Below is a list of all the Top Attractions on the
Isle of Skye in order to go round. The Island is
popular for Castles, Beaches, Mountains, Walking,
Whisky Distillers, Boat Trips and more.
You can print off this list so you do not miss any
attractions when visiting. The postcodes can be used
with Mobile Phones and Car Sat Nav. Road Map .
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Skye Attractions South Side
Armadale - IV45 8RS - small village for the
Ferry to Mallaig on mainland
Scotland, Craft Shop, Gift Shop, Cafe, Leather Shop, and
Armadale Castle - IV45 8RS - under 1 mile
north of Armadale for the Castle, Gardens, Gift Shop, Large
Museum, and Cafe/Diner.
Torabhaig Distillery -
IV44 8RE - 4 miles north of
Armadale with Tours, Shop, and Cafe.
Attractions by Skye Bridge
Kyle of Lochalsh - IV40 8AE - on the Mainland
side of the Skye Bridge for the Kyle Railway Museum
Skye Bridge - IV40 8BH - built in 1995
crossing from Kyle of Lochalsh to Kyleakin.
Kyleakin - IV41 8PL - on the Skye side of the
Skye Bridge for Glass Bottomed Boat Trips, Castle, and
visits to Eilean Ban Island, former home of Robert Maxwell,
for the book about Otters, Ring of Bright Water.
North and West of Skye Bridge
Broadford - IV49 9AE - Village 7 miles
north of the Skye Bridge with the Isle of Skye Market, and
Broadford Hotel where Drambui was developed with the help
of Prince Charlie.
Torrin - IV49 9BA - scenic remote
area with a Cafe, Loch, and Mountains 6 miles west of
Elgol - IV49 9BG - scenic west coast
Village for a number of boat trips 14 miles west of
Prince Charlie's Cave -
about a 1 mile coastal walk south from Elgol at Low
Spar Cave - IV49 9BQ - under 2 miles
south of Elgol at the very small village of Glasnakillie
with amazing formations inside at Low Tide.
Sconser - IV48 8TD - small village
for the Ferry to Raasay Island where there is a Whisky Distillery and Raasay House for Adventure Holidays.
Sligachan - IV47 8SW - Hotel, Campsite,
Old Bridge, Walking and Hiking Routes, Waterfalls. Dipping
your face in the water at the Old Bridge for 7 seconds then
letting it dry naturally will lead to eternal beauty,
Carbost - IV47 8SR - Village 8 miles west of
Sligachan with Talisker Whisky Distillery and Boat
Fairy Pools - IV47 8TA - 11 miles
southwest of Sligachan, a number of Pools at the foot of
the Cuillin Mountain Range, extremely popular.
Glenbrittle - IV47 8TA - 3 miles south of
the Fairy Pools for a Beach, Campsite, Walking Routes,
Hiking, and Climbing.
Northwest Dunvegan Area
Neist Point - IV55 8WU - Walk to a
Lighthouse out on Rocks, a Top Photo area 32 miles
northwest of Sligachan, 32 miles west of Portree, 11 miles
out a single lane road from Dunvegan.
Dunvegan - IV55 8WA - Village 30 miles
northwest of Sligachan, 21 miles west of Portree, for the
7ft 9in Giant - Andrew MacAskill Museum, Old Schoolhouse
Restaurant, Old Bakery, and Seafood Bar at a Car Park
across the road from the Giants Museum.
Dunvegan Castle - IV55 8WF - 1 mile north of
Dunvegan Village for Castle and Garden visits.
Coral Beach - Map - Top Beach on Skye 5 miles
north of Dunvegan past Dunvegan Castle with a Hill for
great views and scenic walk north to the Headland. There is
a 2 mile walk out to the beach from the car park.
Portree & North Skye
Portree - IV51 9EH - only Town on Skye with
Shopping, Restaurants, Bar/Diners, Cinema & Arts, and
The Storr - IV51 9HX - a Mountain with
Pinnacles 7 miles north of Portree on the main A855 coastal
road, top photo spot.
Rigg Viewpoint - IV51 9HX - car park with
great views 10 miles north of Portree.
Lealt Falls - IV51 9JW - Waterfalls 12
miles north of Portree with a car park.
Brothers Point Walk -
Map - short walk to a
dramatic headland 13 miles north of Portree with a small
roadside car park, also Donosaur Footprints on rocks.
Kilt Rock - IV51 9JE - car park at
Cliffs and Waterfalls 15 miles north of Portree where
Dinosaur Fossils where found.
Staffin Dinosaur Museum - IV51 9JE - for Dinosaur
Fossils a few hundred yards north of Kilt Rock.
Staffin An Corran Beach -
IV51 9JT - 3 miles north of
Kilt Rock where you can view Three Toe Dinosaur Footprints
by the car park at the Beach.
Quiraing, hill circuit -
IV51 9LB - car park up in
the Hills 23 miles north of Portree for scenic hill walking
with great views.
Duntulm Castle - IV51 9UF - MacDonald Castle
Ruins 25 miles northwest of Portree, 4 miles round the
scenic north coast from the Quiraing, also where huge Round
Dinosaur Footprints can be seen on rocks at the beach
walking out into the sea, 200 yards south of the Castle car
Skye Museum of Island Life
- IV51 9UE - for a number of
Thatched Cottages showing Croft Life in the 1800s, 21 miles
northwest of Portree.
Flora MacDonald's Grave -
IV51 9YU - next to the Skye
Museum at Kilmuir Graveyard, also with older flat grave
slabs, and Alexander McQueen the famous Scottish
Uig - IV51 9XX - Village 15 miles
northwest of Portree for Ferries to the Isle of Harris,
Brewery Shop and Pottery.
Rha Waterfalls - IV51 9XP - on the River Rha
in Uig where the road north to Staffin begins.
Fairy Glen - IV51 9YG - 1 and a half
miles up a country road on the south side of Uig next to
the Uig Hotel for unusual scenery.
Kensaleyre Standing Stones
- IV51 9XE - two ancient
Standing Stones by a Loch that can be seen from the signs
at the north end of the small Village of Kensaleyre. There
is no parking close to the stones and they are in a cattle
field, so not easy to visit, 6 miles northwest of Portree.
Best to park at the Church of Scotland in Kensaleyre, then
walk on the roadside footpath half of a mile north. Where
the roadside path ends, at the Village signs, you will see
the Stones down to your left in the Field by the