Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2015’

  • Galmaig Runners

    Glamaig Hill race Isle of Skye 4th July

    Your chance to take part in the Glamaig hill race, apparently there are more women taking part this year, they heard there was an M&S at the top!!! What an ideal place to start the race off at the Sligachan Hotel, they have two good …

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  • Raasay From Above

    New whisky distillery for Raasay

      Many of the visitors we have staying with us at Allt a Choire B&B are very interested in visiting the whisky distillery at Carbost, there may soon be another distillery to visit. Planning permission is to be sought for a whisky distillery on the …

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  • The Waverly Steamer

    Paddle steamer Waverly returns to Skye

    Doon the water takes on a whole different meaning this week when the paddle steamer Waverly returns to the waters around Skye. Waverley is based in Glasgow and in high summer offers a range of cruises on the Firth of Clyde into areas of magnificent …

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  • 62027 Plockton Music School S6 Feb 2015 217177 Use

    Sgoil Chiùil na Gàidhealtachd- Plockton

    It’s getting to the time of year again when the pupils at the Plockton National Centre of Excellence in Traditional Music head of on their Summer Tour. If you get a chance to attend any of the concerts you won’t be disappointed. I am hoping …

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  • Gary Innes And Phil Cunningham Friends

    ‘Our Heros’ new tune composed by Gary Innes

    Our Heroes’ is a tune composed by Gary Innes to mark the 100th anniversary of WW1 ‘Battle of Festubert’ which took place between 15th-25th May 1915. Lance Corporal Donald Patterson was killed during this battle and the bagpipes that he was playing when he was …

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  • IOS Pipe Band

    Isle of Skye Pipe Band

    Don’t miss out when you stay at Allt a Choire B&B make sure you  get the opportunity to visit Portree on a Tuesday evening. Your chance to  listen to the Isle of Skye Pipe Band, they are not to be missed.  The Isle of Skye …

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  • Accordian Fiddle Club

    Isle of Skye Accordian & Fiddle Club

    It’s all happening this weekend in Portree The Accordian and Fiddle Club are hosting their  yearly music festival. You will have to be quick to get a ticket, Thursday and Friday events are already sold out. The Club meets on the first Thursday of the …

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  • Ben Lomond

    Pulpit Rock delays now ended – journey to Skye now quicker

    On your journey to the Misty Isle you will no longer have to experience long delays at Pulpit Rock, you will be able enjoy the magic of Skye quicker! After almost 40 years of being stopped at temporary traffic lights,motorists now have a green light …

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  • Kris 2013 Bike

    Hands on Events – Skye Sportive – 29th August 2015

    Why not take part in the Skye Sportive this year when you come to stay at Allt a Choire B&B.  The cycle race comes highly recommended by my son Kristian, this will be the 4th year he has taken part, each year bettering his time. …

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  • Tokovaig Cuillins View

    Danny MacKaskill The Ridge

    The Ridge is the brand new film from Danny MacKaskill… For the first time in one of his films Danny climbs aboard a mountain bike and returns to his native home of the Isle of Skye in Scotland to take on a death-defying ride along …

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