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Glenbrittle Skye

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Glenbrittle is situated in west central Skye, 14 miles southwest of Sligachan, 23 miles southwest of Portree, where the road ends at the head of Loch Brittle. Postcode: IV47 8TA

Glenbrittle is popular for its beach, campsite, coastal walk, and hiking three mountains over 3,000ft, with one having the Inaccessible Pinnacle.

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The image top is of the road to Glenbrittle heading down into Glen Brittle with the Cuillin Mountains in the distance.

The second image from passing the car park for the Fairy Pools, a real popular attraction on Skye.

This is a single lane road with many passing places down through the Glen with the Cuillin Mountains on the left. There are Car Parks down this road for hiking the Cuillin Mountains, see the Click on Map link above for links to information and images of the Hiking Routes.

From the Fairy Pools, it is about 3 miles to Glenbrittle with the Glenbrittle Campsite & Cafe at the head of Loch Brittle.

By the Campsite is a peaceful Beach and Car Park for the Walks and Hiking.

There are a few Walks from Glenbrittle, and some of the toughest Hiking on Skye, to the mountains Sgurr Alasdair highest mountain on Skye at 992m 3,255ft, Sgurr Dearg the In Pinn, and Sgurr na Banachdaich.

Sgurr Dearg is the most famous mountain on Skye as it contains the Inaccessible Pinnacle, the only mountain in Scotland that has to be climbed to reach the top. Most hikers have to hire a Climbing Guide to reach the top of this Mountain.

The Walking Sign here states trails are to Sligachan 14 miles north, Loch Coruisk 6 miles southeast, and Elgol 13 miles southeast.

There is also a Coastal Walk to the Rubh an Dunain headland, about 8 miles out and back.

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