The Isle of Skye is one of the most beautiful Islands in the world and contains many famous locations such as the Old Man of Storr, Neist Point Lighthouse, The Quiraing, The Fairy Pools, The Fairy Glen, Dunvegan Castle, Talisker Beach and many more. The Island is visited by hundreds of tourists every year from across the world all wanting to experience the stunning landscape of Scotland!
An Clamhan is the perfect base from which to explore all that the Isle of Skye has to offer. Wonderful seascapes, mountain ranges, the breathtaking Cuillin ridge and the Quirang, location for many recent film and TV productions.
Below are some of our favourite outdoor adventures:
Much has been written about the world famous Isle of Skye or the Misty Isle, Eilean a’ Cheò in the Gaelic language, but the only way to complete the experience is to come and visit for yourself.
An amazing Island - About the Isle of Skye
THE FAIRY POOLS
The Fairy Pools are one of the most popular places to visit on the Isle of Skye and are located just behind the Cuillin mountains. Visitors often swim in the pools in the summer and they offer amazing photo opportunities.
The Old Man of Storr
The Old Man of Storr is an iconic rockface located just north of the Islands capital of Portree. You may park your vehicle and it is just a short walk to the summit. Once there you can bask in amazing views of the Cuillin Mountains in the distance looking across to the sound of Raasay.
The Quiraing is one of the most popular places to visit on the Island thanks to spectacular views looking across the Trotternish peninsula. The location has been popular with photographers and film makers alike with the landscape appearing in such films as Robert the Bruce and even Transformers!
The Islands capital Portree is a busy fishing village with iconic multi coloured houses located on the pier. Many popular local walks are available including the Scorrybreac circuit which goes out the bay and allows for amazing photos of the town from a distance!
OLD MAN OF STORR