Stage 5: Sligachan to Elgol

The fifth stage of the Skye Trail follows remote Glen Sligachan to the beautiful bay at Camasunary where there is an MBA bothy. From here a vertiginous cliff path with fantastic views across the water to the Cuillin reaches Elgol which has a shop, cafe, B&B and seafood restaurant. This is a good place to have a rest day and take the boat trip to Loch Coruisk in the heart of the Cuillin if the weather is good.

Terrain

Path along Glen Sligachan, narrow exposed cliff path to Elgol - great care needed as there have been serious accidents here.

Public Transport

Buses from Portree and Broadford to Sligachan and Elgol (no. 49). Traveline Scotland.

Start

Sligachan. Map and directions.

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