"This is the nicest self catering accomodation we have stayed in. The views over the harbour were
great!" Enjoy a relaxing stay in The Cedar self catering holiday
home, located on the harbour front, in the centre of Portee the capital of Skye. The accommodation enjoys fabulous views out
over Portree town and harbour and eastwards across the bay to the picturesque
Isle of Raasay.
The mystical and stunning Isle
of Skye or in Gaelic Eilean Sgiathanach is a land of stark
volcanic rock formation and breathtaking scenery. The Cuillin Mountains form some of the oldest
mountains in Europe and are considered to
be the most dramatic mountain range in Britain. Skye
is an idyllic location to explore the romantic Hebridean Isles and their turbulent Celt, Norse and Scottish heritage all of
which have influenced the evolution of this magical region.
Portree is the capital of Skye and its' name comes from
the Gaelic Port-an-Righ which translates as "King's Port".
While retaining it picturesque charm Potree offers visitors all the facilities oneneeds for a most enjoyable and relaxing
stay. Portee offers a good range of restaurants and spectacular country walks making it the perfect centre
for you to use as a base to explore the delights of Skye and its' surrounding islands.
Standing on the harbour side The Cedar
provides you with direct access to the waterfront and, viewing from the lounge window, provides you with the opportunity to
observe not only a quaint working harbour but also see a wide range of native birds including Heron, Mallard, Teal, Oystercatcher, Red-breasted Merganser, Little Grebe, Common Sandpiper and Greenshank to name but a few, whilst listening to the waves gently breaking on the shore.
is easily accessible to some of the island's most enjoyable walks and also gives you the opportunity to visit Portree's
local pubs and restaurants that combined cater for a wide range of local and international culinary tastes
Skye is the biggest island in the Inner Hebrides and travelling
there has been made much more convenient by the introduction of the modern toll free road bridge connecting the island to
the main land at the Kyle
of Lochalsh. However
for those looking for a more traditional crossing the ferry from Mallaig is still a most enjoyable option.
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