About the Area
Skye is a truly magical place. The largest of the Inner Hebrides, it's home to some of Scotland's most iconic landscapes. Whether visiting for a few days whilst on a tour of Scotland or staying for a longer spell, the island has countless ways to enchant, with its mountain ranges, miles of dramatic coastline and captivating history.
The Isle of Skye has stunning and breathtaking scenery. Just driving around, you can see many of Skye's most majestic geological features, such as the Old Man of Storr, the Quiraing and the Cuillin mountain range.
The Island has a rich History covering many topics, such as: Dinosaur Fossils, Clan Warfare, Highland Clearances and the infamous ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’ and the Jacobite Rebellion.
Both Clan MacDonald and Clan MacLeod have their Clan Castle’s on the Island.
There is an abundance of wildlife on the Isle including the White Tailed Sea Eagle, otters, seals, whales, dolphins and red deer are just some of the other impressive creatures that can be seen on and around the Isle of Skye.
Where is the Isle of Skye
The Isle of Skye is Located on the West Coast of Scotland in the United Kingdom of Great Britain. Skye is one of the most visited parts of the UK.
The Island is 50 miles long and 25 miles wide. The capital is Portree, other villages include Dunvegan, Staffin, Uig, Carbost, Broadford, Kyleakin and Armadale.