GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Isle of Skye

29 miles (47 km)

Cycle from Broadford to Portree on this terrific, waterside cycle route on the Isle of Skye.
The 29 mile route starts at the lovely village of Broadford with great views of Broadford bay. You then follow the coastal road north west passing Loch na Cairidh and Loch Ainort while enjoying splendid views of Scalpay Island. You continue along the coast passing Loch Sligachan before a woodland section through Glen Varragill takes you to the finish at Portree, the largest town on the island.
The scenery on the island is breathtaking with heather moor, beautiful lochs and stunning mountains. Look out for wildlife that includes golden eagle, hawks and red deer.

Isle of Skye OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Isle of Skye Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


Tourist information office, Broadford - - 934627

Tourist information office, Broadford. This small office stands in the corner of the village car park, and is only open during the main tourist season. Portree tourist information office is the main one on Skye, and is open all year.

Loch Ainort at Luib - - 328514

Loch Ainort at Luib. A rather wild spring day with fresh snow on the Red Cuillin.

Broadford Bay - - 1380780

Broadford Bay

Coastline at Maol na Gainmhich - - 757254

Coastline at Maol na Gainmhich. Bracken and heather covered slopes run down to a final steep and rocky drop into the sea. The hills of Trotternish are in the distance, with the south end of Raasay on the right.

Rubh' an Uillt Dharaich - - 144251

Rubh' an Uillt Dharaich

Loch Sligachan - - 136823

Loch Sligachan. The shore in the foreground, the loch, and the waterfalls on the far side are all in the square.

House by the shore of Loch Portree - - 726977

House by the shore of Loch Portree

Portree Bay - - 717462

Portree Bay. A view from Martin Crescent to the north-west part of the bay. It is shallow here, where the River Chracaig reaches the sea and deposits its load of sediment.

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Isle of Skye.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)