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Ranked #1 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Geologic Formations

To get close to the Quirang by car, take the single track road from Brogaig (just north of Staffin) towards Uig. There are plenty of places to park from where you can walk and... more »

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Ranked #2 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
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Loch Coruisk (Elgol)
Ranked #3 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
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Neist Point (Glendale)
Ranked #4 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Geologic Formations
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Ranked #5 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Bodies of Water; Waterfalls
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Ranked #6 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Parks

Faerie Glen is an excellent place to take children for a couple of hours to make a wish.  Adults - who do not necessarily believe in fairies - are likely to find a walk round the... more »

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Ranked #7 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Beaches
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Skyeskyns (Waternish)
Ranked #8 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Tours
Owner description: Visitor Attraction in beautiful location in North-west Skye, Scotland.We are the only working traditional tannery in Scotland... more » Owner description: Visitor Attraction in beautiful location in North-west Skye, Scotland.We are the only working traditional tannery in Scotland and offer a tour of our workshop to see how we produce our superb quality sheepskin rugs and hear the story of tanning.We have a showroom and shop with a wide range of sheepskin rugs, products, designer knitwear and clothing items.Open 7 days per week all year round. « less
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Ranked #9 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Mountains
Owner description: The Black Cuillin are a world famous range of mountains on the Isle of Skye. Mainly composed of basalt and gabbro, it is from... more » Owner description: The Black Cuillin are a world famous range of mountains on the Isle of Skye. Mainly composed of basalt and gabbro, it is from the dark colour of the gabbro that the Black Cuillin derives its name. The summits of the Cuillin are bare rock, jagged in outline and with steep cliffs and deep cut corries and gullies. All twelve Munros on Skye are Black Cuillin peaks except for Blaven which belongs to a group of outliers separated from the main ridge by Glen Sligachan. The highest point of the Black Cuillin is Sgùrr Alasdair at 992m (3,255ft). At the heart of The Cuillin lies one of Britain's most famous corrie’s, Loch Coruisk, a deep and forbidding body of water. It has inspired countless artists such as William Turner and Sir Walter Scott who described them after his visit in 1814: ‘We were now under the western termination of the high mountains of Cuillin, whose weather-beaten and serrated peaks we had admired at a distance from Dunvegan. They sunk here upon the sea, but with the same bold and peremptory aspect which their distant appearance indicated. They seemed to consist of precipitous sheets of naked rock, down which torrents were leaping in a hundred lines of foam. The tops, apparently inaccessible to human foot, were rent and split into the most tremendous pinnacles: towards the base of these bare and precipitous crags the ground, enriched by the soil washed away from them, is verdant and productive.’ « less
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Ranked #10 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Geologic Formations
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Skye Serpentarium (Broadford)
Ranked #11 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; National Parks
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Ranked #12 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Geologic Formations
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Ranked #13 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #14 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Geologic Formations

Located 1.5 miles to the south of Staffin, on the east coast of Skye’s Trotternish Peninsula, Kilt Rock is a 200 foot high sea cliff.  The striking rock formation, composed of... more »

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Ranked #15 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Ranked #16 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Castles; Historic Sites
Owner description: Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without enjoying the wealth of history and clan legend at Dunvegan Castle &... more » Owner description: Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without enjoying the wealth of history and clan legend at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens. Built on a rocky outcrop on the shores of Loch Dunvegan, Dunvegan is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the ancestral home of the Chiefs of Clan MacLeod for 800 years. Award winning gardens, seal boat trips, cafe, gift shops and holiday cottages. **** Visit Scotland grading.For more information about our opening times, admission prices, events and exhibitions, please visit our website and facebook page. « less
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Portree Harbour (Portree)
Ranked #17 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
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Ranked #18 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Bodies of Water
This scenic lake is located in a steep glacier-carved basin deep in the heart of the Cuillin Mountains.
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Ranked #19 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #20 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Ranked #21 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: History Museums; Castles; Museums
Owner description: Clan Donald Skye, the magnificent 20,000 acre estate in south Skye, operated by the Clan Donald Lands Trust. Here you can... more » Owner description: Clan Donald Skye, the magnificent 20,000 acre estate in south Skye, operated by the Clan Donald Lands Trust. Here you can enjoy an outstanding holiday experience in our self-catering lodges, explore the historic gardens and woodland trails around Armadale Castle, and learn about highland history in our fascinating Museum of the Isles.Visit us Visit our stunning historical Highland estate on Sleat, on the southern tip of the magical Isle of Skye. Wander through our historic gardens set around the imposing ruins of Armadale Castle, home of Clan Donald in the Isle of Skye. Explore our 40 acres of beautiful woodland walks. Learn about Highland history in our fascinating Museum of the Isles. Enjoy spectacular views over the sea to the majestic mountains of Knoydart. A day visit might not be enough. « less
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Ranked #22 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
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Ranked #23 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Mountains
Owner description: The Black Cullin range is rated one of the most challenging in Britain for climbers, with Sgurr Alasdair the highest mountain... more » Owner description: The Black Cullin range is rated one of the most challenging in Britain for climbers, with Sgurr Alasdair the highest mountain at 3,255 feet. « less
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Talisker Beach (Carbost)
Ranked #24 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
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Ranked #25 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
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Ranked #26 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: We are a Family run business who have been operating from 2008 offering a wide range of services for those‘Horsey minded’ and... more » Owner description: We are a Family run business who have been operating from 2008 offering a wide range of services for those‘Horsey minded’ and not so horsey minded!We have a great team of friendly, qualified staff, and pride ourselves on our Safety records, providing our clients a fun experience to take away with them.We currently offerPony TrekkingPrivate/Group LessonsPony ClubTherapies for both horse & riderEquine Meditation as seen on TVDIY and Working LiveryB&B/Self Catering Facilities on site in our newly renovated ‘Stables Cottage’. Pony Trekking Monday - Friday (Saturdays dependant on Pony Club).Private and Group Therapy Sessions also available with a variety of therapies at the Centre to choose from ranging from Indian Head Massage to Equine Meditation. « less
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Ranked #27 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
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Ranked #28 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
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Ranked #29 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Ranked #30 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Category: Museums
Owner description: Aros is a theatre and cinema on the Isle of Skye, with films showing daily and events all year round, including live music,... more » Owner description: Aros is a theatre and cinema on the Isle of Skye, with films showing daily and events all year round, including live music, plays, ballet and opera. Aros is also home to the Sea-Eagle Exhibition, a way to explore the wildlife and landscapes of Skye whatever the weather. Aros also has a shop and a restaurant. « less
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