Skye’s greatest asset is the natural beauty and unspoilt landscape.
Discover the Island’s rich cultural heritage and romantic history through
its castles, museums and visitor centres.
Dunvegan Castle has been the stronghold of the Chiefs of MacLeod for
nearly 800 years and it remains their home. Built on a Rock once
surrounded entirely by salt water, it is unique in Scotland
as the only house of such antiquity to have retained its family throughout the centuries.
On the shores of Loch Harport, the village of Carbost is home to Skye’s only
distillery producing a wonderfully powerful and award winning Island malt
bottled at above average strength.
Clan Donald Centre:
The Armadale Castle Gardens and Museum of the Isles is set in the
heart of a 20,000-acre Highland estate.
Skyeskyns, manufacturers and suppliers of finest quality sheepskins, is a family
business established on the Isle of Skye. in 1983.
The Croft Studio was founded by artist Daisy Budge who, as a young art student in
1932, first saw the Isle of Skyefrom the deck of the steam-ship Killarney,
and fell in love with the beautiful island.
The Bright Water Visitor Centre:
Based in Kyleakin on Skye, the centre covers topics including the flora and fauna
of the island, the lighthouse and local history (including stories recorded in Gaelic and English).
It is a highly interactive centre with lots to see and do for all ages.
Taking inspiration from the dramatic landscapes of this beautiful Hebridean Island, Antony and
his team design and manufacture all the exclusive jewellery featured here, at the Skye
Jewellery workshop in Broadford.
Aros Heritage Centre & Cinema:
Discover the turbulent past and the rich cultural heritage of Skye by visiting the Aros Heritage Centre
Running a community group or project?
Skye & Lochalsh Council for Voluntary
Organisations can help with everything from setting up to running your group efficiently. Portree Angling Association have been a member of S&L CVO for several years and make good use of their services and assistance.
Their website includes the award-winning Community Toolkit resource.