Scotland's Highlands & Islands - Skye & the Western Isles (Chapter)
This is the Skye & the Western Isles chapter from Lonely Planet’s Scotland’s Highlands & Islands guidebook.
The rugged Isle of Skye is a paradise for walkers, climbers and wildlife enthusiasts, with its dramatic mountains and lonely lochs, home to golden eagles, peregrine falcons, otters, deer and seals.
- leave footprints in the sand along the beautiful beaches of South Harris
- marvel at the self indulgence that furnished the fabled halls of Kinloch Castle
- restaurants & accommodation
- make the once-in-a-lifetime sea crossing to remote St Kilda
Coverage includes: Isle of Skye, Kyleakin (Caol Acain), Broadford (An T-AthLeathann), Sleat, Elgol (Ealaghol), Cuillin Hills, Minginish, Portree (Port Righ), Dunvegan (Dun Bheagain), Duirinish & Waternish, Trotternish, Isle of Raasay, Hiking the Quiraing, Small Isles, Isle of Rum, Isle of Eigg, Isle of Muck, Isle of Canna, Western Isles, Lewis (Leodhais), Harris (Na Hearadh), Berneray (Bearnaraigh), North Uist (Uibhist A Tuath), Benbecula (Beinn Na Faoghla), South Uist (Uibhist A Deas), Eriskay (Eiriosgaigh), Barra (Barraigh) and Pabbay (Pabaidh), Mingulay (Miughalaigh) & Berneray (Bearnaraigh).
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