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Skye Highs Short Break

From $1,435.00
5 Days & 4 Nights
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Skye Highs Short Break

  • The perfect 4-night escape to explore the magical Isle of Skye
  • Cross the Glenfinnan Viaduct by train on the West Highland Line
  • Walks to explore Skye’s Cuillin mountains, rocky Storr and wild beaches
  • Visit the Isle of Raasay and visit its first small-batch whisky distillery
  • Kicking back with a cup of tea, large slice of cake and maybe a wee dram
This short break itinerary truly packs a punch showcasing the rugged beauty of the Isle of Skye and a journey on one of the world's greatest railways, The West Highland Line. We have selected easy-going walks that take in the rocky Highlands, remote lochs, and wild beaches that Skye is famed for. Combine this with a free day in Portree to take an optional expertly guided day trip from a local taking in all the highlights or a boat trip with a backdrop of the Cuillins, and you have all the right ingredients for a trip of a lifetime.


Day 1 Arrive Fort William, travel to Mallaig on the West Highland Line 4 miles / 6 km Day 2 Travel from Mallaig to Portree 3 miles / 5 km Day 3 Free day on the Isle of Skye 4 miles / 7 km Day 4 Walk The Old Man of Storr 3 miles / 5 km Day 5 Onward Travel

This trip has a carbon score of 13kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 13kg is equivalent to 4 cheeseburgers. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information about how we've carbon counted our trips.


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