Sconser

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Sconser
Scottish Gaelic: Sgonnsair
Sconser is located in Isle of Skye
Sconser
Sconser
 Sconser shown within the Isle of Skye
OS grid reference NG523321
Council area Highland
Lieutenancy area Ross and Cromarty
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district IV48 8
Dialling code 01478
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Scottish Parliament Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 57°18′43″N 6°06′54″W / 57.312017°N 6.114980°W / 57.312017; -6.114980

Sconser (Scottish Gaelic: Sgonnsair) is a small crofting township on the island of Skye, in Scotland, situated on the south shore of Loch Sligachan. The main A87 road of Skye passes through Sconser and the ferry to Raasay departs from the pier.

Less than a mile to the east is the 9-hole Isle Of Skye golf course. Immediately to the south is Glamaig which can be climbed via An Coileach (The Cockerel). Sconser was the birthplace of the professional climber John Mackenzie (1856–1933) after whom Sgurr Mhic Choinnich (Mackenzie's Peak) is named.

The settlement of Peinachorran lies on a northeasterly direction across the loch.

Sconser