Small village on Loch Harport and handy for Skye's only distillery down the road at Talisker. Wonderful sunsets, great walking country and very handy for the nearby Cuillins.


Talisker Bay

Small sandy bay with wonderful sunset views and some surfing as well.

Nearby Distilleries

Talisker Distillery

Skye's only whisky distillery and well worth a visit for the dram if nothing else.

Carbost Hotels & Accommodation

Bla Bheinn (01478 640269) is the most reputed of the local B&Bs  - phenomenal... 2 rooms with wifi etc available.

Langal Bed & Breakfast gets a lot of plaudit , Tel.  01478 640409 214, 2 rooms. outside of town.

North of Carbost, near Portnalong, are 2 hostels. Croft Bunkhouse & Bothies, Tel./Fax. 01478  640254, Sleeps 26. Also room for camping, transport from Sligachan or Portree, rents mountain bikes, pub and shop nearby. Skyewalker Independent Hostel, Tel. 01478 640250,, In a converted school beyond Portnalong on the road to Fiscavaig. 32 beds. The Skyewalker website [1] allows you to book online. The new management have made this hostel a great success with fantastic reviews.

Travel Directions to Carbost

Not easily accessible except by car on the A863. Quite a few tour coaches visit Talisker Down the road. Stagecoach Route 54 will connect you from Portree via Talisker to Carbost.

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