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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 "valley".

 
Bed & Breakfast Self Catering Guest House/B&B

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 accept pets.

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.

If 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.

We are only a 5 minute drive from the award winning Three Chimneys Restaurant or drive to the Kinloch Hotel to Dine at Lady Claire McDonal's Restaurant.

We 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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