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Ferry House: Links

More Glenelg and West Coast web sites

butterflies in Ferry House garden
  • all about the Glenelg-Kylerhea Ferry: its history, sailing times, prices, maps...
  • the local pub, the Glenelg Inn for excellent food and accommodation
  • Eileanban, a community run island between Skye and Kyle has a visitor centre, nature trail, and its own web site.
  • The Highland Soap Company Handmade soap, bath and body care products made in the heart of the Scottish Highlands at Spean Bridge.
  • Walk Highlands Detailed descriptions of walking routes in Glenelg and Kintail.
  • Walk Highlands Detailed descriptions of walking routes on The Isle of Skye. (There is more information about Walk Highlands on our Mountains and Walks page.)
  • The Glenelg Village Shop Independent Award-Winning Licensed Grocer on the main street in Glenelg. Free delivery service if you wish to pre-order and have your groceries waiting for you at Ferry House.
  • A Taste of Skye and Wester Ross Website promoting the best of local food, including suppliers and places to eat.
  • The Glenelg and Arnisdale Fishing Club. For details of fishing in this area please contact Colin MacDonald, Secretary. Glenelg & Arnisdale Fishing Club Tel: 01599 522719
  • The Arnisdale Ferry Service. Sadly, not operating at the moment. However, talk to us for advice on other boat services and ways of getting to Knoydart.
  • Lochalsh Dirty Thirty The Challenge: 30 miles in 24 hours through the highlands of Scotland. This popular event is held every June.
  • Glenelg and Arnisdale Tourist Information Guide An online guide for two small villages because we don't want you to miss anything!
  • Information on the Glenelg and Arnisdale local area An excellent source of local information covering accommodation, places of interest, local history, activities, walking and travel.
  • Greshornish Country House Hotel At the north end of Skye, near Dunvegan, this beautiful lochside house welcomes non residents for seafood lunches, afternoon teas and candle-lit dinners. COOK SKYE 14th - 20th September 2009. Open to residents and non-residents. See link on website. Part of the Scottish Food Fortnight.
  • The Forestry Commission, has some information about the otter haven, just across the water on Skye.
  • The International Otter Survival Fund has a regularly updated diary of otter watching on Skye.
  • Bed and breakfast and half board are available locally, on the shores of the beautiful Loch Long. For more information, contact Joan Ashburner on 01599 588 259 or 07780 880 492.
  • New Butts Farm B&B, Comfortable farmhouse on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and just south of the Lake District. Splendid views over Ingleborough and the Trough of Bowland. Twenty minutes from M6 J34/36. Approximately 7 hours to Glenelg via Glasgow! Excellent home cooking - evening meal by arrangement.
  • Barracks Cottage, GlenelgNext to the ruins of General Wade's barracks, nestled in its own grounds overlooking the Isle of Skye, Barracks Cottage is a short walk from the local shop and cosy village inn.
  • Glenelg Forestry HouseThe Forestry House and Willow Cabin nestle at the foot of the glen and are minutes from the beach and the village...This is a lovely location
  • Bernera and RiverfootBernera farmhouse lies in its own glen, a few hundred yards from the beach, while Riverfoot cottage as the name suggests stands where the river meets the sea.
  • CraigmossThe house is set high on a hill overlooking the island of Skye, in the romantic Scottish west highland village of Glenelg. This is a truly magical place, where you cannot help but relax and soak in the magnificent scenery.
  • Lochan Arts Lochan is run entirely on a voluntary basis by a committee who organise events in a variety of community settings from the stunning Eilean Donan Castle to village halls and schools. Over twenty events take place each year with visits from professional theatre companies, musicians, dancers, children’s shows, comedians, writers and poets.
  • What's on Skye Welcome to the Isle of Skye — explore our site to find out what events are on, activities to get involved with, places to visit and where to eat.
Looking across Loch Duich towards the Five Sisters

Looking across Loch Duich towards the Five Sisters.

Above and to the west of Glenelg, looking across the Sound to Skye.

Above and to the west of Glenelg, looking across the Sound to Skye.

For more information about Ferry House, please write to: James Watt,
Ferry House,
Glenelg, IV40 8JZ,
Telephone 01599 522 253
or email: holidays@ferryhouse.co.uk