Isle of Skye
The Green Guide

Useful information


77km long and 40km wide, Skye is the largest of the Inner Hebrides group and is famed for its high mountains, the Cuillin Hills. In Norse and Gaelic tales, it was known variously as the cloudy isle, misty isle or winged isle due to its seemingly enchanted changing climate. Although treeless and bare, the scenery is a fine combination of mountain and sea. Skye is a bastion of the Gaelic language. Since 1995, it has been linked to the mainland by a toll bridge.


  • Route from this place
  • Directions to this place
  • Route via this place
  • Nearby hotels
  • Nearby restaurants

Nearby tourist attractions

Nearby hotels

Nearby restaurants

  • From £39 to £47
    MICHELIN Guide 2018
    13.7 km - Elgol IV49 9BL
  • From£40
    MICHELIN Guide 2018
    17.7 km - 7 Bosville Terr, Portree IV51 9DG