Directions. Bruchlas is easily accessed from mainland Scotland being approximately 25 minutes drive from the Skye Bridge or alternatively ten minutes from the Mallaig ferry at Armadale.
By car – Directions to the house from the Skye bridge
As you come off the bridge go right at the roundabout towards Broadford on the A87 for about 7 miles. At the junction with the A851 turn left for Armadale. After around 11 miles you come down into Knock Bay and the village of Teangue. Turn right when you see the church, sign posted An Teanga and Sasaig. Follow the road up the hill and follow it up as it bends to the left. After passing a sign saying Terra Mara, take the next drive on your left. Bruchlas is the first house off on the right.
By car – Directions to the house from Armadale pier via Mallaig
If you want to take the ferry, take the road to Mallaig just after Fort William which is a 60 minute drive. Booking is advisable as it gets very busy in the summer and in the winter the schedule is reduced to just two ferries a day. To check the ferry times, costs and to book, you can go to Caledonian MacBrayne N.B please be aware if you are using SATNAV you may be directed to Mallaig rather than Kyle of Lochalsh and the Skye bridge.
If you come via the Mallaig-Armadale ferry, travel up the A851 towards Broadford for around 4 miles. You’ll come into the village of Teangue and when you see the church on your right, you need to turn left which is sign posted An Teanga and Sasaig. Then follow the directions as above.
By car- Direction to the house from Kylerhea via Glenelg
From Easter to October you can take a small car ferry from Glenelg on the mainland to Kylerhea on Skye. It might not be the quickest route, but the drive over to Glenelg is sensational, and the ferry crossing is worth the detour.www.skyeferry.co.uk
Whether you travel from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh, or from Fort William to Mallaig, you will experience a fantastic train journey. The Jacobite Steam Train runs to Mallaig from May to October, a thrill for steam enthusiasts and Harry Potter fans alike (the train puffs over the Glenfinnan viaduct, used in the Harry Potter movies). For further information contact: Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh train: www.scotrail.co.uk/content/scenic-routes, Fort William to Mallaig train: www.steamtrain.info, Scotrail: www.scotrail.co.uk
The nearest airport to Skye is in Inverness which is about two hours drive away. There are daily flights from London Luton, Gatwick, and Bristol (in summer) with Easyjet, Flybe and BA. To check the timetable please go to Inverness Airport’s website: www.invernessairport.com. There are several hire car places at the airport or you can get the train to Kyle of Lochalsh and hire a car there.