Points of Interest


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Iron Age promontory fort and reputedly an early Christian church and settlement.


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Early 18th century ruined house & settlement of Fife merchant venturers.


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Prominent pre-historic stronghold being an Iron Age dun (700 BC – c550 AD.

Fairy Bridge

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Where the fairy wife of the Chief of MacLeod left him to return to her own people.

Hallin Church

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Manse and Church of Scotland ascribed to Telford.

Knockbreck – Dark Skies

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Fabulous views of the stars, the planets and the Milky Way.


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Fantastic area for seeing wildlife and for a cliff-top walk.


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Plans for the proposed designed village can be viewed in the entrance hall of Stein Inn.

Stein Jetty – Dark Skies

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Public car park with access to the jetty where on clear nights you can see the stars, planets and the Milky Way.


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Legendary testing stone in grounds of the late Medieval (12th to 16th C. AD) church.

Trumpan – Dark Skies

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Car park with superb 360-degree views of the sky, the stars, and the Milky Way.



Waternish Point

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The point is marked now by an automatic lighthouse.

"And in another journal, at another time, Dr. Johnson, standing near Waternish, said to his friend: "Boswell, we came in at the wrong end of this island." "Sir, it was best to keep this for last." "I would have it both first and last.""