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Isle of Skye

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General Information

Isle of Skye​​​​ is located in the Highland region of ScotlandUnited Kingdom and claims some of Scotland’s most enthralling scenery.  It is here that the tempestuous Atlantic smashes against shorelines hundreds of miles long, interrupted only by sheltered bays. 

The Isle of Skye is one of the most popular holiday spots in Scotland with the majority of the tourists sticking to the well-known sights leaving the rest of the island unaffected.  The best parts of the island are discoverable on foot following the many paths the range from the simplest of cross-country strolls to the more strenuous of treks.

Walkers and mountaineers flock to the peaks of the Cuillin and are attracted to the bizarre rock formations of the Trotternish peninsula.

Tourism is a big source of income for the Isle of Skye with the island offering a good selection of craft shops along with unique cottage museums.  The island has a rich history covering a range of topics including dinosaur fossils

The island is easily accessible via ferry and road bridge, and appears to have visitors almost all year round.  Portree is Skye’s largest settlement and the main service centre for the island.  The Isle of Skye is a firm favourite for keen landscape photographers with some top professional photographers living there, and offering courses for amateurs.

Things to do and see in Isle of Skye​​

There are many activities and attractions in and around the Isle of Skye​​ ​to keep all ages of tourists entertained.  Some of which are :-

  • Swimming pool – Portree
  • Golf
  • Pony trekking
  • Watersports - diving, canoeing, windsurfing, yachting
  • Fishing
  • Birdwatching
  • Two main castles – with grounds and gardens
  • Talisker distillery - Single Malt Whisky
  • Arts & Crafts galleries
  • Walking / hiking / mountaineering

Please see the activities directory for more information.

Accommodation in Isle of Skye​

There are a variety of accommodation options available on the island from campsites, numerous hostels and plenty of bed and breakfasts to luxurious hotels. 

Please view the accommodation directory which gives tourists an extensive choice.

Restaurants and Businesses in Isle of Skye

The restaurants are quaint and popular on the island, each one offering something unique, with tourism helping the local business trades to flourish.  View the restaurant and business directories for more information, or add your own free business listing.

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