Some spectacular cruises on offer. See the Cuillin’s in close up from Loch Scavaig, take a high speed trip to one of many islands, or sail slowly in a glass bottomed boat for an intimate view of the underwater world.
Jurassic age rocks outcrop on the beach at Staffin, among other places. Soft sands 165 million years ago, these sedimentary rocks have already yielded dinosaur remains, most spectacularly the footprints of a giant megalosaurus, now on display in Staffin Museum.
The Gaelic language has, as part of its heritage, a creative tradition of music, song and poetry little known to most of the other inhabitants of the United Kingdom.
While the Kintail peaks certainly offer some scrambling at places like The Saddle in Glen Shiel, the Cuillins offer serious challenges for the rock climber. Using local guides will ensure a memorable day amongst the peaks.
A lonely shoreline means otter territory, then there are both golden eagles and sea eagles. Off-shore you’ll see seals, dolphins and minke whales.
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