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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.

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.

Kilt Rock

Scotland, UK

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

Bearreraig Waterfall

Trotternish, Scotland, UK

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

The Old Man of Storr

Scotland, UK

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

An Corran, Staffin – fossils

Scotland, UK

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

Eas a'Bhradhain

Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK

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

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.

Elgol, Skye – fossils

Scotland, UK

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

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.

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.

Quiraing, Skye

Scotland, UK

One of the oddest landscapes in Scotland.

Bearreraig Bay, Skye

Scotland, UK

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

Fairy Pools

Glenbrittle, Scotland, UK

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

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

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