The tiny village of Torrin on the shores of Loch Slapin. It’s on Skye, halfway between Elgol and Broadford.
Why do you go there?
Total escape, peace and quiet. The views towards Blaven and the other Cuillin hills are stunning.
How often do you go?
Not enough. It can be a bit of a trek with three children in tow. We went more often pre-kids.
How did you discover it?
We – my husband and I – first went in 2004. We booked a pretty rustic holiday cottage through a friend and didn’t quite know what to expect. We had to drive over a tidal stream at specific times in order to access the cottage. It was completely secluded and quite magical.
What’s your favourite memory?
The cottage came with its own private otter hide. We sat for hours looking out over the loch and never saw an otter.
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