Islands

The misty Isle of Skye with its world-famous Cuillins skyline, breath-taking cliffs and other exciting rock formations is easily reached by car. Portree is a lovely harbour town with good eateries and interesting little shops. A visit to the Skye Museum of Island Life on Skye’s north coast is simply a MUST.

Skye, Inner Hebrides, famous for its sensational mountainscapes, via the spectacular Skye Bridge at Kyle of Lochalsh – Red Cuillins on way to Sligachan; Aros Centre restaurant, shop and eagles video on cinema screen. Info on visitor centres. More info about Skye in general. See also: Spectacular Routes on our website

Flora Macdonald Memorial in Kilmuir Graveyard, Skye – same car parking as for Skye Museum of Island Life, in the north of Skye. Further info

Neist Point (furthest point west in Great Britain); walk to lighthouse would require a fair degree of fitness and stout footwear/adequate clothing. Alternatively, you can get a totally adequate view of this spectacular panorama just a few steps on from the car park.

Old Man of Stoer and Kilt Rock, near Staffin (of fossils fame), Trotternish. Further info

Portree, harbour town, lovely to walk around the centre and down to the harbour at your own leisure. Note Neist Point Lighthouse on their website.

Quiraing, Trotternish, Isle of Skye. Not necessary to walk round; you can view the spectacular peaks just a few steps from the car park. More info

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