There will be an abundance of photo opportunities including one of Skye’s most iconic natural structures; The Old Man Of Storr, jutting out from the Trotternish ridge, one of Scotland's most dramatic landscapes created by ancient landslides. The tour will take you to the breathtaking Lealt Falls with it’s invigorating cascading water and magnificent views of the shore and across the sea to the mainland.
Encounter whales, dolphins and birds of prey; the area surrounding Kilt Rock is teeming with marine life and a perfect spot for bird watching. Experience the splendour of the extraordinary cliff formation and waterfalls that tumble straight into the sea below.
The Trotternish Ridge is home to The Quiraing, a truly enchanting landscape formed by that continually moving landslips, creating an unusual topography unlike any in Scotland. The view across takes you to the Torridon Mountains and south towards the majestic Cuillin Mountain range as well as panoramic views over Staffin bay.
Discover Fairy Glen, tucked away behind the village of Uig, a truly magical experience with its miniature landscape of grassy and cone-shaped hillocks. It’s a fascinating and otherworldly place to visit and a perfect spot to stretch your legs and your imagination.
Visit the ancestral home of the Clan MacLeod at Dunvegan Castle on the west coast of Skye. It is the oldest continually inhabited castle in Scotland with it’s 800 years of history and mythology to explore and absorb. The views from the gun court and gardens are stunning overlooking Loch Dunvegan to the Macleod Tables. On a wet and misty day, a one hour castle tour can be a good alternative (£14 pp).
We Then head over to the Neist Point Lighthouse on the most westerly point of Skye. You can choose to take a short walk along the cliff top for the perfect picture of the steep cliff face and the Iconic 1890 built light house or if you feel energetic follow in the steps of generations of Light Keepers down the cliff and over to the lighthouse. Allow an hour for the long walk.
We then drive down the west coast of Skye for 90 minutes approx to explore the Fairy Pools at Glen Brittle, a unique collection of small freshwater pools with underwater arches and sparkling water at the base of the magnificent Cuillin Mountains. An hour walk meanders its way to the pools or for a lighter option, the beach at Glen Brittle will dust off the cobwebs with its ocean breeze. After experiencing the wild outdoors perhaps a quick stop at Talisker distillery and a wee dram will be the perfect end to a long day before heading back to Portree