Bualintur

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Bualintur
Bualintur is located in Isle of Skye
Bualintur
Bualintur
Bualintur shown within the Isle of Skye
OS grid reference NG407209
Council area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district IV47 8
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
List of places
UK
Scotland
57°12′20″N 6°17′42″W / 57.20558°N 6.29502°W / 57.20558; -6.29502Coordinates: 57°12′20″N 6°17′42″W / 57.20558°N 6.29502°W / 57.20558; -6.29502

Bualintur (Scottish Gaelic: Buaile an Todhair) is a remote township,[1] which lies at the head of Loch Brittle on the island of Skye in the Highlands of Scotland and is in the Scottish council area of Highland. Accessed only by the Glen Brittle bridge (footbridge) that appears in the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Scotland [1] Bualintur affords some of the best views of the Cuillin hills, and is the point of access for several of Skye' s most dramatic coastal and forest walks. In recent history it was the central township of Glen Brittle, with the post office and school for the community. It was once a thriving community before the effects of the highland clearances and depopulation of the highlands and islands took place, and many ruined houses can be seen among the existing houses.

Bualintur at the head of Loch Brittle

References[edit]

  1. ^ Microsoft; Nokia (20 April 2017). "Bualintur" (Map). Bing Maps. Microsoft. Retrieved 20 April 2017.