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Tarskavaig is a crofting village on the West coast of Sleat on
theIsle of Skye in Scotland. It sits in a glen which meets
Tarskavaig Bay and lies opposite the Isles of Eigg,Rum and Canna. It
is often said that Tarskavaig has the best view of the Cuillin in
Tarskavaig is a traditional crofting village with a high number of
Gaelic speakers, several families with children, and active
crofters. It has an SSSI related to the TarskavaigMoine Thrust,
which is located at Achnacloich. The crofting township of
Achnacloich or Achadh na Cloiche (Scottish Gaelic: "Stonefield") is
located on the outskirts of Tarskavaig by the Gillean Burn
small coastal crofting community of Tarskavaig is located, within
Lord MacDonald’s old estate, on the Sleat peninsula of Skye. The
first Norwegian settlers arrived on Skye around 875 AD and with
inter-marriage a Celtic-Norwegian population was quickly
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Welcome to Braeside Cottage, a traditional stone-built cottage in
the tiny crofting village of Tarskavaig, nestling amidst beautiful
scenery in Sleat, at the southern tip of the Isle of Skye. The
cottage has been fully refurbished for 2012 and is a comfortable
home from home, just 30 minutes from the Skye Bridge, and 15 minutes
from the CalMac ferry terminal at Armadale. Braeside sits in it’s
own leafy private garden with magnificent views across to the famous
Cuillin Mountains, and to the west, the Small Isles, the Minch and
the Western Isles beyond. Just a few minutes away are several sandy
beaches, and nearby gentle walks along the rocky shores of Sleat,
long known as ‘the Garden of Skye’. South Skye has a fabulous choice
of local restaurants and hotels, from the superb Hotel Eilean
Iarmain at Isle Ornsay with it’s award winning Birlinn Restaurant
and cosy Am Praban Bar, to the Stables Restaurant at Clan Donald
Skye, at Armadale Castle and Gardens.
A holiday in Skye offers so much for all the family with some
amazing wildlife all year round, a great choice of boat trips often
seeing seals, dolphins, whales, eagles and much more. Scotland’s
famous Gaelic College, Sabhal Mor Ostaig is just a few miles away
and throughout the year there is an exciting range of concerts,
ceilidhs, traditional music, contemporary dance and theatre. Come
and meet the locals and visitors in the Am Praban Bar where on most
Fridays there is live music from local bands and musicians, giving
you a real taste of life in the Highlands.
The Skye Hideaway
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The Skye Hideaway is something very special, and we hope you will
think so too.
Open to guests at the start of 2014 the Hideaway is a unique
building, tucked into the crofting township of Tarskavaig, on the
south end of Skye. A romantic retreat, almost miles from anywhere,
and a million miles from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
amongst stunning scenery the Hideaway offers the best facilities for
couples looking for a memorable self-catering experience. All
finishings are to the highest standards, with hand-made touches
adding to the ambiance.
Leave footprints on the beach, take home memories, feel relaxed and
refreshed and know that you are somewhere very special.
Solitude without isolation, comfort with style.
hideaway on the beatiful Isle of Skye, just for two, nestling on the
shore looking towards the sunset, as close to paradise as it gets.
purpose built romantic retreat, almost miles from anywhere, and a
million miles from life back home.
Take home memories, leave only footprints on the beach, feeling
relaxed and refreshed, that you have been away to somewhere very
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