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Loch Coruisk

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“bella jane”(11 reviews)
Loch Coruisk (Gaelic Coire Uisg/the 'Cauldron of Waters') is an inland fresh-water loch lying at the foot of the Black Cuillin on the Isle of Skye. Loch Coruisk is reputed to be the home of a water horse. After staying at Dunvegan Castle, Sir Walter...more
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Elgol IV47 8SW, Scotland
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All reviews boat trip bella jane amazing scenery sligachan hotel few hours gorgeous place misty isles only accessible by boat picnic lunch black cuillins cuillin hills sgurr na stri visiting skye short walk stepping stones walk around great trip
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1.5 hour November 2018 boat trip to this very special place. Lovely views, peaceful loch and daramtic mountains. The path from the boat dock is quite uneven but very safe, but i recommend stout footwear.

Thank keith p
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Take a Misty Isle boat trip from Elgol to the landing across the bay. Take the short walk over a rocky and sometimes wet path to Loch Coruisk, a freshwater loch surrounded by the Cuillin and not accessible by road. Take a picnic or just...More

Thank April0304
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Only go when the weather is good as the boats may not operate. It was a rather long drive to the jetty but we did it and got on the boat / ferry. Saw the seals and black cullin mountains and lake. Took a speed...More

2  Thank happyyytraveller
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

I can only say that this place was beautifullly breathtaking. If your not good with hieghts or your endeavours don’t reach to the exploits of Bear Grylls proportion then this is the place for you. As close as one can get to the heart of...More

Thank riggieih
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Simply stunning, wanted longer than 1.5hrs to explore but due to car trouble 🙁 all we had, definitely worth a visit.

Thank KarenL3935
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This is a 'gem' Loch Coruisk situated amongst the Cuillin Hills; you can swim, walk around the Loch, perfect for a picnic; there is also a choice to walk back to Sligachan Hotel

1  Thank Jim Nicholson P
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

A stunning location to sit and contemplate, to explore and enjoy nature. To be in quiet solitude and enjoy some of Scotlands most fantastic views. You can camp, or stay in a wee house, a refuge. Or just spend a few hours listening to the...More

1  Thank derekl776
Reviewed 26 July 2018

You can hike to Loch Coruisk from the Sligachan hotel. The walk is about 4hours one way. It is not technical with little climb (300m). You will admire the Cuillins moutains from different angles along the hike and the views of the coast are amazing....More

1  Thank peverrien
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Day trip with the family ages ranging from 4 weeks old to over 60. The staff were ever so helpful there was also passengers with dogs who were also catered for. They gave you info about the best places to go for the best views...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018

Difficult to describe as words aren’t adequate. Everyone visiting Skye should go! We shall never forget our visit.

2  Thank Caz R
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Response from GneissDay | Reviewed this property |
There are areas to explore around the loch and a scrappy bit of a trail, however there are also slippery, boggy and sharp areas everywhere. I would be concerned about these 2 things - 1. The stair up from the boat to the... More