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Things to do on Isle of Skye

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Discover the best attractions and activities that Isle of Skye has to offer

Isle of Skye is a fantastic tourist destination in the UK, with an array of attractions to visit and things to do throughout the year

Known for its rugged landscapes and charming villages, discover a range of things to do in Skye.

Neist Point is the island’s most easterly point, with an iconic lighthouse sitting tall on the headland. The Storr is a rocky hilltop and one of the most popular Isle of Skye walks.

Dunvegan Castle is another astounding Isle of Skye attraction, overlooking views of Loch Dunvegan. Visitors are welcomed in to explore the impressive interior and grounds.

Use our Isle of Skye Travel Guide for some inspiration on how to spend your break.

  • Dunvegan Castle

    Dunvegan Castle

    MacLeod Estate
    Dunvegan House
    Isle of Skye
    IV55 8WF

    01470 521206

    The oldest continuously habituated castle in Scotland, home to the Chiefs of Clan Macleod for over 800 years. This striking castle, with its tremendously beautiful gardens, makes for an unforgettable visit.

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  • Eilean Donlan Castle

    Eilean Donan Castle

    Kyle of Lochalsh
    IV40 8DX

    01599 555202

    This majestic, 13th-century castle sits idyllically at the meeting point of three beautiful lochs: Duich, Alsh and Long. With its captivating history and astonishing location, there is no wonder that Eilean Donan is widely regarded as the most beautiful castle in Scotland.

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    Neist Point Lighthouse

    Isle of Skye
    IV55 8WU

    Perched on the most westerly point of the Isle of Skye, this picturesque, listed lighthouse was first lit back in 1909 and sits amidst stunning coastline and clifftops, making it a photographer’s paradise.

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  • The Quiraing

    IV51 9LA

    One of the most scenic walks in Scotland, The Quiraing was formed by a landslip and sits on the northernmost peninsula of the Isle of Skye, Trotternish Ridge.

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  • The Storr

    IV51 9HX

    Perhaps the most idyllic walk on the island, the summit of which is the highest point of the Trotternish Ridge, The Storr offers breath-taking, panoramic views of the Isle of Skye below.

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