Forestry House and Willow Cabin


passing place




view of Skye

ferry notice

Glenelg is many things to many people. There are plenty of hills and mountains for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits such as walking and climbing and lots of everything else for those who enjoy life at a less energetic pace, such as:

  • Fishing (permits available)

  • Boat trips

  • Picnics down at Sandaig

  • Barbeques on the beach

  • Visit the ancient Pictish brochs

  • Go over the sea to Skye on the local ferry

  • Otter spotting at the otter hide near Kylerhea

  • Enjoy a dram in the Glenelg Inn

  • Read / Sleep / Chill out

  • Do nothing

shopThere is a shop in the village which has almost everything including vegetables and frozen meat and fish, fresh milk, bread and papers. The shop also has a cash machine. The shop is closed on Sundays. A vegetable van comes round the village on Wednesdays and a fish van with fresh fish comes round on Thursdays. A mobile bank comes on Thursdays and can usually be found in the village around mid-day. The Glenelg Inn is situated in the village overlooking Glenelg bay and has a homely bar and intimate cosy à la carte restaurant. From April until the end of September you can have hearty bar meals.