Struan is a small village on the west coast of the island of Skye, on the shores of Loch Beag, itself an inlet of Loch Harport. "Struan" is the anglicized form of the Scottish Gaelic word sruthan, meaning "small stream", or the flow at the point where a spring appears.

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Archaeological site
is an iron-age broch located about 1 kilometre northwest of the village of Struan on the west coast of the island of Skye, in Scotland. Photo: Nessy-Pic, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an uninhabited tidal island in on the west coast of , Scotland. is situated 2½ miles southwest of Struan.

Localities in the Area

is a settlement and parish on the in .

is a crofting township on , on the southwest coast of Skye, .

is a small village on north west of the on the shore of Loch Harport. is situated 2 miles south of Struan.


57.3566° or 57° 21' 23.9" north
-6.4161° or 6° 24' 58.1" west
131 feet (40 metres)
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node 413289877
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Struan
  • Czech: Struan
  • Czech: sídlo ve Skotsku
  • Dutch: Struan
  • English: Struan, Skye
  • French: Struan
  • German: Struan
  • Irish: An Sruthan
  • Scots: Struan, Skye
  • Scots: Struan
  • Scottish Gaelic: An Sruthan
  • Spanish: Struan
  • Swedish: Struan, Skye
  • Swedish: Struan

Other Places Named Struan

  • Hamlet, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
  • South Australia, Australia
  • Village, Cornwall, England
  • Hamlet, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Victoria, Australia
  • Scotland, United Kingdom

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