Skye

Skye is the largest and most northerly of the off the west coast of Scotland, linked to the mainland by a toll-free bridge. It's a rugged mountainous island with spectacular scenery.

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is a village in the north of . It's a ferry port with regular services to the Outer Hebrides, and most visitors are just passing through for that reason.

is the main village on the in the Scottish , and is the obvious base for exploring the island.

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is a village straggling along the main road across in the Scottish .

The Sleat peninsula is the gently rolling southern part of the Isle of in the Scottish .

is a small settlement on Waternish, the middle peninsula of the north coast of , in the Scottish Hebrides.

is a small settlement on , at the head of Loch .

is a tiny village on the south coast of in the Scottish Hebrides.

is a small village straggling along the shore of Loch Harport in , in the Scottish Hebrides.

is a small village on in the Scottish Hebrides.

is a village is a small town on . It has become quieter since the Skye Bridge replaced the ferry to the mainland, but is an attractive small town and worth a stop.

is a remote area of . It is most useful as a base for walking and climbing the Black Cuillin, including the famous "Inaccessible Pinnacle".

is a tiny settlement on the Duirnish Peninsula in the north-west of .

Landmarks in the Area

Tourist attraction
Talisker distillery is an Island single malt Scotch whisky distillery based in , on the Isle of Skye. is situated 4 miles southwest of Skye. Photo: Jack Shainsky, CC BY 2.0.

Summit
Glamaig is the northernmost of the Red Hills on the in . is situated 6 miles southeast of Skye. Photo: Paul Hermans, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Summit
is situated 6 miles southwest of Skye. Photo: John Allan, CC BY-SA 2.0.

School
Bun-sgoil Ghàidhlig Phort Righ is a Gaelic-medium primary school in on Skye, . is situated 6 miles north of Skye.

Localities in the Area

Hamlet
Drynoch is a settlement on the south east tip of Loch Harport on the west coast of in the of Scotland. is situated 3 miles west of Skye. Photo: John Allan, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Village
Carbost is a village on the south shore of Loch Harport in the civil parish of on the in the of Scotland and is in the council area of Highland. is situated 4 miles southwest of Skye. Photo: Chmee2, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hamlet
Sligachan is a small settlement on Skye, Scotland. It is close to the Cuillin mountains and provides a good viewpoint for seeing the Black Cuillin mountains. is situated 4½ miles southeast of Skye. Photo: Klaus with K, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hamlet
Camustianavaig is a crofting township on the island of Skye in Scotland. is situated 5 miles northeast of Skye. Photo: John Allan, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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