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The Isle of Skye


Skye is one of the top locations in Scotland to visit. It is famous for its scenery and landscapes that will take your breath away.


The island of Skye is 50 miles long and the largest of the Inner Hebrides. The capital is Portree. Villages in the north of the Island include Dunvegan, Edinbane, Uig and Staffin. Notable villages in the south of Skye include Broadford, Armadale, Carbost, Elgol and Kyleakin.


The island has a rich history covering many topics, such as: Dinosaur Fossils, Clan Warfare, Highland Clearances and the infamous ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’ and the Jacobite Rebellion.
Both Clan MacDonald and Clan MacLeod have their Clan Castles on the island and should be on your list of places to visit.


The Isle of Skye is also a great destination for wildlife watching with the White Tailed Sea Eagle at the top of bird watcher’s lists. Otters, seals, whales, dolphins and red deer are just some of the other impressive creatures that can be seen on and around the island.