What to do on Skye?
There are a multitude of things to do on Skye, to suit most tastes. Noted below are several sites which have details of a wide range of possibilities and contain links to some specific ideas for you.
Hotel, B&B, Self catering, Hostel and Camping links:
Noted below are accommodation providers who have asked to be individually listed on our site:
|Near Edinbane||Greshornish House|
|Bed and Breakfasts|
|Skeabost||The Spoons - 5*|
|Portree||Canowindra - 5*|
|Near Carbost||Hillstone Lodge - 5*|
|Near Dunvegan||Coralach - 5*|
|Edinbane||Edinbane Self catering (min 3 nights)|
|Hallin, near Stein||The Two Byres|
When booking accommodation be aware of the cancellation terms for the establishment you are booking. As you will be aware, weather can affect our sailing. We normally know 2 days in advance if weather is likely to be a problem.
If you cannot find suitable available accommodation in Uig, alternative locations to consider are as noted below with approximate drive time from Uig:
|Kilmuir||10 - 15 mins|
|Skeabost||15 - 20 mins|
|Bernisdale||20 - 30 mins|
|Portree||20 - 30 mins|
|Staffin||20 - 30 mins|
|Edinbane||30 - 40 mins|
|Dunvegan||50 - 60 mins|
|Stein||50 - 60 mins|
(Please make local enquiries on you planned day of travel to check that there are no expected road closures or other delays)
The most reliable place in Uig to find a meal in the evening after returning from your St Kilda trip is The Uig Hotel which is 5 mins drive from Uig Pier. Best to book by day in advance. 01470 542205.
An alternative which may be open in main summer season is Bakur Bar Pier Restaurant which is at Uig Pier - 01470 542212
Other options are open normally until 10pm e.g. Bosville Hotel - 01478 612846, and until 11.30pm, Taste of India - 01478 611796. Booking advised in both of these restaurants.
The Old School Restaurant is generally open until 10pm and may stay open later by prior arrangement. Check in advance - 01470 521 421
On you way through Skye, Cafe Sia is a great place to stop for coffee - roasted in house, hand made Pizza, wines and much more. 01471 822616
For superb outdoor wear on line and from their shops in Callander, and St Andrews.
For your outdoor gear when on Skye visit Inside Out in Portree.
Cioch Outdoor Clothing
Outdoor clothing designed and manufactured on the Isle of Skye for discerning customers. Owners Neil and Helen Urqhuart travelled with us to St Kilda during the summer of 2014.