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Please feel free to sign the visitor book,the following people were kind enough to do so.

You can send a message to any one in the book by clicking on the email graphic next to their name. To prevent abuse, email addresses are never disclosed and the content of the message may be reviewed before being forwarded.

Frank Dowie   Southport, England - 26th September 2007   Click to email this visitor

Had the pleasure of driving from Broadford to Elgol last September - a journey never to be forgotten. Could talk all night about the sail over Scavaig with Seamus! However, that first sight of Blaven was awesome. Rained heavily on our arrival (over the bridge) but when we awoke the next morning someone had built mountains, least of all Blaven. Thank you.

Andrew Lane   Tadworth, England - 26th July 2007   Click to email this visitor

I’m not a great one for posting comments on websites, but I have to thank you for this wonderful opportunity to reconnect with this most special of mountains in this most special of ranges. I am at a loss to explain its draw or its hold, but I am truly and deeply moved to view the panorama from the summit and I shall return again and again to feast upon it. Thank you so much for making it available and so easily accessible.

Willie Morrison   Inverness, Scotland - 18th July 2007   Click to email this visitor

Delighted to see that the pioneering photographic work of Duncan Macpherson is at long last being recognised. It’s a very important piece of West Highland social history. His photos are excellent and I’ve also enjoyed his first two books, which I have been able to find copies of.

Graham Mead   Charvil, England - 24th June 2007   Click to email this visitor

In June 2007 we tried to do the walk to the abandoned village of Keppoch described in a small booklet obtained from the Tourist Board. There was no information in the display at the start of the walk and we searched without success for the path which we understood left the left hand side of the track. We took the track (climbing up the valley) for 2 miles. We would love to do it next time. But beautiful scenery anyway.

Allen Gethin   Preston, England - 22nd March 2007   Click to email this visitor

The Clac Glas - Blaven traverse is the best mountaineering day for me. Done it three times and never been disappointed. So many happy memories of Blaven and Skye I have my own photos of Blaven as wallpaper to constantly remind me to go back.

"A MacLeod"   Massachusetts, USA - 19th March 2007  

Your site is beautiful and my heart longs to be in Skye. The wonderful photos you have gathered will keep me thinking of a return trip soon! Thank you for creating such a pleasing webpage.

Melanie Richards   Bristol, England - 3rd January 2007   Click to email this visitor

Visited Skye again over Xmas (parents live in Portree) hired the bunkhouse in Torrin for the third time run by Becky and Paul. Beautiful views on a daily basis, remarkable place to visit and not wanting to come home, The drive to Broadford from Torrin is spectacular and the sheep are both stubborn when they want to be and also very funny with it, the whole place is both beautiful and relaxing. I would highly recommend a visit.

Roy Tait   Torrin, Isle of Skye - 1st January 2007   Click to email this visitorClick to go to this website

Best wishes to all for a happy, healthy and prosperous 2007.

Gillian Grieve   Dunfermline, Scotland - 19th September 2006   Click to email this visitor

What a super site. My husband is coming to Skye this weekend to climb Blaven. He has kept it for his last munro! Lots of information for him to read before he heads up the hill. As a non-hillwalker it’s also good for me to see where he is heading and to learn a wee bit more about the area.

Carly Mcewan   Monkton, Scotland - 12th September 2006   Click to email this visitor

The Blue Shed Cafe is an excellent and peaceful place to be for morning coffee or lunch. Well recommended.

"Bolly"   Towcester, England - 9th August 2006   Click to email this visitor

Some of my happiest schooldays in the early 80’s "lost" on Blaven with all mates from Sponne... how calm BZ & GJ stayed with 20 plus kids and fading light... after seeing the site I’ll be returning soon with my kids!

Jon Courthold   North Staffordshire, England - 25th July 2006   Click to email this visitor

Just to say that I think your web cam looking east from Sabhal Mòr Ostaig College towards the Scottish mainland is fantastic. In just under a fortnight I will be visiting Skye and staying in Teangue looking out over a view that I expect to be very similar to that covered by your web cam only a few miles along the coast. Being able to see the changing scene and changing weather throughout the day over the last few weeks is really adding to the excitement of looking forward to my visit.

Brian Whyte   Northampton, England - 7th July 2006   Click to email this visitor

First a very big thank you for a really excellent and informative site.
I studied the site extensively prior to our recent visit to Torrin and found it to be a great source of information and interest. Our week at Dunmhor (Torrin), on the shores of Loch Slappin, with its superb views of Blaven as it changed its mood throughout the day, was one of the many highlights of our week (almost as good as the boat trip on the "Misty Isle" to Loch Coruisk).
Hopefully we will return to Skye soon, this time with hillwalking in mind.

Edyth Harrison   Pentraeth, Anglesey, Wales - 19th March 2006   Click to email this visitor

Came across this site whilst visiting the Donnie Munro site. I have been visiting Skye regularly for the last 15 years - I love it and feel very much at home there. Beautiful scenery, lovely Gaelic music (if I’m lucky enough to catch a concert by the local talent) and a chance to brush up on my Gaelic (a limited knowledge I regret). Hopefully will be back there this summer. Regards to Art Cormack and family and Donnie Munro of course, two of my very favourite singers.

Bob Dickson   Stirling, Scotland - 17th March 2006   Click to email this visitor

This is one of the most informative web sites I have ever seen - I found it by chance whilst visiting Donnie Munro’s site. I have holidayed in Skye several times and have climbed Blaven. I particularly like the Torrin area. You obviously know this area very well! Keep up the good work.

David Burgoine   Wrestlingworth, Bedfordshire, England - 4th March 2006   Click to email this visitorClick to go to this website

For those of us who can’t get to Scotland as often as we would like, these web cams can still provide the excitement at seeing Scotland live and put the butterflies back in our bellies at the thought of another visit. Preferably another motor cycle tour!

Joe Dunn   Dundee, Scotland - 28th February 2006   Click to email this visitor

What an amazing place, unspoiled and breathtaking.

Brian Kent   Bradford, England - 22nd February 2006   Click to email this visitor

Every Easter my family spend a week at a holiday cottage at Ord Bay. The cottage is called "The Otters Place" and looks due west towards the Cuillin Hills. It is a magnificent view, with the most amazing sunsets I have ever seen. I am very surprised that no-one has ever put a web-cam on the headland behind the cottage!

Kenneth Couper   Alva, Scotland - 16th February 2006   Click to email this visitor

I camped on the shore of Loch Slapin with my family in August 2005. The view of Blaven was breathtaking. We swam in the crystal clear burn beside Torrin. We had lunch at the Blue Shed. The view from the Blue Shed must be one of the best in Scotland. I look forward to my next visit to this part of Skye.

Jim Adams   Lowestoft, England - 15th February 2006   Click to email this visitor

Great images. Reminds me of all our holidays which we take in Skye. Look forward to the new web cam positions.

Susan Rasdale   Kilsyth, Scotland - 31st January 2006   Click to email this visitor

How wonderful to see the sun coming up over the loch and hills!! Wish I could be there and see it live... brilliant web site!

John Stoddart   Torrin, Isle of Skye - 21st January 2006   Click to email this visitor

As a resident who’s ancestors have been in Torrin since records began it is nice to see something that is actually correct and up to date, thank you. Just for your information all the new children, are natives of Torrin parents who moved back to the village. I think that is very rare in this day and age of incomers.

Roy Tait   Torrin, Isle of Skye - 1st January 2006   Click to email this visitorClick to go to this website

Best wishes to all for a happy, healthy and prosperous 2006.

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