The Isle of Skye is approximately 50 miles long with its Capital of Portree! Skye is the largest of the Inner Hebrides.
The villages to the north of the island include Dunvegan, (where you can visit the Castle and gardens), Edinbane, Uig (where you can catch the ferry to the other islands), and Staffin (known for its dinosaur footprints).
The Isle of Skye is steeped in history - on a good day when the tide is out you may be lucky enough to see the dinosaur footprints at Staffin Bay or visit the Dinosaur museum nearby.
You can also find out about other historical topics including the Highland clearances dating back to 1852, Bonnie Price Charlie and the Jacobite rebellion.
Wildlife enthusiasts may spot the White Tailed Sea Eagles, otters, seals, whales and dolphins (often seen off the coast of Dunvegan’s Claigan coral beach.
For those keen walkers and climbers, the Cuillin range and The Trotternish ridge offers challenging climbs and interesting walks. There are 12 Munro’s (peaks over 3000 ft). For the less experienced there are many great walks available on the Island.
Check out our Top Ten Skye Walks.