The Isle of Skye is the largest of the Inner Hebrides, a chain of islands off the West coast of Scotland. It is the only island with a bridge connecting it to the mainland at Kyle of Lochalsh, although ferries still operate from Mallaig and Glenelg.
The Osdale Cottages are located on the North West peninsula of Skye, near Dunvegan, with good access to all that the island has to offer. Being situated at the foot of Macleod’s Table, the cottages enjoy a unique spot with far-reaching views to the Cuillin ridge and Loch Dunvegan. However, they are less than 3 miles from Dunvegan village, which has a selection of small shops and places to eat as well as Dunvegan Castle and Gardens. The cottages are also a 10-minute drive to The Three Chimney’s Restaurant, which enjoys an international reputation for culinary excellence.
We strongly recommend the use of a car when staying at the Osdale Cottages because of their remote location. They are reached via a farm track off the Dunvegan – Glendale road. While the track is not suitable for cars with a very low suspension, it is accessible for all other vehicles.
The easiest way to reach the Isle of Skye is via Kyle of Lochalsh and the Skye bridge. By car it takes about 2 hours to reach Kyle from Inverness, and 4 1/2 hours from Glasgow and Edinburgh. From Kyle it is another 1 1/4 hours by car to the Osdale Cottages. The drive cuts across the middle of Skye with stunning scenery to admire along the way, including the Cuillin mountain range.