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Skye Activities

The Isle of Skye is full of great places to visit, things to do and places to eat. Here are some of our personal favourites
click on the name to go to their website. Many establishments are closed through the winter, so please check their opening times.

  • Loch Lomond Seaplanes - Enjoy a breathtaking 50 minute flight around the Isle of Skye in the comfort of a seaplane. Skye from the air is amazing! Flights from the Ashaig airstrip on the south end of Skye.
  • The Skye Serpentarium - A wonderful collection of snakes, lizards and amphibians. You can hold one or just look. Teeny's Cottage is proud to sponsor The Skye Serpentarium.
  • The Skye Museum of Island Life - See how people lived on Skye before the days of computers, mobiles, electricity, and all things modern.
  • Skyelight Candles - Excellent home made candles, cards and gifts.
  • Phil Gorton Studio - Great photographs and cards of the more unusual aspects of Skye's incredible landscapes.
  • Skye Skyns - See how sheep skins are turned into rugs, gloves, bags etc. Next to Brae Fasach Studio. Visit both and have some refreshment at Ian's Studio.
  • Edinbane Pottery - Some of the best hand thrown pottery you're likely to find anywhere; see it made when you visit.
  • Brae Fasach Studio - Beautiful paintings and innovative pottery. Next to Skye Skyns. Ian also has a small café.
  • The Isle of Skye Soap Company - Superb soaps and oils handmade with only natural ingredients.
  • Shilasdair - Excellent handmade knitwear, some even made from the owners own sheep; hand dyed yarns available too.
  • Island Cycles, Rod & Reel - Bikes and fishing equipment for hire by the day or week.
  • The Misty Isle - An excellent boat trip from Elgol to Loch Coruisk in the back of the Cuillin mountains.
  • Go To St Kilda - A great day trip to an island steeped in history. Must be booked in advance.
  • Skye Activities - Boat trips, Mountain Biking, Walking, Water Skiing, Archery, Sea Kayaking.
  • Whitewave Activity Centre - Kayaking, Wind Surfing, Archery, Hill Walking and Climbing
  • Walkhighlands - Skye's walking website guide. Maps of walks, places to visit and anything for walking; an excellent website.
  • The Talisker Distillery - A must visit for Whiskey lovers. Gets busy, so book your tour in advance.
  • The Old Inn At Carbost - Excellent food using locally sourced produce. Has a great loch-side eating area. Very close to the Talisker Distillery.
  • The Edinbane Inn - Excellent food and ale, plus live music - Check their website for music events.
  • The Lodge - A Little further along from the Edinbane Inn. Very cosy, serving good bar and restaurant food, and excellent local real ale.
  • The Glenview Restaurant - Superb food in a relaxed atmosphere. One of Skye's gems!.
  • The Granary, Portree Square - A wide selection of delicious meals to choose from: Breakfasts, snacks, lunches, cakes, ice cream.
  • Red Roof CafĂ© Gallery - Award Winning. We Love it. All food home made or locally sourced if possible. Great for lunch in the Glendale area. You can also buy Elly's Art and Sculpture. Wonderful live music evenings throughout the summer.
  • The Small And Cosy Teahouse - This is a gem! One of our favourites on Skye. Superb homemade soup, bread, and cakes; all handmade by owner Petra. You must try her excellent selection of teas, beautifully presented to enjoy slowly. Relax and take your time. We love the superb Oolong tea to finish our visit. At Digg, just past Staffin heading north.
  • Ellishadder Art Café - Another great food stop on the north east of Skye. Excellent homemade Vegetarian and Vegan cuisine, using only home grown or locally sourced produce. A great place to buy the wonderful Ness Soaps used in Teeny's Cottage, plus Maggie and Stuart's hand woven cushions, rugs, and art. Comissions welcome.
  • The Stein Inn - Skye's oldest pub right by the water's edge. Good bar and restaurant food, plus a variety of real ales
  • The Old School Restaurant - Excellent food, beautifully presented, not to be missed.
  • Harbour View Restaurant - Good seafood in a cosy atmosphere.
  • Loch Bay Seafood Restaurant - Lovely seafood, intimate atmosphere, great location, friendly and very cosy.
  • The Three Chimneys - One of the world's top restaurants right here on Skye. Superb food in a casual, relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our personal favourite for a special occasion.
  • Kinloch Lodge - The proud owners of a Michelin star makes for food at its finest, and set in a superb location.
  • Aros - Have lunch, buy gifts, learn about eagles (see the eagle's nest webcam). Aros is also Skye's cinema and theatre.

More Information

Contact Details

Denis & Rose Blackham
near Edinbane
Isle of Skye
IV51 9PX map

telephone: (+44) 0 1470 582777
mobile: (+44) 0 7747 036101
email: denis@teenyscottage.com