Information & Travel on Skye
Isle of Skye
Isleofskye.com: the ultimate guide to the Ile of Skye in the highlands of Scotland. Helping visitors find some where to stu from our large selection of accommodation, we have listings for Bed and Breakfast, Self-Catering Cottages, Campsites and Hotels.
We aim to deliver a first-class customer experience to all of our passengers, including helping you prepare to get the most out of your journey. Please browse the links below to find out more about food, drink and entertainment on board, everything you need to get ready and our extra help and support services.
The Original Glenelg-Skye Ferry
Our ferry boat, the Glenachulish, is the last manually operated turntable ferry in Scotland. She is ideally suited for this crossing and is part of our heritage. There has been a car ferry services crossing the Kylerhea straits since 1934.
Coach operator Scottish Citylink has confirmed major service enhancements in it’s summer timetable to help re-connect people across Scotland.
Skye Car Hire
We are the leading car rental company in the Skye and Lochalsh area which enables us to supply all makes of vehicles to you directly to your business or holiday destination.
Highlands and Islands Airports Limited
HIAL’s overriding priority is, and will continue to be, the delivery of sale and secure air navigation services.
Eurocar – Inverness Airport Car Hire
Once you have landed at Inverness Airport, simply grab a car from our branch and you’ll be ready to get on the move in minutes. The city centre is a quick 15-minute drive from the airport and offers a whole host of attractions to divulge in.
Avis Car Hire
Get ready for a UK break. When the time is right we look forward to seeing you on the road again.
Outdoor Things To Do
Dive and Sea the Hebrides
Experience world class diving on the magnificent Isle of Skye in Scotland. With 30 years experience of hosting TipTopTestic diving expeditions, your adventure is in excellent hands.
Our island, the Isle of Skye, is a sea kayaking paradise for EVERYONE, beginners to expert. It’s varied three hundred and fifty mile coastline offers sheltered bays for beginners, tidal races & exposed headlands for the mroe experienced and myriad inlets, bays and islands to explore on both expeditions & day tours.
Portree Angling Association
The Isle of Skye – rugged, beautiful and an angler’s paradise. Here, in the freshest of air, you can fish in complete solitude amougst some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland.
Walking & Climbing
The Isle of Skye is a walkers’ paradise. From family walks on the spectacular coastline to dramatic scrambles in the Cuillin mountains, the most challenging in Britain, the island provides fantastic walking for everyone.
Boat trips & Wild Life Tours
Sightseeing and Wildlife Tours to Loch Coruisk and the Small Isles Dolphins, Whales, Seals, Sea Eagles, spectacular scenery and much more.
Dunvegan Castle Seal Trips
Dunvegan Castle is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the ancestral home of the Chiefs of clan MacLeod for 800 years.
Seaprobe Atlantis the award winning Semi-Submersible Glass Bottom Boat, established in 1998. 4 Star Visitor Attraction since 1999 and voted ‘Best Wildlife Watching Experience in the UK’.
Misty Isle Boat Trips
Isle of Skye Boat Trips from Elgol to Loch Coruisk have been running for many generations.
Stardust Portree Boat Trips
We run regular trips all year round, book your boat trip now to get out on the water in Portree Bay.
The Spirit of Adventure
The best place to see wild animals is in the wild! And it doesn’t get mush wilder than the rugged beauty of Skye and Lochalsh.
Isle of Skye Wildlife Tours
Established 2013, 9 wonderful years experience in finding Skye wildlife.
The Isle of Sky Trekking Centre
Our family run business has been operating since 2008 on the beautiful Isle of Skye. We offer a range of services from Horse Riding to wellbeing activates for both horse and human.
Indoor Visitor Attractions
We offer a wide range of whiskies from our very own distilleries directly to your door step.
Located beside Loch Chalum Chille (Portree Bay) on the A87, the Aros Centre is a Visitor Attraction and venue that is open all year. Within the Centre there are exhibition areas, a performance venue, 150 seat restaurant, cinema, café bar, art gallery, retail (bookshop, deli and gift store), training rooms and a play-area.
The Serpentarium was opened in 1991 as an exhibition and breeding centre by Catherine and Alex Shearer
The Skye Museum of Island Life
The museum offers visitors a unique experience and a true insight into island life a 100 years ago.
Waternish, the heart of the business, is where our beautiful showroom and tannery are based. We love to offer visitors the chance to witness craftsmanship and hear our story; our tannery is a renowned 5* visitor attraction.
Situated between Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye and Kyle of Lochalsh on mainland Scotland, Eilean Bàn (‘White Island’) is a six-acre nature haven nestling below the Skye road bridge that spans the island.
Stuart was brought, by his parents, from the Midlands, to the small island of Pabay, just off Broadford on the Isle of Skye, in 1949. The chance discovery of boulder clay as his father was digging a drainage ditch led to playing with clay, then on to a hobby which was to later develop the passion for ceramics and pottery that is today the heart of Edinbane Pottery.
We make functional and unique pottery with decorations inspired by the surrounding sea and landscape.
At Uig Pottery, our skilled team have been producing meticulously hand-finished pieces since 1992.
Local Foodie Places
The Oyster Shed
Opened in 2012, The Oyster Shed offers visitors to the island their fresh Hebridean seafood and a selection of both hot and cold seafood from the Shed in Carbost.
The dramatic and inspiring setting enjoyed by The Sligachan Hotel has been admired by many for generations.
Taigh Ailean Hotel
Situated on the end of the Minginish Peninsular with stunning views of Loch Harport, Macleod’s Tables and The Cuillin, the Taigh Ailean Hotel is the perfect base for climbing, walking, fishing, photography or just pottering about the island enjoying the scenery, crafts and coffee.
Loch Bay is a cosy 16-seater seafood restaurant owned by husband and wife team Michael and Laurence Smith, situated in the 18-century Thomas Telford-designed fishing village of Stein on the picturesque Waternish peninsula of the Isle of Skye.
Three Chimneys Restuarant
Petri, Sarah, Chef Scott and the entire team are all excited to be receiving guests again and as always we will be maintaining the highest levels of safety standards and offering the warmest of a Highland welcomes
Creelers of Skye Restuarant
Creelers of Skye is a small, family-run, licensed seafood restaurant based in Broadford on the Isle of Skye, on the West Coast of Scotland.
The Old School Restuarant
We are lucky to have members of staff that have been working with us for 5, 10 and 20 years , as well as some new friendly faces. We are all happy to help in any way we can with dietary requirements, allergies or information on this beautiful part of the world that we live in.
The Old Inn
The Old Inn & Waterfront Bunkhouse is located in the small hamlet of Carbost on the south west of the Isle of Skye.
Enjoy a unique highland getaway at the chic and elegant Duisdale House Hotel on the Isle of Skye. Situated on the Sleat peninsula at the South tip of Skye, you will be rewarded with breathtaking views and peaceful, picturesque gardens at this luxurious, contemporary retreat.