Thank You


 We want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who came to Skye Live 2017 – you are what makes it such an incredible weekend!


Stay tuned for details on 2018.



The simplest way to get here is to drive over the Skye Bridge from Kyle Of Lochalsh. Set your Sat Nav first for Kyle of Lochalsh, and then follow the signs for Portree once over the Bridge. If you’re coming from the South, you can also travel via Mallaig and take the Ferry to Armadale. Further public transport options are below.

There is a regular coach service from both Glasgow and Inverness to Portree. Book tickets via Citylink.

The nearest train stations are Kyle of Lochalsh & Mallaig. Both require further travel, over the bridge or by ferry. Tickets are available via Scotrail.

Calmac sail from Mallaig to Armadale in the South of the Island, and Tarbert (Harris) or Lochmaddy (North Uist) to Uig in the North of the Island.

The nearest Local Airport is Inverness, the nearest International Airport is Glasgow. Both require further travel.


We have an exclusive camping offer for Skye Live 2017 ticket holders. Situated in the heart of the Cuillins, Sligachan campsite offer excellent facilities and stunning views for campers and campervans. Space is limited, tickets include a return bus at the beginning and end of each festival day – BOOK HERE.

There are additional accommodation options available in Portree and the surrounding area. Demand is high, we recommend booking early. Try the following sites:

Late night transport is limited to taxis. We recommend staying in or as close to Portree as possible.


If you can’t find the answer here then drop us a message below.

The Festival takes place on The Lump in Portree, Isle of Skye. This is a unique peninsula overlooking Portree Harbour, and is the traditional location of Skye Highland Games. The festival entrance is situated on Bank Street.


Out festival site is very small, so we don’t have any onsite camping. We’ve got an exclusive campsite offer with return bus for those of you who wish to camp. Head to our ticket page to find out more.

You cannot bring food or drink on site. There will be a wide variety of food and drink available to purchase.

Plenty of car parking is available for free around Portree. The best place to park is Bayfield Car Park, a couple minutes walk from the festival site.

Sorry, we’re not able to allow dogs on site.

Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by someone over the age of 18 (maximum of two under 16’s per adult over 18). Children aged 12 & under go free.

The following type of ID are accepted on site:

  • Current UK or Overseas Driving License/ Provisional License Photocard
  • Current UK or Overseas Current Passport
  • Overseas Only Valid National ID card
  • UK only 18 + PASS scheme card
  • Young Scot Cards
  • Ireland Age Card
  • Forces I.D Card.

Photocopies / Pictures are not accepted, please bring original document.

Unfortunately our line up for 2017’s festival is totally full! But you can let us know about your act by filling out this form and we’ll keep you in mind for future.


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