Walking and Climbing on Skye and the mainland

Whether you simply enjoy relaxing walks amidst stunning scenery, or prefer Munro Bagging (climbing peaks over 3000ft for the un-initiated!), then you are in the right place! Here are just a small selection of the walking and climbing treasures in the area surrounding the hotel:

Five Sisters of Kintail

Kintail Forest and the Fall of Glomach

Balmacara Estate (National Trust) and Lochalsh Woodland Garden

Kintail and Lochalsh Walks

Sligachan - Cuillin Hills

Glen Brittle and Loch Eynort Forestry Walk

Glenbrittle - Fairy Pools


Applecross peninsula and Kishorn

Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve

Torridon and Gairloch Walks

Coulin Pass

Knoydart Peninsula

Isle of Raasay

The Hotel has numerous walking guides to the area and several Ordnance Survey maps for Skye, Lochalsh and Wester Ross, to help when planning routes.

If you intend to do some serious walking or climbing, but don’t necessarily have the experience or confidence yourself, then we would recommend hiring a professional Guide, using the links on the right.

Walking on the Isle of Skye

For an excellent online guide to walks on the Isle of Skye and other areas of Scotland, do check out http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/skye

Mountain Guides

Skye Guides


Climb Skye


Skye Mountain Fever


Richard 'Paddy' McGuire


Mountain and Bushcraft Ways


Hike Scotland


Sea to Skye Xperience


Outdoor Dimensions Scotland