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Loch Fada - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

Panorama taken on the shores of Loch Fada in Skye.

Loch Fada - FURTHER INFORMATION

Loch Fada - Skye visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Loch Fada' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Highland.

Loch Fada is a fresh water loch at the southern end of the Totternish Peninsula on Skye. It is joined by a narrow neck of water to Loch Leathan forming one of the Storr Lochs. Loch Fada is a Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC). The road between Portree and Staffiin proceeds along the edge of the loch, below steep ridges of the hills to the west. There are a couple of self catering holiday cottages here. Just to the north of the loch is a picnic area popular for the small waterfall overlooking Loch Leathan.

Loch Fada gave it's name to HMS Loch Fada (K390), a loch class frigate built in 1943 which served during WWII and was finally scrapped in 1970 after serving in various theatres around the world.

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE

Loch Fada is about 4 miles north of Portree and 12.7 miles south of Staffin on the A87.



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