Stage 4: Portree to Sligachan via the Braes

The fourth stage of the Skye Trail starts along the salt marsh at the edge of Portree bay and then follows the minor road past the small settlements that make up the Braes. From the road end a rough path is followed along Loch Sligachan to the Hotel, where there is a campsite and bunkhouse as well as the Sligachan Hotel which serves meals, has a micro-brewery and extensive whisky selection.

Terrain

First section can be impassable at very high tide (can be avoided on road), then minor road through the Braes, rough path along Loch Sligachan with river crossings which are impassable after heavy rain.

Public Transport

Portree is well served by buses; bus from Sligachan to Portree or Broadford.

Start

Portree. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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