Isle of Skye Things to Do

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  • 1. The Cuiraing

    This circular walk takes around three to four hours from Flodigarry on the North east coast of Skye. If you have the time, it's one of the best short walk on Skye. From Flodigarry head south...

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  • 2. Dùn Bheagain

    I'd been to the castle on my only prior visit to the island - during a student camping trip.Dr D had it on her list, so off we went. The weather was going...

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  • 3. Eilean Donan Castle

    On a trip up the West Coast of Scotland we stayed two nights at Kyle of Lochalsh. A must see here is Eilean Donan Castle - perhaps the most photographed in the...

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  • 4. At the Grave of Flora MacDonald

    An imposing Celtic cross, the memorial to Flora MacDonald who died on 4th March 1790, dominates the cemetery in Kilmuir, Skye. Perhaps appropriately sited...

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  • 5. Skye Museum of Island Life

    The Skye Museum of Island Life opened in 1965. The township of thatched cottages represents conditions at the close of the nineteenth century. Within their...

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  • 6. Dunvegan Castle

    Dunvegan Castle has been the stronghold of the Chiefs of MacLeod for nearly 800 years. Architecturally it contains work of at least ten building periods. Its...

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  • 7. An Aird, Braes.

    This walk starts from the Braes road. This road is a turn off just before or after Portree depending which direction you're coming from. If you drive down this...

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  • 8. Fairy Pools walk

    Park at the car park on the right hand side of the road if coming from carbost, cross the road and walk down the path. There is a fork off to the left but...

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  • 9. take the coast-road towards the north

    Take the coast-road towards the north of the Isle of Skye.Some parts of the road are still "single-track-roads" with passing places and are not yet so very...

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  • 10. Quiraing

    Quiraing is a huge mountain massive in the north of the Isle of Skye, and a small road will take you across the Quiraing to the village of Uig on the...

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  • 11. Uig - the gate to the Western Hebrides

    Uig is a small town on the West-coast of the Isle of Skye and from there you will be able to take the ferry-ships to the Western Hebrides :To Lochmaddy on North...

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  • 12. take the road to Trotternish

    Trotternish Island is the very top of the Island of Skye, and there you will find only a very few buildings and farms, surrounded by heather and lovely...

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  • 13. remote bays all over the Island

    Drive any road that you will findon the Isle of Skye, because so many of the great bays have no names and are not indicated by signposts as worth a visit.After...

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  • 14. A small lake near Broadford

    This lovely lake is close to Broadford and I passed by it on my way to Elgol.Be careful, when stepping into these meadows, as most of them are really muddy and...

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  • 15. Broadford

    Broadford is the place, where you may take the road to the Westcoast and to some remote places to go hiking in the Cuillin Mountains.There you will also have a...

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  • 16. The Old man of Storr

    The old man of Storr is a rock, 50 meters high, and it is shown in the back of my photograph, standing up like a needle on top of the mountains.Watch out for...

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  • 17. The O'l man of Storr from the back

    This is now a part of the panorama-view that you will get , when you walk up to the Old man of Storr.This is the view towards Kyleakin and the Cuillin Mountains...

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  • 18. Kyleakin - the place to enter the Isle of Skye

    The small village of Kyleakin was founded in the 19th century with a very few houses only and a tiny shop. For plenty of years it was the port, where the...

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  • 19. crafty fun for all

    Glendale Toy Museum is open throughout August. Free craft workshop day in Glendale Village Hall 16th Aug 11am to 4pm and suitable for all agesTwo day craft fair...

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  • 20. Coral Beach near Claigan

    A 'coral' beach on Skye???? It just can't be!Well, it isn't. What's called 'coral' is actually a type of algae coralline or mearl. The mearl is crushed by waves...

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  • 21. Trotternish is a must see!

    Trotternish is the northermost peninsula of the Isle of Skye, extending from Portree to it's northernmost end at Rubha Hunish. It is dominated by bizzare...

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  • 22. Walk to The Quiraing

    The Quiraing is a fascinating landslip on the Trotternish peninsula with many distinctive features. Some of them have even earned their names: The Needle is a...

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  • 23. Elgol

    Elgol is a small fishing village scattered around the moorland at the point of the Strathaird peninsula. The reason why Elgol should be on your list when...

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  • 24. Neist Point

    Neist Point is the most westerly point on Skye and another must-see spot for those into bird/whale watching, beautiful sunsets and short walks. A short (but...

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  • 25. Dun Beag

    Dun Beag or The Little Fort is Skye's best preserved broch. Brochs are structures that were built all across northern Scotland in the last centuries BC. There...

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