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Broadford

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Broadford is a small town on the Isle of Skye in Scotland.

Kayaks in Broadford Bay

Get in[edit]

By bus[edit]

Very regular buses travel to and from Portree and Kyleakin. There are also a few to Armadale.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • 1 Beinn na Caillich (Red Hills). summit (732 metres) is adorned by an especially large cairn Beinn na Caillich (Red Hills) on Wikipedia Q3997501 on Wikidata

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

There are a few local shops including the super-friendly Mor Books secondhand bookshop, the Co-op supermarket, and the Post Office.

Eat[edit]

There are many fine places to eat in Broadford.

If you want to picnic, the ingredients can be bought at the local Co-op supermarket, which also has a filling station.

The town has an excellent butchers and, so I am told a more than adequate Fish and Chip shop serving quite a wide range of fast food.

  • Creelers. one of the better places to eat on Skye. Their Gumbo is both excellent and not for the faint hearted, but you can try before you buy.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

  • Broadford Backpackers Hostel +44 1471 820333. A cheap and cosy hostel conveniently located near close to the main bus stops for Broadford. Has a kitchen and dining room as well as a separate lounge area with free internet access. Mixed Dorm: £15-£18.80; Double/Twin: £37-47.

Go next[edit]

  • Kyle of Lochalsh — on the mainland; is close by and offers the full range of tourist services, e.g. post office, banks, petrol filling station, swimming pool and gym, restaurants, hotels, boat trips and a great fish and chip shop.
  • Elgol — take road B8083 by car
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