One of the things that you will know about the Isle of Skye is that it has a rugged landscape, medieval castles, picturesque fishing villages, history, and outstanding scenery of the Isle of Skye are what make it so popular. The largest island in Scotland’s Inner Hebrides, Skye is connected to Scotland’s northwest coast via the Skye Bridge and the Malaig – Armadale ferry. The stunning landscapes and scenery will take your breath away no matter the weather, be it mild, moist, sunny, or windy. For hiking there are countless opportunities! The Quirang and The Old Man of Storr, a massive rock spire that rises high and can be seen for miles around, are two of our favourites. Don’t forget to bring your camera and take pictures of the amazing views.
Popular Attractions –
Wildlife Skye is a haven for wildlife, from red deer to sea eagles and the lovable “hairy coos. “The Fairy Pools, a series of pools with crystal-clear water, are one of Skye’s most well-known attractions. This stunning location in Glenbrittle, surrounded by the Cuillin Mountains, is absolutely worth a visit. It is highly recommended that to swim beneath the Fairy Pools’ natural arch if you are brave enough; it will be an unforgettable experience. The Magical Fairy Glen Given Skye’s history and myths about fairies, the name “Fairy Glen” is perfect for this unusually small landscape. Balnacnoc, Uig, is where you’ll find it on the west side of Trotternish. The Fairy Glen has frequently been referred to as adorable, delightful, and, well, magical.
Films That Were Inspired by the Skye –
As you wander through the gnarly tree woodland, don’t forget to keep an eye out for real fairies! It is a popular location for filming. Imagine standing somewhere in one of your favorite movies! Outlaw King, The BFG, Macbeth, and Stardust—all Netflix originals—were inspired by Skye to capture its beauty in film. King Arthur, Transformers, and The Last Knight are among the other well-known films that were shot here. Live Scottish music in Skye’s charming pubs is a great way to unwind after a long day of hiking. Traditional Scottish music is played in the area. The Old Inn, Carbost, and The Edinbane Inn are among our favorite venues for listening to traditional Scottish music. Their websites contain information about their music sessions.
Seeing Dolphins & Whales –
Abandoned lighthouse at Neist Point Neist Point is the most westerly point on Skye. It is known as the best spot to see dolphins, whales, and basking sharks, and it is also known as one of the best places to watch the sunset. For this one, we recommend bringing a quality pair of walking boots! It’s a great place for boat trips If you want to see amazing views by boat, Skye is the place for you. Taking the boat from Elgol to Loch Corusisk, a freshwater loch surrounded by the Cuillin Mountains, is one of our favourite boat trips. At Portree Pier, you can also participate in water sports and adventures in a kayak. Portree Town also known as Port on the Slope, pay a visit to Portree, the island’s capital. Encircled by slopes and great landscape, this little town has various exercises to suit everybody with neighbourhood strolls close by and a lot of spots to enjoy exercises, for example, eating out, drinking and shopping. You can even see a movie or show at the community theatre.