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Coralach is situated on the North West of Skye, which
itself is in the North West of Scotland. The Isle of Skye
is part of the Scottish Inner Hebrides.
North of Dunvegan stands Dunvegan Castle which is
open daily from around 1st April until mid-October. Both the
castle and garden are open to visitors and, when available,
don't miss a boat trip to see the local seals.
In Dunvegan itself there are a few local shops, a post
office, a petrol station, and Jann's Cake Shop and Cafè as
well as The Old Schoolhouse Restaurant.
The famous Three Chimneys Restaurant is about a
twenty five minute drive from Dunvegan and the restaurants
in Stein -
Loch Bay and The Stein Inn are also about
twenty five minutes drive away. The Edinbane Inn is
also about a twenty five minute drive away.
Neist Point, Waternish, Portree, the
Cuillin, The Quirang
and Talisker Distillery are all places worthy of a
Aurora at Coralach
Dunvegan Castle from Loch Dunvegan Head
Dunvegan Castle is the oldest continuously inhabited
castle in Scotland and has been the stronghold of
the chiefs of the clan for nearly 800 years.
Still inhabited by the Clan MacLeod
Dunvegan Castle and gardens is the seat of the
MacLeod of MacLeod, chief of the Clan MacLeod. Dunvegan
Castle is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in
Scotland and has been the stronghold of the chiefs of the
clan for nearly 800 years. Originally designed to keep
people out, it was first opened to visitors in 1933. Since
then, the castle is consistently ranked as one of Scotland's
premier visitor attractions.
Winter view from Coralach
towards the Outer Hebrides