RED SKYE RESTAURANT BROADFORD
Here's A Short Guide TO Broadford And Nearby
LOOKING FOR A RESTAURANT NEAR THE SKYE BRIDGE?
The Skye Bridge connects the Isle of Skye to the mainland and replaced the ferry service in 1995. It spans the Kyle of Lochalsh and is 500 meters long, offering spectacular views of the surrounding scenery. The Skye Bridge Lighthouse at the foot of the bridge offers a fantastic opportunity for photographs on a summer evening. We are only a few minutes down the road.
Torabhaig Distillery is one of the newest distilleries on the Isle of Skye, having opened its doors to the public in 2017. The distillery is located in the south of the island, close to the Sound of Sleat, and produces a unique style of whisky. The distillery is open to visitors, who can take a tour and learn about the distillation process, the history of the site, and of course, enjoy some samples of the whisky.
OUR RESTAURANT IS NEARBY PLOCKTON
Plockton is a charming coastal village on the mainland, a short drive from the Skye Bridge. Colourful houses line the harbour, and it’s a popular spot for kayaking and exploring the coastline. Artists and photographers are drawn to Plockton for its stunning landscapes and unique light.
OUR RESTAURANT IS NEARBY EILEAN DONAN CASTLE
Located just a short drive from the Red Skye Restaurant, Eilean Donan Castle is one of Scotland’s most famous landmarks. Built in the 13th century on a small island at the confluence of three lochs, it was partially destroyed during the Jacobite uprising but restored in the early 20th century. It’s open for public tours and is one of Scotland’s most popular castles.
Located in the south of the Isle of Skye, Armadale Castle is a historic castle with beautiful gardens. It was the seat of the Macdonalds of Sleat for centuries and is now a popular tourist attraction. The gardens are a highlight, restored to their former glory. The castle also hosts events throughout the year, including concerts, theatre productions, and exhibitions.
Kyleakin is just a 6-minute drive from Red Skye Restaurant. It offers stunning views across to the mainland. Visit Caisteal Maol, a ruined castle from the 15th century, and Skye Bridge Studios, which hosts events and theatre productions throughout the year.
Skye Candles is a hugely successful local business producing handmade candles, soaps, and skincare products. The shop is just a short distance from Red Skye Restaurant. Using natural ingredients like essential oils, visitors can watch the candles being made in the workshop and purchase unique scents inspired by the surrounding landscape.
A small village on the western coast of Skye, Elgol is known for its stunning views of the Cuillin Mountains. Broadford, the nearest town, is a short drive away. From Elgol, take a boat trip to Loch Coruisk, one of Scotland’s most scenic freshwater lochs, with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes – a must-do for any visitor to Skye.
For those looking to camp on Skye, Camping Skye is just a short drive away. This campsite offers stunning views of the surrounding landscapes and is a great base for exploring the island.