Country Living (UK)
INVERNESS TO KYLE OF LOCHALSH
Best for wilderness…
Rolling out from Inverness into wild expanses of natural drama, presided over by the formidable Torridon Peaks, the untamed beauty of the Kyle Line is hard to beat. Cutting across the Northwest Highlands, this two-hour-long journey skirts the still waters of Lochluichart and Loch a’chroisg, passing mountainside forests and abandoned crofts before stopping at a series of quaint villages. Along the route, you can enjoy a panorama of moors, red deer, weather-hewn rock outcrops and peaks, often with the added drama of the changeable Scottish weather. Visit scotrail.co.uk and search ‘Kyle Line’.
Kyle of Lochalsh village sits right at the end of the Lochalsh Peninsula, across the water from Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye. A ferry used to connect the two villages until 1995 when the Skye Bridge was built, making this the perfect jumpingoff point for a trip to the island.