The visitor guide to Sleat on Skye in the Inner Hebrides has information on and around the place including, sleeping and eating, and the places close to Sleat. Information on Isle of Ornsay, Ord, Tokavaig and Tarskavaig, Ostaig, Armadale, Ardvasar and the Sleeping, eating, hotels and accommodation in these places.
Skye's first Swing and Jazz festival in different locations around the Island. Looks like it will be great fun! The festival includes swing, big band, jitterbug and jive showcasing new and established stars in the Scottish jazz world. This years festival has a 1920's theme.
Sleat Hotels & Accommodation
The Sleat Peninsula on the Isle of SkyeToravaig House Hotel
Is peaceful and tranquil 9 bedroom country house hotel situated on the southern end of the Isle of Skye
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The clan seat is Armadale Castle, but the home of the present Lord MacDonald is Kinloch Lodge, Tel. 833214, Fax. 833277, http://www.kinloch-lodge.com, at the head of Loch na Dal. Lord and Lady MacDonald's family home is also an award-winning restaurant, offering the rare chance to enjoy superb food in the grandest of settings. The track that leads to the 19th-century Sporting Lodge turns off the A851 about 8 miles south of Broadford. Lady Claire MacDonald is one of the best known cooks in Scotland and author of several cookbooks, and if you do decide to treat yourself make sure you leave enough room for their exquisite puddings. The 5-course fixed menu is in our expensive range, but well worth it. Accommodation is also available in 10 en suite rooms. Open Mar-Nov.
Hotel Eilean Iarmain, Tel. 833332, Fax. 833275, www.eileanarmain.co.uk 12 rooms. Award-winning Victorian hotel full of charm and old-world character, with wonderful views. It is utterly lovely and romantic and an absolute must if you're in the area and can afford it. Award-winning restaurant features local shellfish landed only yards away (open to non-residents). A cheaper option is to eat in the cosy bar next door, which serves pub grub of an impossibly high standard in a more informal atmosphere. The hotel also offers winter shooting on the local estate, and you can enjoy a tasting of the local whisky, Tel. 833266.
Ord, Tokavaig and Tarskavaig
Armadale & Ardvasar
Just before the turn-off to the ferry pier is SYHA Hostel, Tel. 844260. 42 beds. Open mid-Mar to end Oct, rents bikes. There's also B&B accommodation in Ardvasar, at the lovely Ardvasar Hotel, Tel. 844223, Fax. 844495, , a traditional whitewashed coaching in with 9 rooms, an excellent restaurant and the liveliest pub in the vicinity. Alternative eating options are Pasta Shed, on the ferry pier, which does good eat-in or takeaway pizzas; a few hundred yards away, the Gallery café/restaurant which serves cheap fish and seafood dishes.