Isle Of Skye
Week 1: Arrive 22nd May - Explore The Isle Of Skye including The Isle Of Raasay
Week 2: 25th May - 1st June 2019 - Meet up and stay at Mill Cottage with Lies
Address: Mill Cottage, Dunvegan, IV55 8GU
Week 3: 2nd -5th June - Find other accommodation and continue to explore The Isle Of Skye
6th June: Travel to The Isle Of Lewis
Purchase 'Hopscotch' Ferry Ticket on which will allow 4 weeks to explore the Outer Hebrades Islands. This enables 2 full days in Callanish Stone Circle from 20th - 21st June 2019 (Summer Solstice).
* Note: Must catch ferry to Oban no later than 30th June. Must return home for band rehearsal on 3rd July 2019.
Address: SLIGACHAN, ISLE OF SKYE, IV47 8SW
Tel: (+44) 1478 650 204 Email: RESERVATIONS@SLIGACHAN.CO.UK
Fee: £8.00 per night
Skywalker Hostel (from £17 per night)
Address:The Old School, Portnalong IV47 8SLFrom Sligachan take the A863 for 5 miles to the turn off for Carbost which takes you onto the B8009.
Proceed through Carbost to Portnalong then take a left when you see our sign (bright green signs saying Skyewalker Hostel are situated at every junction from Sligichan).
Skyewalker Hostel Map
Tuesday - visit waterfalls , head to Elgol stopping at Strathaird to find stone circle
Wednesday - visit nearby waterfalls to campsite
Thursday - visit Isle Of Raasay
Friday - visit caves and beaches
Saturday - head to Dunvegan to arrive approx. 6.00pm
Places To Visit
Cairns: near to Kenseleyre
Address: A855, Kilvaxter, Isle of Skye, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
Address: Tokavaig Road, Tokavaig
Dunvegan Castle (£14.00 admission fee)
Address: Dunvegan, IV55 8WF
Eilean Donan Castle (fee: £9.00 concessions)
Address: Dornie by Kyle of Lochalsh, IV40 8DX
Neist Point, Glendale near Dunvegan
Located on the Trotternish Loop on the Isle of Skye. The car park is in Culnacnoc, 13 miles (25 minutes of driving) north of Portree. To get here, take A855 north from Portree. Just past the Glenview Hotel (which will be on your left), there is a car park on the left hand side of the road.
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A landslip on the eastern face of Meall na Suiramach, the northernmost summit of the Trotternish
1st visit to the Storr
The Storr and Waterfalls
2nd visit to the Storr
Places to Eat in and around Dunvegan
The Caledonian Cafe (worth a try but might be over priced)
Address: Wentworth St, Portree IV51 9EJ
Dunvegan Prawn & Mussel Bar (highly recommended)
Address: A863 | Dunvegan Public Carpark, Dunvegan IV55 8WA
Yurtea & Coffee (recommended)
Address: 17 Lochbay | Skyeskyns, IV55 8GD
Steinn Inn (average)
Address: MacLeod's Terrace, Waternish PH49 4HT
Munros Bar (highly recommended)
Address: Taigh Ailean Hotel, Portnalong IV47 8SL
No 2 Down The Lane (new place - no review atm)
Address: Ach Na Mara, Bayfield Rd, Portree IV51 9EL
Co-Op Supermarket and market in Broadford
Shops in High Street, Portree
The climate in Isle of Skye during May can be summarized as cool and damp. May is in the spring in Isle of Skye and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (55°F), whilst at night 5°C (42°F) is normal.
Daytime temperature: 12.8°C
Nightly temperature: 5.3°C
Average temperature: 9°C
Daily sunshine: 6.4 hrs
Average rainfall : 105 mm
Rainy days: 19 days
Sea temperature: 9.9°C
Windspeed: 12 mph
On average May is the driest month of the year in Isle of Skye with around 105mm of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably. On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.
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