Tucked Away

The Isle of Skye

The Isle of Skye, or in Gaelic ‘Eilean a’ Cheo’, is the largest and most northerly island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland and is famous around the world for its dramatic scenery and compelling history. Our self-catering accommodation in Portree is the ideal base from which to explore the island and all it has to offer.


The Isle of Skye is one of the most popular visitor destinations in Scotland with a rich culture and heritage combined with the iconic scenery of the Cuillin Mountain range and wonderful seascapes. Portree is the island’s main town and a popular destination for visitors. It is the cultural hub for Skye and is a popular base from which to explore the rest of the island. Whatever your fancy, whether you come for adventure in the mountains, gentle walks or to simply to relax Skye has it all.

A good place to start when discovering the vibrant culture of our island is by going to www.isleofskye.com Here they have everything you need plan your trip on Skye and to create memories that will live with you forever.

For walkers www.walkhighlands.co.uk is a great way to to find graded walks on the Isle of Skye.

Local shops are 2km from Tucked Away, with a large supermarket 2km on the Dunvegan road.

Road Directions

From Skye Bridge A87 follow signs to Portree. Bear right into the village on the A855 and follow signs for Staffin for around 2km, turn left when you see the sign for Achachork. Tucked Away is beside the fifth house on the right hand side.

Public Transport Directions

From the nearest information centre:- From Portree Tourist Information Centre follow the A855 Staffin road for around 2km. Turn left when you see the Achachork sign, Tucked Away is beside the fifth house on the right

Getting there by railway:- The world famous Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh line will take you through the heart of the Highlands to Kyleakin beside the Skye Bridge.

Getting there by aeroplane:- Inverness Airport is around 2.5 hours away.  Glasgow Airport is 5 hours away by car or a little longer by direct coach service to Portree.