There are numerous places of interest within easy reach. Dunvegan Castle, at the far end of the village, is the oldest inhabited castle in Scotland and seat of the Clan MacLeod since the 13th century. Visitors are welcome to wander the beautiful grounds and also take a boat to encounter the local seal colony closer to hand. There are many other historic sites, brochs and castles on this fascinating isle. Talisker Distillery is also just a short drive away. There is a renowned coral beach nearby that is popular with visitors. The ’capital’ town of Portee is under half an hour’s drive away. It is a quintessentially picturesque fishing village. Brightly painted cottages cluster round the active harbour where some of the finest fish restaurants can be found. There is also an excellent selection of local shops, pubs and other restaurants as well as a superb leisure centre with 25 metre swimming pool, sauna, steam room and table tennis, all available to visitors. Skye Croft House will appeal to hill walkers, mountaineers, canoeists, mountain bikers, wildlife enthusiasts (dolphins, porpoises, seals, otters and rare sea eagles are all seen in the area) and to anyone wishing to explore this stunning and renowned area of the west coast of Scotland.