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TITLE
Sligachan Hotel, Isle of Skye
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0104
PLACENAME
Sligachan
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Bracadale
PERIOD
1920s; 1930s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31993
KEYWORDS
hotels
climbers
climber
climbing
mountains
mountain
inns
inn
postcards
Sligachan Hotel, Isle of Skye

This postcard shows a view of Sligachan Hotel, built around 1830, with extensions added at a later date. To the right is Sligachan Bridge, crossing the River Sligachan

Situated at the head of Loch Sligachan, on the main route through Skye, the hotel has long been a base for walkers and climbers. Many of the famous pioneers of the Cuillin Hills are said to have used the hotel, including the Pilkington Brothers and Sheriff Nicolson.

Sligachan originally existed half a mile closer to the head of Loch Sligachan, on the site of a natural ford. It is from this that the place takes its name 'Sligachan', meaning 'small shells' in the Gaelic language

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Sligachan Hotel, Isle of Skye

INVERNESS: Bracadale

1920s; 1930s

hotels; climbers; climber; climbing; mountains; mountain; inns; inn; postcards

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows a view of Sligachan Hotel, built around 1830, with extensions added at a later date. To the right is Sligachan Bridge, crossing the River Sligachan<br /> <br /> Situated at the head of Loch Sligachan, on the main route through Skye, the hotel has long been a base for walkers and climbers. Many of the famous pioneers of the Cuillin Hills are said to have used the hotel, including the Pilkington Brothers and Sheriff Nicolson.<br /> <br /> Sligachan originally existed half a mile closer to the head of Loch Sligachan, on the site of a natural ford. It is from this that the place takes its name 'Sligachan', meaning 'small shells' in the Gaelic language