Old Man of Storr on the Isle of Skye in Scotland

Skye Visitor Centres

Museum of the Isles

Museum of the Isles | Armadale Castle

Experience the history of the Highlands and Islands through the epic story of Clan Donald, Scotland’s largest and most powerful clan.

Explore five galleries of art and artefacts including Jacobite and crofting displays. For kids there’s an activity area with books, toys and dressing up. The Museum has won a number of awards and is accredited by Museums Galleries Scotland. The Museum is situated in the grounds of Armadale Castle and is included in the standard entrance ticket.

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Dunvegan Castle & Gardens

Dunvegan Castle and Gardens on the Isle of Skye.

Any visit to the Isle of Skye would be incomplete without enjoying the wealth of history on offer at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, the ancestral home of the Chiefs of Clan MacLeod for 800 years.

Visitors can enjoy tours of the castle, delight in the beauty of its formal gardens, take a boat trip to the local seal colony, enjoy an appetising meal at the MacLeod Tables Café, and browse our shops.

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Armadale Castle & Gardens

Armadale Castle | Clan MacDonald | Isle of Skye

Explore beautiful historic gardens with stunning views to the Sound of Sleat and mountains of Knoydart.

Wander amidst 40 acres of trees, shrubs and flowers, including many exotic species. Take a walk along the terrace and look out for wildlife. At the centre of the gardens sit the picturesque ruins of Armadale Castle, the former manor house of the Macdonald chiefs. You can learn about Macdonald and Highland history in the fascinating Museum of the Isles, which is included in the ticket price.

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SKYESKYNS

Skyeskyns Sheepskin Tannery

Skyeskyns is Scotland’s only sheepskin tannery and a 5 star Visitor Attraction.

Come and meet a member of our team for a free guided tour and learn about the historic craft of leather-making in our traditional working exhibition tannery. Browse our wide selection of sheepskins, bespoke throws and mosaics as well as our extensive range of contemporary knitwear, scarves, hats, gloves and more.
A very warm welcome awaits.

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Museum of Island Life

Skye Museum Island Life

This award-winning museum of seven thatched cottages is a unique attraction not to be missed! Experience how islanders once lived.

Explore the old croft house, byre and the village smithy. Visit the local shop or the weaver’s house. See a vast array of crofting implements and Highland history. Situated by the monument of the Highland Heroine Flora MacDonald, whose story is told in the museum. The museum shop offers quality gifts at reasonable prices.

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Talisker Distillery

Talisker Distillery in Carbost on the Isle of Skye

The oldest working distillery on the Isle of Skye, set on the shores of Loch Harport in the village of Carbost.

Visit us for a tour of the Distillery, see our 5 copper pot stills and the traditional worm tubs that make our Talisker so unique, then take a look at the casks in the warehouse where the Angel’s Share is lost to evaporation during maturation. Have a taste of our award winning Talisker Single Malt Scotch Whisky in our Visitor Centre.

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Raasay Distillery

Raasay Distillery

The first legal distillery on the Isle of Raasay began distilling in September 2017 and is open to visitors for distillery tours and tastings.

Luxury overnight accommodation is also available at the distillery.
The Isle of Raasay is easily accessible from Skye by a short 25 minute ferry. Learn about our innovative whisky and gin making process and philosophy. For more information or to book a tour or room please visit our website.

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Torabhaig Distillery

Torabhaig Distillery | Sleat | Isle of Skye

At Torabhaig Distillery visitors can take a guided tour, visit the café and whisky shop and weather permitting, enjoy sitting in the courtyard.

We are open to visitors from 10am to 4pm or 5pm depending on the time of year, so please check online ahead of your visit or feel free to get in touch directly. Our staff are here to welcome you and assist with bookings, information and directions.

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