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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Popular Destinations

is the main village on the Isle of Skye in the Scottish , and is the obvious base for exploring the island. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village straggling along the main road across Skye in the Scottish . Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village in the north of Skye. It's a ferry port with regular services to the Outer Hebrides, and most visitors are just passing through for that reason. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small village on Skye in the Scottish Hebrides. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.


is a village is a small town on Skye. It has become quieter since the Skye Bridge replaced the ferry to the mainland, but is an attractive small town and worth a stop. Photo: Mike Peel, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Sleat peninsula is the gently rolling southern part of the Isle of Skye in the Scottish . Photo: Mike Peel, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a tiny village on the south coast of Skye in the Scottish Hebrides. Photo: Paul Hermans, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small village straggling along the shore of Loch Harport in Skye, in the Scottish Hebrides. Photo: Chmee2, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small settlement on Skye, at the head of Loch . Photo: Klaus with K, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small settlement on Waternish, the middle peninsula of the north coast of Skye, in the Scottish Hebrides. Photo: Mike Peel, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a remote area of Skye. It is most useful as a base for walking and climbing the Black Cuillin, including the famous "Inaccessible Pinnacle". Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a scattered on the B884 road, in the estate, overlooking on the Scottish island of Skye. Photo: JoachimKohlerBremen, CC BY-SA 4.0.


Latitude of center
57.3° or 57° 18' north
Longitude of center
-6.25° or 6° 15' west
IATA airport code
United Nations Location Code
105 feet (32 metres)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: جزيرة سكاي
  • Armenian: Սքայ
  • Asturian: Skye
  • Basque: Skye
  • Belarusian: Востраў Скай
  • Belarusian: Скай
  • Breton: An t-Eilean Sgitheanach
  • Breton: Enez Sgitheanach
  • Breton: Isle of Skye
  • Breton: Sgitheanach
  • Breton: Skye
  • Bulgarian: Скай
  • Catalan: Skye
  • Cebuano: Island of Skye
  • Cebuano: Isle of Skye, Scotland
  • Chinese: 斯凯岛
  • Chinese: 斯凱島
  • Chinese: 斯開島
  • Czech: Isle of Skye
  • Czech: Ostrov Skye
  • Czech: Skye
  • Czech: ostrov Skye
  • Danish: Isle of Skye
  • Danish: Skye
  • Dutch: An t-Eilean Sgiathanach
  • Dutch: Eilean Sgiathanach
  • Dutch: Island of Skye
  • Dutch: Isle of Skye
  • Dutch: Skye
  • Egyptian Arabic: جزيره سكاى
  • English: Isle of Skye
  • Esperanto: Insulo Skye
  • Esperanto: Skye
  • Estonian: Skye
  • Finnish: Skye
  • French: Isle of Skye
  • French: Skye
  • French: Île de Skye
  • Galician: Illa de Skye
  • Galician: Skye
  • German: Isle of Skye
  • German: Skye
  • Greek: Νήσος Σκάι
  • Greek: Σκάι
  • Hebrew: האי סקאי
  • Hebrew: סקאי
  • Hebrew: סקיי
  • Hungarian: Skye
  • Icelandic: Skye-eyja
  • Icelandic: Skíð
  • Indonesian: Skye
  • Irish: An t-Eilean Sgitheanach
  • Irish: An t-Oileán Sgitheanach
  • Irish: An tEilean Sgitheanach
  • Italian: Isola di Skye
  • Italian: Skye
  • Japanese: スカイ島
  • Korean: 스카이섬
  • Korean: 스카이 섬
  • Latin: Skia
  • Lithuanian: Skajus
  • Low German: Skye
  • Malagasy: Skye
  • Norwegian: Skye
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Isle of Skye
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Skye
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: An t-Eilean Sgitheanach
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Eilean a' Cheó
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Isle of Skye
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Skið
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Skye
  • Occitan (post 1500): Skye
  • Ossetian: Скай
  • Persian: اسکای
  • Persian: سکای
  • Polish: Skye
  • Polish: Wyspa Skye
  • Portuguese: Ilha de Skye
  • Portuguese: Isle of skye
  • Portuguese: Skye
  • Romanian: Skye
  • Russian: Остров Скай
  • Russian: Скай
  • Scots: Skye
  • Scottish Gaelic: An Eilean Sgitheanach
  • Scottish Gaelic: An t-Eilean Sgitheanach
  • Scottish Gaelic: Eilean Sgitheanach
  • Serbian: Скај
  • Serbo-Croatian: Skye
  • Slovak: Skye
  • Spanish: Isla de Skye
  • Spanish: Skye
  • Spanish: Skye island
  • Swedish: Isle of Skye
  • Swedish: Skye
  • Turkish: Skye
  • Turkish: Skye Adası
  • Ukrainian: Скай
  • Urdu: سکائی
  • Vietnamese: Skye
  • Welsh: An t-Eilean Sgitheanach
  • Welsh: Skye
  • Welsh: Ynys Skye
  • Welsh: Yr Ynys Hir
  • Western Panjabi: سکائی
  • Wu Chinese: 斯凯岛
  • Zeeuws: Skye

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