Skye has something to offer everyone from life in the outdoors, to arts and crafts and a wealth of natural history.
‘Close at Hand’
- Take a short walk to Tianavaig Bay to look for seals or otters
- Visit the memorial to The Battle of the Braes continue on towards Skye’s only sandy beach
- See what’s on at The Aros Centre – film, music, café & restaurant and a good place for information
- Stroll through Portree – a bustling harbor town with a variety of shops and places to eat. The large Tourist Information Centre is open most days.
- Look out for art, craft exhibitions, workshops and galleries.
- Explore the Coral Beach or walk to the Old Man of Storr.
- Take a Whisky Tour and at Talisker Distillery Carbost. There is also a wonderful place to buy fresh seafood nearby.
- Discover the Fairy Glen
- Visit Dunvegan Castle, ancestral home of the chieftans of Clan MacLeod
Food & Drink
There is a large Co-operative Supermarket in Portree and a range of smaller producers in the town itself. Fresh bread is available daily from the Skye Bakery along with cakes and other goodies.
These are a few of our favourite places to eat.
- Elishadder Art Café – lunches, coffee, tea
- Skye Bakery and Gallery – light lunches, coffee tea cakes plus a great gallery
- Scorrybreac – pop up dining with super views and food (need to book)
- Sea Breezes – good seafood (need to book)
- Cafesia – great pizzas, coffee, tea and more
- Edinbane Inn – bar meals and restaurant and sometime live music.
- Three Chimneys – wonderful for a special meal. Lunches are good.
Perhaps have a look at Whats on Skye which is the definitive un-official visitor guide to events and what’s on the Isle of Skye and in Lochalsh & the Isle of Raasay.
This website can help you find places to eat, places to visit, museums, galleries, boat trips, etc. and also help you to find out what’s going on in the area during your stay – music, ceilidhs, gigs, films, festivals, dance, drama, cinema,