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TITLE
Kyleakin, Skye from the Mainland
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_2270
PLACENAME
Kyleakin
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Strath
PERIOD
1910s; 1920s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
34170
KEYWORDS
village
pier
mountain
coast
hotel
Kyleakin, Skye from the Mainland

This tranquil image of Kyleakin, taken from the Plock of Kyle on the mainland, shows the main part of the village spread out along the shore behind the wooden pier, now long gone. The hotel, church and post office were all located in this part of the village, with the harbour situated behind the rocky knoll on the left of the photograph. The slopes of Beinn na Caillich form the background

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Kyleakin, Skye from the Mainland

INVERNESS: Strath

1910s; 1920s

village; pier; mountain; coast; hotel

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This tranquil image of Kyleakin, taken from the Plock of Kyle on the mainland, shows the main part of the village spread out along the shore behind the wooden pier, now long gone. The hotel, church and post office were all located in this part of the village, with the harbour situated behind the rocky knoll on the left of the photograph. The slopes of Beinn na Caillich form the background