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Isle of Skye tour from London

Isle of Skye tour from London

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London to Isle of Skye

How to get from London to the Isle of Skye.

There are many options on how to travel from London to the Isle of Skye. It depends on how much time you have and what you want to see and do.

If you only have a short time and want to get to the island to see the key tourist places such as the Old Man of Storr or the amazing Fair Pools, then there are options for you. From London you can fly directly to Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands.

From Inverness you have the following options;

Hire a car and drive to the Isle of Skye.

Hiring a car is for the more confident driver. The roads in the far north of Scotland and on Skye are best described as challenging.

There are many single-track roads. When you drive them it’s likely you will convince yourself that the roads operate in a one-way system. Untrue – cars, lorry’s and buses will approach you from an opposite direction. Single track roads have passing places at intervals alternating from the right to left side. The car closest to the one on their side, gives way to the on coming vehicle. It can get a little confusing, but if everyone takes their time, it always works out in the end.

Public transport from Inverness to Skye

Buses depart from Inverness on a regular basis. The journey takes 4 hours. The scenery from Inverness on this journey is absolutely wonderful. The final destination being Portree,  also the largest town on Skye. The main downside of taking the public bus is that you cannot jump off and on for photo stops or take the opportunity to enjoy lunch at a local pub.

Also worth considering is that famous island locations such as the Quiraing or the Fairy Glen are not on the public bus route and will not be accessible to you.

For timetables – Citylink

Bus tour from Inverness

A great way of seeing the Island is on a scheduled day tour. There are many companies departing from Inverness, but we always advise to use the small family business such as Wow Scotland. They provide one day tours to Skye, daily, leaving from Inverness.

If you opt to base yourself on the Isle of Skye, jump aboard the Real Scottish Journeys day tour. They ensure you will see all amazing sites Skye has to offer.

Private tour from Inverness

Heartland Travel are best placed to help you with this option. This gives you the best of all worlds. You do not have drive as the Driver guide takes care of this for you. You also have control of what you see and do. Working with our input and knowledge, we will create the perfect Itinerary for you and your group.

We’re pretty sure that these options present a detailed summary of methods to travel if you do not have a have a lot of time on your hands.

If time is not an issue then allow Heartland Travel to create a personalised Itinerary for you from London to Isle of Skye.

For inspiration and info on London to Isle of Skye, see below…    

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London to Isle of skye
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A video to give you inspiration when planning your trip from London to Isle of skye

Isle of Skye tour from London

Open up a world of unique experiences on your next holiday and see a new side to some of the world’s most beautiful destinations. If you fancy making your holiday to the UK to be a the most memorable experience, we will create a travel package specifically for you.

We will ensure that every moment of your holiday is second to none. From the point of your arrival in London, enjoy a stunning city break before taking a tour with us to the Isle of Skye tour from London.

You can enjoy the buzz and tempo of London whist visiting a few of our highly recommended city attractions.  Ranging from the Warner Bros. Studio Tour – Harry Potter experience, the London Eye, Tower of London, Changing of the Guard, Madame Tussauds to a Ghosts, Ghouls and Gallows experience.

The options are endless when considering the great number of museums, galleries and theatres to select from. The city pace can be overwhelming – so much to do and take in in this incredible city, you may long for chance to relax and enjoy the slower pace of life offered in the Sottish Highlands as we start the venture to the Isle of Skye tour from London.

Travel with this small group tour and see a lot more of the country at more relaxing pace. Why not avoid the hassles and stress of airport check ins and catch a bus with Heartland Travel on the Isle of Skye tour from London?

On this small group tour option, you will travel within a small group of no more than 16 people. We will take regular breaks along the way and even provide an option to enjoy an overnight stay in Liverpool where you can follow the Mersey beat to the sounds of the Beatles and appreciate a walking tour dedicated to possibly the most influential bands of all time.

Heading North we will reach out to Glasgow for some music highlights as we spend a night in the city itself. A perfect place to enjoy live music, enjoy a pint spend some time hanging around bars and clubs connected I some way to the Glasgow artists we love.

The art galleries and museums in Glasgows west side are notably connected to the works of Charles Rennie McIntosh, The Glasgow Girls and there is even an original Dali on display at the Kelvingrove Museum. When departing Glasgow on this Isle of Skye tour from London, I in a relatively short time, you will reach the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond.

London to Isle of Skye

This majestic loch is Loch Lomond is the largest lake by surface area in Great Britain, and the second largest lake by volume in Great Britain, after Loch Ness. Loch Lomond is a freshwater loch (Scottish lake) on the boundary between the highlands and lowlands of Scotland.

From this point onwards you will enter the magnificent Scottish Highlands in the north. There will be many jaw dropping moments on this part of the journey, in this tour the Isle of Skye from London.

Further along this route, expect to be suitably impressed by the beautiful and rugged Glen Coe. Probably one of the most beautiful and other-worldly places in Scotland. It’s even featured in films such as James Bond’s Skyfall and several Harry Potter films. This special place is known well as a place of history, adventure, wildlife and myth.

A little further north from here is the highest mountain in Britain, Ben Nevis, known to be an adventure playground for many. The Nevis Range has been home to the UCI Forth William World Cup since 2002. The route from this point on the tour to the Isle of Skye from London will provide you with the option of a ferry crossing to take you over the sea to Skye.

london to isle of skye
London to isle of skye
Isle of Skye tour from London
Isle of Skye tour from London
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