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a month ago
June 2021: I found Salty Towers by accident and count myself very lucky. Lesley is a most charming host in a lovely B&B in a super location. You have to have the MacLeod eggs. I would happily have stayed much longer but that was just not possible. However I would be delighted to come back and have recommended Salty Towers to all of the hill walkers and Munroe baggers I was travelling with. Hugo Flinn
- Hugo F
7 months ago
Had a great stay at Salty Towers last month. Quiet area with beautiful views. Leslie was so friendly & helpful she could not do enough for my partner & myself. Due to covid we had the place to ourselves & it was cleaned to the highest standard. Leslie always made sure there was plenty for us to eat for breakfast with a great variety to start our day. She would tell us the best routes to drive for places we wanted to visit. We will definitely be back next year & hopefully stay longer next time.
- Alison M
2 years ago
Feeling like at home, close to Skye but in a quiet place. 2 good restaurants in walking distance. The position is perfect to visit the island and the applecross peninsula. Breakfast it's super, the price is the lowest i've found in scotland. the owner is really nice and will take care of you. PERFECT!
- Alessandro R

Twin & Double Rms & Private Bathrooms

Exciting News! Double Room now open! Book both Twin and Double for a party of 4, and have sole use of Breakfast/Sitting Room as an extension to your living space. No need for masks, as you will be the only guests - all eat, relax and have fun together! As close to 'self contained' as I could make it, but still get your breakfasts included, and your dishes done! 15% discount for bookings of 5 nights or more.

Rooms are £65 per night includes Continental Breakfast consisting of hot scrambled egg, a shared cheese, ham, salami platter, cereal, croissants, bread for toast, selection of jams, peanut butter, yoghurts, orange juice, tea, coffee.

15% discount for 5 nights or more, also applies to one room being booked, however covid house rules will apply, ie masks, hand sanitizer etc, and breakfasts will be 2 separate sittings. 
Thank you, we appreciate your understanding.

Both rooms have their own private bathroom just across the hallway. Twin Room bathroom has a large shower, Double Room bathroom has a smaller shower, but also a bath. 

Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room, TV/DVD player and fast Superfast WiFi.

Towels, shampoo, conditioner and shower gel all provided.

Situated in the beautiful area of Skye and Lochalsh, Salty Towers Bed and Breakfast, overlooked by The Five Sisters of Kintail and Glen Shiel, and a 'stones throw' to Loch Duich and Loch Alsh, is the perfect, peaceful, base to explore the surrounding area.  

Kintail National Scenic Area is one of the 40 scenic areas in Scotland, and is considered to encapsulate the scenery of the West Highlands being composed of ridges and peaks that rise steeply from narrow glens and the sea.

A popular hillwalking expedition area, the Five Sisters comprise of 5 distinct summits - Sgurr na Ciste Duibhe, Sgurr na Carnach, Sgurr Fhuaran which are the 3 Munros, and Sgurr nan Saighead & Sgurr na Moraich.

The Ridge continues unbroken to the east where it takes in another further 3 Munros - Sgurr a Bhealaich Dheirg, Saileag & Aonach Meadhoin.

Beinn Fhada (Ben Attow) is the other mountain in the area.

Situated 10 - 15 mins walk to the famous Eilean Donan Castle which can be seen from the driveway, and only 15 minutes drive to the Skye Bridge, and The Jurassic Island of Skye.  

There you can experience The Cuillins Mountain Range, The Old Man of Storr, The Quirang, The Fairy Pools and Fairy Glen,  Dunvegan Castle, Armadale Castle, Coral Bay, Talisker Bay and the Talisker Distillery, Niest Point Lighthouse, and also go looking for dinosaur footprints at Staffin Bay.

The nearby village of Dornie, 10 - 15 walk (same route as Castle), has a local, family run grocery shop and post office. The Dornie Hotel and Pub has just reopened and is proudly offering a new top quality Seafood Restaurant, as well as a more informal bar menu. Please look at their web site for menu, prices and to book. Booking is essential at this time. The Clachan Bar is also open offering evening meals on a 'walk-in' basis, apart from Tuesday nights.

We are situated next door to Manuelas Organic Bakery and Jo,s Pizzeria, and the Award Winning Fairytale Gin Distillery.

We are also within striking distance to the picturesque village of Plockton with its famous palm trees and the home of the famous Gaelic Poet, Sorley MacLean.  

Nearby is the village of Glen Elg, close to the secret home for many years, of the author Gavin Maxwell and his otters.  Famous for many books and university papers, including The Ring Of Bright Water. There is a museum just over the Skye Bridge, in Kyleakin in his memory.  Glen Elg area is also home to Iron Age Pictish Brochs, beautifully preserved by Historic Scotland, one of which is the best preserved in the UK.  This village is also host to something truly remarkable..... the last surviving Turntable Ferry in the world, where it is still possible to 'sail over the sea to Skye'! A short crossing, but stepping back in time, will see you follow a part of the old 'drovers' routes... this crossing being a perilous part of the journey taking cattle from the Islands to the markets down south! 

Low level waterfall walks, shoreline walks, as well as high level harder climbs and long hikes, this area offers something for all, or, just simply just relax in the quietness! 

Not far from the NC500 route, Salty Towers can offer an extension to your trip, giving you the chance to explore this beautiful area as an added bonus.  A trip to Applecross for the day is also possible, if you dare the infamous 'road'!!

You are welcome to use the Breakfast/Sitting room from 5pm to 9pm in the evenings to bring back takeaway food. We ask that no food be eaten in the bedrooms. You are welcome to use the picnic table outside at any time. At 9pm the room will be cleaned and sanitized in prep for breakfasts. You can access it for extra tea, coffee etc and we ask that you use the hand sanitizer provided.

Breakfast will be 2 sittings 8 am, and 8.45am, one for each room. This does not apply if both rooms are booked by the same party, then you can all eat together any time between 8am and 9am.

The Breakfast room will then be closed at 9.30 am until 5pm for cleaning, airing and sanitizing. 

Books and maps available, as well as a large TV and DVD,s for rainy days. We also have for sale outdoor essentials such as midge nets, head torches, base layers, ponchos etc - just in case you have forgotten something. We are happy to store bikes for guests and assist with drying areas, as well as helping to plan routes, organise local tours etc. If you need storage, please let us know at time of booking.

PLEASE NOTE - the private bathrooms are not ensuite, but just across the hallway from the bedroom. We also apologise that pets are not permitted. 

Please call Lesley on 01599 555446 or email for further information, availabilty and to book. Alternatively for full reviews and to instantly book direct, follow link to Air B & B

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Thank you, We look forward to welcoming you, Lesley and Ali, Bracken and Haggis.

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