The Tourist Guide to Glendale, Isle of Skye

Sunset at Milovaig
Sunset at Milovaig.
Glendale Walks Map

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There are lots of interesting walks in this part of Skye. Many of which you can enjoy without having to take the car, as they will start directly from your holiday accommodation.

Here are a selection of our favourites.

Click a route on the map for full details and photographs of the views on the walk.

The Beach at Glendale

A lovely circular walk from Milovaig, along the Loch-side, past the Watermill, to the Beach (Map) and Glendale 'Village'. Returning via the road.
4.5 miles, 2-3 hours.Details.

Neist Point and Lighthouse

A short walk to explore Neist Point, starting from the visitors car park (Map) at the Point. Gives a good chance to observe sea-birds, whales, dolphins and porpoise.
1.5 miles, 1 hour.Details.

Waterstein & The Old Coastguard Station

A circular walk from Neist visitors' car park to the Old Coastguard Station (Map), around Mainteach nan Tarbh and then returning via Waterstein village.
4 miles, 2-3 hours. Details.

Oisgill Bay via An Ceannaich

A circular walk from Milovaig around An Ceannaich to Oisgill Bay (Map), returning via Waterstein.
7 miles, 4-5 hours. Details.

Fasach to The Shielings

A moorland walk along the beautiful River Hamara to the remains of some prehistoric Bee-Hive dwellings.
4 miles. 2 hours. Details.

The Milovaig Loop

A lovely, circular walk around the tiny hamlet of Milovaig. The perfect evening stroll.
2 miles. 1 hour. Details.

Waterstein Head Trig Point

A short walk to the Trig Point on Waterstein Head, giving astounding views.
2-3 miles. 2 hours. Details.

Galtrigill to Dunvegan Head

A cliff-top walk from a deserted village beside Galtrigill to the trig-point on the summit of the cliff of the sky.
4 miles. 4-5 hours. Details.

Uiginish Point

A lovely circular walk around Uiginish, taking in lovely views of Dunvegan Castle, Loch Dunvegan and including a visit to a well preserved Broch.
3 miles. 2 hours. Details.