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 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.
Aros Heritage Centre & Cinema:
Home to Skye's only cinema and small intimate theatre. Good food at reasonable prices
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.