Further useful links for planning your holiday :
Sleat Perfectly Skye 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 collection), cafe and performance space
Calmac Ferries for ferry routes, timetables and service alterations- beware these are frequent!
CamusCross and Duisedale Initiative for information about the village
www.walkhighlands.co.uk/skye/ for planning your walks on the island
www.southskyeseakayak.co.uk for kayaking guided trips and coaching
www.nts.org.uk for National Trust of Scotland information
www.seall.co.uk for Skye arts and culture events
www.clandonald.com for Clan Donald and Armadale Castle gardens 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.lochbay-restaurant.co.uk Chef Michael Smith's current venture, very small and highly recommended, despite the long drive
www.threechimneys.co.uk a long drive but truly delicious food in beautiful surroundings
www.harbourbroadford.co.uk a family-run restaurant serving good value food
www.facebook.com/ScorrybreacRestaurant - the new kid on the block
For gift ideas:
www.isleofskye.net/threeherons/ for fabulous photos
www.kathleenlindsley.co.uk for beautiful woodblock prints
www.skyeskyns.co.uk for wonderful sheepskins
For locally-inspired fine art:
www.laurencebroderick.co.uk for fabulous sculptures
pamcarter.co.uk for beautiful paintings
www.maggiezerafa.com for contemporary stoneware and ceramics of the finest quality