What to see & do

Fisher’s Rock is located in Portree, the main town on the Isle of Skye.  Portree makes a great base for exploring the Isle of Skye; a central location with amenities on your doorstep. Within a 10 minute walk, the town centre offers local shops, banks, cafes and restaurants. The colourful and picturesque harbour is waiting to be discovered with boat trips showcasing the coastal scenery and wildlife; a perfect opportunity to see sea eagles, dolphins and porpoises. The Lump offers superb views towards the Cuillins and the Old Man of Storr.

There are several day trip options to explore the Isle of Skye. The Trotternish offers fantastic walks to the Storr and along the Quiraing. Waterfalls cascade into the sea at Kilt Rock whilst dinosaur footprints can be seen at Staffin Bay. Uig has the Isle of Skye Brewery and is where ferries will take you to the Western Isles.

The Waternish Peninsula has craft shops, art galleries and potteries, ideal for rainy days. Trumpan Church and the headland make an exhilarating days walk whilst the village of Stein has a pub and a seafood restaurant which will tempt you to stay longer!

Dunvegan Castle is the home of Clan MacLeod and the castle and gardens can be explored. They also offer seal trips to the rocky skerries just off shore. At the end of the road there is a pleasant walk to the Coral Beach. Even in winter you can almost belive it’s a tropical beach!

Glendale has Neist Point with it’s lighthouse on the peninsula. Basking sharks can be spotted from the cliffs and the views to the Western Isles are tremendous. MacLeods Tables dominate the skyline here and can be climbed.

At Struan Dun Beag is a worthwhile stop. An iron age broch dating back around 2000 years gives a glimpse into what life waslike back then. The double walls and part of the internal staircase still stand along with the guards room or dogs room. The meters thick walls provide an excellent windbreak and offers a great picnic spot!

Glenbrittle and Carbost have walks galore. From climbing the Black Cuillins to walking out to Talisker Bay, there is something for all abilities. Talisker Distillery can be visited in Carbost for a dram or two.

Elgol offers boat trips into Loch Coruisk which make a great day out. Taking you to the base of the Black Cullins, it’s an area accessible only by boat or foot and the views are incredible!

There are too many places to see and things to do to mention in one place and to visit in one trip! Which is possibly why people come back year after year to the Isle of Skye.