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Isle Of Skye Attractions

As well as celebrating the history and architecture of this lovely Island, there is plenty more for visitors to see and do. Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without savouring the wealth of history at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens. If you like a tipple or two why not nip down to Talisker Distillery. The admission charge for our Standard Distillery Tours includes a discount voucher, redeemable in our well-stocked distillery shop towards the purchase of a 70cl bottle of malt whisky, as well as a taste of our Talisker 10 year old. This an many more attractions are available to you when you visit Isle Of Skye.

 
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens

Dunvegan Castle & Gardens

Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without savouring the wealth of history at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens. Built on a rocky outcrop on the shores of Loch Dunvegan once entirely encircled by the sea, Dunvegan is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the ancestral home of the Chiefs of Clan MacLeod for 800 years.Today visitors can enjoy tours of an extraordinary castle and Highland estate steeped in history and clan legend, delight in the beauty of its formal gardens, take a boat trip onto Loch Dunvegan to see the seal colony, charter one of its traditionally built clinker boats for a fishing trip or Loch cruise, stay in one of its charming holiday cottages, enjoy an appetising meal at the MacLeod Tables Cafe or browse in one of its four shops offering a wide choice to suit every taste.

Hotels near Dunvegan Castle and Gardens
The Tables Guest House from £68.00
Hazel Bank Skye Bed & Breakfast from £95.00
Hillstone Lodge5 starfrom £65.00
Kilmuir Park4 starfrom £35.00
Brae Cottage from £110.00
 
Talisker Distillery

Talisker Distillery

The only distillery on the Isle of Skye, set on the shores of Loch Harport with dramatic views of the Cuillins. This alluring, sweet, full-bodied single malt is so easy to enjoy, and like Skye itself, so hard to leave. The admission charge for our Standard Distillery Tours includes a discount voucher, redeemable in our well-stocked distillery shop towards the purchase of a 70cl bottle of malt whisky, as well as a taste of our Talisker 10 year old. On weekdays our Connoisseurs Tour starts at 1.45pm and includes a more in-depth tour of the distillery as well as a 5 sample nosing and tasting session of whiskies selected from our award winning Talisker range.

Hotels near Talisker Distillery
Canowindra from £165.00
Duirinish Guesthouse from £80.00
Skye Haven Bed and Breakfast from £80.00
Portree Youth Hostel - SYHA Hostelling Scotland from £19.00
Quayside Apartment4 starfrom £280.00
 
Bella Jane Boat Trips

Bella Jane Boat Trips

No visit to the Isle of Skye is complete without a trip on the award winning Bella Jane, the only regular fulltime service from Elgol to Loch Coruisk and the longest running boat trip in Elgol and the Isle of Skye - Running 7 days a week 7 months of the year for the past 20 years*. Tourist Board quality approved and offering a unique choice of trips to suit your requirements, we guarantee an unforgettable experience! Let us transport you to one of Scotland's most isolated and breathtaking lochs, Loch Coruisk, set in the heart of the stunningly beautiful Cuillin mountains. Coruisk has fascinated visitors for generations and deservedly enjoys a magical and mysterious reputation, even in changeable weather. During the journey to the loch we'll visit the famous Seal colony as well as glimpsing a variety of other wild and sea life (see Wildlife note below). Spend time ashore exploring Loch Coruisk or simply relax beside the Coruisk river, enjoying the magnificent scenery and overwhelming tranquillity of this truly unique and unforgettable location.

Hotels near Bella Jane Boat Trips
Broadford Hotel4 starfrom £120.00
Broadford House Skye from £80.00
Budget-Rooms from £85.00
Dunollie Hotel ‘A Bespoke Hotel’3 starfrom £30.00
Toravaig House Hotel4 starfrom £157.50
 

Other Attraction near Isle Of Skye

  • Toy Museum, Glendale - Amazing collection of toys, dolls, games, teddy bears and miniatures.
  • Inverewe Garden -Inverewe is a must for all garden lovers. Enjoy the outstanding plant collections from all four corners of the world, including spectacular rhododendrons, azaleas and specimen trees and shrubs.
  • Torridon - A 16,000-acre estate including some of Scotland's finest mountain scenery.