Islands | Skye
off the west coast of Scotland, Skye is the largest of the Inner Hebrides.
been described as 'Scotland in miniature' because of its diverse range of scenery
ranging from mountains and woods to lochs, moorland and coastline.
Spring is when islands are bursting with life and energy
- and this is a great season to watch wildlife.
- Check out island nature watching opportunities from
birds and bees to flowers and fauna.
- Visitor Guide
of Skye, Inner Hebrides, Scotland.
Tourist Information Centre - 08452 255121
Broadford Tourist Information
Centre - 01845 22 55 121
Tourist Information Centre - 01506 832222|
Ref. NG250 480 |
Nature watching, rambling, boat trips, cycling, riding.
Binoculars for bird watching.
Late May and early June
are good times to see the Sea Eagles. Check with RSPB
If you are lucky you might witness the aura boralis
or 'northern lights'.
visitors to more remote locations are advised to telephone ahead. See also the
booklet, "Accessible Skye and Lochalsh" written by Mike and Hazel Wotton.
Skye is located off the
west coast of Scotland - the nearest mainland settlements are Kyle of Lochalsh
Summer ferry from Mallaig. Or take the road bridge from
Kyle of Lochalsh on the mainland.
Trains run between Inverness and
Kyle of Lochalsh and Fort William and Mallaig.
free, others have a charge depending on activities. |
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