Isle of Skye - Glendale
Glendale is a community-owned estate on the north-western coastline
of the Duirinish peninsula on the island of Skye and is in the
Scottish council area of Highland. The estate encompasses the small
crofting townships of Skinidin, Colbost, Fasach, Glasphein,
Holmisdale, Lephin, Hamaraverin, Borrodale, Milovaig and Waterstein.
The Gaelic name, Gleann
Daill, is derived from gleann, meaning "valley", which usually
refers to a harsher environment that can be steep and/or rocky, and
dail meaning "field, dale, meadow, plain or river-meadow", which
usually refers to fertile, arable land beside water. The Ordnance
Survey (2005) suggest that dail may also mean "level field by a
river". This makes the English translation read: "valley of
river-meadows" or "valley of level fields by a river".
Mac an Tàilleir (2003) suggests that dail is derived from the Norse
dalr, giving a tautological name, where both parts simply mean
The Byre Bed and Breakfast
Tel: 01470 511710
Julian and Diane Jenkins welcome you to their restored Black House
at Fasach. The self contained apartment facilities include; double
bed, en-suite bathroom, private dining, TV, tea and coffee and we
Why not visit the historic Dunvegan Castle and grounds. Take a boat
ride on the Dunvegan seal boats or just relax and take in the
stunning views of Loch Pooltiel, the Minch and the Outer Hebrides.
hill walking is for you, Skye has everthing from a leisurely walk on
the McCleods Tables to the adventureous hike up the Cuillins. A wide
range of sea fishing can be had from shore or boat and also angling
for trout and salmon. Enjoy a breathtaking walk to the ever popular
Neist Point Lighthouse where whales, dolphins and basking shark can
sometimes be seen.
are only a 5 minute drive from the award winning Three Chimneys
Restaurant or drive to the Kinloch Hotel to Dine at Lady Claire
are a short drive from the islands main town of Portree which boasts
a wide selection of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars.
Full Scottish or continental Breakfast, vegetarian menu available.
Evening meals also available on request. Fresh fruit and vegetables
from our garden when in season.
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