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Ben Nevis to Isle of Skye

Long weekend road trips: No. 5

Ben Nevis to Isle of Skye

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You're going to love Isle of Skye

Ben Nevis is actually a collapsed volcano that exploded millions of years ago. Not a bad place to start your trip as you head into the magical land of Skye, the film set for several famous movies.

Isle of Skye is great for hiking trails, fairy pools, and wildlife.

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Enjoy your drive

Drive to Ben Nevis from Edinburgh via the A9. The A82 will get you there from Glasgow. Railway travellers will arrive at Fort William Station where you can rent a car to continue your journey.

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The Isle of Skye is a haven for hikers and wildlife enthusiasts. Medieval castles, breathtaking scenery, “hairy coos” (Highland cows), and fairy pools will greet you along your path.

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