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TITLE
The Cuillin Hills from Tarskavaig
EXTERNAL ID
PC_JMSTRACHAN_027_AT
PLACENAME
Tarskavaig
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Sleat
DATE OF IMAGE
2009
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
Andrew Taylor
SOURCE
Andrew Taylor
ASSET ID
28884
KEYWORDS
hills
mountains
villages
towns
settlements
islands
hill walking
landscapes
The Cuillin Hills from Tarskavaig

Tarskavaig is the largest of four small villages on the north west shore of the Sleat peninsula on Skye. The name originates from the Norse 'Torsk Vig' for Cod Bay. The village offers spectacular views of the Cuillin Hills which contain some of the most challenging hill walking in Britain. The ridge contains eleven Munros (Scottish mountains over 3000ft) while a twelfth, Blaven, is separated from the main ridge by Glen Sligachan.

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The Cuillin Hills from Tarskavaig

INVERNESS: Sleat

2000s

hills; mountains; villages; towns; settlements; islands; hill walking; landscapes

Andrew Taylor

Tarskavaig is the largest of four small villages on the north west shore of the Sleat peninsula on Skye. The name originates from the Norse 'Torsk Vig' for Cod Bay. The village offers spectacular views of the Cuillin Hills which contain some of the most challenging hill walking in Britain. The ridge contains eleven Munros (Scottish mountains over 3000ft) while a twelfth, Blaven, is separated from the main ridge by Glen Sligachan.