Welcome to Skye, the Island and Lochalsh - Eilean a' Cheò. Here the stark rise of the jagged Cuillin ridge drops to the gentle white of a soft sand beach. Inlets, bays and islands create a complex lacework pattern with the sea. Tiny villages and historic keeps are familiar and fascinating. A place where time means nothing, and beneath every footstep lies 500 million years of history. From your Portree holiday let base, discover the compelling past, the vibrant future and, through the essence of this remarkable land, capture memories to live with you forever. Unforgettable...
"The Isle of Skye - 4th best island in the world..."
National Geographic Magazine
The area is famed the world over for its mountain challenges, notably the endurance test of the pinnacle perils of the Cuillin Ridge. Climbers, walkers and scramblers can embark on terrain offering every possible degree of difficulty or simply take on a coastal adventure on some of the highest sea cliffs in the British Isles.Skye and Lochalsh also offers seaborne activities in a world class marine environment, to suit all levels of experience whether sailing, diving or kayaking.
Escape everyday life or pursue a personal challenge, diving below waves or skimming atop them. There are opportunities to explore miles and miles of exceptional coast, plummeting sea cliffs, stacks, caves and natural arches and discover tiny beaches accessible only from sea.If cycling is your sport, the many back roads offer exhilarating and exhausting days, whilst the fisherman can hone his skills in some of the fastest flowing rivers in Scotland, or charter a day boat and tackle some sea angling.