Getting here

Address

Old Kyle Farm

Old Kyle Farm Road

Kyleakin

Isle of Skye

IV41 8PR

Farmhouse ///folks.sketching.motoring

Cottage ///rationed.escape.loitering

Driving

Our postcode will get you to the middle of our road using most satnavs but check your route as some will automatically take you through Mallaig and onto the ferry.

Unless you are keen to add a ferry to your trip, the easiest way to get to us is to aim at Kyle of Lochalsh and head straight over the Skye Bridge (which is free).

Once on the Island, just head straight over the roundabout (2nd exit) and continue all the way to the end of Old Kyle Farm Road, through the gate.

Ferries

A nice way to vary your return journey is to take one of the ferries off the Island. Be aware that ferries may be impacted by weather conditions.

The Armadale to Mallaig car ferry run by Calmac runs all year but needs booking.

The stunning Kylerhea to Glenelg car ferry is a unique mini adventure that can be an alternative route home or a really good day trip to take in both sides of the water. Runs during Summer only.

The Skye Bridge

Public Transport

Although a car will make it easier to see the Island, with a bit of research it is possible to use public transport to get here and around. That said, a lot of sights are only easily accessible by car.

Air

Inverness airport is approximately 2 hours drive and on the train/bus route to Skye. There is car hire available at the airport.

Broadford Airfield is only 10 minutes drive from the Farm.

Train

Scotrail Trains run from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh a couple of times a day, throughout the year. It is about a 40 minute walk from Kyle train station to the Farm but car/bike/taxi hire are all alternatives.

The Caledonian Sleeper runs overnight to Inverness from London, Manchester and other pick up points.

Alternatively, trains to Fort William and then the "Harry Potter train", The Jacobite to Mallaig allows you to pick up the ferry to Armadale. You can then arrange car/bike/taxi from there (approximately 30 minutes drive).

Buses

Citylink from Glasgow and Inverness drop off at Kyleakin (15-20 minute walk) and Kyle of Lochalsh (30-40 minute walk).

Stagecoach operate limited local buses around the Island. Their timetables can take a bit of interpretation.

Boat

Kyleakin and Kyle of Lochalsh harbours have moorings for sailing to the area.

Several cruise companies stop at Kyle of Lochalsh including the famous Waverley paddle steamer.

Bicycle

Bikes are allowed on the train from Inverness (booking may be required).

Bikes can also be hired on the Island from several companies including Andy at South Skye Cycles.

Cycling in the area is variable. There are many fantastic roads and trails however cycling on the main road (the A87) requires some strength of character.