Skye and Lochalsh in Pictures

The Isle of Skye, and close by Lochalsh and Wester Ross, offer some of the finest scenery, wildlife, attractions and eating out in the whole of Scotland. We have shown below a small selection of photographs to whet your appetite for a visit to this wonderful corner of the world.

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The Skye Bridge, gateway to Skye
Armadale Castle, at Clan Donald Skye, ancient seat of the Clan Donald
The Sound of Sleat looking towards Knoydart and Loch Hourn
Castle Camus at Knock Bay
The harbour at Portree, main village of the island
Kilt Rock and it's famous waterfall on the Trotternish peninsula
The harbour at Ardvasar-tranquil skye!
Isle Ornsay, and the Sound of Sleat
An October sunset from Gillean Beach, Tarskavaig, looking toward Canna
Eilean Donan Castle at Dornie, one of Scotland's finest castles
The dramatic cliffs of the Quiraing, near to Staffin, north Skye
The elusive otter, frequently seen around the shores of Sleat
Loch Slapin and Blaven, from the road to Elgol
Autumn in the tiny Sleat village of Achnacloich
'Over the sea to Skye', CalMac's ferry the MV Loch Coruisk
Dunvegan Castle, north Skye, seat of the Clan Macleod
Tarskavaig Point, Loch Eishort and the Cuillins
Autumn colour at Clan Donald Skye
Loch Eishort and the Cuillin from Tokavaig
Sunrise across Knock Bay