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Kilmore is a small township in the parish of Sleat on the Sleat Peninsula, the Isle of Skye in the Western Isles of Scotland; it is situated between the townships of Kilbeg and Ferindonald close to the village of Armadale. The name Kilmore comes from the gaelic ‘A’Chill Mhor meaning the ‘Big Church’ and a reef on the shore known as St Columba’s Rock is believed to be where St Columba landed on the shore in 585AD. Early records show a church was there in the 13th century, ruins of the second church stand in the churchyard and date back to 1681 and the present church dates to 1876. The Sleat War Memorial is to the north of the church and commemorates those who were lost in both WW1 and WW2 The picturesque Sleat Peninsular is known as the ‘Garden of Skye’ with pictureque landscapes and abundance of wildlife. Tranquil Kilmore is a popular tourist destination with holiday accommodation, shops and amenities, its scenic location is ideal for touring the many attractions on Skye and the Western Isles. Nearby attractions include the Armadale Castle Gardens with nature-trails, walks, the ruins of Armadale Castle and the Museum of the Isles in the grounds. The SeaFari Adventures boat tours leave from Armadale pier to see the local wildlife. Other attractions include fishing, golfing and driving tours of the area.

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Portpatrick Hotel (41.06 miles)

Portpatrick Hotel
Standing in a commanding position, high on the Galloway Cliffs, The Portpatrick Hotel is magical and the vistas are unspoilt offering some of the most spectacular views in Britain.

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Dunskey Guest House (41.26 miles)

Dunskey Guest House
Gareth and Teresa Cole look forward to welcoming you to the Dunskey Guest House in Portpatrick, a family run guest house within walking distance of Portpatrick’s harbour, restaurants, pubs and shops. We are also the ... More | visit website
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Fernhill Hotel (41.26 miles)

Fernhill Hotel

With breath taking views over the village and harbour of the picturesque village of Portpatrick, Fernhill Hotel is the best place in the area to relax and enjoy the fantastic views, play the superb golf ... More | visit website

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Knockinaam Lodge (41.46 miles)

Knockinaam Lodge
In a romantic position at the foot of a wooded glen and sheltered by cliffs, this impressive Victorian house has furnishings that are bright, tasteful and luxurious. It stands in 30 acres of gardens and ... More | visit website
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Tigh Na Mara Hotel (43.66 miles)

Tigh Na Mara Hotel

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Tigh na Mara Hotel boasts an enviable location, situated within a stone's throw of a beautiful stretch of unspoilt, sandy beach. This area features some of Scotland’s most spectacular coastline ... More

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Torrs Warren Country House Hotel (44.49 miles)

Torrs Warren Country House Hotel

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A quiet family run hotel ideal for the ferry to Ireland or exploring the Rhins in the southwest of Scotland. We have a licensed bar and restaurant and all the ... More

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Cross Haven Guest House (46.46 miles)

Cross Haven Guest House

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Mick and Gayle Holmes guarantee you a warm welcome on your arrival at Cross Haven. It is a beautiful Victorian villa refurbished by us to a high standard. Formerly a ... More

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Fernlea Guest House (46.47 miles)

Fernlea Guest House

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Close to Stranraer’s town centre and ferry port, this charming family-run bed and breakfast is housed in an attractive, stone-built Victorian property, boasting fine original woodwork and ceilings. With just 3 rooms, ... More

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Abonny Guest House (46.54 miles)

Abonny Guest House

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Abonny Guest House is a family bed and breakfast accommodation situated close to Stranraer town centre, ferry, rail and bus terminals.The guest house is totally non-smoking and offers both en-suite ... More

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Marine House Hotel (46.58 miles)

Marine House Hotel

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Jim & Fiona Wood welcome you to the Marine House Hotel website. Our well furnished and decorated hotel is in the town of Stranraer, in the southwest of Scotland. We ... More

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