Visitors head to iconic scenic locations, these include the Old Man of Storr, the Quiraing, Neist Point Lighthouse and the Fairy Pools. But to fully enjoy Skye and its neighbouring island of Raasay we encourage you to get off the beaten track and take a stroll on a beach, or on our varied walking routes. There is entertainment for every taste, from live music sessions to theatre and local events. If whisky and gin is your passion the new distillery at Torabhaig (whisky) is just six miles from the Hirsel, or the Isle of Raasay Distillery (whisky and gin) and Talisker, the world-famous distillery at Carbost, built in 1831 and still going strong! All part of the Hebridean Whisky Trail.
Skye boasts a proud heritage of serving fine food in its restaurants, cafes, and pubs, many using local produce, including fresh mussels and langoustine, Highland beef and game, salads and locally grown vegetables.
Many of our visitors often say they wished they had stayed longer. There is so much to see and do in Skye but travel further afield and head for the mainland and visit Eilean Donan Castle, Glenelg and Plockton in Lochalsh, Wester Ross for Applecross and Attadale Gardens, or even plan a day trip to Rum, Eigg, Muck or Canna on the CalMac ferry from Mallaig.
Closer to home on the Sleat peninsula is award-winning Armadale Castle and Gardens, with its 40 acres of manicured gardens and ancient woodlands and the award-winning Museum of the Isles.
If you are wildlife enthusiast, we can recommend a wildlife tour guide who lives in Ord with opportunities to spot golden and white-tailed eagles, seals, deer and otters in our local area. For a special treat we can recommend a private boat charter with trips tailored to your own preferences.
Explore our wonderful island or venture further afield but stay a little longer and experience so much more.
Having lived in Skye for nearly 20 years we know the island and the surrounding areas well. We are happy to share our knowledge with our guests to help plan your holiday. Here are a just a few ideas!
SEALL (Skye Events for All) Scotland’s leading rural performing arts promoters