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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

The spiritual home of 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.

The Torabhaig Distillery, Knock Bay, Sleat 01471 833447

The first new distillery to open on Skye since 1831, crafted from an old farm steading overlooking Knock Castle and the Sound of Sleat. Tours, shop, a lovely cafe and scenic grounds.

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!

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