500 million years in one day

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Activity Level



First Time Visitor, Food and Wine, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: Yes. Must be 18+ to drink alcohol in public houses but children are welcome inside

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



American Sign Language (basic), English (fluent)

Isle of Skye

Welcome to my Isle of Skye - Eilean a' Cheò (Island of the mist)
The Island has a rich History covering many topics, such as: Dinosaur Fossils, Clan Warfare, Highland Clearances and the infamous 'Bonnie Prince Charlie' and the Jacobite Rebellion.
Both Clan MacDonald and Clan MacLeod have their Clan Castles on the Island. The jagged Cuillin ridge drops to the gentle white of a soft sand beach. Inlets, bays and islands create a complex lacework pattern with the sea.
It is also a great destination for Wildlife watching with the White Tailed Sea Eagle at the top of bird watchers lists. Otters, seals, whales, dolphins and red deer are just some of the other impressive creatures that can be seen on and around the Isle of Skye.
A place where time means nothing, and beneath every footstep lies 500 million years of history.
Discover the compelling past, the vibrant future and, through the essence of this remarkable land, capture memories to live with you forever. . . . .



My Isle of Skye tour is an emotion stirring adventure through local legends, stunning wildlife, perfect panoramas, and spellbinding stories. Choose from the following to ensure you see and do exactly what you want:

Eilean Donan Castle
An Corran
Ard Hill
Ardmore Point
Battle of the Braes
Bearreraig Bay
Bernera Barracks (Glenelg Barracks)
Brochel Castle
Castle Moil
Coire na Creiche
Duirinish Parish Church
Dun Beag (Struan)/Borodale/Borreraig /Hallin/Suladale-Bronze/Iron Age Forts
Fairy Bridge
Flora MacDonald's memorial
Glen Shiel
Glenelg Barracks (Bernera Barracks)
Knock Castle
Loch Fada
MacLeod's Maidens
MacLeod's Tables
Mam Ratagan Pass
Neist Point Lighthouse
Prince Charles's Cave (Elogol)
Rubh an Dunain
Snizort River
Strome Castle
Talisker House
The Battery
The Lump
The Prince's Well
Waternish Point & Lighthouse
Uig Bay
Trumpan Graveyard
Trotternish Ridge
The Spar Cave
The Skye Bridge

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I suggest we meet at the harbour in the Kyle of Lochalsh, I will be holding a card with your name. This can be amended if required.

End location: Same as starting point, again, this can be amended as required.

Duration: 6 hours

Weather & high season traffic may affect the duration of the tour so please get in touch if you have time restrictions, otherwise, I will always ensure that the complete itinerary is delivered in full even if it takes a little longer!


I will take you on this tour in my Mitsibushi Warrior comfortably seating 4 passengers or if more I also have a mini bus that will seat up to 6 comfortably

What’s Included

Your personal local guide.
Complimentary water (Evian) and home-made traditional Scottish Shortbread as well as fresh local grown fruits and, of course, Whiskey on demand.
Multi charger for most phone types so you won't miss a call or a photo opportunity.
Local brochures, leaflets filled with interesting facts and information about the tour destinations.
Admission fees to all destinations on the itinerary.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 GBP - Haggis Bashing entry tickets (seasonal-August to September)

What’s Extra

Personal expenses, food, souvenirs and any additional items you may wish to add to a customized tour


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