Sconser

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.

Sconser
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Sconser is located in Isle of Skye
Sconser
Sconser
Location within the Isle of Skye
OS grid referenceNG523321
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CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtIV48 8
Dialling code01478
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57°18′43″N 6°06′54″W / 57.312017°N 6.114980°W / 57.312017; -6.114980Coordinates: 57°18′43″N 6°06′54″W / 57.312017°N 6.114980°W / 57.312017; -6.114980

Less than one mile (two kilometres) 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.

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