the classic car crowd.

Stunning Viewpoints

There are many views that will leave you speechless in the area. Crossing with our ferry guarantees several opportunities to stop the car and shout "wow"!

Walk Highlands

Glenelg is an excellent base for both the mountains on Skye and the Kintail range. Beinnn Sgritheall at Arnisdale is out very own local munro. There's a fantastic amount of detail on walkhighlands.co.uk

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Shore Station

Above the slipway on the mainland our brand new Shore Station features a café and shop. We've outside seating and we're open all season.

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