Visitor Attractions in Sleat
Sleat has a host of visitor attractions, offering an exciting choice of things to see and do during your stay. Whilst many of our places of interest and activities are open during the spring, summer and autumn, Sleat is a year-round holiday destination with plenty of ideas to keep the family occupied even in the winter months. The natural beauty of the 'garden of Skye' gives plenty of ideas for days out, from a gentle afternoon's fishing in one of our sheltered lochs or bays, a stroll around magnificent gardens and woodlands, to the thrills of a wildlife cruise, out across the waters around Sleat. For full details and opening times of our great range of attractions, galleries, shops and craft centres please see the individual websites or call us for more information.
Armadale Castle and Gardens/the Museum of the Isles, Armadale, 01471 844305
Home to the Clan Donald, world-famous seat of the Macdonalds, and home to historic Armadale Castle and the Museum of the Isles. 40 acres of beautiful woodland gardens.
Skyak Adventures, Lower Breakish, Breakish 01471 820002
Skye's world-famous sea kayaking centre led by Gordon and Morag Brown. Sea kayak and white-water courses amid Scotland's finest scenery. (2018 is their last year operating in Skye)
Isle of Skye Yachts, Ardvasar 01471 844216
Yacht charters, and RYA courses operating from Ardvasar.
Rubha Phoil Forest Garden, Armadale Pier Road, Ardvasar 01471 844700
An ecological masterpiece, the Rubha Foil Forest Garden and Woodland walk at Ardvasar demonstrates to visitors that care and attention to ecological principles results in something wonderful.
Highland Council Ranger Walks, 01471 822905, 01471 822774
Exciting programme of ranger guided walks and activities across Skye and Lochalsh. Booking is essential.
Kylerhea Otter Haven, Kylerhea, 01320 366322
Forest walk and wildlife hide overlooking the narrows of Kylerhea. Look out for otters, seals, sea-birds and the occasional dolphins and porpoises.
The Ord, Tokavaig and Tarskavaig ' loop' road.
12 miles of a spectacular narrow winding loop road with magnificent views all round across south Skye, the Cuillins, Small Isles, the Sound of Sleat, Knoydart and Lochaber. One of the great ' drives' of the Highlands.
And if that is not enough! Look at our page Beyond Sleat for a brief glimpse of some of the amazing things to see and do in Skye and close by. You could, of course, be good to the environment and leave the car at home and walk!