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Talisker BayTalisker Bay

Dunvegan Castle

Talisker distliieryTalisker Distillery from the air

Skye SkynsSkye Skyns

Boat TripsBoat Trips from Elgol

Sea Breezes restaurantSea Breezes Restaurant

Old Inn CarbostThe Old Inn, Carbost

Out and About

Places to visit -

Dunvegan Castle - has been the home to the chiefs of MacLeod for nearly 800 years. It is Skyes most famous landmark.The castle has fascinating exhibits, gardens, craftshops a restaurant, and wildlife cruises

The Isle of Raasay - Explore Raasay, which can be reached by a 15 minute ferry trip from Sconser. It offers an insight into what life was like in the Highlands and Islands 50 years ago. There are many woodland walks and trails to discover and the views back to Skye and the Cuillin are fantastic.

Talisker Distillery - Carbost. Skye's only whisky distillery - Tours, visitor centre and shop.

Skye Skyns - A favourite with visitors is Skyeskyns at Waternish, Scotlands only traditional exhibition tannery. Discover how leather is made in the free guided tour. There is a good range of sheepskins and leather goods to purchase in the showroom.

Skye Silver - Timeless gifts crafted in gold and silver. Celtic & Pictish  knot work, spirals and serpent designs are the inspiration for our unique pieces of jewellery.

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.A hundred years or so ago thatched houses were very much a part of the Highland scene and within their walls, by the light of the peat fire - the crofters of the Islands kept alive the songs and stories which have made the Hebrides famous throughout the world.

Walk Highlands We help you find the best walking routes on Skye, from the classic outings to hidden gems not found in guidebooks. We've carefully researched each of the walks, giving up to date, reliable information to help you get the most from your visit to this beautiful island.. Find places to eat and things to see and do. Each route is available for free download to your gps or mobile phone. With over 100 detailed descriptions of walks on Skye , this is your comprehensive guide to the island.

Boat trips -

Seafari - for close encounters with Skye’s magnificent sea life and wonderful scenery. Visit seabird and seal colonies, also dolphin, porpoise and whale spotting trips.

Bellajane - Skye's classic boat trip to spectacular Loch Coruisk, the seals and the Cuillin Mountains.

Misty Isle Boat Trips - Sail to visit Loch Coruisk where you will enjoy what has been described as "the best viewpoint in Scotland" On your outward journey to Loch Coruisk from Elgol you will visit the large seal colony, see a rich variety of sea birds and possibly golden eagles or white tailed eagles. Sightings of dolphins, porpoises, whales and basking sharks are also possible.

Eating out -

Sligachan Hotel (2 miles) World famous climbing centre, and has a fascinating climbing museum. Good food served in the hotel, restaurant and bar. Adjacent is Seumas’ Bar, open from March until October. Offers a range of over 200 malt whiskies and tasty food in an informal atmosphere.

Old Inn, Carbost  (5 miles) Scenically located on the shores of Loch Harport, this old country inn is full of character serving traditional ales and home cooked food.

Lochbay seafood restaurant, Stein (25 miles) A tiny fishermans cottage, just a stones throw away from the sea. It's fish all the way, sourced locally and simply cooked. Our favourite restaurant.

The Old School Restaurant, Dunvegan A popular restaurant featuring the best of local and Scottish produce served in a friendly and informal atmosphere. A favourite place for locals to eat. A scenic 20 minute drive from Crossal House. Booking a table is highly advisable.

Sconser Lodge A small menu aimed at making the best of the abundant local produce. Meat and game, wonderful local seafood, fruit and vegetables grown here on the island and the finest cheeses. 6 miles from Crossal House. Booking a table is highly advisable.

PORTREE  (10 miles) the island's main town, offers a wide range of eating places to suit every pocket.

Harbour View Restaurant - Portree’s original seafood restaurant overlooks the harbour.Cosy cottage restaurant, candle lit with log fires.

Sea Breezes Restaurant - Situated right by Portree harbour, serving the best of freshly caught local seafood.

Café Arriba - a lively, vibrant bistro/café bar with great views over Portree Bay..

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