Glenbrittle, Isle of Skye

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  1. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    We spent a week at this site featured in The Guardian... a beach front site with views to die for ....
    Also reviewed in UK Campsite http://www.ukcampsite.co.uk/sites/reviews.asp?revid=1091

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    Fantastic campsite, we parked right on the waters edge a few years ago:thumb:, cant use blue in the toilet though, but thats no hardship
     
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    Ever since our one and only visit to Skye I've been ranting, "Look Skye" at the millions of bleak nothingness miles of UK scrub-land from Scotland to Cheshire. I'm in Northumberland at the moment, more Skye here than Skye.

    Give me a good hill and a stack of pines any day. You want *views* go to Switzerland.
     
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    been to Switzerland several times Brian, been up Glacier 3,000 ( google it ) and yes, the views are magnificent .. but I never found a beachside campsite.. unless you count the big puddle of Lake Geneva .. :Wink:

    There is so much more to Skye than barren landscape and mountain views so I guess it failed to capture your imagination .. it's not everyone's cup of tea..
     
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    Thank god we are not all the same. And it seems we missed some of the best bits by just doing the two northern loops.

    A bit of piece and tranquility stuck in my mind is in the middle of nowhere in Switzerland, a "campsite" consisting of a caravan office and an immaculate portakabin toilet block in a pine forest. The only sounds a stream and cow bells in the distance.

    What turns me on.......
     

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    Amen to that ..

    I get turned on by wilderness, lonely places, desolation, no people, where no one can hear you scream... and you can hear your heart beat .. so, I would probably hate many of the places you enjoy .. we are indeed, not all the same.. :Smile:
     
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    Here is one you would. Long ago. Really pissed off younger daughter "we don't have to walk up there".Männlichen. We could hear a storm drift by below us.
     

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    Hope you are enjoying the rain Brian :Rofl1:
     
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    Thats why I loved living on Dartmoor, and would love to move back.

    All the best Rick.
     
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    Commit the same crime and you'll go back for longer.
     
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    skye

    hello jim i find skye to give a strange feeling out like you shudnt be there ??? couldnt settle all the time i was there ? and have spoke to other people and they have said the same and even spoke to scotch man when we were skiing and when i told him i had been to skye he asked me if i had that strange feeling ?? wereid:Eeek: ? but lovly place even if i was only there for 1 sleepless night ? has anyone else experienced this , butterflys in stomach and constantly on edge ??? dogmanlpool
     
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    It's certainly a magical place .. and when the clouds come down it does feel a bit ghostly .. but never felt anything strange or supernatural.

    but you are not alone.. Googling I found this article http://www.forteantimes.com/strangedays/ghostwatch/2824/the_ghostman_of_skye.html
     
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