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Natural Features in Isle of Skye & Kyle of Lochalsh

Bride's Veil Falls

Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK

These aptly named falls are a popular photo-stop on the Trotternish road.

Quiraing, Skye

Scotland, UK

One of the oddest landscapes in Scotland.

Lealt Falls, Skye

Scotland, UK

These impressive falls are close to the Portree – Staffin road.

Ardnish Point, Skye – fossils

Scotland, UK

One of Skye’s most spectacular sites, with ammonites, bivalves (Gryphaea - ‘devil’s toenails’) and much more.

The Old Man of Storr

Scotland, UK

The Storr is a distinctive part of the Trotternish landslip (see The Quiraing)

Hallaig, Raasay – fossils

Scotland, UK

The shore here, on the east coast of Raasay, is a good place to find ammonites, belemnites, large bi-valves and brachiopods.

Bearreraig Waterfall

Trotternish, Scotland, UK

As seriously impressive waterfall especially when the River Bearreraig is in spate.

Kilt Rock

Scotland, UK

Safely seen from a viewing platform, a vertical coastal cliff formation where sedimentary and igneous rocks are interleaved...

Fairy Pools

Glenbrittle, Scotland, UK

A great waterfall followed by a sequence of stunning pools with clear blue water.

Valtos, Skye – fossils

Scotland, UK

The shoreline here is one of Skye’s best fossil sites with dinosaur footprints, sharks teeth, molluscs and fossil wood.

Elgol, Skye – fossils

Scotland, UK

The shoreline here has belemnites, ammonites and bivalves in quantity.

An Corran, Staffin – fossils

Scotland, UK

Dinosaur footprints were first discovered on the shore here in 2002 onwards.

Macleod’s Maidens sea stacks, Skye

Scotland, UK

These three impressive sea stacks close to Idrigill Point are the focal point of one Skye’s classic walks.

Bearreraig Bay, Skye

Scotland, UK

This bay is well known for its fossils, in particular for its Ludwigia (ammonite) species, belemnites and bivalves.

Eas a'Bhradhain

Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK

A seriously impressive waterfall at the southern end of Loch Ainort.

1 Bride's Veil Falls Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK
2 Quiraing, Skye Scotland, UK
3 Lealt Falls, Skye Scotland, UK
4 Ardnish Point, Skye – fossils Scotland, UK
5 The Old Man of Storr Scotland, UK
6 Hallaig, Raasay – fossils Scotland, UK
7 Bearreraig Waterfall Trotternish, Scotland, UK
8 Kilt Rock Scotland, UK
9 Fairy Pools Glenbrittle, Scotland, UK
10 Valtos, Skye – fossils Scotland, UK
11 Elgol, Skye – fossils Scotland, UK
12 An Corran, Staffin – fossils Scotland, UK
13 Macleod’s Maidens sea stacks, Skye Scotland, UK
14 Bearreraig Bay, Skye Scotland, UK
15 Eas a'Bhradhain Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK

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