Further useful links for planning your holiday :
Visit Sleat for information about the local area. This is the most comprehensive page that lists everything there is to see and do here, with fabulous photos to tempt you. It includes links to numerous other websites including tides, weather, walks etc. Do look at it!
An Crubh our local shop (pre-order for home delivery), cafe and performance space
Sleat Perfectly Skye for day-to-day updates on what's happening
The Skye Guide for a personalised view of things to see and do on Skye. (No responsibility taken for the views expressed!)
Calmac Ferries for ferry routes, timetables and service alterations- beware these are frequent!
CamusCross and Duisedale Initiative for information about the village
The Skye Magazine for information about Skye
www.walkhighlands.co.uk/skye/ for planning your walks on the island
www.nts.org.uk for National Trust of Scotland informations
www.seall.co.uk for Skye arts and culture events
www.clandonald.com for Clan Donald information
www.seaknoydart.co.uk for trips to Inverie and private boat charter
www.waverleyexcursions.co.uk for trips on the beautiful paddle steamer
www.whaledolphintrust.co.uk/sightings-recent-sightings.asp for wildlife sightings
www.skye-birds.com/reports for bird sightings
For eating and drinking places we recommend include:
www.eileaniarmain.co.uk our local pub and hotel restaurant, just 10 minutes walk away, serving excellent food and with occasional live music. Also it's own whiskies.
www.facebook.com/ancrubh/ our community hub, cafe and shop, with an amazing view, just 4 minutes drive away.
www.kinloch-lodge.co.uk Clare MacDonald's famous hotel and restaurant, only 10 minutes drive away
www.threechimneys.co.uk a long drive but truly delicious food in beautiful surroundings
www.cafesia.co.uk a cosy restaurant in Broadford, 15 minutes drive away, with wood-fired pizza oven and delicious coffee brewed from beans roasted on site.
www.harbourbroadford.co.uk a family-run restaurant serving good value food
www.facebook.com/ScorrybreacRestaurant - the new kid on the block
or look at www.hardens.com for other recommendations
For gift ideas:
www.isleofskye.net/threeherons/ for fabulous photos
www.kathleenlindsley.co.uk for beautiful woodblock prints
www.thetartanco.com for tartan products, including our table mats
www.skyeskyns.co.uk for wonderful sheepskins
For locally-inspired fine art:
www.laurencebroderick.co.uk for fabulous sculptures
http://pamcarter.co.uk for beautiful paintings
http://Www.baypottery.co.uk for contemporary stoneware and ceramics of the finest quality