Skye's greatest asset is the natural beauty and unspoilt landscape. Discover the Island's rich cultural heritage and romantic history through its castles, museums and visitor centres.
Based on the island, Skye Guides is a company of professional mountain guides established in 1995. You can book instruction and guiding for individual days, specific objectives or dedicated courses whatever your experience.
Tel: 01471 822 116
Activity sessions based in the north end of Skye. Families, groups and indiviuals welcome.
All sessions must be pre-booked.
Tel: 01470 542 414
The Isle of Skye's longest running, award winning boat trip from Elgol to spectacular Loch Coruisk and the Seals.
Tel: 0800 731 3089 or 01471 866244
A warm highland welcome awaits you from Seumas MacKinnon and his crew on your trip to visit Loch Coruisk.
Tel: 01471 866 288
Glass Bottom Boat Trips, Scotlands best semi-submersible glass bottom boat.
Tel: 0800 980 4846
With our 1-2 hour trips down the Sound of Raasay you will see Skye from the sea, fabulous views and unbelievable wild-life.
Tel: 07798 743858
Brigadoon and her crew have been operating out of Portree since 1996 being the first to bring sea eagle feeding to the public. We encompass wildlife, geology, photography, fishing and private charters.
Tel: 01478 612 641
The Isle of Skye is a great location for salmon and trout fishing, and is mainly spate rivers attract anglers from all over the country. Portree Angling Association has access to beats on the Snizort, Lealt, Kilmartin, Ose, Amer, Kilmaluag and Brogaig rivers.
On the shores of Loch Harport, the village of Carbost is home to Skye's only distillery producing a wonderfully powerful and award winning Island malt bottled at above average strength.
Tel: 01478 614 308
Dunvegan Castle has been the stronghold of the Chiefs on MacLeod for nearly 800 years and it remains their home. Built on a Rock once surrounded entirely by salt water, it is unique in Scotland as the only house of such antiquity to have retained its family throughout the centuries.
Tel: 01470 521 206
The Armadale Castle Gardens and Museum of the Isles is set in the heart of a 20,000-acre Highland estate. The ancient home of the MacDonald Clan
Tel: 01741 844 305
Discover the history, see the stunning views, walk on the ramparts and catch whispers in the wind; they carry a myriad of tales of MacRaes, MacKenzies and much more.
Tel: 01599 555 202
Situated between Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye and Kyle of Lochalsh on mainland Scotland, Eilean Ban ('White Island') is a six-acre nature haven nestling below the Skye road bridge that spans the island. Originally home to the lighthouse keepers and their families, it later became the residence of the author and naturalist, Gavin Maxwell.
Although internationally known for its association with Maxwell and with otters, Eilean Ban supports a wealth of wildlife and natural heritage of both local and national importance. Nature trails (suitable for wheelchair users) wind around the island leading to different points of interest, including the award winning wildlife hide, a viewing platform and a sensory garden.
Guided visits to the island, including the Maxwell museum (a reconstruction of his 40ft living room with original artifacts, recreated by Virginia Mckenna), Teko the otter's memorial stone and the Stevenson Lighthouse, are booked through the Bright Water Centre in Kyleakin.
Discover the turbulent past and the rich cultural heritage of Skye by visiting the Aros Heritage Centre.
Tel: 01478 612 649
The Skye Museum of Island Life at Kilmuir, Isle of Skye was opened in 1965. The aim was to preserve a township of thatched cottages, each one depicting, as closely as possible, the conditions prevailing on the island at the close of the nineteenth century
Tel: 01470 552206
We are a friendly local shop showcasing our won Genuine Skye Marble jewellery, Also a large selection of gold, silver and freshwater pearls. Gifts priced to suit all pockets from fridge magnets to bronze sculptures.
Tel: 01470 542 421
Tel: 01470 562 738
Tel: 01470 542 300
Edinbane Pottery produce high quality handmade ceramics which are both modern and functional. The pots are much sought after by visitors and islanders alike, who recognise the distinctive features and inspiration behind the work. Edinbane Pottery draw heavily on the influences of living and working in a stunningly beautiful environment.
Tel: 01470 582 234
Tel: 01470 592 237
Alan's photography originates from a never-ending curiosity and fascination with the ability of the world to excite the senses and heighten the emotions. He embraces the mood and the spirit of the world - its ferocity or tranquility, its beauty or wildness - to create work that represents his response to its essence.
Whether his photographic palette provides the subtle and transient passing of softened light over hazy seas or the intensely vibrant radiance illuminating soaring pinnacles, Alan creates work with an emotional intensity and energy that speaks eloquently of his passion for the environment.
The inspiration behind many of the photographs derives directly from the extraordinary landscape and quality of light in North West Scotland and Alan's home on the Isle of Skye where the intensity of the natural elements can often overwhelm the senses. This inspiration allied with considerable technical competence and wonderful aesthetic judgment forms the foundation for such compelling photographs.
Tel: 01471 820 300