Tag Archives: Skye

Guide to Glenelg by Skye

History of Glenelg as a route to  Skye The perfect short break awaits you in the tiny village of Glenelg which sits sheltered from the Atlantic by the neighbouring island of Skye on the West Coast of Scotland.   Home to the oldest car ferry boat in Scotland,  the manually operated Glenachulish is a manually operated turntable ferry that sails through the Kylerhea straits between the mainland and Skye.  Operating throughout the day from Easter to October (it will come and collect you once they see Continue reading →

4 Night Tour Arisaig, Skye, Plockton, Black Isle

Day 1 From Four Seasons Campers (Loch Lomond Base) head north on the A82 through Glencoe and continue towards Fort William then past Neptunes Staircase on the A830 towards Arisaig and Mallaig. The road runs parallel to the Jacobite Steam train railway line made famous in Harry Potter as the route the Hogwarts Express took. Turn off the A830 at Arisaig where there are an abundance of campsites and beautiful beaches that look towards the Inner Hebridean Islands of Eigg and Rhum. Things to see Continue reading →

3 Night Tour Glencoe, Arisaig, Applecross, Fort William

Day 1 From Four Seasons Campers (Loch Lomond Base) head north on A82 towards Glencoe.  Things to see and do: • Stop at pretty village of Luss on Loch Lomond • Get last minute suppliers at Green Welly Stop at Tyndrum • Enjoy ‘healthy’ fish and chips from The Real Food Café in Tyndrum • Stretch your legs along part of the West Highland Way at Bridge of Orchy and enjoy some great pub food at The Bridge of Orchy Hotel • Visit National Trust Continue reading →

6 Night Tour Glencoe, Arisaig, Skye and Oban

Day 1 From Four Seasons Campers (Loch Lomond Base) head north on the A82 up the west side of Loch Lomond. At Tarbet take the A83 towards Inverary and continue to Lochgilphead. Next, take the B841 towards Crinan then head south to Tayvallich. Things to see and do: • Stop at pretty village of Luss on Loch Lomond • Visit the Loch Fyne Oyster Bar • Visit Inverary Castle • Lunch at The George Hotel, Inverary • Visit Crinan and watch the yachts come through the Continue reading →

5 Night Tour Glencoe, Skye, Eilean Donan and Oban

Day 1 From Four Seasons Campers (Loch Lomond Base) head north on the A82 through Glencoe and on to Fort William. Things to see and do: • Stop at pretty village of Luss on Loch Lomond • Get last minute suppliers at Green Welly Stop at Tyndrum • Enjoy ‘healthy’ fish and chips from The Real Food Café in Tyndrum • Stretch your legs along part of the West Highland Way at Bridge of Orchy and enjoy some great pub food at The Bridge of Orchy Continue reading →

7 Night Campervan Tour – Hillwalking and History – Glencoe, Fort William, Loch Ness, Ullapool, Lochinver, Durness, Lewis, Skye

Day Campervan Tour – Hillwalking and History tour of the West and North Coast of ScotlandPlaces Visited include: Glencoe; Fort William; Loch Ness; Ullapool; Lochinver; Durness; Day 1From Four Seasons Campers head north on A82 towards Glencoe and wild camp at Glen Etive which is located just after Glencoe Ski Centre turnoff. Camp alongside the River Etive – lots of places to pull over along the single track road. Kids can paddle or if brave enough enjoy a swim! Great for having fires (suggest you stop Continue reading →