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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]

On the A87 Invergarry(Fort Augustus) to Uig road.

There is an airfield near the village but has not commercial flights.

By bus[edit]

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

Get around[edit]

Map of Broadford

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 Beinn na Caillich (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.

  • 1 Creelers, Lower Harrapool, +44 1471 822281. one of the better places to eat on Skye. French country dishes alongside Cajun style seafood. Their Gumbo is both excellent and not for the faint hearted, but you can try before you buy.
  • 2 The Waterfront Fish & Chip Shop & Takeaway, Shore Rd, +44 1471 822158. a more than adequate Fish and Chip shop serving quite a wide range of fast food.
  • 3 Red Skye Restaurant, The Old Schoolhouse, Breakish (near Broadford), +44 1471 822180. Specialises in home cooked highland fare. A favourite with locals!

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

  • 1 Broadford Backpackers Hostel, High Rd, +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]

  • Kyleakin
  • 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
  • Portree
Routes through Broadford
Portree  W UK road A87.svg S  KyleakinKyle of Lochalsh


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