It is hard to name the Top 5 Places to Visit on the Isle of Skye as there are so many worthy places to include. We give below 5 of the most visited by our past guests.
The Old Man of Storr is a towering pinnacle of basalt rock formed by ancient lava flows. Located on the Trotternish Ridge in the north of Skye, it is one of the island’s most iconic sights. The steep climb to the top offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape, and there is plenty of myth and folklore surrounding its formation. If you’re looking for a challenging walk with breathtaking scenery, the Old Man of Storr is a must-visit. You can find out more about it here
Talisker Beach is a secluded beach located on the western coast of Skye. With its pebbly beach and crashing waves, it is one of the most beautiful beaches on the island and offers stunning views of the sea. There are plenty of walks in the area to explore, and nearby Talisker Distillery is also worth a visit. You can get helpful walking advice here
The Quiraing is a dramatic landscape of rocky cliffs, pinnacles and bizarre rock formations located in the north east of Skye. It offers incredible views from the top, and there are different walks available in the area, depending on your level of ability. There’s also plenty of myth and folklore that surrounds its formation. Find out more here
Kilt Rock and Mealt Falls is a dramatic sea cliff with a waterfall cascading down its side. It offers stunning views of the sea and nearby islands, as well as plenty of myth and folklore surrounding its formation. If you’re looking for a great way to relax and enjoy some beautiful scenery, Kilt Rock and Mealt Falls is definitely worth a visit. Find out more here
Dunvegan Castle is an 800 year old castle perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking Loch Dunvegan. It has a rich history and culture that makes it one of the most interesting places to visit on Skye. There are plenty of activities to do in the area such as boat tours, and nature walks. Dunvegan Castle is a must-visit if you’re looking to get an insight into Skye’s past. After visiting the Castle call into Dunvegan village where there are a vareity of craft shops and places to eat. Visit the Castle website here
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