The Quiraing, Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye

Whether you want to visit the Isle of Skye for a few days whilst on a tour of Scotland, or stay for a longer spell, the island has countless ways to enchant you with its mountain ranges, miles of dramatic coastline and captivating history.  

Map of Skye

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Travel to and around Skye

Getting to


The Caledonian MacBrayne ferry (Mallaig to Skye) runs daily from the port of Mallaig in the west Highlands to Armadale in Sleat on the south of Skye. You can get to Mallaig by road or train.

Plan your trip on the CalMac website

The privately-operated Glenelg ferry connects Glenelg on the mainland with Kylerhea on Skye.

Visit the Glenelg-Skye ferry website


Getting around

Bus and coach

The island is served by Stagecoach buses, connecting the main villages.

Check out the Stagecoach Skye timetables



A tip from your local expert

The Storr and the Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye.

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Meet the Oldest Man in Skye and follow in the footsteps of dinosaurs. Roam through some of the world's most recognisable scenery at the Old Man of Storr and charge up your batteries with local seafood and a dram.


Assistant iCentre Manager, Portree

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